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Algorithm Could Help Detect and Reduce Power Grid Faults

June 1, 2016 - in Analysis, Corporate, Electric Grid, Energy

The power grid is aging, overburdened and seeing more faults than ever, according to many. Any of those breaks could easily lead to prolonged power outages or even equipment damage. Binghamton University researchers have proved that the Singular Spectrum Analysis…

UCF Unveils New Smart Power Grid Lab

February 12, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Renewables

A new engineering laboratory that enhances the University of Central Florida’s leading role in modernizing and sustaining the nation’s power grid…

Sandia Labs Playing Key Role in Grid Modernization

ALBUQUERQUE,N.M.— Sandia National Laboratories is leading the Security and Resilience area of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Grid Modernization…

Itron Shows How IoT is Changing Utilities

December 10, 2014 - in Electric Grid, Energy, Projects, Smart Cities

Itron will supply a powerful new communications platform designed to help improve the reliability and efficiency of a large power grid in Brazil. AES Eletropaulo, which serves 6.8 million customers in the state of São Paulo, signed an agreement to use Itron’s…

Power Grids so Smart they Teach Themselves

September 29, 2013 - in Energy, Renewables

Today’s power grids are based on radial topologies – they are one-way streets coming from a single point. Electricity is generated at a central source, then transmitted and distributed to consumers in a one-way outflow. Easy to understand and easier to…