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Dynamic Line Rating Systems for Transmission Lines

March 31, 2014

U.S. Department of Energy


Through the U.S. Department of Energy's Smart Grid Demonstration Program (SGDP), the New York Power Authority (NYPA) and Oncor Electric Delivery Company (Oncor) demonstrated dynamic line rating (DLR) technologies to increase the efficient use of the existing transmission network, mitigate transmission congestion, and develop best practices for applying DLR systems.

The Department of Energy's Office of Electricity (OE) recognizes that our nation's sustained economic prosperity, quality of life, and global competitiveness depends on an abundance of secure, reliable, and affordable energy resources. OE leads the Department of Energy's efforts to ensure a resilient, and flexible electricity system in the United States. Learn more about OE >>

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