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Terry Wildman, Editor-in-Chief
Wow, time really moves when you're having fun. Another year has passed and myself and some of the gang from the magazine have attended the 2016 DistribuTECH conference.
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Kevin Sullivan and Gary Ockwell
We are in discussion with Advanced Control Systems™ (ACS) CEO Kevin Sullivan and ACS CTO Gary Ockwell on the subject of Smart Grid as it applies to how utilities need to take advantage of the latest technologies to upgrade their entire grid.
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Bradley Williams
In January, Winter Storm Jonas slammed the eastern United States with snow, sleet and freezing rain – dumping as much as 42 inches of snow in West Virginia (and more than a foot in 14 other states) and causing significant coastal flooding in Delaware and New Jersey.
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Walt Johnson, Brian Seal, and John Simmins
In December 2015 the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) researchers brought an integrated and interoperable grid one step closer to reality by demonstrating the versatility of a leading connectivity standard in a common device that costs about $5.
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Samuel Recine
Data, communications, and AV are now all transmitted on Internet Protocol (IP) infrastructures.
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Adam Reiss
Utilities are facing an ever-expanding universe of devices, systems, and data sources that must be managed, controlled, and integrated into a variety of critical operational systems.
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Kati Sidwall
Faced with increasingly complex technology and a shift toward deregulation in the power market, today's electric utilities are under unprecedented pressure to improve the quality, reliability, security, and cost of the power that they supply to their customers.
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Bob Akins
As wireless communication networks and the environments in which they are deployed continue to evolve, so too do the methods used in designing them.
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Neil Beardsmore
The gust of wind in the UK is moving more than sailboats. It is electrifying.
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Germán Fernández
The seeds of the current smart grid were planted in the early 1980s with the introduction of electronic control, monitoring and metering.
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Ramesh Reddi
As a utility IT systems engineer and long-time cybersecurity consultant, I have many times walked into a utility control room, glanced at system dashboards and seen evidence of hacker attacks.
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Erik Christian
With many utility companies left in the dark as to what is happening on their electric network, Erik Christian shares his views on what an agile and modern energy grid should look like.
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Richard Jones
The Good: A FERC Order providing an extension of time to defer the implementation of the critical infrastructure protection (CIP) version 5/6 Reliability Standards from April 1, 2016 to July 1, 2016.
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Bernard Summerville
The transmission and distribution of electrical energy is a vital service that is required in order to keep our modern world moving in a way that we have become accustomed.
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Eric Stein and Farid Katiraei
Many electric utility companies are actively developing microgrid projects that will be integrated within the existing utility distribution system.

 
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