Transmission & Distribution


Westar to spend $3.5 billion on transmission and distribution in 5 years


Westar issued 2015 earnings guidance of $2.25 to $2.45 per share

PSEG to spend $13 billion on transmission upgrades

03/02/2015 The utility's capital plan of $11 billion includes PJM-mandated transmission upgrades to relieve projected system overloads and maintain reliabilit...

Appalachian Power customers set new all-time peak demand


Arctic cold weather across the company’s entire service area helped push electricity consumption past the previous record of 8,460 MW

European Commission unveils draft energy strategy

02/26/2015 The document also concedes that to achieve the 27 percent target new challenges must be addressed including developing appropriate energy markets a...

FERC approves NERC's risk-based approach to electric reliability compliance

02/26/2015 According to NERC, the reliability assurance initiative approach to compliance focuses resources on higher-risk issues that matter more to reliabil...

PJM Interconnection CEO to retire


PJM Interconnection announced that its president and CEO, Terry Boston, will retire from PJM Dec. 31, 2015

Arkansas senators introduce bill to allow states to reject federal transmission projects


"Arkansans should have a say in any decision that affects our land,” Cotton said.

Dominion Virginia Power customers set utility record for electricity usage


The previous winter peak of 19,870 MW was set on Jan. 8, 2015

VIDEO: France-Spain transmission interconnection ready to power up


The high voltage direct current underground transmission cable system interconnecting France and Spain is ready for commercial operation 

CenterPoint Energy to build, upgrade transmission facilities to serve LNG project


The nearly $80 million transmission project includes a new 345/138kV substation and multiple 138kV transmission system upgrades 



Beyond Integration: Three Dynamics Reshaping Renewables and the Grid

In a unique industry research initiative, DNV GL gathered views from over 1,600 energy sector participants across 71 countries on a scenario in which renewables account for 70% of power sector gene...
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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...
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When Grid Optimization is Not Enough: Making Cents of Disruptive Change.

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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...


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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TRM® 2.0 - Test Results Manager PC Analysis and Reporting

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