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Mon Power Installs New Equipment to Enhance Service Reliability in Pocahontas County, W.Va.

Oct 15 - PR Newswire - As part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance service reliability, Mon Power, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. more...
Filed under: Grid Operations

Helicopter-powered tree pruning for utilities?

Oct 13 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - J.D. Walker The Courier-Tribune, Asheboro, N.C. - That loud buzzing noise you hear on the autumn air may not be coming from late season insects. more...
Filed under: Grid Operations

Grid Modernization Efforts Stabilize Demand for T&D Services in North America, Finds Frost & Sullivan

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire - The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) impending regulation to lower power plants' carbon emissions is projected to shape demand for T&D services. more...
Filed under: Grid Operations

JCP&L Thermovision Inspections Help Enhance Maintenance and Service Reliability

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire - As part of its ongoing inspection efforts, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) is using thermographic cameras to capture infrared images that can detect certain potential problems on wires and other equipment that might not be apparent during regular, visual inspections. more...
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BPUB adds outage reporting application to website

Oct 14, 2014 -- MarketLine - The Brownsville Public Utilities Board, or BPUB, has added an outage reporting application to its website. more...
Filed under: Grid Operations

PG&E and Florida Power & Light Sign Unique Cross-Continent Mutual Aid Agreement

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The states of California and Florida are no strangers to natural disasters that can cause extensive power outages and significant damage to electric infrastructure. more...
Filed under: Grid Operations


By Malcolm Loro
On: October 16, 2014
The primary goals of any national electrical Smart Grid program are to add monitoring, analysis, control and communication capabilities to a nation's power delivery system more...
Filed under: Communications & Security
By Joel Gordes
On: October 13, 2014
Actions are taking place in several states to repeal or significantly alter what are called the Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) and/or net metering. The former more...
Filed under: Metering
By Rudi Carolsfeld
On: October 6, 2014
Utilities face unique security challenges in that they cannot possibly track every possible “leak” in their distribution grids using smart meters alone. With yearly losses more...
Filed under: Metering
By Joyce Tam
On: September 24, 2014
The pressures of running a fleet leave managers little time for strategic changes because they spend most of their workday reacting to the constant demands more...
Filed under: Grid Operations
By James Romlein Sr. PE
On: September 11, 2014
When I proposed that the City of Watertown join the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP) to Mayor John David, he was probably thinking to himself more...
Filed under: Metering


The Summary of Different Finished Fiber Optic Cables Installation

By Paul Lamons - Fiber optic cable installation is a very special task, because fiber optical cables can be easily damaged if they are more...
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India raises JNNSM target by 75%

By John Ryan - India raises JNNSM target by 75% The Indian government finally confirmed rumors of a hefty expansion of the national Jawaharlal more...
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UK farmers with PV to lose subsidies under new guidelines

By John Ryan - UK farmers with PV to lose subsidies under new guidelines   The UK government has continued its a more...
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Global Renewable Distributed Energy Generation Technologies Market Size, Analysis,Industry 2014-2018

By Marvin Viber - About Renewable Distributed Energy Generation Technologies Renewable distributed energy generation includes small-scale renewable generation technologies such as solar PV, small more...
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Global Energy Harvesting Devices Market Size, Analysis, Industry, Share, Growth, Trends 2014-2018

By Marvin Viber - About Energy Harvesting Devices Energy harvesting devices are devices that convert ambient energy into electrical energy. Ambient energy is the more...

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DEVELOPING THE SECURITY PLAN: Protecting the Grid with an Integrated Plan

Thursday Oct 23, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

POINTS FOR DISCUSSION: * How does a quality security plan provide strong value to the utility? * How can I leverage technologies across my operations, network/cybersecurity, and physical security as part of my security plan? * What are the steps more...

Filed under: Grid Operations

Preparing for the next big convergence: smart grids and smart cities

Wednesday Nov 5, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual event

It's not a question of when it's coming; it's how fast, what it means to utilities and how to be ready. If you are interested in what the smart grid-enabled community of the future will look like, this is a more...

Filed under: Grid Operations

ISO 55000 Planning: A Guide to Getting Started

Thursday Nov 13, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

In a world of aging assets and limited financial and human resources, organizations often struggle to decide which asset-related capital projects should get the most attention. The new ISO 55000 international standard for asset management tells us it's not just more...

Filed under: Grid Operations

2014 Utility Analytics Week

Wednesday Oct 22, 2014 - Friday Oct 24, 2014 - Newport Beach, CA

Join us for our Third Annual Utility Analytics Week event where you will hear and learn about the hottest topics in analytics today. The analytics revolution is pushing utilities to respond to real time needs arising in the industry as more...

Filed under: Grid Operations

2014 Knowledge Executive Summit

Monday Nov 10, 2014 - Wednesday Nov 12, 2014 - NewPort Beach, CA

Connect with an exclusive gathering of over 100 elite CIOs, VP's of Customer Service and VP's of Operations to network and share knowledge around the most critical issues and opportunities facing utility executives. Enjoy a breathtaking resort setting along the more...

Filed under: Grid Operations

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