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When Traditional Overhead Construction Is Not an Option

Tuesday, August 17, 2021 | 11 AM EDT

This webinar we will review Aerial Spacer Cable applications relative to the many overhead circuit challenges faced by electric utilities today. These applications include limited right of way, multiple circuits, substation exits, long spans, weather extremes and vegetation management.

The Increasing Importance of Advanced Weather Technologies In Building Utility Operations and Field Services...

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In this session, we will share how the latest in artificial intelligence and machine learning in combination with modern modeling techniques, geospatial data and predictive analytics is enabling utilities to build greater resilience across their utility operations and field services organizations. John Villali from IDC will share his perspectives on the key benefits of these technologies while Rob Berglund from IBM will share examples of clients who are benefiting from their use.

Customer Care: The New Reality is a Merged Reality

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Imagine if you could attend home visits virtually, guiding customers through trouble-shooting or other activities while in a separate location? This merged reality is happening today! Learn how a virtual tech site visit guarantees compliance with health guidelines, while reducing truck rolls and other costs.

Balancing a renewable grid: What are the options?

Over the past decade or so, the dominant trend has been the retirement of coal plants and the steady advance of renewable sources of generation. The next wave appears to be the phasing out as many natural gas-fired facilities as is feasible as more wind and solar resources are deployed.

Major blackouts in Iran prompt rare apology from president

Iran’s outgoing president offered a rare apology Tuesday for the country’s most severe summer power outages in recent memory, as blackouts cripple businesses and darken homes for hours a day.

SRP begins work to transition workers, economy away from coal

In the announcement, SRP said it is supporting all CGS employees interested in staying with the utility and will be providing training and career exploration opportunities as well as relocation benefits.

Tennessee Valley Authority considers replacing coal with gas

The nation's largest public utility is looking at shutting down three of its five remaining coal-fired power plants, saying they are old and no longer practical.
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Consumers Energy plans to complete coal phaseout by 2025

Consumers Energy said Wednesday it would stop burning coal to generate electricity by 2025, relying instead on natural gas and renewable energy sources in a push to continue reducing its planet-warming carbon emissions.

Georgia Power seeks $235M boost to pay for nuclear plant

Georgia Power Co. is asking regulators to let it raise annual rates on customers by $235 million a year as the utility seeks to pay for its share of a huge nuclear project.

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