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POWERGRID_INTERNATIONAL Volume 18 Issue 7
First Quartile Consulting (1QC) has surveyed utility crew productivity practices as part of its annual questionnaire for the past five years.
As the smart grid continues to develop, what practical benefits can be gained by the integration of multiple utilities in a single shared architecture?
Recent surges in severe weather and an increased frequency of cyberattacks have clarified two points: Electric utilities no longer can afford a short-term approach to business continuity and disaster recovery and they should be better prepared for unexpected disruptions.
The Newton-Evans Research Co. released preliminary findings from "Global CAPEX and O&M Expenditure Outlook for Electric Power T&D Investments: 2013-2014 Funding Outlook for Smart Grid Development," its fifth study in the multiyear tracking research program that looks into electric power utility capital expenditure (Capex) budgets related to smart grid investments and infrastructure spending plans.