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regional transmission organization (RTO)

A Regional Transmission Organization (RTO) is an independent organization that oversees electric grids and smart grids across regions in the United States. It coordinates, controls, and monitors the operation of electricity generation in specified geographic areas and reports consumption data to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Its role is similar to that of the Independent SystemOperator (ISO).

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Englisch: regional transmission organization - RTO
Updated at: 16.09.2013
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