William Kelly, Smart Grid Program Manager at Austin Energy, talks about the value of integrating smart grid data, leveraging Landis+Gyr technology.
Utilizing its multi-purpose network, Baldwin EMC is able to manage voltage, respond to outages and improve power quality on the grid edge.
Burbank Water and Power eliminated unplanned outages with help from advanced analytics.
Burbank Water and Power sees unlimited potential in grid analytics to improve distribution system monitoring and turn meter data in a valuable planning tool.
Central Lincoln People’s Utility District story success with high-level, real-time reads during a widespread outage.
Most people look for their electric meters on the side of the house or, in some communities, attached to the wall in the garage or basement. But increasingly, meters are…
Utilities have two overriding missions: keeping the lights on and power quality high. Here are some technological tools that help.
As utility workers continue to find new ways to share relevant, real-time data from the smart grid in the field, early adopters of field mobility solutions are already seeing significant…
Infrastructure sits atop the to-do list of most utilities. Frequent system failures have highlighted the limitations of — and the need to replace — aging assets. The increased penetration of…
As the industry moves to accommodate higher levels of renewable energy, storage is emerging as a viable option to overcome intermittency and availability issues. In fact, a recent study by…
Outages have always been a fact of life for distribution utilities. However, customer expectations are changing as immediacy of information becomes the standard in any service transaction. Realistic and reliable…
The next generation of line sensors offers an opportunity for utilities to go beyond outage response and gain insights for monitoring power quality and guiding preventive maintenance.
Poised for considerable growth in the coming decade, energy storage will provide many services traditionally performed with other devices.
Utilities are seeing dual-purpose benefits as they use advanced meters, equipped with communication technology, as distribution sensors.
Keys to improving customer satisfaction
Improved reliability with distribution transformer monitoring
Getting closer to customers and meaning different things to different stakeholders.
Distribution data helps utilities mitigate line losses.
Lessons learned and “beyond metering” benefits.
Tips for leveraging new levels of intelligence.
How Oncor improved operations and customer satisfaction.
MDMS redefines how utilities view analytics.
The traditional business model at a crossroads, beset by more new challenges than ever.
The impact of the grants, five years later.
In this issue, we take a closer look at today’s utility customers. They’re younger, always connected, and expect much more from utilities—we break down the challenges and share actionable ideas.
Impact of Innovation: Utilities benefit from energy storage to line sensors, and trends like smart cities and the “Internet of Things.”
From leveraging AMI to tapping into the power of predictive analytics, benefits and value-add solutions for utility and customer are within reach.