FIGURE 9.8 Components of a modern T&D system.

FIGURE 9.8 Components of a modern T&D system.

Source: Courtesy of NETL Modern Grid Team.

goals and metrics. A set of technologies that could be integrated as part of a modern grid is shown in Figure 9.8 and discussed in the following section.

KEY TECHNOLOGIES FOR A MODERN ELECTRIC T&D SYSTEM

Many of the technologies needed for a modern T&D system already exist, and some, to a limited extent, are already deployed in parts of the T&D systems. However, many technologies will need to be deployed in a systematic and integrated way to realize maximum benefits from a modernized T&D system. These technologies can be roughly divided into three categories: (1) advanced equipment and components; (2) measurements, communications, and controls; and



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