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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.

The UK’s Western Power Distribution is piloting private LTE for its smart grid

The utility will use the private LTE network for supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) testing, as well as other mission-critical systems such as voice services, according to Nokia.
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Pecan Street to study microgrids, VPP, DER in Puerto Rico using residential energy data

Yesterday, Pecan Street announced that it received a $100,000 grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to investigate how high-resolution residential energy data can...
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We’ve reached a tipping point for resource management

It’s time to automate the steps in resource-sharing. By doing so, utilities can improve mobilization, speed up restoration and increase efficiency when requesting outside resources.

Why electric utilities must maintain accurate network asset data

Maintaining an accurate and up to date model of a utility’s network assets is an essential foundation for many important aspects of the business, including network reliability, safety and customer service.
Line Worker

To boldly go where one utility and its contractors have gone

Fans of the 1960s television series “Star Trek” remember the turbolift doors parting, and a crew member striding onto the ship’s bridge. Each time...

How smart utilities can meet rising consumer expectations in a digital-first world

Today, consumers can do most things at the push of a button or swipe of a smartphone screen–from ordering a cab to booking a doctor’s appointment. And increasingly, they expect the same quality of experience and level of convenience from their energy providers.

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