GE Digital set to buy Opus One to help utilities modernize the grid

The purchase of Opus One by GE Digital means the two companies combine Opus One’s renewable energy planning capabilities with GE Digital’s network management and optimization portfolio in order to help utilities make decisions about how to integrate renewables and DERs at scale across the electric grid.

New ‘not-normal’ as Covid and extreme weather shift home energy use

Covid and changing climate are keeping people home for longer periods leading to spikes in energy use in what Sense calls the ‘new not-normal.’

Get smart: Next generation AMI meters must play a key role...

There is wide agreement that the combination of electrification and a low-carbon power grid is the most viable path towards meeting our decarbonization goals for buildings and transportation.
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How Utilities Can Prepare for a Digital-First World

Wednesday January 26 2022 | 10:30 AM CST

Discover how your organization can navigate a digital transformation to improve operational efficiencies, strengthen customer relationships, and accelerate its road to net-zero.

Attaining Sustainability: 3 Models of Utility Modernization

Wednesday January 26 2022 | 12 PM CST

Join us for an insightful panel discussion that will explore real-world examples of each configuration model across North America, Europe, and within developing nations. Panelists will share perspectives from utilities around the world.

Building More Sustainable Grids by Improving Renewables Forecasting and Integration

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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.

7 reasons why 2022 promises to be another balancing act for those with a...

With this spotlight on many of the detailed issues beneath the climate emergency, there’s a huge opportunity for the power sector to capitalize on this greater awareness and appetite for solutions. Here’s what we saw in 2021 and what to look out for in 2022:

New Mexico utility adds electric vehicles to fleet

New Mexico’s largest electric provider received a few more electric vehicles this week and reiterated its commitment Wednesday to building its fleet over the coming years.

The New Year will bring a suite of new challenges for power grid operators

It stands to reason that the New Year will see North America’s power grid radically upgraded to shoulder more responsibilities and achieve greater resilience than ever before.

Understanding the total cost of ownership for your GIS

We have always focused on the value that a GIS can bring to a utility or telecom by way of the core tech or improved business processes, how our customer’s end users can engage with and embrace GIS technology to perform their jobs more effectively, and yes, ultimately the cost to implement the recommended technology solution. But far too often, the implementation cost, inclusive of licensing, is the only cost our customers focus on.

EPRI reflects on the year gone by

The past 12 months have been positively electric for the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). From working with the U.S. Department of Energy to develop a national EV charging infrastructure blueprint to speaking at COP26 about numerous EPRI-led decarbonization research initiatives, it has been a whirlwind of a year.

How AI-enabled energy ecosystems will power the future of utilities

Utilities play a leading role in accelerating and achieving net zero carbon emissions. In 2020, The World Economic Forum underscored that decarbonizing our entire economy by 2050 will require massive investments and innovation in areas such as electrification, emissions management and affordable long-term energy storage.

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