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POWERGRID_INTERNATIONAL Volume 5 Issue 2
A unique fuel cell system has proved its worth for the computer center at an upstate New York school system. The Onendaga-Cortland-Madison Board of Cooperative Educational Services (OCM BOCES) recently announced that all computer outages associated with normal grid fluctuations have been eliminated at its computer center through the use of a fuel cell system.
Northeast Utilities (NU), based in Berlin, Conn., has grown to become the largest utility service provider in New England and one of the 25 largest in the United States.
Energy companies are subject to continually changing regulatory and market requirements, relatively low profit margins, few cross- or up-selling opportunities, and difficulty in differentiating their own customer service from that of others.
Utility Communications Architecture version 2.0 (UCA 2.0trademark) is getting harder to ignore. What once may have appeared as a vague theoretical model promising easier integration and coordinated wide-area schemes is gaining utility and vendor backing at an appreciable rate.
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