Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC): Energy Working Group: cross border power; a report address the barriers to the interconnection of power grids in APEC member economies: a century of achievement in interconnection
Article from: OGEL 3 (2003), in Electricity Law and Regulation
Interconnection of separate electricity supply or power systems has been an intrinsic feature of the electricity supply industry (ESI) since the very beginning of electricity supply over a century ago. The physical interconnection of power grids enables the integration of the entire power systems of which the grids themselves form part. There have been two main objectives: the first to form larger and more robust power systems and the second to exploit the diversity of power generation forms. Many power systems have also become interconnected across international ...