Tag: grid technology

A smart grid is a system which includes a variety of operational and energy measures including smart meters, smart appliances, renewable energy resources, and energy efficiency resources. Electronic power conditioning and control of the production and distribution of electricity are important aspects of the smart grid.

Energy Theft: A Growing Problem

Energy Theft: A Growing Problem

This is not a case of masked burglars demanding that you hand over your electricity. Nevertheless, slightly more discrete thieves are stealing power at a high rate.

Industry experts estimate that $6 billion of electricity is stolen in the US each year. It ranks as the third-most stolen item, after credit

GIS Plays Role in Managing Water Resources

AURORA, Colo . — October 14, 2014 — Water scarcity is a serious issue with nearly 1.2 billion people, approximately one-fifth of the world’s population living in areas where water is insufficient, according to the United States Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) 2006 Human Development Report.  Geographic information

Smart Buildings Meet the Smart Grid

Smart Buildings Meet the Smart Grid

Until the advent of smart grid technology, building automation technologies provided a number of benefits. However, with the advent of smart grid technology by numerous utilities around the country, a lot of building automation technologies can now provide benefits over and above those that were available in a non smart

Power Quality Chain of Command

Power Quality Chain of Command

As the Smart Grid and distributed energy marketplace continues to evolve, the need for innovative products that maintain power quality is growing. Poor power quality leads to inefficiencies in power usage and can damage costly electrical components, from transmission equipment right down to sensitive systems used in data centers, hospitals,

Renewable Energy Demand to Drive European Transmission & Distribution Market

LONDON, UK (GlobalData), 8 August 2013 – A rising demand for electricity coupled with environmental concerns across Europe is leading countries to look for more diverse energy sources, which will in turn boost investment in their Transmission and Distribution (T&D) infrastructure, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData. The company’s

Smart Grid Triple Play

Smart Grid Triple Play

Utilities across the country are getting smarter by the minute, and as a result, we’re seeing high scoring projects that capitalize on a triple play that combines distributed energy, thermal storage, and demand response (DR)technologies. As proof of those high scores, we’ll visit some examples showing how generating and storing

Supply and Demand

Managing peak load is one of the most critical drivers in the utility industry today, despite slowed economic activity and correspondingly flatter load growth. But because of additional challenges like the need to cut carbon emissions, the increase in fuel and construction costs and the long lead time for planning

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