The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has proposed to approve revisions to several electric reliability standards that will strengthen coordinated efforts to plan and reliably operate the bulk electric system under normal and abnormal conditions....More
With the upcoming hot summer months expected to produce higher electric usage, Jersey Central Power & Light has completed numerous projects and inspections across its 13-county service area to enhance service reliability....More
An updated report by the Edison Electric Institute finds that investor-owned electric utilities are continuing to make significant investments to build needed and beneficial transmission infrastructure...More
FirstEnergy Corp. has planned about 70 major transmission and distribution infrastructure projects and other work in 2015 to help enhance reliability in the Pennsylvania Power Co. (Penn Power) service area....More
Each day utilities install more and more intelligent devices as they automate their generation facilities, substations, and other assets. The resulting data is driving a convergence of IT and OT functions, enabling new levels of control. The devices typically communicate wirelessly using one of several technologies. The most reliable is 802.11 Wi-Fi-based mesh. The short white paper: Fine mesh: Mesh 802.121 wireless network connectivity provides a summary comparison of the main wireless technologies available.