ADMS – Isn’t AMI Enough?
What is ADMS, and why are utilities implementing or considering ADMS?
A closer look at the disruption in the Utility Industry
Utilities are being disrupted by Digitization, distributed energy resources, and technologies such as the Tesla power wall, the Nest thermostat, etc. Let's take a closer look into the industry.
Webinar Recap: Integrating Distributed Energy Resources
Check out the webinar Rick Geiger hosted on Transactive Grid Codes for DER Integration.
Big Themes from UTC2016: #CiscoChat Recap
Miss our #Ciscochat following UTC 2016? Catch up with utility companies and thought leaders on how they tackle the many issues impacting IT and telecom initiatives.
Power Grid Security: Separating Reality from Hype
We’ve all seen the news reports on power grid vulnerabilities and the possibility of an impending terror attack. Recently, Ted Koppel’s book, “Lights Out,” caused a wave of press around the issue. Similar spikes in press occurred in the year after the PG&E Metcalf substation sabotage and around the National Geographic special in October 2013, […]
5 Themes We Heard at DistribuTECH 2016
I just got back from the 26th year of DistribuTECH, the largest annual Electric Utility Industry conference. The theme was “Focused on the Future” and the industry met to participate in sessions on working through the challenges of increasing the amount of power from renewable resources, managing the deployment of Distributed Energy Resources, and understanding […]
Tesla Powerwall May Be a Game Changer for PV Energy Production, but Distribution Networking is Vital
During Elon Musk’s presentation of Tesla Powerwall, a battery system that lets you store energy to power your home, he shared a slide showing a small area of the Texas panhandle – with a small blue square representing the land area necessary to produce enough solar power to meet the entire electric power needs of […]