A report released by economists at The Brattle Group finds that the deployment of grid-integrated distributed electricity storage in Texas could provide substantial net benefits to the power system in ERCOT and its electricity customers....More
The US Department of Energy (DOE), Oak Ridge National Laboratory and EPB have announced the beginning of a partnership that will use Chattanooga’s smart grid as a living laboratory for testing new energy technologies....More
Saving money, protecting the environment and conserving energy for future generations motivate consumers to engage with their utility and smart grid-enabled products, according to a new report issued by the Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative (SGCC)....More
Following a record-breaking five-day heat wave combined with a microburst of thunderstorms bringing high winds, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is thanking customers and community partners for their efforts to save energy and for their patience during power outages....More
Jersey Central Power & Light is enhancing electrical service reliability for nearly 6,000 Morris County, New Jersey, customers through new technology installed as part of a Department of Energy Smart Grid program....More
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack this week announced that USDA is investing more than $518 million in rural electric cooperatives to improve the delivery of electric power to communities in 15 states....More
Big data" is playing an increasingly big role in the renewable energy industry and the transformation of the nation's electrical grid, and no single entity provides a better tool for such data than the Energy Department's Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF) located on the campus of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)....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.