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Terry Wildman, Editor-in-Chief
I happen to think that I'm one of the luckiest men that I know. I have an awesome family, great friends, decent health, and an amazing career.
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Stéphan Lelaidier
We are in discussion with Stéphan Lelaidier, Chief Engineer for Grid Solutions Business, a GE and Alstom joint venture.
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Dr. Farrokh Albuyeh
The distribution grid in the United States is aging and dates back to the early days of the 20th century.
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Christine Hertzog
Standards and methodologies. Bring up these topics at your next barbecue and your guests may quickly find reasons to leave early or drink heavily.
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Dave Bryant
Following the Western Energy Crisis of 2000 and the Major East Coast Blackout of 2003, a group of engineers in California got together to design a new type of bare overhead conductor that could carry twice the current of a conventional conductor without exhibiting excessive conductor sag.
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John D. McDonald
The many benefits of distribution automation (DA) - visibility, fault detection and isolation, energy efficiency, and asset management - are creating a “second wave” of smart grid investments and integrations, following the widespread adoption of advanced metering infrastructure (AMI).
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Dennis Desrosiers
Every week, Eversource Energy plans approximately 40,000 hours of work for 410 crews across 40 work centers serving 3.4 million customers in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire.
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Jennifer L. Gannon
Geomagnetic disturbances (GMDs), often called geomagnetic storms, and geomagnetically induced currents (GICs), are gaining recognition as a threat to the bulk power system.
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David Christophe
Power utilities worldwide are exploring or actively engaged in efforts to make their grids smarter through projects such as substation automation, distribution automation and advanced metering infrastructure.
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Gary L. Ockwell
Utility and public interest in renewable integration within distribution networks has rapidly risen in popularity.
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Ron Reed, MBA, PMP
New microgrid installations, along with related growth trends in wind, solar, and energy storage, have been given a great deal of attention recently.
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Jack McCall
Traditional operational limits of a transmission line are established through “static” transmission line rating methodologies.
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Bruce Duff
Executives see the utility industry rapidly changing.
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Alan Snook
A comprehensive smart grid is now available, and the Ontario Ministry of Energy may be leading this important initiative.
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Aaron Smallwood
Smart grids are bringing new possibilities to how we manage energy.
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Nelson Bingel
Over the course of its approximately 100-year history, the effort now known as the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) has changed its form and procedures to keep up with industry developments.
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Cathleen Shattuck
The need for an economical, low-maintenance, dark-sky friendly neighborhood lighting solution was apparent to Jim Anderson, Tanner Electric's Manager of Operations and Engineering.

 
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