smart grid

advanced_metering

With Preparation, Utilities Can Capitalize on AMI

With Preparation, Utilities Can Capitalize on AMI IT must lay the foundation, and marketing must motivate customers Utilities face a complex set of challenges and opportunities around the rollout of the advanced meter infrastructure (AMI). Th

winter_grid

Girding the Grids: Utility companies rely on smart grids to weather winter storms

As temperatures begin to dip, anxieties about what this year’s winter weather will bring for the United States begin to rise. Of all the headaches wintry weather brings, loss of electricity is the underlying cause for many of them. We are m

A Georgia Power employee replaces a mechanical meter with a digital "smart" meter in 2009. The meters are a part of the company's smart grid, which is reducing the frequency and duration of power outages. (PRNewsFoto/Georgia Power)

New smart grid technologies mean fewer, shorter power outages for Georgia Power customers

In addition to new smart grid technologies, Georgia Power has invested more than $1 billion over the past five years on equipment and facility improvements including cyber and physical security, modernization of grid protection and control sy