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POWERGRID_INTERNATIONAL Volume 18 Issue 2
As much as 40 percent of electricity to power air compressors in some industrial plants is wasted through inefficient compressor controls, according to an Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy report.
Traditionally, utilities have generated electricity to meet immediate demand.
Real-world Lessons in Project Management, Deployment and Operations of Your Meter Data Management System
PPL Electric Utilities implemented a meter data management (MDM) system in 2006 with customer-facing and operational applications that has provided significant benefits.
Consumers typically give little thought to their electric utilities when things are business as usual; power runs through outlets and lights turn on with a flip of a switch.
Energy utilities conduct diligent emergency planning; however, there is increasing scrutiny from legislators, press and consumers to provide coordinated, rapid emergency response and greater public notification during power outages.
Hurricane Sandy left many electric utility executives, their customers, local and state government leaders and regulators contemplating placing overhead power lines underground.
Located southwest of Nashville, Tenn., Dickson Electric System serves more than 30,000 residential and commercial customers across Montgomery, Cheatham, Hickman, Dickson and Houston counties.
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