By Dave Flessner, Chattanooga Times Free Press, Tenn. - The Tennessee Valley Authority today is trying to determine the cause of a fire in the switchyard of its Watts Bar Nuclear Power Plant that started around 9:11 p.m.Monday night and took TVA fire crews about an hour to extinguish. more... Filed under: Nuclear
- Thank you, Chairman Mroz and Members of the Board of Public Utilities (BPU) for holding this second public hearing on Ohio-based FirstEnergy Corporation's proposal to transfer all the transmission assets of its Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L) subsidiary to a multi-state transmission-only company called Mid-Atlantic Interstate Transmission (MAIT). more... Filed under: Grid Operations
ROBERT ZULLO Richmond Times-Dispatch - A consumer group is demanding that the State Corporation Commission force Dominion Virginia Power to obtain approval for its $19 billion proposal to add a new nuclear reactor at its North Anna Power Station in Louisa County before spending more money on the project. more... Filed under: Nuclear
- German industrial conglomerate Siemens has received an order to supply, install and commission 64 onshore wind turbines for the onshore Grant Plains Wind project in US' south central state of Oklahoma. more... Filed under: Wind
The "Volt / var with var priority" function is considered as one of the functions of the Smart Distribution Grid. The primary objective of this function is to support voltage more... Filed under: Grid Operations
The world has moved from the “age of information” (1990 --- 2010) into the “age of the customer.” This is no longer the “customer-centric” paradigm that companies have embraced over more... Filed under: Billing & Customer Care
Using analytics on your meter data can help detect and remedy non-technical loss (NTL). Some people associate non-technical loss with just theft, but that is only a part of NTL more... Filed under: Metering
This month, FERC released a new Common Metrics Report (AD14-15-000) that gives a glimpse inside regional transmission organizations and independent system operators. more... Filed under: Grid Operations
On July 21, 2016, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or "Commission") issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) proposing to (1) collect a wide range of "connected entity" data more... Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal
IT-OT-Physical Security Convergence for Critical Infrastructure Protection In spite of huge investments in security, attacks in critical sectors are on the rise. Most owners and operators of critical infrastructure assets deal with security in departmental silos which is not only inefficient, but creates gaps that fail to provide a holistic view of security. Learn how IT-OT-Physical Security Convergence is changing the game by eliminating the siloes between IT, Corporate Security and Operations, including control systems that drive large industrial operations. more...
Monday Sep 12, 2016
- Friday Sep 16, 2016 -
St. Louis, MO - United States
The PLMA Demand Response Training Series consists of three courses presented by industry experts and hosted at member offices. All three PLMA Demand Response Training Courses will be offered. Attend one, two, or all three. more...
Tuesday Sep 27, 2016
- Wednesday Sep 28, 2016 -
Denver, Colorado - United States
Real-World Solutions, Practical Advice, Field-Tested Strategies Mobile technology is delivering big dividends to utilities, helping them capture new customers, boosting loyalty and connecting field service forces with back-office operations. Now in its third year, Energy Central’s Mobile Utility Summit has established itself as the premier event where utility executives can gain actionable insights into what’s next on the mobile front. more...
The Smart Grid Customer Education Symposium is the longest running, most influential gathering of utility industry professionals that meet annually to discuss best practices in smart grid customer education. Whether you are a utility looking to roll out Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) or are considering dynamic pricing or time-of-use programs, this event is for you. Both marketing and technology professionals will gain from the experience of listening to industry best practices and candid stories around smart grid deployments. From education design to measuring behavior change, this event covers all aspects of smart grid customer education. For more information, visit www.smartgridcustomereducation.com. more...