Enabling IIoT Connectivity for Virtual Power Plants

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2021 14:06:36 +0000

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Declarations of climate emergencies in many countries around the world have created awareness for the need to switch to clean energy sources, which in turn has prompted the power industry and governments to take action or set definite goals. Many governments around the world now provide incentives to individuals, industries, and communities who are interested […]

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Transforming the Power Industry with DERMS Deployments and Beyond

Credit to Author: Seth Frader-Thompson| Date: Wed, 23 Dec 2020 20:58:35 +0000

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The shift from energy consumers to prosumers is fundamentally changing the relationship between utilities and their customers. Behind-the-meter distributed energy resources (DERs) transform the ways households consume, generate, and store power. In the U.S., there are now about 15 million smart thermostats, 2 million solar installations, and 1.5 million electric vehicles (EVs) on the road. And […]

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Partnership’s New Charge—Pair EVs with Utilities, Grid

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 10 Dec 2020 14:00:00 +0000

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Integrating electric vehicles (EVs) with the power grid has become a focus for utilities, particularly in areas with large concentrations of EVs. It also is another way for utilities to expand their business models, as they partner with companies involved with charging stations and residential energy storage applications. EnergyHub, a distributed energy resources (DERs) management […]

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Partnership’s New Charge—Pair EVs with Utilities, Grid

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 10 Dec 2020 14:00:00 +0000

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Enel X JuiceBox

Integrating electric vehicles (EVs) with the power grid has become a focus for utilities, particularly in areas with large concentrations of EVs. It also is another way for utilities to expand their business models, as they partner with companies involved with charging stations and residential energy storage applications. EnergyHub, a distributed energy resources (DERs) management […]

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What Is DERMS and How Can It Help Utilities? [PODCAST]

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 23:09:37 +0000

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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, or a fleet of electric vehicles—to deliver vital grid services and balance demand with supply to help utilities achieve mission-critical outcomes. As a guest on […]

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The POWER Interview: Modernizing the Grid with DERs

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 08 Jun 2020 20:42:19 +0000

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Energy industry experts have for years talked about the need to modernize the power grid. The focus can be on replacing and upgrading infrastructure, improving the efficiency of power delivery through digitization and smart grid technologies, or on the dispatch of renewable energy resources. Often, it’s all of the above. Industry analysts know that a […]

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Technology for Managing Distributed Energy Resources [PODCAST]

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 14:08:12 +0000

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With the growth of distributed energy resources, including rooftop solar, wind turbines, battery energy storage systems, electric vehicles, and demand response technology, distributed energy resource management systems (DERMS) are becoming increasingly important for utilities. Brad Williams, vice president of Industry Strategy with Oracle Utilities was a guest on The POWER Podcast. He touched on a […]

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Unlocking Value at the Grid-Edge: Extending the Reach of the Utility Control Room

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 05:00:00 +0000

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Just 10 years ago, the magnitude of behind-the-meter distributed energy resources (DERs) at the edge of the grid was not materially significant. All that has changed, and we’re now at an inflection point: by

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Show Preview: Distributed Energy Conference 2019

Credit to Author: Tracey Lilly| Date: Tue, 01 Oct 2019 04:00:17 +0000

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POWER magazine’s second Distributed Energy Conference will build upon the success of the inaugural event, a sold-out program that brought together utilities, energy industry executives, and companies from across the spectrum of distributed power generation. Insiders from the wind and solar sectors, along with operators of backup and emergency power systems, combined heat and power, […]

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Prepare for More Distributed Energy Resources [PODCAST]

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Tue, 05 Feb 2019 23:38:36 +0000

Paul DeCotis, senior director in West Monroe Partners’ Energy and Utilities practice, was a guest on The POWER Podcast. West Monroe, in partnership with Greentech Media, conducted a survey of more than 1,700 utility customers, 140 utility executives and managers, and more than two dozen regulators in major markets across North America. Its findings were […]

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