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CTC takes grid efficiency mission to China

Late last year CTC Global announced a significant joint venture with the NARI Group, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the State Grid Corporation of …

A guide through rough trade waters from U.S. Commercial Service

Say you work in Southern California for a small or medium-sized company. You want to sell pretzels in Vietnam. Or electric power cable in China. Or …

Leveraging Technology to Improve Grid Resiliency and Reliability

<b>By Dave Bryant</b><p>In August 2003, the Eastern United States and parts of Canada experienced a widespread blackout that was caused by a number of factors. …

Electric transmission and distribution

Transmission and distribution: For 10 years, CTC Global, the pioneer and leader in composite core technology, has helped utilities across the globe …

Electric transmission and distribution

Transmission and distribution: For 10 years, CTC Global, the pioneer and leader in composite core technology, has helped utilities across the globe …

India steps up to 1,200kv

<i>India is set to deploy 1,200kV power transmission lines on commercial basis, making it the highest voltage level in the world. Boosting India’s</i> …

Renew Grid: Smart Grid News, AMI Technology Analysis, Renewable Energy Integration Information

Story Update: Shortly after this article was posted, the Saskatchewan government announced it was ordering SaskPower to remove all of the Sensus …

The markets: Utility infrastructure (2014)

Drinkable water produced by seawater reverse osmosis plants (SWROs) like this one in Palmachim, Israel, are poised to become one of the main …

Composite-cored conductors: Holding the line

Fig 1: High-Temperature Low-Sag (HTLS) conductors resist sag at high temperatures better than traditional Aluminum Conductor Steel Reinforced (ACSR) …

Ultra Low Sag ACCC Conductor Spans Lake Nzilo in the Congo

Power Line Africa has completed the installation of the newly introduced ULS (Ultra Low Sag) ACCC conductor in Congo, Africa. The new double-circuit …

Power Grid Congestion - Electricity Today T&D Magazine

<b>Unclogging the arteries of North America’s power grid</b><p><b>BY DAVE BRYANT, CTC Global Corporation</b><p>Without access to affordable and reliable electricity, no …

Tough Stuff: How One New Conductor Proved Itself Outside the Lab

<b>By Dave Bryant</b><p>Utility folks, with all due respect, are highly conservative. Drop a line and the impact of an outage can be catastrophic. Lost power …

Perhaps it's time to redefine smart grid

<b>by Dave Bryant, CTC Global</b><p>Despite substantial increases in smart grid investment during the past several years, the American Society of Civil …

Sorry No Crawler

New Tool Helps Improve Efficiency, Reliability and Capacity of the Grid

By Carl Ulrich<p>Challenged by an increase in demand for affordable electricity, many system planners and transmission engineers are being asked to find …

CTC, General Cable to Manufacture ACCC Conductor

CTC Global and General Cable plan to jointly manufacture high-capacity, low-sag ACCC conductor solutions for electric utilities in the U.S. and …

AEP Raises Transmission Capacity

Since 1996, American Electric Power’s (AEP’s) peak load in southern Texas, U.S., has grown 80%, hitting a record 2,378 MW in the winter of 2010. …

A Next-Generation Transmission Line Technology Grows in China

Creating a high-tech power grid isn’t just about information and communications technology, data-crunching software and other such digital …

Conductor Launched a Decade Ago Deployed at More Than 250 Project Sites

In 2003, CTC Global, based in Irvine, California, U.S., introduced a high-capacity, low-sag aluminum conductor composite core conductor, known as …