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POWERGRID_INTERNATIONAL Volume 14 Issue 4

It’s Good to be King: An Interview with the President of National Grid, U.S.

Here at Utility Automation and Engineering T&D magazine, we’ve always concentrated on technology—all the elaborate, expensive, intricate systems that move power from the plant to your home.

Integrating Variable Renewable Generation in Utility Operations

Climate change, global recession, energy and water security are among the web of challenges in today’s world.

Field Force Transformed for the 21st Century

Utilities with large and distributed field workforces have long used the latest mobile technologies to improve customer service and increase worker productivity.

Safety in the Field: Herbicide Best-Management Practices

Transmission and distribution lines are assets for utility companies, so managing the vegetation along those lines is necessary asset management.

Your Tech Needs to Talk: Resolving Intelligent Interoperability

As the power and information technology industries work together to breathe life into the shared vision of a smart grid, there is no question that modern utility intelligent networks (UINs) can help utilities achieve their smart grid objectives.

Using AMI for Outage Notification at PECO

Outage management process improvement is one of the most sought-after benefits of implementing an advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) solution, according to a recent Chartwell AMI report.

Products

Brooks Utility Products Group has added ergonomics to the conveniences of primary metering cabinets with its new ELECTRAK, a galvanized steel cabinet with roll-out shelves that can hold up to 400 pounds.

The Green Grid

Spring never comes too early for me. I am always ready for longer, warmer days, even though they mean I must get started on a long list of labor-intensive outside jobs.

TechAdvantage Meets Mardi Gras

This year, the TechAdvantage Conference & Expo coincided with the opening of Mardi Gras in a wet and rainy February down New Orleans way.

A Proven Alternative to New Power Generation Infrastructure Demand-Side Resources Can Provide Rapid Response...

There’s no doubt that building excess power generation infrastructure can ensure a consistent supply of electricity during unexpected system emergencies.