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POWERGRID_INTERNATIONAL Volume 12 Issue 5
The mention of John F. Kennedy Space Center (KSC) or Cape Canaveral Air Force Base-jointly known as the Cape Canaveral Spaceport-is likely to conjure similar images in the minds of most: spacecraft, launch pads, F-16s and other high-tech scientific marvels.
Some of the bigger advanced metering projects moving forward today reflect a growing trend.
San Diego Gas & Electric recently piloted a “real-time condition-based maintenance” solution to bolster its asset management program.
The past few summers have seen much ink spilled over the shortcomings of the U.S. power grid.
The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) announced an agreement with an engineering systems integrator to license EPRI’s Transmission Inspection and Maintenance System (TIMs), a software package used by utilities to improve power line inspection and collection of maintenance data.
In this month’s Smart Grid Perspectives column (page 56), our contributing authors from IBM point out that while the investment necessary to turn our 20th century analog grid into a 21st century “smart” grid may appear daunting, the benefits to all stakeholders are tangible and substantial.
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