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Did You Know There Are 60,000 U.S. Citizens Who Lack Access to Electricity?

I think most people know that there are a lot of people around the world who don’t have access to electricity. The International Energy Agency has said the number is…


The Past, Present, and Future of Powerline Inspection Automation
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“Tedious.” If you ask electric utilities for one word on powerline inspection, that would probably be it. “Time-consuming” and “expensive” would probably also feature. Yet, “vital” would be just as…


Electric Transmission Grid Problems and Solutions
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Many of the electric transmission grids in service around the world were designed and built more than a half century ago. While changes and upgrades have obviously been made over…


What Is DERMS and How Can It Help Utilities?
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A distributed energy resource management system, or DERMS, is a software platform used to manage a group of distributed energy resource (DER) assets—such as rooftop photovoltaic solar panels, behind-the-meter batteries,…


Rural Electric Cooperatives Get Big Money to Improve Infrastructure
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) said it will provide loans and loan guarantees to rural electric cooperatives and utilities to build or improve infrastructure in 21 states. The funding…