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POWERGRID_INTERNATIONAL Volume 13 Issue 3

A Look Back at DistribuTECHand TransTECH 2008

The smart grid isn’t just the subject of academic discussion anymore; we’re actually seeing it implemented.

2007 Projects of the Year Award Winners Break New Ground

The simultaneous construction of two substations in a space-constrained urban area, pioneering work in the area of wide-area measurement and monitoring, a partnership to meet the requirements of an aggressive smart metering mandate, and innovative use of technology to visualize conditions on the bulk power grid—all were named recipients of Utility Automation & Engineering T&D’s annual Projects of the Year awards during the DistribuTECH and TransTECH 2008 keynote session.

NEW PRODUCTS

At DistribuTECH 2008, AFC Industries introduced the Command Pod, a control room console which features a 15-monitor platform and easily accessible storage.

Let’s Define the ‘Smart Grid’

The smart grid was the talk of the town in Tampa, Fla., during the recently concluded DistribuTECH Conference and Exhibition.