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Smart Grid


Implications of smart grid development, projects, and policies for the power industry

How Different Power Grid Operators Are Approaching Renewable-Storage Hybrid Participation

Pairing renewable resources with energy storage systems makes a lot of sense. However, grid operators are still developing frameworks for handling these hybrid projects but they may need to be…



Distributed Intelligence: Empower Consumer Control and Uncover New Possibilities

Consumers today want their utilities to provide an experience like any other service provider, offering the same control and transparency. User-friendly smart meter technology has allowed consumers to play a…


Digitalization and Decarbonization: Optimizing Humanity’s Largest Machine

Burning fossil fuels for electricity, heat, and transportation is by far the largest contributor to greenhouse gases, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Renewable power generation is taking off,…


‘Smart Grid Ready’ Generator Changes Game for Backup Power

Residential applications for smart grid technologies continue to grow as electricity customers take more control of their energy usage and costs. Homeowners with rooftop solar have been selling power back…


New GE Digital Tool Part of Grid Management Advancements

Energy companies continue to work on providing solutions to optimize the power grid, part of their efforts to support the integration of renewables and help ensure the reliable delivery of…


Electric Power Transmission: Long on Planning, Short on Time

The mid-February blackouts in Texas have raised a lot of questions about power grid reliability. While investigations into the underlying causes of the outages could take a while to complete,…