Renewables. Wind and solar are increasing their presence and importance on the grid, thanks in part to advances in technology at all levels of the power system. Download Advances in wind energy technologies in the context of smart grid to learn about some of these advancements, and how they are bringing greater control, mitigating intermittencies, and reducing the effect of electrical disturbances.
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.