Utility management gets bombarded daily with the latest and greatest technology to make their businesses more effective and the grid more efficient.
In recent years, the electric utility industry has been awash in innovative technologies and the promise of business transformation via smart grid solutions.
The distribution grid is experiencing challenges unprecedented in its 100-plus-year history.
According to a 2008 Edison Electric Institute (EEI) Reliability Report, two-thirds of electrical outage minutes were weather-related, with a third of these attributed to vegetation contact with utility lines, poles and transformers.
Running Jan. 28-30 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas, DistribuTECH continues to lead in information exchange and utility education.
Big data analytics promises to improve grid performance and customer engagement, yet securing and protecting the immense data generated from monitoring, control and transactional energy operations requires new ways of doing business and revamped analytical solutions.
Utility analytics is all about unlocking the power of data by coordinating forms of information across organizational departments, applications and databases.
For many of you, January is a time to regroup, reorganize and re-energize after the holiday rush. For those of us at POWERGRID International, the opposite is true.
Omicron has opened a hands-on training facility-indoors and fully air conditioned-minutes away from downtown Houston and area airports.
Smart grid solutions provider Survalent Technology Corp.'s Advanced Automation Management System Software is IEC 61850 certified.