To begin the New Year, based on the articles that appeared in this newsletter during 2013, your editor has put on his wizard’s hat and picked the top five trends in the smart grid arena to watch for in 2014....More
Hardening the grid and becoming more resilient against possible future threats to the electricity system such as super storms or cyberattacks will come about through developing a culture of resilience....More
News of the recent continental-scale war game to determine how prepared the U.S. is for a massive attack on the grid included a statement about “fog of war” confusion experienced by the participants....More
We are seeing more investment in distributed energy resources (DER). DER includes different demand response technologies, distributed generation, distributed energy storage, EV charging infrastructure, and microgrid technology. In this video, find out the unintended consequences of DER and what technologies can be deployed to overcome these challenges. For more information on this topic, download the free white paper: Transactive energy: A market-based approach to distribution optimization.