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POWERGRID_INTERNATIONAL Volume 12 Issue 10
Electric utilities today are harvesting the operational benefits of automated meter reading (AMR) systems to improve the bottom line in an ever-demanding market.
When electric-utility construction flourished in the 1960s and 1970s, so did the lucrative careers of the engineers behind the boom.
Protective relaying systems stand guard over the power grid, watching for faults and disturbances, and making selective decisions in milliseconds to operate circuit breakers to isolate the problem.
Over the last 20 years, field workforce automation was the poster child for overlooked opportunities in utility technology.
The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) unveiled an updated and expanded edition of its landmark guidebook EPRI AC Transmission Line Reference Book: 200 kV and Above, Third Edition, which is widely known as the “Red Book,” the industry standard on high-voltage line design.
A large underground pipe bursts, sending scalding hot plumes of steam and water into the air one block from New York’s Grand Central Station.
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