EYE ON THE GRID BLOG

That new website smell

By Editors of POWERGRID Int'l / Electric Light and Power
Welcome to the new Electric Light & Power and POWERGRID International online! Our new look is backed up by an all-new content management system behind the scenes that will allow us to bring you news and analysis in new and improved ways.

When I say the site is new, I don't mean we just changed the colors — although we did that too. From top to bottom, our website is redesigned to be a richer source of information with even more specialized topic coverage — whether you're looking for smart grid information, a stories about renewable energy projects or a feature on smart meter rollouts, our website has been retooled to make it easier for you to find what you need.

Allow me to take you on a little tour of what's new and improved.

Our topic centers are redesigned and offer more news and information uniquely tailored to what you're looking for. These centers include our new Executive Insight topic center, plus centers that cover power generation , transmission and distribution, metering , renewable energy, energy efficiency, customer service and the smart grid .

We have a new video center designed to help you sort through our newscasts (plus the player itself is larger than the one we have on the homepage, which is nice).

Our social media center not only makes it easy to get in touch with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, but it also provides a live feed of what we're talking about and what people are talking to us about.

At the very top of the home page, our revamped content rotator will show you more of what our site has to offer, including digital issues of our magazines .

Also, I think it's important to note that we're not done yet. We will continue to improve our site and apply good ideas when and where we come up with them. If there is anything you'd like to see more of (or less of), or if you have your own idea of how we can do better, please let us know with a comment at this blog, or via email.

Thanks, and we hope you enjoy exploring and getting to know our new site.

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