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Transmission To a bigger, smarter grid

The US electric grid – the three of them together – has been called the largest machine in the world. It’s also one of the oldest in continuous operation. Upgrading transmission in developed countries, and building more of it elsewhere, will be expensive but necessary; to reduce power loss, inefficiencies and instability, and to accommodate renewables and distributed power production. A place where governments can help.