Today, volt/VAr optimization is one of the key investment areas of the smart grid. It not only controls reactive power flow with drives losses on distribution feeders, but it also reduces peak demand which is critical for utilities. For more information, download Model behavior: Using distribution models to deliver smart grid volt/VAr control.
An Era of Change in the Electrical Power Industry: Are you ready?
The electric power industry has entered an era of unprecedented change, with issues such as aging infrastructure, new regulations, the integration of distributed energy resources, and the convergence of IT and OT. Paul Mauldin with T&D World discusses these topics and a virtual event on November 6 that seeks to address them.
Advanced Meter Fort Collins Electric Meter Upgrade
Darren Atteberry, Fort Collins, City Manager presents details on the Advanced Meter Fort Collins - Electric Meter Upgrade.
Solar flares. Most utilities consider solar flares to be harmless, but the reality is a real impact to transmission lines from the magnetic pulse that comes from the sun. Learn how utilities can detect the magnetic flux and stabilize transmission lines. For more information on this topic, download the free white paper Effects of GIC on Power Transformers and Power systems.