For DATC, grid expansion is a team effort.
Posted on October 30, 201410/30/14 |
As an industry, electric transmission today embodies both old and new. For every established, old-line utility building new lines to ensure reliability within its regulated service territory, there’s a private developer, looking to unlock the potential of far-flung windpower resources.
Here, we interview the two top executives at Duke-American Transmission Co., LLC (DATC), a joint venture between Duke Energy, an historic utility now fully integrated across numerous energy-related products and services, and American Transmission Co. (ATC), a grid-only “Transco” formed initially by Wisconsin policymakers from divested portfolios of the state’s electric utilities, in an effort to modernize the Wisconsin grid.
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