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PSE Chooses Delair -Tech for Pilot Project to Perform Transmission Line Inspection and Modelling

June 21, 2017 - in Electric Grid, Energy

South Pasadena, California — Delair-Tech announced today that it has performed a series of test acquisitions for Puget Sound Energy (PSE) using LiDAR and photogrammetry sensors to demonstrate the added value of its UAVs for electric line inspections and…

Global High Voltage Switchgear Market to Approach $16 Billion by 2021, says GlobalData

June 15, 2017 - in Electric Grid, Energy

The global high voltage (HV) switchgear market is set to rise from $11.6 billion in 2016 to just under $16 billion in 2021, registering a compound annual…

NERC’s Summer Reliability Assessment Highlights Seasonal Electricity Reliability Issues

June 14, 2017 - in Electric Grid, Energy

The North American Electric Reliability Corporation's (NERC) recent 2017 Summer Reliability Assessment finds that there are enough resources to meet this…

Dawn of the Digital Transformer

June 14, 2017 - in Electric Grid, Energy

No matter how good a piece of technology is, there comes a time when it needs to evolve. The creation of the distribution transformer in the early 1880s was a technological marvel. For the first time, it allowed the high voltage flowing through the national…

NERC’s Summer Reliability Assessment Highlights Seasonal Electricity Reliability Issues

June 8, 2017 - in Electric Grid, Energy

The North American Electric Reliability Corporation's (NERC) recent 2017 Summer Reliability Assessment finds that there are enough resources to meet this summer's projected peak electricity demand in all areas of the country. Anticipated reserve margins, the…

ABB’s DBL Distribution Blocks: Maximum Flexibility, Easy to Install, Compact Size

May 23, 2017 - in Electric Grid, Energy

DBL distribution blocks from ABB offer three configurations in one product: single-pole splitter, multi-pole splitter and grouping functionality; as well as being modular and touch proof, which eliminate the need for bus bars, isolators and fasteners. In addition…

Energy Management Collaborative Introduces EnergyMAXX Tool at EEI Fall NKAW in Minneapolis

October 20, 2016 - in Electric Grid, Energy

PLYMOUTH, Minn., Oct. 20, 2016 –  Energy Management Collaborative (EMC) today introduced the EnergyMAXXSM Tool, a proprietary analytics application for customers that uses their site data and industry product data to help them identify best-in-class solutions…

Guam Power Authority Selects Landis+Gyr for Advanced Grid Analytics Solution

October 14, 2016 - in Electric Grid, Energy

ATLANTA  —   Landis+Gyr has been selected by Guam Power Authority (GPA) for a comprehensive suite of advanced grid analytics solutions to support a wide range of utility objectives related to loss reduction,  improving asset life and distribution system…

Solar PV Poised to Boom in Africa Thanks to Declining Costs

September 22, 2016 - in Electric Grid, Energy

Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., 22 Sept. 2016 – The business case for solar photovoltaics (PV) in Africa is stronger than ever thanks to rapidly declining technology costs, according to a new report released today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).…

Black & Veatch: Technology Brings Risk, Reward, Uncertainty to Electric Industry

August 12, 2016 - in Electric Grid, Energy

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas  – Distributed generation, the low price of natural gas and modern customer information systems (CIS) represent growth opportunities for the electric industry even as security concerns are on the rise and legacy power generation sources…