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The POWER Interview: Are DERs an Opportunity, or Threat?

Distributed energy resources (DERs) are physical and virtual assets that are deployed across the power distribution grid. They are typically close to load, and though they initially began as behind-the-meter…


[VIDEO] POWER Insights: Why Digitalization Has Been a Lifeline for Power During COVID

The COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the power sector has so far been immense, resulting in supply chain disruptions, labor constraints, construction delays, restrictions on business activities, and, crucially, financial challenges.…


The POWER Interview: How Modern Control System Technology Is Changing Power Plant Operation
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Distributed control systems (DCSs) and programmable logic controllers (PLCs) have been commonplace in power plants for decades, but the technology has not been stagnant. Today’s systems are beginning to incorporate…


How Utilities Can Manage Supplier Risk [PODCAST]
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Power companies are turning to external suppliers and contractors now more than ever. Utilities are getting help with tasks ranging from the relatively simple, such as vegetation management and the…


Experts Share Insight on the Industry at Recent Power Event [PODCAST]
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POWER was at the POWERGEN International exhibition and summit, which was held in New Orleans, Louisiana, Nov. 19–21, 2019. Among the experts we met with at the show were Paul…