Massachusetts school bus shaves peak demand in first V2G program for district

Highland Electric Fleets announced this week what it called a “historic breakthrough for local clean energy” in which an electric school bus in Beverly, Massachusetts successfully delivered power back to the electricity grid for more than 50 hours over the course of the summer.

Texas cities to deploy more than 46,000 smart water meters with...

Cleantech integrator Ameresco has announced new deals with two municipal utilities based in Texas for the provision of smart water meters.

PECO to commercialize new Meter Defender technology

Incoho Advanced Technologies announced that it has signed into a licensing agreement with utility company PECO to commercialize its Meter Defender technology.

Building More Sustainable Grids by Improving Renewables Forecasting and Integration

Thursday, September 16, 2021 | 2 p.m. EDT

During this session, hear from Robbie Berglund and Rob D'Arienzo of IBM, on how AI is helping achieve more accurate predictions due to the advantages provided by combining large-scale geospatial data and analytics with relevant data sources including wind and irradiance forecasts.

When Traditional Overhead Construction Is Not an Option

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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.

Black & Veatch to design, build Canada’s first true smart grid

As the electric industry addresses growing demands for lower carbon footprints and heightened reliability and resilience, Black & Veatch is announcing that a Canadian community is entrusting it to transform its power system into a technology-driven, enhanced “smart grid” meant to lower consumer costs and slash greenhouse gas emissions.

Itron 2021 Resourcefulness Report highlights growing need for resilience planning

Utility executives are concerned about the grid and the impact of disasters (88%), demand from EVs (85%), integrating renewables (86%) and complying with environmental mandates (90%).

Microgrids can power the transition to a net-zero economy by 2050

How do we strike the right balance of carbon neutrality and renewables adoption with low-emission resiliency solutions that back this up?
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Flexibility is key for the grid of the future and utilities have little time...

Utility experts in a recent study believe that once 10% of a grid includes prosumers, a tipping point will occur. Here are four tips to get ahead of it.

Bidgely raises another $26M

Earlier this month Bidgely, a supporter of DISTRIBUTECH, announced the closing of a $26M round of financing to bolster its utility electrification and decarbonization...

Evergy to lease 900 MHz broadband spectrum for grid modernization

The utility signed a $30M 40-year lease with Anterix to deploy 900 MHz spectrum across Kansas and Missouri.

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