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Five Uses for Reliability Data

Despite the fact that electricity is such a critical commodity for every aspect of our lives, its importance is often overlooked. From school children watching educational videos, to the working adult using computers to national leaders taking selfies with their electorate, the electricity that...

Designing Successful AMI Implementations with Data Analytics

How to design successful AMI implementations with data analytics BY KEVIN CORNISH & ROB YOUNG, Black & Veatch Electric utilities embarked on their smart meter programs envisioning the delivery of quantifiable benefits as well as strategic value. Initial business cases were developed to...

Real-time Monitoring is Key to Reducing Energy Consumption

Empowering utilities to assist their customers BY TIM VAN SLAMBROUCK, DENT Instruments Energy utilities and consumers alike can benefit from continuous monitoring of energy usage, because monitoring is the key to identifying areas where consumption can be reduced, and significant cost savings can...

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Geo-targeting with Data Analytics

How to reduce peak load in constrained areas of the grid

BY W. HUGH GAASCH, Retroficiency

With an aging infrastructure, rising demand, and an increasingly stringent regulatory climate, utilities across the country face some tough decisions in the coming decade. The American Association of Civil Engineers calculates that it will take a $107 billion investment by 2020 to keep the over-100-year-old power grid intact.

Therefore, the question becomes whether opportunities exist to balance supply...

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Real-time Monitoring is Key to Reducing Energy Consumption

Empowering utilities to assist their customers BY TIM VAN SLAMBROUCK, DENT Instruments Energy utilities and consumers alike can benefit from continuous monitoring of energy usage, because monitoring is the key to identifying areas where consumption can be reduced, and significant cost savings can...

Count the Customers:

The transmission and distribution system links power generators and electricity consumers, but it is an often neglected part of any discussion about the future of electricity. Yet paying for this key piece of infrastructure is a giant influence on how the electric grid can or should change as such...

Advancements in Electricity Metering

Taking metering technologies to the next level BY BRIAN SEAL, Electric Power Research Institute Between 2004 and 2009, the production of traditional electromechanical electricity meters in the U.S. was gradually shutdown in the wake of the successful introduction of solid-state electronic meters....

Data Analytics for Theft Detection

Utility profile: ComEd uses data analytics for theft detection The Commonwealth Edison Company, better known as ComEd and one of the U.S.’s largest electric utilities, has been using a variety of tools and data analytics to help identify theft leads and unmetered current. With the onset of smart...


Count the Customers:

The transmission and distribution system links power generators and electricity consumers, but it is an often neglected part of any discussion about the future of electricity. Yet paying for this key piece of infrastructure is a giant influence on how the electric grid can or should change as such...

Five Uses for Reliability Data

Despite the fact that electricity is such a critical commodity for every aspect of our lives, its importance is often overlooked. From school children watching educational videos, to the working adult using computers to national leaders taking selfies with their electorate, the electricity that...

The Intelligent City of Tomorrow

The term “smart city” is becoming increasingly common, especially in the public services sector. Cities of all sizes have interdependent systems, from electricity, water, and gas utilities to transportation systems to municipal lighting systems. City officials are discovering how to leverage...

Geo-targeting with Data Analytics

How to reduce peak load in constrained areas of the grid BY W. HUGH GAASCH, Retroficiency With an aging infrastructure, rising demand, and an increasingly stringent regulatory climate, utilities across the country face some tough decisions in the coming decade. The American Association of Civil...

Real-time Monitoring is Key to Reducing Energy Consumption

Empowering utilities to assist their customers BY TIM VAN SLAMBROUCK, DENT Instruments Energy utilities and consumers alike can benefit from continuous monitoring of energy usage, because monitoring is the key to identifying areas where consumption can be reduced, and significant cost savings can...

Advancements in Electricity Metering

Taking metering technologies to the next level BY BRIAN SEAL, Electric Power Research Institute Between 2004 and 2009, the production of traditional electromechanical electricity meters in the U.S. was gradually shutdown in the wake of the successful introduction of solid-state electronic meters....

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