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POWERGRID_INTERNATIONAL Volume 19 Issue 9
Bert Williams of ABB Tropos Wireless Communications Systems writes that smart grid applications can help utilities meet conflicting demands, but an additional component is required: a two-way broadband communication network.
Peter Ebersold of Marmon Utility examines how NYSEG expanded the Big Tree Substation that feeds Ralph Wilson Stadium, home of the Buffalo Bills.
Cathy Chatfield-Taylor of CC-T Unlimited explains how Bentley's substation solution unified structural, physical and electrical design at a PowerChina subsidiary.
Kim Getgen of Tollgrade Communications gives the top five advantages of smart grid sensors, using examples from Brazil.
Matt Crooks of Schneider Electric writes that utilities can use their GIS to share knowledge across the organization, plan an expansion and manage field teams.
Despite an extremely severe winter and correspondingly high electricity bills, satisfaction with retail electric providers has improved dramatically from 2013, driven partly by improved communications, according to the J.D. Power 2014 Retail Electric Provider Residential Customer Satisfaction Study.
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