The U.S. Urgently Needs a Bigger Grid. Here’s a Fast Solution – April 9, 2024

The New York Times

Faculty Affiliate Duncan Callaway’s study is mentioned in The New York Times, and examines the process of upgrading power lines with advanced conductors technology to improve grid capacity .

“This technique, known as ‘advanced reconductoring,’ is widely used in other countries. But many U.S. utilities have been slow to embrace it because of their unfamiliarity with the technology as well as regulatory and bureaucratic hurdles, researchers found.”