The digital road to decarbonization: How businesses can create a more efficient and greener future

Credit to Author: Francois Borghese| Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2018 19:24:27 +0000

A startling fact about climate change is that for every degree of global temperature increase, grain yields fall 5 percent. With temperatures rising by nearly 1% since 1880, the United… Read more »

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Self-healing capabilities of smart grid solutions minimize blackouts

Credit to Author: Julio Cesar Martins| Date: Fri, 03 Aug 2018 12:56:57 +0000

Until recently, electric utilities were heavily dependent on customers for notifications of an outage. Now, using smart grid solutions and self-healing capabilities, utilities can remotely monitor power equipment to: quickly… Read more »

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Going Digital Gives Electric Utilities a Business Advantage

Credit to Author: Frederic Abbal| Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2018 10:47:57 +0000

There’s no question that business models for today’s electric utilities are shifting. Their traditional role as electricity suppliers is being challenged with stagnating or declining electricity sales in some regions…. Read more »

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How DSOs Respect EU Mandates with Smart Remote Terminal Units

Credit to Author: John Langley-Davis| Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:47:43 +0000

Under recently announced European Union mandates, electrical Distribution System Operators (DSOs) are tasked with improving the efficiency of their electrical distribution networks by 1.5 percent each year. In addition, they… Read more »

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How solar power gets a boost with smart grid solutions

Credit to Author: Scott Koehler| Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2018 13:15:36 +0000

Electric utilities worldwide share a key objective: to provide secure, efficient, and sustainable energy. This is more important than ever as their customers’ energy needs grow in tandem with the… Read more »

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How New Digitalized Controls Make Microgrids Better

Credit to Author: Francois Borghese| Date: Mon, 28 May 2018 12:18:50 +0000

The evolution of power grid is trending towards an infrastructure that is more decarbonized, decentralized and digitized. Changes are already underway and technology breakthroughs in modernized microgrids’ area are playing… Read more »

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Large Motor Starting 101: Discover the constraints

Credit to Author: Delcho Penkov| Date: Thu, 05 Apr 2018 10:30:22 +0000

Motor starting is a hot topic for many of us, and I had an opportunity to verify this at the last PCIC Oil & Gas conference during the presentation of… Read more »

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DistribuTECH 2018 – Hot topics from electrical utilities heaven

Credit to Author: Ed Jarvis| Date: Wed, 07 Feb 2018 10:52:44 +0000

Did you miss DistribuTECH this year? No worries, we’ll go over some of the highlights of one of the industry’s biggest events. San Antonio was abuzz and flooded with throngs… Read more »

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Digital tech helps electric utilities improve customer sustainability—and their own

Credit to Author: Frederic Abbal| Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2018 14:27:39 +0000

Electric utilities and other power networks are in a unique position when it comes to improving sustainability. That’s because they have the ability to not just control their own carbon… Read more »

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How can electric utilities minimize the chance of substation shutdown?

Credit to Author: Ed Jarvis| Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2018 11:32:19 +0000

At the center of electric utilities’ mission comes a very straightforward mandate: manage risk to minimize, observe, and reduce the effect of negative events and take advantage of opportunities. Minimizing… Read more »

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The digital path to electric utility transformation leadership

Credit to Author: Frederic Abbal| Date: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:30:18 +0000

Digitizing grids has shot up the priority ladder of utilities from a “should do” to a “must” — and it needs to happen soon. That’s because digitization is at the… Read more »

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