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Build for Today, Design for Tomorrow: Five Things to Look for in an Intelligent Remote Monitoring Solution

Today’s electric power grids are evolving at an alarming pace. Distributed energy resources are quickly taking the place of central power stations, making grid operators’ jobs of managing power flows…



FPL and SDG&E Win Awards for Outstanding Reliability

PA Consulting recognized Florida Power & Light (FPL) and San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) as co-recipients of the global consultancy’s National Reliability Award. The prestigious award is presented to…


Coal Plant Site Unveiled for 500-MW Natrium Advanced Nuclear Pilot

A site at PacifiCorp’s retiring 600-MW coal and gas–fired Naughton Power Plant in Kemmerer, Wyoming, will house the Natrium demonstration, a pioneering commercial-scale 500-MW project that will pair a 345-MW sodium-cooled…


How to Get Up to 40% More Capacity from Existing Power Grid Transmission Lines

Experts claim power grid infrastructure needs to be upgraded to accommodate the vast amount of renewable energy expected to be added to the system in coming decades. That could require…


Quick-Mounted Lightweight Tower for Emergency Work on Power Lines

We have all experienced power outages; accidents, alas, do happen. The length of time it takes to restore the power supply always comes to the fore, because in addition to…


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…