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communications


Eight Years on the Firing Line: Fronting for a Fossil-Fuel Power Company

I joined NRG Energy in Princeton, New Jersey, on Pearl Harbor Day of 2009. Over the next eight and a half years, I talked to hundreds of print, online and…


Innovative Narrowband Solution for SCADA Communications

Great River Energy rolled out an extensive 700-MHz point-to-multipoint communications project within its 56,000-square-mile service area. Using high-order modulation, combined with full-duplex, multiple-input-multiple-output communications, the technology effectively doubles data capacity…


Upgrading a Wired Public Address System with a Wireless Option

The management at a 1,094-MW coal-fired power plant in the Midwest sought to augment their hardwired public-address (PA) system. With hundreds of employees working in varied conditions, a means of…