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NAVIGATING THE UTILITY DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

The Digitisation of utility operations has been evolving at an accelerating pace over the last decade. Many utilities saw this trend developing, and one by one they began their own digital transformation, each on their own path. While each utility is at its own stage of this journey, every utility...


Moving Forward with LED Retrofits

Evaluating options for light-emitting diodes (LEDs) BY JEFF GOLDSTEIN, LaMar Lighting Lighting and related maintenance costs can constitute a significant portion of the commercial building's budget. Tasked with reducing costs, facility managers, owners and operations professionals re-evaluate...

The Power Of Microgrids

Navigant Research forecasts that the worldwide microgrid market will grow to more than 4,000 megawatts in capacity by 2020. However, policymakers must emphasize standards and create a regulatory environment that supports this growth. Over a year ago in Electricity Today Magazine, I articulated how...

Time to Phase Out Coal

Meeting carbon emission targets means phasing out coal BY PHILL FELTHAM, Editor-in-Chief Electricity Today Magazine If the power industry is serious about protecting the environment and reducing carbon emissions, then regulators and utilities need to focus on closing coal-fired power plants....

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Waves of Utility Investments

Since inception, the term “Smart Grid” has gained multiple evolving definitions. In retrospect, the industry can identify waves of investment that have shaped the grid into a smarter, more modern, and more intelligent entity to improve reliability, efficiency, resiliency, and sustainability.

These waves of investment include smart meters, distribution automation and grid management, consumer and grid analytics, and the integration of grid-scale renewables, distributed energy resources, and microgrids. In parallel, investments in enabling technologies...

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