The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has approved a stipulation and consent agreement between FERC’s Office of Enforcement and the North American Electric Reliability Corp. and Imperial Irrigation District (IID) that includes a $12 million civil penalty and a number of compliance requirements.
A majority of T&D professionals reported that their companies are addressing aging assets (65%), followed by the use of smart meters feeding outage management systems (42%), according to a new survey sponsored by Burns & McDonnell....More
Electric customers have never bought electrons, and pretending to be in the business of selling electrons will never allow for the creation of the new business models needed in a competitive energy future....More
Federal, state and local government and energy industry leaders gathered to celebrate the completion of construction of the New York Independent System Operator‘s new, $38 million primary power control center....More
IA fully automated distribution system can make the power grid much more reliable. The IEC 61850 standard can help us get there by overcoming the key hurdle of interoperability. This video provides three ways IEC 61850 equips utilities with the means to increase reliability and lower costs in distribution systems. Learn about these benefits and how IEC 61850 simplifies the engineering process by downloading this free Special Report on IEC 61850.
The power service environment is rapidly changing; service technicians are more likely to rely on laptops instead of wrenches and scheduled maintenance is being replaced by condition-based maintenance....More