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Michael A. Marullo, Editor in chief
People just love to dwell on the negative – or at least it seems to be that way when it comes to new ideas, forward-thinking concepts and (especially) leading edge technologies.
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Eric Murray, CEO, Tantalus Systems Inc. and Mark deVere-White, SVP, Itron Energy Group | North America & Latin America
For more than two decades now, utilities have been installing one-way meter reading systems, resulting in literally millions of endpoints – often referred to as ERTs (Encoder Receiver Transmitters) – installed all across North America, Latin America and in other parts of the world.
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Tom Smolarek, President and Treena Colby, Vice President, Cypress Limited
There is much interest and attention given to the potential benefits of energy storage. Research, private and government investment, and regulatory policy forums have been focused on a range of storage issues.
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Jeff Breslen, Director Application Development, Central Vermont Public Service, and Todd Kowalczyk, Manager, Project Management Office, Central Vermont Public Service
Central Vermont Public Service (CVPS) is an investor-owned utility serving over 159,000 customers in 163 communities—the largest in the state.
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BK Gupta, Senior Manager, Product Management eMeter, A Siemens Business
With meter data analytics, utilities are recognizing the true value of their Smart Grid investment: Data. The business world today is undergoing a swirl of change.
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Jim Taylor, Director T&D Engineering, Tucson Electric Power and Tyler Kilian, IT Supervisor, Tucson Electric Power With Sten Nordell, CTO, Transmode
Tucson Electric Power Company (TEP), Tucson, Arizona, is the principal subsidiary of UniSource Energy (publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol UNS).
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Justin L. Courtney, Senior Vice President, Stephens Inc.
Although the retail power markets started to deregulate in 1978, the tiny state of Rhode Island was the first state to offer retail choice in 1997.
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Gregory K. Lawrence, Partner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Common development wisdom characterizes portions of the U.S. transmission system as antique and the generation interconnection study and queue process, especially for renewable power as, at best, opaque.
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William T. (Tim) Shaw, PhD, CISSP
Welcome to the latest installment of Security Sessions, a regular feature focused on security-related issues, policies and procedures. In prior columns I have discussed some of the various types of technologies and methodologies that can be applied to protect your critical computer-based automation systems from cyber threats.
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Edmund P. Finamore, P.E., President, Valutech Solutions
Not so long ago a utility’s outage management system consisted of three main components: a call center, a radio dispatcher and a trouble ticket system –and for some utilities that’s still the case.

 
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