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NEMA-DOD Cooperate on Critical Materials

NEMA-DOD Cooperate on Critical Materials

This piece was originally published in the May/June 2020 issue of electroindustry. by Kirk Anderson, Industry Director, NEMA NEMA is exploring cooperation with the Department of Defense (DOD) as agency procurement officials face mandates for supply chains of products containing critical materials. As rare earth minerals have become increasingly important for advanced manufacturing and other high-performance and strategic applications, manufacturers and the federal government have concerns Read more […]

Endnotes from the President | Kevin J. Cosgriff

Endnotes from the President | Kevin J. Cosgriff

This piece was originally published in the January/February 2020 issue of electroindustry. The Power of Choice Florida voters could face a difficult choice at the ballot box in November 2020: whether or not to completely overhaul the state’s electric utility market. Florida is currently a “vertically integrated” market, meaning electric utilities own generation, transmission, and distribution assets. Those that own generation and transmission supply to their private distribution networks Read more […]

CFE Shares Mexico Grid Project Plans

CFE Shares Mexico Grid Project Plans

This piece was originally published in the January/February 2020 issue of electroindustry. Gustavo Dominguez Póo, Director, NEMA Latin America and Craig Updyke, Director, Trade and Commercial Affairs, NEMA Mexico’s transition and transformation continues under President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, popularly known as AMLO, who took office in December 2018. While his predecessor, Enrique Peña Nieto, had pursued reform and partial privatization of the electricity sector to promote efficiency Read more […]

Grid Modernization and System Planning: PUCO’s Perspective

Grid Modernization and System Planning: PUCO’s Perspective

This piece was originally published in the January/February 2020 issue of electroindustry. Beth Trombold, Commissioner, Public Utilities Commission of Ohio Commissioner Trombold, who serves as Vice- Chair of the PUCO and Co-Vice-Chair of the Task Force on Comprehensive Electricity Planning, has focused her work extensively on grid modernization and regional electric transmission issues. Innovation and technology are rapidly changing the world as we know it, and the electricity sector Read more […]

The Push for Clean Energy

The Push for Clean Energy

This piece was originally published in the January/February 2020 issue of electroindustry. How to Modernize the Grid to Accommodate the Integration of Renewable Energy and Enable the Decarbonization of Society Audrey Wang Gosselin, Engineer, ABB Inc., and Gary Rackliffe, Vice President, Smart Grids and Grid Modernization, ABB Mrs. Wang Gosselin is an engineer in the LEAD Early Career Program. She is bringing business development opportunities to ABB with the Smart Grids and Grid Modernization Read more […]

From the Chairman| Raj Batra

From the Chairman| Raj Batra

This piece was originally published in the January/February 2020 issue of electroindustry. Happy New Year! I am pleased to welcome you to this issue of electroindustry devoted to “Changing Energy Markets.” The start of a new decade is a fitting time to consider how the dramatic shift in the energy market seen over the last 10 years is expected to evolve over the next 10 years. Currently, there are one million e-vehicles on the road in the U.S. By 2030,…

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Economic Gravity at Play in the Electric Power Industry

Economic Gravity at Play in the Electric Power Industry

This piece was originally published in the January/February 2020 issue of electroindustry. Doug Staker, Vice President of Utility Business Development, Enel X Mr. Staker is a pioneer in the world of smart grid technologies, with a focus on smart metering and intelligent energy storage. Today’s electric power industry is migrating through various elements of change. The integration of renewable power at a scale that competes with traditional generation is impressive. Endorsed by renewable Read more […]

Electric Companies Demonstrate Innovative Infrastructure

Electric Companies Demonstrate Innovative Infrastructure

This piece was originally published in the July/August 2019 issue of electroindustry. Mariela Echeverria, Communications Services Manager, NEMA The Edison Electric Institute, GridWise Alliance, and National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) hosted the Grid Innovation and Infrastructure Expo on Capitol Hill recently in conjunction with the U.S. Congressional Grid Innovation Caucus, co-chaired by Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-CA) and Rep. Bob Latta (R-OH). “Innovation will be central Read more […]