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Future tendencies in the Overhead Line Business

Overhead Lines OHL are an important part for the supply of electricity. Together with underground cables UGC and gas insulated lines GIL they transport energy from electric power plants to households, factories, transport facilities and are used for many other applications.

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Energy price formation in wholesale electricity markets

The structure of wholesale electricity markets impacts how prices are formed, and how accurately prices reflect the true cost of serving load. As the dynamics of the electric power sector change – especially the characteristics of the generation mix – there is a need to evaluate whether pricing mechanisms are adequately valuing wholesale electricity.

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Electric performance of new non-SF6 gases and gas mixtures for gas-insulated systems

Insulation gases are applied in electrical equipment such as Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS) and Lines (GIL), high- and medium-voltage circuit breakers and switches. Sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) is widely used for decades as insulation medium in electrical equipment. However, SF6 is also a strong greenhouse gas with a global warming potential (GWP) of 23,500 (i.e. one kg of SF6 released to the atmosphere contributes to global warming as 23.5t of CO2 would do).

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In Memoriam – Prof. Willis F. "Bill" Long

Willis F. "Bill" Long, Professor Emeritus, Electric Power Systems,

University of Wisconsin-Madison (UOW), USA, born in 1934, died on July 10, 2021.

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