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Top Pain Points for Energy Companies

The energy industry has its eye on big data.

International Empire Electric Goes Mobile

Serving utility, commercial and residential customers throughout the state of New York, International Empire Electric (IEE) processed a deluge of regulator paperwork and a myriad of different customer forms as a daily part of its operations. Most of the manual workflows were completed by field personnel and engineers, which was a constant drain on productivity and delayed project quotes, starts, operations, reporting and site delivery.

Reducing Grid Outages With Asset Performance Management

Increasing pressures to optimize costs and reduce the risk of power grid outages, requires utilities to streamline inspection and maintenance efforts to achieve utmost efficiency.

Utilities, solar advocate squaring off on net metering debate

Distilled to its essence, net energy metering sounds like a simple thing.

Integration Center of Excellence – the Competetive Advantage to an Agile Smart Grid

Evolving smart grid systems provide unprecedented capabilities for cutting-edge features like forecasting demand, understanding customer usage patterns, preventing outages and optimizing unit commitment.

HVDC Electricity Transmission Lines Enabling Single EU Energy Market

High-voltage direct current (HVDC) electricity transmission is becoming a key enabler of the emerging single energy market of 34 interconnected European countries.

The Irvine Smart Grid Demonstration Leads the Way to Modernizing California’s Electric Grid

The California electricity grid of the future will look substantially different from the grid of today.

Learning how to keep utility-scale DG safe & secure for the grid

Large, utility-scale solar and wind generation interconnections have traditionally been interconnected to the transmission grid. But that's now changing.


Ground penetrating radar system GSSI has updated its UtilityScan® GPR system, the industry standard for efficiently identifying and marking the location and depth of subsurface utilities. The newly released 3D data collection and playback mode...


DOE's Quadrennial Technology Review highlights "rich set of options" The Department of Energy released its second Quadrennial Technology Review, which examines the current status of clean energy technologies and identifies hundreds of clean energy research...