|Title||Economic Evaluation of Transmission Interconnection in a Restructured Market|
|Year of Publication||2004|
|Authors||Fred Mobasheri, Margaret Cheng, Jaime Medina, Joseph H Eto|
|Series Title||Consultant Report prepared for the California Energy Commission|
|Keywords||CERTS Transmission Planning, consortium for electric reliability technology solutions (certs), transmission planning, transmission policy|
California's high voltage interconnections to neighboring states have played a vital role in meeting the state's electricity needs reliably and at great savings to the customers. However, in recent years the construction of new high voltage transmission capacity has not kept up with the load increases nor with the addition of generation capacity.