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How Our Current Power Grid Is Failing Us
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As coal prices fluctuate and regulations increase, utilities are phasing out dirty coal sources. With renewable energy like solar and wind set to become the fastest-growing sources of electricity generation…


Digital Control of Electricity is Real, Turning the Building Electrical Grid into a Hyper-Intelligent Smart System

It’s 2020, and the global standards for building electrical systems are still based on 70-year-old Thomas Edison era electromechanical architecture that is outdated, prone to malfunction, and lacking in basic…


NYISO Workers Now Living at Grid Control Centers

The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO), one of the nation's nine regional transmission organizations (RTOs) that operate the power grid, now has some of its staff living at two…


Energy Groups Make Plans to Deal with Coronavirus; EEI Issues Bulletin
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The Edison Electric Institute (EEI), whose membership includes all investor-owned U.S. power companies, has told its members to prepare contingency plans for their operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Several…


Driving Change on the Grid—The Impact of EV Adoption

Utilities and other power generators need to prepare now for increased loads as the electrification of transportation grows. As with any challenge, opportunities exist for those willing to invest in…