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  • Interconnections Seam Study

    Aaron Bloom TransGrid-X Symposium Ames, Iowa

  • Power Systems Continental

  • NREL | 3

    1923 Tying the Seasons

    to Industry

    Chicago Tribune

    1952 Super

    Transmission System

    Bureau of Reclamation

    1979 Interconnection of

    the Eastern and Western

    Interconnections

    Bonneville Power Administration

    2002 National

    Transmission Study

    Department of Energy

    1994 East/West AC Intertie

    Feasibility Study

    Western Area Power Administration

    Continental Transmission

    Studies

  • NREL | 4

    Transmission Principles

    • Long distance transmission enables diversity, diversity lowers the cost of maintaining planning reserves.

    • Optimal use of generating resources lowers costs for rate payers.

    • Lower costs and shared risk make it easier to maintain reliability.

    https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/5214771/

  • NREL | 5

    Great Engineering Schools

    “The industry should make young people cognizant of the full challenge of modern power systems engineering. Utilities should work more closely with educational institutions to develop and sponsor appropriate research...” FPC, 1967

  • NREL | 6

    Early Computer Models

    “Digital computers and sophisticated computer programs now make practicable the study of large interconnections, and permit extensive analyses that were impossible only a few years ago.” FPC, 1967

  • NREL | 7

    Regional Coordination

    “Strong regional organizations should be established for the coordination of planning, construction, operation, and maintenance of individual bulk power supply systems.” FPC, 1967

  • NREL | 8

    The US and Canadian Power

    Systems are Massive

  • If the value looked that good back then

    What about today?

  • NREL | 10

  • NREL | 11

  • NREL | 12

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  • NREL | 15

  • It’s Different

    This Time

  • The Impact of

    Weather is Greater

  • Daily patterns drive demand and supply

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hVymyJ9q5a0

  • Energy Needs and Supply Change with the Seasons

    https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/4452

  • NREL | 20

    Unimaginable Computation

    • Parallel computing environments, complex algorithms, and artificial intelligence offer new capabilities. • 100,000 node transmission models can be simulated for an entire year, in a single day. • The dawn of Exa- scale computing

  • NREL | 21

    The single largest source of renewable

    energy capacity in the US

    Wind The fastest growing renewable energy

    resource

    Solar PV Controllable, directional, electricity transmission,

    with large scale deployment worldwide

    HVDC

    The backbone of existing American

    Transmission

    HVAC

    New Technologies

  • July 23, 2018 22

    An opportunity to design for the

    future. Current capacity 1,300 MW

  • See this image come alive at TransGrid-X

  • Learn more:

    July 26, Ames, Iowa https://register.extension.iastate.edu/transgridx

    Slide Number 1 Slide Number 2 Continental Transmission Studies Transmission Principles Great Engineering Schools Early Computer Models Regional Coordination The US and Canadian Power Systems are Massive Slide Number 9 Slide Number 10 Slide Number 11 Slide Number 12 Slide Number 13 Slide Number 14 Slide Number 15 Slide Number 16 Slide Number 17 Slide Number 18 Slide Number 19 Unimaginable Computation New Technologies An opportunity to design for the future. Current capacity 1,300 MW Slide Number 23 Slide Number 24