Main resource on power delivery industry, POWERGRID International, has released its new edition. Find out latest news on electricity delivery industry, technologies, future smart grid, and transmission and distribution system in this issue.
DistribuTECH Docks in San Diego
Running Jan 29-31 at the San Diego Convention Center, DistribuTECH Conference & Exhibition is the No. 1 smart grid conference in North America. Learn more about the sister conferences, too. The Electric Light & Power Executive Conference is Jan 27 and 28 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront, and the Utility Products Conference & Exposition will be on-site during DistribuTECH.
Measure to Win: 3 Ways to Achieve More Value From Grid Performance Metrics
To understand better how metrics are being used to track grid modernization and performance, Accenture surveyed executives from utilities around the world.
Vegetation Maintenance Goes Airborne to Save Time, Money
An alternative to ground-based vegetation maintenance is aerial vegetation maintenance. During an Excel Energy pilot program using aerial side cutting, a helicopter pilot cleared the first line in 1 hour, 20 minutes without interrupting electrical service. Hand clearing the line would have taken a large manual crew more than a month.
POWERGRID International Magazine January 2013 – Free Download
Geographic Eligibility: USA, Canada (Print and Digital version available), Mexico, Selected International (Digital version only)
About POWERGRID International Magazine:
POWERGRID International magazine covers electric power Transmission and Distribution (T&D) trends at utilities around the world, including topics relevant to Commercial and Industrial (C&I) customers who use some 60 percent of the electricity in the United States. Topics include: Electric grid automation and control; smart metering; T&D engineering, operations, maintenance and equipment from inside power plant control rooms to customer devices in homes; products and services; smart grid; IT; and Commercial and Industrial (C&I) end users.