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

Case Study: Orlando Utilities Commission Upgrades Systems

Fred Urban of the Orlando Utilities Commission explains the benefits of its recent RTU retrofit.

The Next Wave of Customer Engagement, Energy Information

Abhay Gupta of Bidgely explains how the third wave of customer engagement solutions allow homeowners to take energy use into their own hands.

Case Study: World’s Largest Steel Manufacturer Joins Capacity Market to Help Solve Peak Power...

Authors Luis de Miguel Martinez of ArcelorMittal Energy SCA and Pieter-Jan Mermans of REstore share how an agreement among Aperam and the two companies will allow the return of up to 150 MW to the transmission grid at peak times.

We Can Use Less Energy, Increase Standard of Living

CSG's Steve Cowell reflects on the history of energy efficiency in the U.S.

How Real are Virtual Power Plants?

Peter Asmus of Navigant Research explores the accelerating reliance on distributed energy resources and one way to manage the increasing two-way complexity.

Growth in Renewables Presents New Challenges for Electric Grid

Jason Black of Battelle Memorial Institute writes that given the number of unknowns and level of risk associated with renewables, the need for minute-by-minute situational awareness over grid conditions never has been greater.

Peninsula Light Co. Texts During Extreme Weather, Power Outages

Peninsula Light Co., a member-owned electric cooperative in Gig Harbor, Washington, is using TextPower SmartAlerts to communicate quickly, easily and directly with utility members during extreme weather and power outages, the text messaging software provider announced.