Smart Grid

December 29, 2011

According to a new tracker report from Pike Research, one of the most significant changes in the nascent microgrid market in 2011 was the beginning of a shift away from pilot projects and toward full-scale commercial microgrids.

December 6, 2011

Oklahoma Gas & Electric Co. uses synchrophasor technology as a practical tool to locate and solve real-world operating problems.

November 17, 2011

 Smart meters may make a distribution engineer drool, but they won’t have many immediate residential customer benefits.

Insights, Smart Grid
November 16, 2011

The new Lux Research Grid Storage Tracker reveals that the lineup of leading emerging energy storage suppliers is indeed seeing a significant shake-up.

November 15, 2011

Half of the electric power industry's workforce is eligible for retirement in the next three to five years. As a result, it's more critical than ever before for the industry to train the next generation of workers.

November 11, 2011

IEEE has begun on revisions to Secure Authentication protocols contained in its IEEE 1815 Distributed Network Protocol (DNP3) standard.

News, Smart Grid, Policy
November 8, 2011

New TM Forum report outlines the challenges and opportunities for both utilities and telcos as the energy market gets modern.

November 1, 2011

There’s a rising flood of retirees from electric utilities and the industry is expected to cut the work force by 15 percent. Is the ‘brain drain’ a crisis or an opportunity?

October 26, 2011

A Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative report examining the deployment and consumer acceptance of smart grid programs from more than 20 U.S. electric utilities, representing more than 10 million smart meters deployed, shows a marked shift in utility consumer engagement efforts.