DISTRIBUTECH

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Distribution automation is the backbone of the utility industry

Distribution automation is really the heartbeat of DISTRIBUTECH because it is an enabler for the many vast areas that the conference covers. DISTRIBUTECH International, the annual event for distribution utilities and their partners, focuses on all of the...

Hot topics in utility asset management: data, analytics, and user experience

What do you get when you combine a digital utility, a data scientist, a supplier, and a start-up? The answer is a really dynamic panel discussion that will help other utilities learn how they can improve their...

Grid cybersecurity in the age of coronavirus: what are we learning?

By 2021, hopefully we will have a handle on the coronavirus, COVID-19, and the impacts of a global pandemic. If nothing else, at least we will (hopefully) have learned how to live with the uncertainty that unforeseen...

Will COVID-19 hasten or hold back utility digital transformation?

It could certainly be argued that a pandemic that forces many people to work from home would be just the impetus an organization might need to convert as many of its operations to "virtual" as possible. Then...

Are US utilities ready to embrace the DSO model for energy delivery?

DISTRIBUTECH International takes place every year and brings together experts in the energy delivery space, namely utilities and the vendors that partner with them.  Each year, conference sessions and knowledge hubs explore new themes and trends that...

Grid modernization means adapting and evolving to meet the challenges of the future

The electricity grid is evolving. That evolution is not just about replacing aging infrastructure and moving to digital solutions – those things are and will continue to happen – but the new reality for utilities today is that...

Will COVID-19 change smart city objectives for city planners and utilities?

It's hard to imagine a city or community anywhere in the world that hasn't been touched by COVID-19. So how has the pandemic changed smart city/ smart community objectives that were in place before the coronavirus struck?...

What is the value of energy storage on the electricity grid?

In the electric utility industry, energy storage is a very hot topic. It allows utilities to consider non-wires alternatives when planning for grid upgrades, it gives them flexible solutions through behind-the-meter applications and allows...

V2G programs and utility rate design for EV owners are important topics for DTECH...

DISTRIBUTECH International, the annual event for distribution utilities and their partners, focuses on all of the latest trends and innovations in the electricity delivery space. The conference covers 12 different areas of the utility industry, which we...

What innovative utility customer programs will result from COVID-19?

DISTRIBUTECH 2021, set to take place in San Diego, California from February 9-11, 2021, might just be the place to discover how utilities have adapted their customer offerings in this new world. As the pandemic...