Platts Unveils Updated North American Electric Power System Map

2010 Edition Offered as Printed Wall Map and Interactive CD-ROM

NEW YORK, Sept. 21 — (PRNewswire) — Platts, the world's leading energy information provider, today announced availability of the 2010 edition of its North American Electric Power System Map, which is offered both as a printed wall map and an interactive CD-ROM.

 

The most up-to-date electric system map on the market, the North American Electric Power System Map depicts existing power plants, transmission lines and major utility service territories in the United States and Canada. It also displays nearly 600 planned power generation projects and 88,000 miles of planned transmission lines. Other updated map features include:

  • Labeled Investor Owned Utility (IOU) service territories and non-investor owned utility territories
  • Detailed inset maps of urban areas as well as North American Electricity Reliability (NERC) Corporation and Regional Transmission Organization/Independent System Operator (RTO/ISO) regions
  • Informative charts displaying generation fuel costs, U.S. net generation by fuel, capacity factor by energy source, planned generation in the U.S. by year and by NERC region, and renewable energy consumption in the U.S.

Ideal for boardrooms, offices and trading floors, the 42" x 72" North American Electric Power System wall map provides a quick reference for any energy professional. This printed wall map is available in two formats: a laminated version ($550.00*), which can be marked up for analysis and brainstorming, and a glossy version ($495.00*), suitable for framing.

Also available as a CD-ROM ($495.00*), this digital, portable format consists of 26 pages segmented as individual PDFs and quick-reference spreadsheets which spell-out map abbreviations and additional company information. The disk allows the user to interactively view map pages which are hyperlinked to one other for easy navigation, extract snapshots of areas for specific purposes, include comments and highlight areas of interest on the map using Adobe Acrobat.

Platts' North American Electric Power System Maps have won numerous cartographic awards and are a part of the permanent collection of the U.S. Library of Congress. In addition, Platts' maps and spatial data have been featured by several media outlets and in publications including The New York Times, Newsweek, TIME and National Geographic.

Platts offers a more than 40 industry-leading maps and a wide variety of Geographic Information System data.  For more information on Platts' products and publications, please visit www.platts.com.  

*These prices do not include shipping costs and sales tax.

About Platts: Platts, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP), is a leading global provider of energy and commodities information. With a century of business experience, Platts serves customers across more than 150 countries. An independent provider, Platts serves the oil, natural gas, electricity, emissions, nuclear power, coal, petrochemical, shipping, and metals markets from 17 offices worldwide. Platts' real-time news, pricing, analytical services and conferences help markets operate with transparency and efficiency. Traders, risk managers, analysts, and industry leaders depend upon Platts to help them make better trading and investment decisions. Additional information is available at http://www.platts.com.

About The McGraw-Hill Companies:

Founded in 1888, The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP) is a global information and education company providing knowledge, insights and analysis in the financial, education and business information sectors through leading brands including Standard & Poor's, McGraw-Hill Education, Platts, and J.D. Power and Associates. The Corporation has more than 280 offices in 40 countries. Sales in 2009 were $5.95 billion. Additional information is available at http://www.mcgraw-hill.com.  

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