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POWERGRID_INTERNATIONAL Volume 20 Issue 9
What is a geographic information system (GIS)? If you were to ask five people at the same utility, you could get a slew of different answers: a digital mapping system, a network documentation system, an as-built data processing system or a tool to create work orders, to name a few.
With cryptic units of measurement, overwhelming spreadsheets and antiquated pricing, evaluating energy consumption is something that's often overlooked by consumers. The smart meter, however, will make this analysis clearer, easier and more useful.
USA Today recently completed an investigation suggesting physical or online attacks to the national power grid in the United States occur "almost once every four days."
Entergy New Orleans employees and customers could be forgiven for wondering if they would ever wake up from the logistical and personal nightmare that was Hurricane Katrina.
Ongoing communication efforts and increased price satisfaction are key drivers behind the third consecutive year of improved overall customer satisfaction with residential electric utility companies, according to the J.D. Power 2015 Electric Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction Study.