Maintaining status quo or moving ahead? Leverage grid data for infrastructure maintenance and outage management. Our holistic approach — where network infrastructure, systems architecture and software work together — is a proven strategy.
Optimized planning for reliability improvements, reduced outages and operational costs.
At Middle Tennessee EMC, grid modernization involves solar integration, an EV charging program, and a connectivity platform that provides information and control across their distribution system.
Baldwin EMC ran an extensive testing program before deploying load management to ensure an effective program.
Utilizing its multi-purpose network, Baldwin EMC is able to manage voltage, respond to outages and improve power quality on the grid edge.
Baldwin EMC is managing peak load with an wide-ranging load control program that provides options for consumers and the utility.
Smart grid technology is capturing critical data to operate the growing complexity of the electric grid. Landis+Gyr’s Advanced Grid Analytics solutions allow utilities to proactively operate the grid of the future. Today.
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.
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.
Practical applications for distributed resource integration, load balancing and more.
Showcasing smart house new energy management technologies at Los Alamos County.
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.
It’s time to manage the demand side, as every problem has been met with a supply-based solution, that means add more capacity.
Planning and management for the acceleration of Distributed Energy Resource integration.
What new capabilities mean for distribution grid management.
Earlier this year, when U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry commissioned a report on grid resilience, plenty of players in the solar and wind industries thought the final document…
Alex McEachern, founder of Power Standards Lab (PSL) and holder of some 30 patents, knows the exact instant a large bird dragged a dead rat across a distribution line insulator…
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.
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…
Life on an island has its advantages, but for utility operators dealing with the usual — and sometimes highly unusual — problems associated with providing reliable power, the isolation can…
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.
Disruptive changes in how electric power is generated, distributed and consumed are making utilities rethink consumer interaction.
Falling costs for rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, tax incentives and other factors are speeding up the growth of PV
installations in many parts of the country.
Improved reliability with distribution transformer monitoring
Getting closer to customers and meaning different things to different stakeholders.
Getting ready for renewables.
Distribution data helps utilities mitigate line losses.
Many forces drive change in the energy industry, promising to impact security, power reliability, sustainability and economic growth.
Lessons learned and “beyond metering” benefits.
Tips for leveraging new levels of intelligence.
Load shedding with voltage management.
Transforming data into valuable business intelligence.
MDMS redefines how utilities view analytics.
A smart approach for smart grid?
Convergence of two formerly disparate to solutions to make a smart grid smarter.
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.
The impact of the grants, five years later.
The shifting view of generation: how utilities are finding new opportunities, taking on new roles and addressing new threats.
Managing tomorrow’s grid: new realities of cybersecurity, power flow, grid reliability and restructuring shape the landscape for the modern utility.
Connectivity’s impact on the grid: network technologies are changing how utilities look at infrastructure, emerging smart city applications, the potential for energy storage and more.
Global energy in focus: explore how utilities around the world are driving change, from new energy policies and pricing models to bold smart city initiatives.
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.
The changing distribution model, rate structures, new regulatory approaches transactive energy’s role in assessing the value of energy services.
Distributed energy resources, adapting to new bi-directional energy flows, and how grid analytics are key to planning and managing distribution systems.
The role of standards design and development in software integration and data management applications.
Extracting value from big data for increased accuracy of demand response, outage management and revenue protection programs.