Transmission access.

Author:Cauthen, C.
Position:Includes appendix
 
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Transmission--The movement of electric power/energy from some type of generation plant, over transmission lines. This then goes to distribution lines and ultimately to retail consumers.

Transmission Access -- Sometimes called wheeling. Allowing another utility company or retail customer access to the transmission line to send electricity from a generating plant to the utility and ultimately to a retail customer.

Two types of transmission access:

Wholesale--Movement of electricity between utility companies on transmission lines.

Retail--Retail customer may choose the supplier and electricity is moved over transmission and distribution lines.

Interconnection--Company transmission lines (maybe distribution) joined...

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