In the recently released 2014 Grid Modernization Index (GMI), Illinois ranked as the number three state in the nation based on its progress in modernizing its electric systems with smart grid technologies....More
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
Surge arresters are a crucial link in your power-protection system. Over time, lightning and switching surges will reduce the performance and reliability of your arresters. Watch this video to learn the most-common methods of testing your surge arresters to verify their health.
To learn more about short-circuit protection, download the white paper Short circuit behavior – Surge arresters and counters.