How to Save Aging Assets: Applying limited resources to critical infrastructure

Date: Jan/Feb 2015
Publication: Electricity Today

Did you know that in the U.S., the average power system age is 40 to 60 years old? About 25% of the nation's power assets, according to Dr. Amin, are of an age in which condition is a great concern. In this Electricity Today article, Dr. Amin examines the current state of the U.S. power grid. Using report submitted by the IEEE Joint Task Force to the U.S. Department of Energy for the White House's Quadrennial Energy Review and other research findings, Dr. Amin suggests that every utility develop "sound strategies for controlling the symptoms of aging within the utility's overall business plan." Read more.