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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
By the time you read this column, I will have already spent ten days tent camping at Algonquin Park in Central Ontario with my son and 13-year-old grandson.
Dr. Nand Singh, Founder of MinMax Technologies; and Doug Evans, Electrical Engineer, Texas City of Weatherford
We are in discussion with Dr. Nand Singh the founder of MinMax Technologies a Texas-based software company delivering software-based productivity tools for substation operations for utilities with two or more substations.
Two big announcements in recent weeks highlight the increased acceptance and implementation of Green Button across the energy sector.
Matt Wakefield, Director, EPRI and Thomas O'Brien, Vice President – Information & Technology Services, PJM Interconnection
According to INSIGHTSQUARED's infographic on data quality, poor data and lack of visibility into data quality is the No. 1 reason for project cost overruns, and the cost of ‘dirty' data for US businesses exceeds $600 billion dollars annually.
David S. Roesser, PhD
Once viewed as a nice, niche product for applications where environmental safety was at a premium, a recent trend reveals more and more power companies turning to natural ester fluids as a transformer coolant and insulator that delivers the operating efficiencies they need to stay competitive.
Operations maturity: Smart management of smart grids
Your smart grid network offers immense value – if you have the operations maturity to make the most of it
As a longtime utility ‘insider,' I know first-hand the trials and tribulations of deploying and managing a smart grid. Now, with the added perspective of being a technology provider to the industry, I can share my experiences and lessons learned.
According to the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP), Canada's oil & gas industry supports 550,000 jobs nationwide, and the oil sands alone are forecasted to create 905,000 new jobs by 2035.
The Apple-ization of Smart Submeters
What meter manufacturers have learnt from pervasive consumer technology and how it could benefit your business
One of the quickest ways to raise the eyebrows of today's smart-phone wielding generation is to show them a picture of earliest cell phones from the 1980s.
Over the past few decades, changes in weather patterns due to climate change or global warming have led to more extreme, frequent, and costly weather events that have included intense rains, ice storms, tornadoes, floods, hurricanes, heat waves, droughts, and wildfires.
The Bigger Picture: Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution and Electrical Protective Equipment Final Rule
Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) recent revision of the standard for electric power generation and distribution and associated construction will improve workplace safety and health for workers involved in construction and maintenance of all facets of power distribution, including electric power generation, transmission and distribution.
Siobhan MacDermott, CISO, Utilidata
Smart meters are the devices at which individual electric power consumers will interact with utility suppliers on the proposed American smart grid.
Robert Nawy and Jason MacDonald
The new, highly-secure automated Demand Response (DR) platform, OpenADR 2.0b, opens up the next generation of markets for DR and energy market program participants.
Jim Tomaseski, IEEE, NESC® Main Committee
Since the earliest installation of electical power lines, the need to develop comprehensive construction and maintenance work rules was recognized as essential to ensuring lineman safety.