Power Grid

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Power Semiconductors: The Hidden Enablers of Modern Society

The electronics revolution of the past few decades has brought about an increasingly digital society with a critical dependence on electricity. As this dependence, has grown, so too have the needs to generate and use electricity in efficient,

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How can we best protect the modern power grid?

The digitization of the power sector has resulted in a vibrant ecosystem that spans from exploration to distribution. Made of the sum of its parts, this system carries vast amounts of data round the clock, fed by IT enabled devices monitoring

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Changing the mindset of utility companies, one drone flight at a time

It’s obvious that drones or UAVs have swept the world as we know it coming from largely classified military missions to our homes. For a couple of years now, companies are profiting from sales of drones (there already were 1.1 million drone

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GridNavigator Automated Energy Management Service Allows Customers to Cap Monthly Demand Charges

GridNavigator, a manufacturer of smart devices for the commercial market, has announced the availability of an industry-first automated energy budgeting and demand reduction service to help small-to-medium businesses (SMBs) to proactively cap

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Are Virtual Power Plants the Next Evolution of American Infrastructure?

2016 may well go down as the year energy made a giant leap forward. In June, New York’s Con Edison, together with solar storage providers SunPower and Sunverge, announced a new pilot program for New York City homes that would transform thei

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ABB to showcase smart technologies for a digital grid at Cigré event in Paris

Another focus area is high-voltage power transmission, where ABB will highlight its MACH control and protection technology for high-voltage direct current (HVDC) and Flexible Alternating Current Systems (FACTS).

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Florida Power & Light Company recognized for innovative predictive smart grid tool

Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) today announced it was named the winner of the Florida Governor’s Sterling Award during the 24th Annual Florida Sterling Conference, hosted earlier this month in Orlando. The conference’s an