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POWERGRID_INTERNATIONAL Volume 13 Issue 1

Getting Equipped: No Single Bullet Wounded the World Transformer Market

The power industry buzzes with talk of transformer prices. Sometimes, the issue gets laid at the feet of the metals industry; sometimes not.

Using the Common Information Model for Enterprise Integration

Most large electric utilities have had at least one project “try out” the industry-standard Common Information Model (CIM).

AMI & the smart grid – Utilities at a Crossroads: Invest Now or Pay...

Recent challenges to energy supply, highlighted by events such as the 2003 Northeast blackout, the California energy crisis, Hurricane Katrina and other natural disasters, have exposed the vulnerabilities of the nation’s aging utility infrastructure.

NEW YEAR’S T&D RESOLUTIONS

To celebrate 2008, Utility Automation & Engineering T&D invited experts from all over the country to predict the future.

DistribuTECH/TransTECH 2008: Building the Smart Grid

As marketing buzz terms go, “smart grid” and “intelligent grid” are pretty good ones.

NEW PRODUCTS

Open Systems International’s (OSI)’s “monarch lite” software platform is configured and packaged not only for small SCADA applications, but also as a flexible and open substation automation platform.

Echelon Smart MeterApproved in Canada

The Networked Energy Services (NES) smart meter from Echelon has received certification from Measurement Canada.

The Ice Storm Cometh

At about 4 o’clock the morning of Dec. 10, I woke up to what my sleep-addled mind could only guess was an alien invasion on the order of what Spielberg portrayed in his War of the World’s remake.