Transmission Lines Headlines

  • Tennessee senators oppose Trump plan to sell utility assets

    Senators from Tennessee are opposing part of President Donald Trump's reorganization plan that revisits possibly selling the transmission assets of the nation's largest public utility. Sen. Lamar Alexander called the … Click to Continue

  • Russia restores Crimea power supply after blackout

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's state-controlled power grid company Rosseti said on Wednesday that it has restored power supply in Crimea after it had suffered a total blackout.
  • Brazil power grid braces for demand swings during World Cup games

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - The Brazilian government has prepared the country's power grid to deal with the wild swings in demand for electricity as most people in the soccer-mad country tune out everything except their televisions to watch the national team play in the Fifa 2018 World Cup.
  • U.S. electricity commission sees no emergency in power market

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - All five members of the panel that regulates the U.S. power grid indicated at a Senate hearing on Tuesday there was no emergency in the country's electricity markets, potentially undermining efforts by President Donald Trump's administration to save ailing coal and nuclear plants through subsidies.