United States Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman visited the Newark offices of Public Service Enterprise Group last week to discuss the importance of strengthening and modernizing electric infrastructure to better withstand extreme weather and a changing climate....More
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
Due to budget constraints, asset management has taken a backseat at many utilities. But these assets are getting too old, and utilities are now forced to prioritize which assets to replace to prevent potential failure. Learn how modern technology can provide a thorough asset analysis and determine risks in real-time. For more information on this topic, download the free white paper Using smart grid data to power end-to-end asset health management.