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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Austin Energy leverages EcoStruxure™ ADMS to improve energy efficiency

Credit to Author: Customer Voices| Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2018 15:28:59 +0000

Austin Energy, the eighth largest community-owned utility in the U.S., serves more than a million residents in and around the capital city of Texas. The utility’s mission is to convert… Read more »

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Flood, heat, storm? No matter. Electric utilities can keep power flowing

Credit to Author: Simon Mouat| Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 11:26:50 +0000

Electric utilities provide vital continuous and critical electricity supply to billions of people across the globe. But some areas face extreme weather: floods, high winds, storms, fires, hurricanes or heat waves. These conditions create exceptional challenges for power supply continuity and can result in widespread damage… 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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3 tips to connect several microgrids and make your grid better

Credit to Author: Mark Feasel| Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2018 11:00:43 +0000

Electric utilities’ number one objective is to ensure an uninterrupted power supply for its millions of customers – even during extreme weather events or other emergencies. Recent developments in microgrids are empowering utilities to reshape the grid for… 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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The “PLC” – Born out of a customer’s need to maximize profitability

Credit to Author: John Boville| Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2018 14:12:47 +0000

MODICON – Celebrating 50 years of Helping our Customers Maximize Operational Profitability, Safely The year was 1968 and in Flint Michigan a large US automotive manufacturer had commissioned a small… 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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The best adaptive protection for electrical systems: Implement IEC 61850 and GOOSE

Credit to Author: Angel Silos| Date: Fri, 11 May 2018 08:50:06 +0000

Smart grids name electricity networks that use digital technology to coordinate requirements of all electricity stakeholders –  generators, system operators, end users and other aggregators – in a such way… Read more »

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