3 Questions for Planning Electric Grid Modernization

Aging infrastructure, regulatory pressure and an increasing array of distributed energy resources have altered the utility landscape and are spurring utilities to evolve.


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

One Source of Truth- The Modern Era of Network Model Management in Power Transmission...

Michael Loiacono of Siemens writes that the power industry is at a tipping point to find a solution for more consistent management of grid models and data.

How to Optimize the Value of Information Through Data Analytics

Brian Crow of Sensus explains how to collect data, analyze that data and then convert the analysis into actionable insights.

Improving Grid Reliability Through Machine Learning

Uma Sandilya of C3 Energy shares three steps to unlock the potential of enterprisewide data analytics.

The Global Grid-Smart Grid Growth in International Markets, US Government Support for Exporters

The U.S. smart grid industry is setting its sights overseas, write Andrew Bennett of the U.S. Department of Commerce: International Trade Administration Office of Energy and Environmental Industries, and Verinda Fike of the U.S. Trade and Development Agency.

Get Smarter! DistribuTECH Conference & Exhibition Celebrates 25th Anniversary in San Diego

More than 10,000 electric utility industry insiders from 64 countries are expected to fill the San Diego Convention Center for DistribuTECH Conference & Exhibition, Feb. 3-5. DistribuTECH Conference & Exhibition will celebrate its 25th anniversary...

Big Data Jolts Utilities – Why Harnessing Big Data Will Help Companies Surge

Dolphin's Werner Hopf writes that many organizations fail to address a big problem.

Duke Energy, Other Utilities: Drones Have Role in Energy Sector

Luke Currin of Duke Energy explains why the FAA should grant utilities an exemption to its ban on commercial drone use.

RI Public Utilities Commission Approves 2015-2017 EE plan

The Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission on Oct. 30 unanimously approved the 2015-2017 Energy Efficiency Program Plan.