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Empowering the Next-Generation Power Grid with Big Data

Empowering the Next-Generation Power Grid with Big Data

This piece was originally published in the April 2017 issue of electroindustry. Kerrick Johnson, Vice President of Strategy and Communication, Vermont Electric Power Company (VELCO) Picture a tool that sees precisely into the near future and enables utilities to better protect communities, meet customer needs, and realize renewable energy’s full value. That was the vision of the Vermont Electric Power Company (VELCO) in creating the Vermont Weather Analytics Center (VWAC). The ways Read more […]

The Coming Wave of Transmission Innovations: Policy and Regulatory Changes for Grid Modernization

The Coming Wave of Transmission Innovations: Policy and Regulatory Changes for Grid Modernization

This is the fifth in a series of articles on the coming wave of transmission-related innovations and its implications for the electricity sector.  NEMA President & CEO Kevin J. Cosgriff In a vast sea of partisanship, the electrical grid is an island that both parties can agree is important, requires investment, and needs protecting. President Trump campaigned on the assertion that the United States needs a $1 trillion infrastructure package. All of the technology in the world is Read more […]