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Building More Sustainable Grids by Improving Renewables Forecasting and Integration

Thursday, September 16, 2021 | 2 p.m. EDT

During this session, hear from Robbie Berglund and Rob D'Arienzo of IBM, on how AI is helping achieve more accurate predictions due to the advantages provided by combining large-scale geospatial data and analytics with relevant data sources including wind and irradiance forecasts.

When Traditional Overhead Construction Is Not an Option

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This webinar we will review Aerial Spacer Cable applications relative to the many overhead circuit challenges faced by electric utilities today. These applications include limited right of way, multiple circuits, substation exits, long spans, weather extremes and vegetation management.

The Increasing Importance of Advanced Weather Technologies In Building Utility Operations and Field Services...

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In this session, we will share how the latest in artificial intelligence and machine learning in combination with modern modeling techniques, geospatial data and predictive analytics is enabling utilities to build greater resilience across their utility operations and field services organizations. John Villali from IDC will share his perspectives on the key benefits of these technologies while Rob Berglund from IBM will share examples of clients who are benefiting from their use.

More than $60M spent in a battle over hydropower corridor

Spending on a fall referendum aimed at stopping a utility corridor in western Maine has topped $60 million, with energy companies pouring money into advertising ahead of the vote.

Hydropower decline adds strain to power grids in drought

As extreme weather becomes more common with climate change, grid operators are adapting to swings in hydropower generation

Idaho Power advances grid modernization efforts with fault detection sensors

Last week, Sentient Energy announced that Idaho Power has chosen its sensing solution to provide advanced fault detection.

Data is the linchpin of an intelligent power grid

We need only to exploit data fully — indeed, intelligently — to stabilize and fortify an increasingly complex infrastructure of energy distribution and management.
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PG&E may perform PSPS impacting thousands over windy forecast

Pacific Gas & Electric said it may shut off power to about 44,000 customers in California beginning on Monday due to potentially dry, gusty winds that could raise the risk electrical equipment sparking fires.

NARUC receives $14.2M to educate state utility regulators

NARUC was awarded five new federal cooperative agreements for the NARUC Center for Partnerships & Innovation to support ongoing education for state utility regulators.

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