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Terry Wildman, Editor-in-Chief
I have recently returned from DistribuTECH 2013 in San Diego and I have to say, the depth and breadth of the intellect and levels of achievement on that show floor were absolutely electric.
The Grid Transformation Forum: Envisioning the 21st Century Grid
How Communications Can Enable More Reliable and Efficient Electricity Distribution
Rob Pilgrim, VP Business Development, ABB Tropos Wireless Communication Systems
We are speaking with Rob Pilgrim, VP Business Development at ABB Tropos Wireless Communication Systems
Green Ovations: Innovations in Green Technologies
Energize Your Conservation and Energy Efficiency Measures with Submeters
Dave Bovankovich, VP Engineering
Since their introduction to the market in the 1980s, submeters have dramatically evolved in terms of functionality and usefulness, and have proven themselves valuable ‘front-line' energy data gathering tools in an era of rising utility costs and tightening budgets.
Advancing Customer Relationships with Advanced Metering
DNV KEMA and Glendale Water & Power's Smart Grid Grant
Terry McDonald, PMP – Executive Consultant, DNV KEMA
The 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) issued a broad range of grants totaling $787 billion. The money was to save and create jobs, and increase investments in infrastructure, including smart grids and ‘green' energy.
Ben McKelway, Norris & Company
Few if any hospitals have a better power system than the James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital in Tampa, Florida, thanks to its recently renovated power plant.
PART II – What the Future Looks Like: Bulk System Reliability Assessment and the Smart Grid
Insights and Recommendations from Exploratory Workshops on Evaluating Potential Reliability Impacts of Smart Grid Deployments
Jason Taylor, Senior Project Engineer/Scientist, EPRI
Part I (Electric Energy T&D January/February 2013) looked at R&D challenges, exploratory workshop purpose, reliability assessment concerns and gaps, and reliability and performance indices.
The Bigger Picture : A Lean, Green Fighting Machine?
Part 2: Competing Objectives in the Army's Renewables Initiative
Maura Goldstein, Baker Botts L.L.P
As explored in Part I of this Article (Electric Energy T&D January/February Issue 1 - Volume 17), over the past two years, the United States Army (“Army”) has established a dedicated Energy Initiatives Office Task Force (“EITF”), and kicked off a novel procurement program (the “Army Renewables RFP”) for a proposed $7 billion in power purchase agreements intended to stimulate private investment in the build-out of greenfield renewable power projects at Army bases across the continental U.S.
William T. (Tim) Shaw, PhD, CISSP / CIEH / CPT
As I reviewed the recent Presidential directive on cyber security I was pondering the evolving cyber threats to our national infrastructure and institutions from both domestic and international sources.
Guest Editorial: Active and Passive Customers in a World with Flexible Electricity Demand
Technical advances and the role of responsive devices in supporting our electricity grid
Scott Coe and Shangyou Hao, Utility Integration Solutions, Inc. (UISOL)
The term ‘Smart Grid' has been used over the past decade to include a number of disparate ideas related to making the electricity grid more reliable, more economic, or more environmentally friendly.