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Grid Operations and Resilience
Apr 26, 2020
Roger Treinen
Herminio Pinto
Sundar Venkataraman
The system operators who run the control centers in electric utilities are responsible for managing the security of the power system and coordinating the electricity supply to meet the demand. These...
Nexant iEnergy User Consortium in Orlando, Florida
May 29, 2019
Adam Perry
A Hole in One! The best way to describe how comprehensive Nexant’s iEnergy software is, is that it’s truly one platform for every customer program, or if you are at Top Golf, you would say “it’s a...
Nexant User Consortium Orlando
Apr 23, 2019
Lynn Belken
Nexant’s User Consortium is just around the corner, May 1-3 at the Marriott Orlando Downtown. While the event itself will be an excellent experience, sometimes the travel associated with a conference...
Grid consulting, DR rate design, DER Locational Value
Mar 12, 2019
Jim Giordano
I’d like to pose this question to you: “Is the value of a kW reduced (or a kWh saved) on Distribution feeder A, the same as its value on Distribution feeder B, or Distribution feeder C?” In many of...
changes in heat pumps
Feb 7, 2019
Katy McSurdy
Why We Need Heat Pumps The NJ Global Warming Response Act (GWRA) , which was passed in 2007, has a target requiring New Jersey to reduce GHG emissions by 80 percent from 2006 levels by 2050 . This...
Interruption Cost Estimate Calculator
Nov 18, 2018
Electric utilities face the challenge today of meeting our nation’s growing demand for reliable electricity while overcoming the problems posed by an aging grid and addressing the vulnerabilities of...
renewable energy microgrid planning projects in Myanmar
Aug 22, 2018
Matthew S. Mendis
Myanmar, formally known as Burma, recently emerged out of nearly six decades of economic stagnation and isolation and its energy sector is starving for exponential growth. The country is well-endowed...
Diversity in the energy industry and utility services
Jul 8, 2018
Andrea Davis
Diversity is an ongoing challenge in many industries, and energy is no different. Greentech Media cited a survey by Ernst & Young that said women represent 16% of board members in the global...
Jun 24, 2018
Jeff Baker
Imagine you’re the CEO of an investor-owned utility. (Go ahead, it’s easy!) Your core business—producing and selling electricity for commercial and residential customers—is likely regulated by a...
Jan 21, 2018
Katy McSurdy
Once you’ve had your fill discussing Advanced Meter Infrastructure and Grid Modernization at DistribuTECH , there are plenty of ways to stretch your legs and check out local happenings: For a little...