Why security and openness are key to driving value from smart utilities

From the ashes of a potentially catastrophic event, global providers are already plotting the way to a brighter future —using smart technology to reduce costs, streamline processes and meet sustainability goals. The key going forward will be to align on open, interoperable platforms that offer security, reliability and predictability.

Mainers getting an upgraded electricity network with AMI from Itron

Itron announced that Versant Power, an electric transmission and distribution utility serving around 160,000 customers in northern and eastern Maine, will deploy Itron’s multi-purpose...

PNM meter reader saves customer’s life

Very few know the streets in town as well as a Public Service New Mexico (PNM) meter reader. Each one walks an average of...

How Smart Utilities are Using IoT to Enable Smart Cities and Plan for a...

This webinar will explore how utilities are planning for and developing eco-friendly infrastructure. It will present drivers of smart city initiatives and the essential...

Microgrids: The Future of Energy in Healthcare

Now available for on demand viewing.

In the United States, our grid infrastructure is aging.
How do ensure organizations that are critical to public well-being are protected? Enter Microgrids

How to Build a Low Power, Secure Smart Metering Solution

Now available for on demand viewing.

Water conservation, recapturing lost revenue from leaks and theft, and reducing utility operating costs are key benefits of a smart metering solution. Governments and utilities need reliable, long-lasting solutions.

PNM meter reader saves customer’s life

Very few know the streets in town as well as a Public Service New Mexico (PNM) meter reader. Each one walks an average of...

City of Columbus, Ohio upgrades to smart utility network for water and electricity

The City of Columbus Department of Public Utilities has a long history of superior customer service dating back to 1871 and its first drinking water treatment...

Grid modernization and energy storage in focus this week: Join us!

As DER proliferate along the grid, utilities must modernize how they deliver electricity. Advanced Metering Infrastructure, Private LTE networks, Advanced Distribution Management Systems, Behind-the-meter...

Hawaii PUC approves solar plus storage DER-based virtual power plant

Swell Energy, Inc. today announced that the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has approved its $25 million contract with Hawaiian Electric for the delivery of various grid...

The first rule of connecting DERs: Keep it simple

There’s an under-discussed barrier to the growth of DERs on homes — utilities struggle with interconnection. The technical act of connecting a home to solar and grid power is surprisingly difficult — it is time-consuming, expensive, and complicated.
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Coronavirus crushed U.S. clean energy workforce in 2020; 400K-plus jobs still lost

The COVID-19 pandemic has not only devastated the U.S. health care system, but it’s taken a long-lasting direct hit on the nation’s once healthy...

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