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. Here are feature articles for this month,
Brazil or Bust
Brazil’s sustained economic growth, estimated $4 billion lost annually to electricity theft and strong federal support for electric grid improvements stirred a smart grid gold rush. But new requirements leave smart meter choices up to the consumer.
The Smart Grid – Turning Challenges Into Success
Providing electricity requires more than power generation, transmission and distribution. Utilities face challenges in balancing supply and demand, whether because of increased consumer requirements, barriers to increasing generation capacity or the introduction of intermittent resources.
Latest Advancements in Distribution SCADA
The knowledgeable work force is retiring, systems are aging and needing upgrades, and an unknown entity is hacking networks at unprecedented rates and sophistication. Sound like a day in the life of a utility SCADA team? As these drivers grow in strength, utilities are considering how to offset them with technology.
Preventing Arc Flash Injuries
Within today’s medium-voltage metal-clad switchgear, the reduction of arcing incident energy can be achieved through personnel preventative action and switchgear design.
Geographic Eligibility: USA, Canada (Print and Digital version available), Selected International (Digital version only)
About POWERGRID International Magazine:
POWERGRID International is a monthly publication reporting on the rapidly evolving electricity delivery industry. This is in addition to covering the entire transmission and distribution system and reporting on advancements in SCADA, distribution automation, substation automation, automatic meter reading and geographic information system technologies.