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POWERGRID_INTERNATIONAL Volume 19 Issue 4

Cable Cutter

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

Utility Cellular Communications Come of Age in the Distribution Network

Erik T. Christian of Tollgrade Communications explains that by using today's ubiquitous cellular networks as the communications layer for grid modernization, automating the distribution network can be an affordable reality for the first time.

Benefits of Combining Utility IT and OT

Author Rick Geiger of Cisco Systems Inc. gives tips to break down those silos and build common ground.

Big Data Creates Predictive Maintenance Opportunities

InStep Software's Jim Chappell details the benefits of comprehensive maintenance plans with more proactive and efficient strategies.

Wind Turbines Have Evolved; Make Sure Your Communications do Too

Jim Toepper of Moxa writes that factors beyond wind turbines can help save tremendous amounts of money when installing or retrofitting wind farms.

Consumers and Home Energy Management – as Standards Emerge, it’s no Longer “if” but...

John McDonald, of IEEE and GE Digital Energy, writes that as standards emerge, it's no longer "if" but "when" and "how."

PG&E Completes Multiyear Electric Reliability Effort, Delivers Long-term Customer Benefits

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) recently announced the completion of its Cornerstone Project, an initiative that helped the utility achieve record electric reliability delivered to its customers in 2013.