Reliability, a sine qua non requirement for digital utilities

Credit to Author: Gary Lawrence| Date: Tue, 01 Jun 2021 15:37:11 +0000

Reliability is at the forefront of utilities’ concerns, and rightly so. People expect power to flow 24/7 and any interruption is disruptive for customers and costly for utilities in terms… Read more »

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Why Airports Turn to Microgrids for Sustainability

Credit to Author: Valerie Layan| Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 15:30:49 +0000

How can airports achieve their goals of carbon neutrality and net zero by 2050? A top solution is by integrating microgrids into their green energy plan. Microgrids are being lauded… Read more »

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SURVEY SAYS – Grid Operators’ Top Priority: Better Reliability Through Digital Technology

Credit to Author: Gary Lawrence| Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 07:56:33 +0000

What is a mid-size distribution utility’s biggest concern? According to our in-depth interviews with mid-size distribution utilities located around the world, the answer is overwhelmingly power reliability. To improve in… Read more »

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The Digital Backbone of Business Continuity

Credit to Author: Frederic Godemel| Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2020 07:13:37 +0000

As the global business community faces the impact of a health crisis, we’re thankful for digital technologies. At Schneider Electric, we’ve been working on building a digital-centric organization for decades…. Read more »

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10 best practices for energy efficiency in low-occupancy buildings

Credit to Author: Jana Gerber| Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 18:05:07 +0000

Right now in the U.S., many building owners and managers are facing, perhaps for the first time, low or zero occupancy. Given the unprecedented moment, many questions need answering: How… Read more »

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Shifting Investments: CapEx vs. OpEx

Credit to Author: Alex Gershman| Date: Mon, 04 Mar 2019 21:15:00 +0000

Managing a global infrastructure portfolio of new build-outs, ongoing services and modernization efforts is no small feat. But a thoughtful CapEx (Capital Expense) to OpEx (Operating Expense)  program can alleviate… Read more »

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Enhancing Energy Resilience, Reducing Risk Through a Microgrid Approach

Credit to Author: Mark Feasel| Date: Mon, 03 Dec 2018 10:56:53 +0000

Why do microgrids become a hot topic when talking about natural disasters’ impacts and possible solutions? In an increasingly connected society, the economic impact of extreme weather and associated power outages has escalated rapidly…. Read more »

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Internet of Things Technology Presents Big Opportunities for Electrical Contractors

Credit to Author: Vincenzo Salmeri| Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2018 15:11:25 +0000

Internet of Things (IoT) technology presents business of all sizes with significant opportunities to cut costs while gaining valuable business intelligence. But it also relies on infrastructure that requires reliable… Read more »

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