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POWERGRID_INTERNATIONAL Volume 16 Issue 3

NEW PRODUCTS

Device Management Platform Motorola Solutions has a new device management solution, Mobility Services Platform 3 (MSP3) Control Edition. Providing enterprise customers with complete control over mobile devices and peripheral, MSP3 Control Edition centralizes device management...

DistribuTech 2011 Brightens San Diego

DistribuTECH, the largest U.S. conference that covers the smart grid from end to end, opened at the San Diego Convention Center on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011. More than 6,600 people attended DristibuTECH 2010 in Tampa, Fla. In San Diego, DistribuTECH 2011 surpassed those attendee numbers, closing in on 8,500 attendees on the final day.

Carbon Oxides in the Interpretation of DGA in Transformers

Oil-filled electrical equipment diagnostics rely on insulating fluid markers, and the insulating fluids market is experiencing intensive development. Traditionally, mineral oil has been the most used, but several groups of insulating oils now exist: uninhibited (without added synthetic inhibitor), partially inhibited (with up to 0.08 percent DBPC or ditertiary-bytyl paracresol) and fully inhibited (up to 0.40 percent DBPC). Siemens' German division advises on the viable options.

Changing Customer Behavior Might be Utilities’ Hardest Task

I just returned from DistribuTECH Conference & Exhibition 2011 in San Diego. It was great!

COMMENTARY: MAKING THE SMART GRID A REALITY

Modernization of the electrical grid is a crucial undertaking toward the common goals of energy independence, reduced greenhouse gas emissions and economic growth. The solution will require many system components that no single company can provide. A successful collaboration of the world's most innovative, intelligent and successful players in the energy, communications and information technology sectors is required to achieve this vision.

Research Helps Move Industry Forward

Ask people what drives effective research and development (R&D), and you can expect answers such as "vision" and "funding" and "commitment for the long haul."