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POWERGRID_INTERNATIONAL Volume 11 Issue 6

KCP&L Protects Underground Network Grid through Automation

In 2003 and 2004, Kansas City Power & Light’s (KCP&L’s) network customers experienced several outages, jeopardizing the utility’s goal to maintain great customer relations and a high quality of service.

The Current Status of Control System Cybersecurity

Much has been written lately concerning control system cybersecurity. Most often, it has been referred to as SCADA security.

Bridging the Office and the Field

Within the North American utility industry, the marketplace for mobile workforce management (MWFM) applications is robust.

How ‘Microgrids’ are Poised To Alter The Power Delivery Landscape

The electric power industry is in the midst of a critical period in its evolution.

SMART ENERGY PERSPECTIVES

Last month, we talked about the smart grid at the tipping point-about the convergence of changes, regulations and technical advances driving a new era of grid modernization. This time, I’d like to focus on what distribution utilities are doing to guarantee a safe and sane transition.

Wisconsin Electric Co-op Embraces In-house Thermography

The Adams Columbia Electric Cooperative (ACEC) serves about 35,000 members in 12 mostly rural counties in central Wisconsin.

NEW PRODUCTS

Andax Environmental Corp. offers a solution for fully containing transformer oil leaks: the Transformer Sac.

NEWS

James Rogers, president and CEO of Duke Energy, has been elected chairman of the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), the national trade association of shareholder-owned electric companies, international affiliates and industry associates worldwide.

Wind on the Wires?

Spirits, numbers and expectations were high at WindPower 2006 in Pittsburgh this year.