Category: Introduction to Electric Energy Systems

Future Development of Utilization of Electrical Power

Future Development of Utilization of Electrical Power: As this is being written the whole energy field is so clouded in uncertainties that it would be foolish to attempt any quantitative predictions for the future. However, certain trends are discernible that will control the Future Development of Utilization of Electrical Power in the decades ahead. Present […]

Structure of US Electric Utility Industry

Structure of U.S. Electric Utility Industry: As noted from Fig. 1-1 the U.S. electric energy or power industry, more commonly known as the electric utility industry, is made up of four ownership segments, representing more than 3000 separate subsystems, which vary greatly┬áin size. The private sector is the dominant one. The total cost of construction, […]

Development of Electric Power Industry

Development of Electric Power Industry: The basic human need for safe, efficient, and affordable light became the driving force which led to the Development of Electric Power Industry of today’s continent-spanning electric energy or power systems. In the mid-nineteenth century gaslight was the predominant but not very safe and practical means of illumination. The inventive […]