Transmission & Distribution


FERC approves revised reliability standard proposed by NERC for reclosing relays


FERC directs that NERC develop a modification to the reliability standard to include maintenance and testing of supervisory relays

Mexico to add 66 GW to power grid


Mexico will add 66 GW to its power grid over the next 15 years, with investments of $90 billion expected in renewables 

FirstEnergy names senior vice president, and president, utilities business


The change will be effective on February 1, 2015

Oniqua chosen by AEP for inventory optimization


AEP will also use Oniqua analyst services to support workload prioritization and completion

Cox Industries buys utility pole business from Koppers


Cox Industries Inc. completed the acquisition of the U.S. utility pole business from Koppers Inc., a unit of Koppers Holdings Inc.

CG wins $26 million contract to reinforce Indonesian power grid

01/21/2015 Avantha Group Co. CG sealed a deal with PT PLN Indonesia, for the manufacture and supply of 37 units of 60 MVA, 30 MVA and 150/20 kV Power Transfor...

Micromem, Northeast Utilities form transformer tech partnership


Both companies are now proceeding to prototype development, field-testing and system optimization 

VIDEO: India to spend $21.6 billion on smart grid infrastructure


India is looking to smart grid infrastructure to help tackle an out-of-control electricity theft problem and improve reliability 

Minnesota Power expands Bison Wind power project

01/19/2015 In total, the nearly 500 MW produced by Bison’s 165 turbines rank it as North Dakota’s largest wind farm in terms of electric generating capacity&n...

American Transmission Co. to hold final public hearing on 138-kV project in Wisconsin


The project involves a new 25-mile, 138-kV line as well as a new 69-kV transmission line in Wisconsin



Engaging the Small and Mid-sized Business (SMB) Marketplace

This session will outline how Duke Energy leveraged Voice of Customer insights, previous experience in similar outreach programs, and careful internal analysis to identify an improvement opportunit...
( 02/04/2015 / 03:00 PM

When Grid Optimization is Not Enough: Making Cents of Disruptive Change.

Electric utilities today face unprecedented volatility and business challenges. To stay competitive and ensure a managed transition to a sustainable future, electric utilities must ensure grid reli...
( 02/04/2015 / 12:30 PM

Avoiding the Pitfalls of Premium Power

Premium power is an increasingly valuable tool for utilities and municipalities, who can charge more for supplying power to customers with critical loads. At the same time, more customers have thei...
( 02/03/2015 / 05:00 PM

The Integrated Operating Model Creating an Advanced Outage Management Environment to Control the Grid

Amy Hime, Senior Manager of Engineering and Asset Systems at Enersource, will discuss the journey they took to move from traditional methods, to an advanced outage management environment to manage ...
( 02/03/2015 / 01:30 PM


Cooling System Technology for Cube-Based Display Walls

The cooling system in a cube-based display wall is a critical factor to consider when you're planning which technology would be best for your contr...

Envisioning the Smart Grid of the Future

While it is true that the future is unknowable, it’s a safe guess that the smart grid of tomorrow will be dramatically different than the smart gri...

Managed Services: More Smart Grid Benefits; Less Smart Grid Risk

Planning and deploying smart grid solutions is a challenge under the best of circumstances, and for many, balancing the risk-reward continuum is a ...


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Low-Smoke Zero Halogen Premise Distribution Cable

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