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Keeping the Lights On

As chief operating officer of ITC, my job is to keep the lights on.


Collection of new products of special interest to the electric power transmission and distribution automation systems, engineering and information technology markets.

How Utilities Can Manage Customer Demand, Increase Customer Engagement

Michael Nark of BuildingIQ explains howthe right energy management platform canallow utilities to understand how energy isbeing used and control the loads of theirmost intensive energy consumers duringdemand response events.

Substations in the Crosshair—Hardening & Design Evolution at US Utilities

Neal Rich of Asset Engineering writes that the complexity of operating multibillion-dollar transmission and substation assets has placed substation hardening and design at the forefront for many utility decision-makers.

Volt-VAR Case Study Swissgrid Improves Reliability and Operational Efficiency, Achieves Cost-savings

Nisheeth Singh of Swissgrid and Herminio Pinto of Nexant explain how transmission system operator Swissgrid has optimized its assets, driven efficiency through better infrastructure utilization and generated cost savings with its volt/VAR management solutions.

The Many Ways to Use Meter Data Across the Enterprise

Rodger Smith of Oracle Utilities writes that effective analysis of interval data flowing back to the enterprise can create more proactive customer service and improve operational efficiencies.

How to Stop Malware Attacks on SCADA Systems

Julian Waits Sr. of ThreatTrack Security identifies several reasons cyberattacks on the U.S. energy sector are so difficult to identify and neutralize, the biggest being complexity.

Monthly transmission Project Review, August 2014

Only one transmission project was placed into service in August, according to TransmissionHub data.