In a potentially significant shift, Chinese production and consumption of coal to generate electricity in 2014 fell 3 percent, according to the Chinese government.
It was the first decline in 14 years, after China mounted a long-term campaign to electrify under-served regions predominantly through rapid expansion of coal-fired electric generaiton....More
Smart grids gather information and reach conclusions, but to react appropriately to changes in the generating and transmission environment, the systems and the people behind them need a complete view of the network status....More
I am a big believer in the saying “Trust and Verify,” so when Elster President Mark Fromuller told me that Advanced Meter Fort Collins (AMFC) was the real deal, I got on the phone with Ft. Collins Project Manager Dennis Sumner and headed over to Colorado...More
Through the Advanced Meter Fort Collins project, Fort Collins Utilities is upgrading mechanical electric and water meters in homes, schools and businesses throughout the community with electronic devices that will enable two-way digital communication....More