Dan Smith, Vice President of Electric Service and Delivery at Austin Energy, describes the utility’s Grid Modernization strategy
At CSU, the objective was to lower peak consumption on specific circuits to delay infrastructure investments. Using smart thermostats, the utility met its peak reduction goal.
CSU describes the value an advanced metering network provides and the planning process necessary to realize that value across the utility organization.
Colorado Springs Utilities describes how analyzing weather patterns can help make load management events more effective and help the utility react more quickly to demand peaks.
Los Alamos County describes consumer reaction to demand response initiatives.
Distributed energy integration at Los Alamos County.
Nashville Electric Service deploys dynamic voltage management program to reduce peak demand and improve efficiency.
Successfully leverage this versatile asset by applying a framework that evaluates potential applications.
How five key technologies are transforming integrated resource planning.
How a multi-purpose network compares to load management alternatives.
How to Build the Case for the Next Wave of Applications.
Why Utility-Directed Load Management Programs Make More Sense Than Ever Before.
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Disruptive changes in how electric power is generated, distributed and consumed are making utilities rethink consumer interaction.
Keys to improving customer satisfaction
Utilities find ways to meet load management goals
Why they’re made for each other
Getting ready for renewables.
Lessons learned and “beyond metering” benefits.
The traditional business model at a crossroads, beset by more new challenges than ever.
The structural changes needed to enable a two-way distribution grid.
How smart grid technology can help.
What’s the future of utility rate structures?
The shifting view of generation: how utilities are finding new opportunities, taking on new roles and addressing new threats.
Advances in metrology: modern meters bring sophisticated measurement to more applications in order to prevent system loss, improve profits and drive efficiency.
From leveraging AMI to tapping into the power of predictive analytics, benefits and value-add solutions for utility and customer are within reach.