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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.

Nebraska Utility Manages Seasonal Loads With Communication System

Scott Wilke of Siemens RuggedCom tells tales of rural irrigation on the Great Plains and a new communication system at Cuming County Public Power District. Customer engagement solutions allow homeowners to take energy use into their own hands.

Converging Building Efficiency Trends and the Potential Impact on Traditional Electric Utilities

Robert Wilkins of Danfoss lists five trends that are posed to converge. Are electric utilities ready for a big change?

Plains & Eastern Clean Line Keeps Transmission Construction Local

Wayne Galli of Clean Line Energy Partners and Phil Albert of Pelco Structural LLC write about Clean Line's construction deals with businesses in states through which the Plains & Eastern Clean Line will be built.

Preventing Electric Meter Fires: Two Perspectives

Sangeet Dutta of Apex CoVantage and Scott Mann of Brooks Utility Products answer the most common meter installation safety questions.

Advanced Meters Give Oncor Customers More Control Over Energy Costs, Management

Oncor's Anna Kurian explains how advanced metering is improving how the company does business one year after the installation.

Community Microgrids: A New Paradigm for Electricity Delivery

Shay Bahramirad and Joseph Svachula of ComEd, Amin Khodaei of University of Denver and Julio Romero Aguero of Quanta Technology share how ComEd is developing microgrids that are much more than residential backup generation.

TEXAS – ERCOT: We Have Enough Electricity for Winter, Spring

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), grid operator for most of the state, expects the region will have sufficient electric supplies this winter, based on broad planning scenarios in the Seasonal Assessment of Resource Adequacy (SARA).