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POWERGRID_INTERNATIONAL Volume 21 Issue 12

Parting Thoughts

TALK "Many of my friends are hung over and disillusioned but I've been in the solar industry a long time and I've seen Republican administrations actually do very good things for renewables and the solar...

The Evolving Grid: Why Smart Technology and Wireless Communication Go Hand-in-Hand

The seeds of the current smart grid were planted back in the 1980s when electronic control monitoring and metering were introduced.

Products

Rugged Tablet for Field Use Xplore Technologies recently launched its latest rugged tablet, the XSLATE R12, what it calls a "next generation detachable rugged tablet PC." Xplore incorporated specific customer feedback into its 12.5" rugged...

Sizing Up Emergencies and Outages Large and Small Utilities Plan Differently

Your utility is in the heart of winter and with that could come any number of weather-related occurrences. 

Lightning Strikes Twice: AMI Finds New Life as Outage, Voltage Tool

Like a gold mine that is yielding greater bounty the deeper you go, utilities are learning that smart meters have second and third tiers of value beyond manpower savings, energy efficiencies and control benefits. 

DistribuTECH 2017: Harboring Energy Innovation

DistribuTECH returning to San Diego is like a biennial homecoming.

Healing the Grid After Matthew

Southeast Utilities Respond Strong to Hurricane

The Rise of HVDC and Promise of Supergrids

High voltage direct current (HVDC) isn't new.

Notes

By Rod Walton, Senior Editor Florida Utility Honored as PA Consulting's ReliabilityOne Excellence Winner for Second Straight Year For the second year in a row, Florida Power & Light (FPL) captured PA Consulting's ReliabilityOne Award for...

Infrastructure Evolution is all About Foresight

A few weeks ago I attended an event organized and hosted by Bentley Systems, a U.S.-based company that develops and sells computer software and services used to design, construct and operate all types of infrastructure, including that used in the electricity industry.