Smart Grid en Brazil's Light Unveils Large Smart Grid Partnership In South America <div class="node-body article-body">Brazilian electricity utility Light has announced the formal agreement of the largest smart grid project in South American history, in partnership with Landis+Gyr. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Energizing Smart Grid Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:32:00 +0000 57501 at South Carolina Welcomes Enhanced Reliability <div class="field-byline"> John Bagwell, Orangeburg DPU </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The morning shift at a manufacturing facility began as usual on Feb. 18, 2012, with the world&rsquo;s largest Ibuprofen plant gearing up for another day of all-out production. But at 8:27 a.m., the plant and its more than 300 employees were plunged into sudden darkness. All electric power was lost, production equipment shut down and the reassuring hum of complex manufacturing processes gave way to complete silence.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> EMS /SCADA Substations Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:38:00 +0000 56681 at <p>Crews install feeder automation technology on an Orangeburg DPU power line.</p> Storm Hardening the Grid <div class="node-body article-body">Utilities prepare for the new normal.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Smart Grid Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:06:00 +0000 56661 at <p>In 2012, the U.S. experienced 11 billion-dollar weather and climate disasters.</p> Courtesy of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Navy, University of Hawaii to Study Electrical Grids at Three Naval Bases in Hawaii <div class="node-body article-body">The Office of Naval Research has contracted with the Applied Research Laboratory at the University of Hawai‘i (ARL/UH) for a $2.5 million energy research project,</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Energizing Smart Grid Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:01:00 +0000 56581 at <p>An aerial view of the USS Arizona and USS Missouri Memorials at Ford Island, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Diamond Head, Honolulu and Waikiki are in the distance. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Johans Chavarro/Released)</p> Are you ready for the changing power landscape? <div class="node-body gallery-body">ABB Automation & Power World is hosting a free online conference to help utility management, engineers, and operations professionals. Called "Preparing for the power evolution," the one-day program includes 25 live online webinars, plus live interviews and chat sessions among attendees and presenters. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sponosr Material Electric Utility Operations Gallery Grid Optimization Overhead Distribution Overhead Transmission Renewables Smart Grid Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:30:00 +0000 56151 at JCP&L Morris County Customers to Benefit from DOE Grid Enhancement Program <div class="node-body article-body">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. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Energizing Grid Opt Smart Grid Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:21:00 +0000 55881 at <p><span class="meta-field photo-desc " id="yui_3_16_0_rc_1_1_1410974605381_1366">JCP&amp;L has installed 15 advanced recloser devices on three circuits in the Morris County communities of Bernards Township, Harding Township, Morristown and Morris Township. Reclosers are a type of circuit breaker that automatically restores power after momentary service interruptions caused by tree branches or other objects contacting overhead lines.</span></p> Eurasian Countries Will Invest $18.3bn Over Next Decade to Modernize Electric Grids <div class="node-body article-body">Eurasian countries will invest $18.3 billion in electric grid modernization – or 'smart grid' - over the next decade. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Energizing Lies and Stats Smart Grid Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:44:00 +0000 55481 at Smart Korea Is on the Way <div class="field-byline"> Sung Hwan Bae, Korea Electric Power Corp. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Korea Electric Power Corp. develops a test bed focused on the information technologies and business models in support of the smart grid.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Smart Grid Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:12:00 +0000 54781 at <p>To bring the smart grid closer to the public, KEPCO constructed a smart grid information center in Jeju, which has hosted more than 249,000 visitors. The center allows visitors to experience future changes the smart grid will bring.</p> Save Money, Beat the Heat <div class="field-byline"> Joseph S. Wigington, Morristown Utility Systems </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Morristown Utility Systems’ voltage reduction strategies save hundreds of thousands of dollars with a few mouse clicks. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> AMI Grid Opt Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:45:00 +0000 54761 at <p>Morristown Utility Systems employees receive live and continuous system data over their state-of-the-art fiber-connect smart grid. Alarms and notifications are dynamically pushed to system operators in real time.</p> ComEd Rolls Out Modern Infrastructure <div class="field-byline"> Marina Mondello, Anil Dhawan and Renu Gupta, Commonwealth Edison </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Existing distribution automation system is updated by incorporating a new generation of reclosers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Distribution Automation Distribution Grid-Optimization Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:39:00 +0000 54751 at <p>Workers examine a hands-on trailer, outfitted with a Viper recloser and control, that was transported to the crew for training in the field using training modules created by ComEd.</p>