Wind farm operations often involve remote interactions with off-site control rooms. This poses a challenge because every wind turbine generates a large amount of information related to running conditions and power...More
Medium-voltage (MV) distribution systems are undergoing a revolution: Gone are the days when they merely distributed power of consistent quality from some far-off generator and performed basic switching and...More
Is utility cyber security in as dire straits and how should utility cyber security be addressed in this age of increasing digitalization, growing reliance on intelligent energy devices, and the rapid deployment distributed energy resources?...More
A new report concludes that the United States' overall fuel mix five years from now will not be dramatically different from the current mix. The report also says that natural gas will continue to be the leading generation resource at the end of 2020, according to the American Public Power Association....More
This paper is an exploration of European networks costs (as paid for by end consumers of power - in this case the residential sector but in principle outcomes also apply to the commercial and small industrial sectors) how these vary and the linkages,...More
An updated report by the Edison Electric Institute finds that investor-owned electric utilities are continuing to make significant investments to build needed and beneficial transmission infrastructure...More
This video provides a process to test and design a substation grounding system for safety. Some of the factors you need to consider in substation design include fault currents, surface coverings, power system configurations, and existing ground grid. For more information about AC substation grounding, download this free presentation: AC Substation grounding for safety.