Aclara Technologies LLC has introduced its new, adaptive consumer engagement platform at the annual Client Advisory Board (CAB) meeting, where industry professionals also discussed the evolving landscape of the utility industry....More
ITTIA, a global supplier of embedded relational database software, and E2S, a Belgian software engineering company, announce a joint effort to connect and mobilize call centers through database synchronization....More
AES Eletropaulo, a major power distributor in Brazil, has deployed NICE Real-Time Process Optimization in its contact center to improve operational efficiency, lower the number of repeat calls, and reduce average processing time....More
Delta Energy & Communications’ Intelligent Distribution Analytic Platform correlates, analyzes, and visualizes varied, multi-system data sources from a network and provides utilities with intuitive visualizations and alerts to draw attention to critical issues in real-time....More
Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. has announced two grid-scale energy storage projects outside of Chicago that, once completed in 2015, will be the largest, fully commercial energy storage projects in North America....More
Tantalus has announced with Itron Inc. the commercial availability of automated ERT (Encoder Receiver Transmitter) reading functionality for the companies’ joint solution platform for municipal and cooperative utilities....More
As the utility industry continues to change a more deliberate focus is given to the costs of goods sold. The importance of finding the best labor sourcing strategy is becoming a key element of running a successful utility....More
It’s increasingly tough for utility and power companies to respond in a timely manner to service incidents. Utilities need to switch from inefficient, manual processes to centralized electronic systems that create, distribute, investigate and remediate incident reports. And, in the process, potentially prevent incidents from ever occurring....More
This course will discuss high-voltage direct current (HVDC) growth in the United States, primarily focused on major HVDC projects in operation and upcoming projects, and expected growth in the United States by 2025....More
Last month, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its proposed rule calling for a 30% reduction (using 2005 as the base year) in CO2 emissions from existing electric-utility generating units by 2030....More
HDE's Handheld Voltage Detectors consist of the LV-5 Stray Voltage Detector and the VP-1 Voltage Probe. These handheld voltage detectors are used to detect voltages starting at 5VAC. They give an indication of the presence of voltage with either a flashing light or flashing light and beeper....More
For a century, the American Electricians' Handbook has served as the definitive industry reference for information on designing, installing, operating, and maintaining electrical systems and equipment. The Sixteenth Edition is revised to comply with the 2011 National Electrical Code and the 2012 National Electrical Safety Code, and covers current energy-efficient technologies, such as photovoltaics and induction lighting...
This essential safety reference shows how to install grounds on de-energized lines so workers are protected if the lines accidentally become energized. Covers basic grounding concepts, overhead lines, underground cables, and vehicles.
Personal protective grounding is an important subject, but it is not well understood by some linemen. This book removes the mystery of grounding by clearly explaining what works, and why it works...