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POWERGRID_INTERNATIONAL Volume 10 Issue 4

10 Steps to Help Reduce SF6 Emissions in T&D

Sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) is widely used in the electric utility industry for insulating circuit breakers, substations and switchgear in electric power transmission and distribution.

CYBERSECURITY For Critical Utility Applications

Just a few years ago, a law requiring publicly held companies to annually certify information security practices would have been unheard of.

Preventing Knowledge Loss As More Utility Workers Retire

The United States is one of the most electrically dependent nations in the world.

Using Dynamic VAR Technologies to Boost Grid Reliability

Today's competitive pressures and siting obstacles make sound planning for transmission system expansion more important-yet more uncertain-than ever before.

GIS Becomes Geospatial: Issues Affecting the Evolution of Geospatial Technology

In an ideal world, an electric utility engineer monitoring the company’s assets would hear an alarm, look at a computer screen, see an area experiencing an outage and immediately have access to information needed to fix the underlying cause, restore power and keep customers informed of progress-all without leaving his station.

IEC 61850:Where are We Headed with Substation Communications?

For years, the power utility industry has struggled with standardization of communications in the substation environment.

Field Applications Improve Service Delivery and Maintenance at JEA

Jackson Energy Authority (JEA) is responsible for the delivery of electric, gas, propane gas, water, wastewater and broadband services for more than 50,000 customers in its roughly 559-square-mile territory in west Tennessee, approximately halfway between Memphis and Nashville.