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ELP Volume 93 Issue 3
Utilities have been developing home energy management (HEM) programs for the past decade or so but with fairly low customer engagement.
Substation engineers are among the utility industry's unsung heroes.
Electricity customers sit at the intersection of big data, online portals, grid modernization investments, innovative smart energy appliances and programs.
When President Barack Obama enacted both the Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act (HREA) and Bureau of Reclamation Small Conduit Hydropower Development and Rural Jobs Act in August 2013, their passage was seen as a coup for the hydroelectric power industry and a harbinger of development within the U.S.
If you've any doubt we're headed toward a world where microgrids become a significant part of our electric system, consider this: From now through 2019, analysts from TechNavio anticipate a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of some 19 percent in microgrid-related revenue and a CAGR of 17 percent in installed capacity.
With ongoing pressure from regulations and consumers, electric utilities are operating with the highest levels of efficiency, reliability and safety as top priorities.
Solar photovoltaic (PV) power plants continue to expand their impact as a dependable supply of electric power in the U.S. Growing implementations of PV onto the power grid will lead to greater emphasis on operating PV systems efficiently.
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