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Alstom's Jones discusses progress at Tres Amigas smart grid facility

Alstom Grid recently announced that it will be providing high voltage converter DC technology to the Tres Amigas superstation, which would be a hub for renewable energy transmission. Where does the project stand, and what are the key policy hurdles to expanding smart grid in the United States? During today's OnPoint, Lawrence Jones, director of strategy and special projects at Alstom Grid, discusses his company's involvement with Tres Amigas and talks about the biggest challenges facing smart grid.