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POWERGRID_INTERNATIONAL Volume 6 Issue 2
Service reliability has become one of the hottest issues facing today's electric utilities. Customers are particularly sensitive to outages and disturbances on the electric distribution system, which are usually due to permanent or momentary faults on distribution feeders.
How the Internet allowed a Canadian utility to apply out-of-the-box thinking for substation management.
It was one of the most widespread, most damaging weather events to ever hit Oklahoma Gas & Electric's (OG&E's) transmission and distribution system-and that's saying a lot. Oklahoma is no stranger to bad weather.
As access to geospatial information becomes almost essential to the delivery of power, many utilities are finding it absolutely necessary to have a thorough understanding of the topographical makeup of their service territories and the location of physical assets within those territories.
As was expected, the 11th annual DistribuTECH conference and exhibition held in San Diego in early February couldn't have occurred at a better time or place. DistribuTECH began its second decade amid the "absurdity and chaos" of the California energy crisis.
As I said in my last "From the Editor," this year's DistribuTECH Conference and Exhibition promised to be one of the best yet, and I was right.
Illinois' second largest utility, Illinois Power serves 650,000 natural gas and electricity customers in a 15,000-square-mile territory. The company, which has been providing energy services to customers of all sizes throughout Illinois for more than 75 years, is part of the Dynegy performance team.
Compaq Computer Corp. servers run the systems that control two-thirds of the world's electric power supply, according to a study released by the Newton-Evans Research Company.
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