Georgia Power has completed the installation of Automatic Fault Location, Isolation and Service Restoration (FLISR) distribution technology on circuits serving more than 1.1 million customers across the state....More
California’s largest utilities recently filed their Distribution Resource Plans with state regulators, laying out grid modernization efforts designed to enable the deployment of ever-increasing amounts of solar and other distributed energy resources. What needs to happen for this process to be successful? T&D World IdeaXchange Xperts voice their opinions....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
The 2015 Black & Veatch Strategic Directions: Smart Utility report explores how advances in telecommunications, automation and data analytics are changing the relationship between utilities and their customers....More
The Electric Power Research Institute has released a framework that all stakeholders in the electricity sector can use to assess benefits and costs of technologies and systems related to the integration of distributed energy resources....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.