Keeping the Lights on in the Face of the TDM Sunset

Electricity is the lifeblood of modern society. It powers commerce, entertainment and essential services such as transportation, health care, public safety and more.

Using Continuous Temperature Monitoring to Avoid Critical Asset Failure

The approaches to critical asset management cover the entire range from ignoring the problem to hypochondria.

Case Study EPC Company Designs Substations 40 Percent Faster With Bentley Substation Solution

A fast-growing engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company that provides turnkey solutions for utility transmission and distribution and high-power testing labs is designing electric substations 40 percent faster using Bentley software.

How Utilities Can Thrive in the Internet of Things

In a recent Gartner survey, 63 percent of executives said the Internet of Things will have a significant or transformative impact on their business over the next five years and beyond.

How Distributed Intelligence is Changing Smart Grid Thinking

This was a watershed year in how people used distributed intelligence in their everyday lives.

A New Approach for Reliable Energy: Underground Substations

Transformer substations are used by energy suppliers to link different voltage levels among generation, transmission and consumers-an integral part of the power distribution process.

Is Integrated Energy Storage an Answer to Addressing the Duck Curve?

A quick Internet search reveals numerous articles that outline challenges posed by accelerated uptake of distributed renewables, in particular changing utility load curves and the much-maligned "duck curve."

Wind Firming-New Brunswick Power Engages Customers to Achieve It

Generation reflects load, right? Utilities anticipate demand and plan generation around it.


Compact Industrial Computer Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Inc.'s (SEL's) SEL-3360S Compact Industrial Computer is designed for extreme environments and small spaces. It features powerful Intel Core i7 dual- and quad-core processors, supports two solid-state 2.5-inch SATA...


FPL, University to Build Distributed Solar Power Research Facility Florida Power & Light Co. (FPL) and Florida International University (FIU) recently announced a new partnership to build a commercial-scale distributed solar power facility that will...