November 13, 2008

Research and Markets: This Updated 2009 U.S. Power Systems Report Is Now Available

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "2009 U.S. Power System" map to their offering.

Just Updated with the Most Recent Data

Get a clear view of the U.S. Electric Power industry. Map shows: Utility and Non-Utility power plants (existing & proposed), Transmission lines, and NERC regions are overlaid on a detailed base map with states, counties, major cities, topography, and more.

The Most Up-to-Date Visual Reference Tool on the U.S. Power System Available

The updated 2009 U.S. Power System Wall Map captures huge growth in renewable power investment. The map displays nearly 900 new or expanding plants and more than 125 Gigawatts of existing or proposed renewable capacity is shown.

Includes major additions representing two years of Ventyx research into the infrastructure of the U.S. electrical power system.

Map Displays:

-All Existing U.S. power plants 50 MW and above (nearly 2,300)

-Defined by capacity, fuel mix, operator, and regulatory status. Includes 700 proposed Greenfield plants and 168 expansions. CURRENT AS OF AUGUST 15, 2008!

-Fuel Types Shown: Biomass, Coal, Geothermal, Hydro/Tidal, Natural Gas, Nuclear, Petroleum, Solar, Wind, and Other.

-Transmission lines. Over 500,000 miles of transmission lines indicated by voltage. Including nearly 35,000 miles of proposed transmission lines.

-Comprehensive plant data tables listing power plants by name, operator, capacity, and map location.

-11 detailed regional insets showing detailed energy infrastructure in enhanced detail.

-ISO and NERC regions.

-Satellite imagery, topography, states, counties and cities give a true geographic picture of the U.S. power system

-Size: 48" x 92"

-Data year: 2008

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