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Cover:The 30MW Magrath Wind Power Project in Southern Alberta. Photos courtesy of GE Energy, ©2005, General Electric Company.
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By: Francis Bradley, Vice-President, Canadian Electricity Association, bradley@canelect.ca
The growing popular interest in wind was part of the motivation behind CEA’s "An Assessment of the Prospects for Wind Power Development in Canada."
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By: Chuck Drinnan, Executive Consultant, LogicaCMG
How can utilities make dramatic business improvements in productivity through better asset utilization and work force unification?
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By Jim Hargis, President, har*GIS Field Information Systems
This is the second part of a two-part article that provides a unique view into the fundamental technology trends that will shape mobile computing for those who use and deploy these systems for utility applications.
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by Finn Rimmer, Technology Coordinator of CEA Technologies’ Transmission Lines Asset Management Interest Group
Transmission lines have become a staple of our landscapes – they traverse an incredible range of environments, climates and terrains, leaving lasting images.
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by Mark S. Martinez, manager of demand response program development, Southern California Edison, and by Joe Polaski, Assistant Vice President, Products, for Hunt Power, L.P.
Business owners and homeowners alike know that summer and winter months are hard on the electric bill.
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By Jeff Smith, SensorLogic CEO
The electric energy industry is on the cusp of experiencing something that will revolutionize its business processes – machine-to-machine (M2M) technology.
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By Elizabeth Russell Solutions Delivery, Southern Region
We’ve all heard the horror stories - those implementations that have become legends in their own right: 25 minute call center wait times, bills that didn’t go out for 9 months, full-page ads apologizing for service delays, overwhelmed staff yearning for the old system.

 
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