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Smart meter milestone for Itron and Con Edison

US utility Con Edison has installed some 4 million smart gas modules and electricity meters for consumers in New York with Itron. Some 25,000 methane...

Puget Sound Energy to deploy smart street lighting controls as part...

PSE will use Landis+Gyr's Gridstream AMI network to deploy 25,000 street light controllers over the next five years.

Customer Care: The New Reality is a Merged Reality

April 14, 2021 at 2 PM EDT / 1 PM CDT / 11 AM PDT / 6 PM GMT

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.

How Edge Computing Complements Cellular Connectivity

March 18, 2021 at 11 AM EDT / 10 AM CDT / 8 AM PDT / 3 PM GMT

Power utilities and other energy-related organizations have long made use of cellular connectivity in their operations. They use it to monitor power continuity, balance loads, ensure public safety and enable the smart grid. Capturing data at the edge of the network is a significant part of that cellular strategy. But uploading all of the data from the field can be overkill, since so many of the readings are virtually identical. This “heartbeat data” makes a strong case for edge computing models that can distinguish between data that says “all is well” and conditions that demand your attention. This webinar will explore ways that organizations can implement edge computing technology to increase their network efficiency while lowering costs.

Leveraging Technology to Optimize Your Utility & Grid Workforce Management and Improve Customer Satisfaction

March 4, 2021 at 11 AM EST / 10 AM CST / 8 AM PST / 4 PM GMT

Field service management is a crucial issue in today’s power and utility landscapes, as companies are measured on their customer engagement, communication and, most of all, duration of outages both planned and unplanned. When an electric utility’s scheduling and engagement is not efficient it can impact the bottom line. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Implementing sophisticated software solutions can help address these challenges. Join our webinar to learn more.

Here’s a short summary of energy industry gains through Biden’s infrastructure plan

For the electricity industry, the investment would be impressive at about $406 billion, and would help support many of the clean energy, grid modernization, and electrification goals that many utilities have in place today.

California commercial potato grower will avoid PSPS events via new 5-MW microgrid

Concentric Power's microgrid controller will integrate with Tasteful Selection’s equipment automation platform to deliver active and predictive load management

FirstEnergy offering scholarships to train line and substations workers as part of D&I initiative

The Power Systems Institute (PSI), a FirstEnergy Corp. program to train the next generation of dedicated line and substation workers, is awarding up to...

Increasing numbers of utility customers care about the climate and want action, new report...

Residential consumers in the US and Canada are more and more making the connection between smart energy technologies – including electric vehicles, smart home...

Opus One acquires TRC SEEsuite software business to fuel future growth

With the integration of SEEload, Opus One will now be able to provide utility partners with end-to-end visibility, control and program management, from the substation to the grid edge, across the entire customer spectrum.

Why California’s recent ruling on Integration Capacity Analysis should be the path forward for...

The global trend for cleaner power, supported by more affordable DER technologies, has changed the distribution system landscape.

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