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The electric power industry is the generation, transmission, distribution and sale of electric power to the general public. The electrical industry started with introduction of electric lighting in 1882. Throughout the 1880s and 1890s, growing economic and safety concerns lead to the regulation of the industry. Once an expensive novelty limited to the most densely populated areas, reliable and economical electric power has become a requirement for normal operation of all elements of developed economies.

Siemens and PAS announce global strategic partnership to provide essential industrial control system cybersecurity

Siemens and PAS announce global strategic partnership to provide essential industrial control system cybersecurity

Siemens, a global engineering and technology leader, and PAS Global, the leading provider of industrial control system (ICS) cybersecurity solutions, announced an agreement to provide fleet-wide, real time monitoring for control systems. By leveraging the unique capabilities of both companies, this partnership will provide customers with: (1) deep analytics required

Evaluating Energy Storage for Summer Grid Resiliency

Evaluating Energy Storage for Summer Grid Resiliency

By Philippe Bouchard, Senior Vice President of Business Development and Marketing, Eos Energy Storage

The electrical grid needs to be designed to meet demand surges during the hottest hour of the hottest day of the year. With every summer setting new records for extreme heat, demand surges are becoming increasingly formidable

Three Key Challenges for Today’s Electricity Market

Three Key Challenges for Today’s Electricity Market

As we continue to move through 2017, utility operators are anxiously waiting to see which energy regulations the new US administration will implement this year. While President Trump has repeatedly indicated that he plans to lend his support to the fossil fuels sector, interest remains high in the US and

Get Smart

Get Smart

You might think of HVAC equipment as being pretty much unchanging over the years. It heats and cools office buildings, homes, and warehouses, right? And that’s all it needs to do.

Rolling Resources

Rolling Resources

As temperatures heat up this summer and power companies scramble to juggle supply and demand, a pilot program called i ChargeForward presents a potential solution to demand response events. The program, a partnership between BMW and PG&E, aims to prove the practicality of using managed electric vehicle (EV) charging as

Project Profile: Enhancing Safety and Realiability

Project Profile: Enhancing Safety and Realiability

Since 1926, Indianapolis Power & Light Company (IPL) has delivered low-cost electricity with customer service ratings that are among the best. Today, IPL ranks in the top 10% nationally in reliability and is part of AES Corporation, one of the largest global power companies committed to operational excellence to meet

The Technology of Site Clearing

The Technology of Site Clearing

Bill Schafer, VM product manager with Loftness, a manufacturer of attachments for grinders, says the demand for his company’s products, and for material-reduction equipment in general, has been on the rise for several years now. And that demand is only getting stronger today.

Power Partnerships

Power Partnerships

Synergy, from Greek sunergia, meaning “cooperation,” is the collaborative interaction of two or more parts of a system so that the combined effect is greater than the individual efforts. In business and technology, the term often refers to the way system components work together to optimize efficiency and heighten productivity. Some

Aclara Acquires Smart Grid Business from Tollgrade, Expands Portfolio of Smart Infrastructure Solutions and Broadens Market Reach

ST. LOUIS, August 11, 2016 – Aclara Technologies LLC (“Aclara”), a world-class supplier of smart infrastructure technologies to water, gas and electric utilities globally, has acquired the Smart Grid business of Tollgrade Communications, Inc., a global market share leader in the smart grid sensor market. The transaction includes the award-winning

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