×

2015 T&D Year in Review

A massive transformation of the utility industry is well underway. A number of factors continue to drive this change concurrently with the ever-growing necessity...

2016: The Electricity of Tomorrow

THE GRAND CHALLENGE Design an electric power system that takes full advantage of the convergence of energy, communications, sensing, and computing technologies in a cyber-physical...

Internet of Things Phenomenon

The introduction of wearable smart watches was a major step forward for Internet of Things (IoT) technology in the consumer electronics arena, and the next...

Power Sector Reacts to Canada’s New Chief

Canada has a new Prime Minister. Justin Trudeau, a second generation politician, will take the Prime Minister’s Office shortly. Of course, when any new government...

Addressing the Big Data and Analytics Talent Gap

The Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) is pleased to have supported the development of a paper from Ryerson University, Closing Canada’s Big Data Talent Gap....

Waves of Utility Investments

Since inception, the term “Smart Grid” has gained multiple evolving definitions. In retrospect, the industry can identify waves of investment that have shaped the...

Energy Storage & Carbon Emissions

Over the last several years, towns, cities, and states across the United States have developed policies and invested in efforts aimed at to reducing...

Power Imperative: Managing Distributed Renewables

A diverse array of factors has driven the uptake of distributed generation among utility customers and these trends are likely to continue, requiring utilities...

Cutting CO2 Emissions

How to manage compliance costs and distribute economic benefits BY ANDREA OKIE, PAUL HIBBARD & SUSAN TIERNEY, Analysis Group In early June 2014, the U.S. Environmental...

Aging Infrastructure: How to Save Aging Assets

Applying limited resources to critical, aging infrastructure BY MASSOUD AMIN, IEEE Smart Grid, University of Minnesota The Smart Grid’s contributions to improving electric utilities’ means of...

2015 Asset Management Plan

Taking a predictive, proactive approach to maintenance BY RODGER SMITH, Oracle Utilities Delivering highly reliable, low-cost service that customers value and regulators demand is becoming ever...

Transmission Towers in Demand

Study shows growth from now to 2020 Aging infrastructure and increased demand for power has amplified the demand for transmission towers. In their latest report...