Arkansas utility to maximize smart meter value with Advanced Grid Analytics

US utility Woodruff Electric Cooperative, an energy provider to 20,000 members in Arkansas, has selected Landis+Gyr to maximise the performance and benefits of its advanced metering infrastructure (AMI).

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.

Black & Veatch to design, build Canada’s first true smart grid

As the electric industry addresses growing demands for lower carbon footprints and heightened reliability and resilience, Black & Veatch is announcing that a Canadian community is entrusting it to transform its power system into a technology-driven, enhanced “smart grid” meant to lower consumer costs and slash greenhouse gas emissions.

Puerto Rico microgrid at manufacturing plant to deliver renewables and energy resilience

Enel X to deploy a solar + storage-based microgrid at Eaton manufacturing facility to reduce environmental impact and support energy resilience for one of Puerto Rico’s largest employers.

Itron 2021 Resourcefulness Report highlights growing need for resilience planning

Utility executives are concerned about the grid and the impact of disasters (88%), demand from EVs (85%), integrating renewables (86%) and complying with environmental mandates (90%).

Connecticut, Eversource reach deal over Isaias response

Under the deal, Eversource has agreed to return $103.4 million to consumers and provide more accountability during future storms.

Puerto Ricans fume as outages threaten health, work, school

Power outages across the island have surged in recent weeks, with some lasting several days. Officials have blamed everything from seaweed to mechanical failures as the government calls the situation a “crass failure” that urgently needs to be fixed.

La Nina beginning to develop

In November, slightly above normal readings are forecast across parts of the southern Rockies, Desert Southwest, and Southeast.

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