Electric Distribution

Article
January 22, 2013

A European consortium, consisting of DNV KEMA, Fraunhofer ISE, EMD International, RAH and RFVV, has begun an EU-funded project to develop modeling and simulation tools for optimally integrating electrical vehicles (EVs) into electricity networks.
 

 

Article
July 6, 2012

Will ratepayers pay more for better service? Maybe it's time to ask

Article
March 5, 2012

While smart meter developments are taking place in countries like Denmark, Finland and Norway, large scale rollout has been planned in countries such as UK, France, Spain and Portugal to meet the energy targets and environmental policies set by the EU. Currently Sweden and Italy are the only mature markets in Europe.

Article
February 28, 2012

UK Power Networks installs Lithium-ion battery storage system on a distribution network.

Article
July 17, 2011

A truly smart grid will never materialize without the automation of the less glamorous energy transmission and distribution components.

Article
June 20, 2011

Detroit Edison examines adoption of PEV scenarios to determine distribution system impacts.

Article
March 28, 2011

The Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE) has asked the Ontario Energy Board to use smart meter data in a smart way to set electricity prices for Time-Of-Use Regulated Price Plan customers.  

 

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Article
November 29, 2010

Can a utility take advantage of this opportunity to upgrade its energy delivery system while expanding its rate base, thereby increasing revenues? All depends on whether a utility can get its distribution budgeting/planning act together in time. Historically, the record is not great.
 

Article
November 15, 2010

Utility incentives and government funds help drive upgrade activity for electrical contractors.