Electric Energy Magazine is published 6 times a year by:
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Electric Energy T&D Magazine serves the fields of electric utilities, investor owned, rural and other electric cooperatives, municipal electric utilities, independent power producers, electric contractors, wholesalers and distributors of electric utility equipment, manufacturers, major power consuming industries, consulting engineers, state and federal regulatory agencies and commissions, industry associations, communication companies, oil & gas companies, universities and libraries.
Terry Wildman, Editor-in-Chief
Working in the electricity transmission and distribution industry makes me what I consider one of the luckiest people that I know.
Rick Nicholson, Sr. Vice President, Transmission and Distribution Solutions with Ventyx an ABB company
We are in conversation with Rick Nicholson, Sr. VP T&D Solutions with Ventyx, an ABB company.
Dan Cloutier and John Hodson
Europe and Asia are well versed in the benefits of combined heat and power [CHP] or co-generation. This knowledge comes in companion with electrical costs of $0.25/ kWh and gasoline costs of $2.50 per litre along with multiples of two times or more for any comparable energy source in North America.
Matt Wakefield, Director, EPRI and Ron Cunningham, IT Enterprise Architect, American Electric Power
The electric grid has a long history and foundation of standards that began with the formation of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers (AIEE) in 1884.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company Achieves Millions in Annual Savings with Intelligent Substation Design
Like so many utilities with aging infrastructure, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) needed to modernize its substations and boost service reliability.
Thomas P. Trayer, Sr.
Central Lincoln People's Utility District storm-hardened switchgear weathers the elements to help power NOAA's new Pacific Fleet Headquarters; 6-way SCADA VFI with high-speed automatic transfer to provide reliable 15 kV power distribution in a corrosive salt air coastal environment of high moisture and humidity.
John McDonald, Board Chairman, SGIP 2.0, Inc.
In the digital era, grid modernization involves the addition of devices and systems that produce data – and lots of it. That trend inevitably leads to the use of apt terms such as 'Big Data' and the colorful, if daunting, metaphor 'tsunami.'
For the typical utility company, two-thirds of total employees are field based. This makes the extension of critical business applications to remote users a key opportunity for productivity improvement and cost reduction.
The Bigger Picture: Agencies leverage advanced metering infrastructure to enhance the energy 'triple bottom line'
Many federal agencies originally installed an advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) to measure and monitor energy use simply to comply with congressional mandates.
For most people, the phrase smart grid brings to mind sleek power grid infrastructure or rooms full of engineers in white lab coats monitoring streams of data.
Ellen Smith, R.J. Arsenault, and Conor Branch
Hurricane Sandy made it obvious that electric distribution utilities were ill-prepared to prevent large-scale power outages or quickly restore power to businesses and households.
Guest Editorial 2: How Utilities Leverage Data Analytics to Improve Efficiency and Enhance Operations
Brian Crow, PE
For most electric utilities, outage management is a top priority and concern. Take, for example, an electric utility located in the middle of the United States' infamous 'Tornado Alley.'