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POWERGRID_INTERNATIONAL Volume 22 Issue 11

Wind 2025

While the wind market in Canada appears to be on the verge of steady growth in several regions, other factors must be assessed when considering the viability of higher penetrations of wind energy into the grid.

Case Study: HEEC Delivers Indoor Substation in Congested Wuhan City

The newly completed substation in the city of Wuhan in China's Hubei province will optimize the High-Tech Zone's power grid and provide a reliable power supply for more than 400,000 residents

The Utility/Smart City Connection

Technology is an enabler, but to solve problems smart city initiatives require collaboration of many stakeholders and an ecosystem of providers, including citizens, government, businesses, planners, community groups, educational institutions, utilities and providers of products and services.

Stitches in Time

Initially the brain child of engineers at Duke Energy, OpenFMBâ„ was expanded and developed by SEPA's (formerly SGIP's) OpenFMB Technical Working Group. In March 2016, OpenFMB was ratified as a model business practice by the North American Energy Standards Board.

Street Light Management

Smart, connected, Internet of Things (IoT), adaptive and LED street lighting projects are making headlines across the U.S. A growing number of cities and utilities are implementing street light management (SLM) to save money, enhance safety, increase efficiency and even create versatile platforms for multiple uses.

Repeal of CPP Would not Affect Transmission, Generation Plans

Company officials from several large utilities explain that the repeal of the Clean Power Plan will not affect their transmission and generation plans.

A Healthy Trio

The smart grid is made possible by the application of IoT technology, such as two-way communications, smart sensors and data analytics.

PARTING THOUGHTS

TALK "There's going to be a lot of excitement around batteries in the next five years. And I would say that the country will get blanketed with projects." –Duke Energy business development manager Spencer Hanes,...

PRODUCTS

Underground Puller Sherman + Reilly, a Textron Inc. company, and manufacturer of power line stringing and installation equipment, expanded its Duct Dawg series with the launch of the new Duct Dawg DDHXA-75/100 underground puller featuring...

The DR Value Prop

Will Business Customers Embrace Future of Demand Response?