Did You Know There Are 60,000 U.S. Citizens Who Lack Access to Electricity?

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 04:05:00 +0000

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I think most people know that there are a lot of people around the world who don’t have access to electricity. The International Energy Agency has said the number is about 860 million with the majority of

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The Past, Present, and Future of Powerline Inspection Automation

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 22:04:33 +0000

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“Tedious.” If you ask electric utilities for one word on powerline inspection, that would probably be it. “Time-consuming” and “expensive” would probably also feature. Yet, “vital” would be just as valid: there is no way to safely operate a transmission and distribution network without inspecting lines for damage or risk from factors such as vegetation. […]

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The Past, Present, and Future of Powerline Inspection Automation

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 22:04:33 +0000

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drone-unmanned-aerial-vehicle-UAV

“Tedious.” If you ask electric utilities for one word on powerline inspection, that would probably be it. “Time-consuming” and “expensive” would probably also feature. Yet, “vital” would be just as valid: there is no way to safely operate a transmission and distribution network without inspecting lines for damage or risk from factors such as vegetation. […]

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The Past, Present, and Future of Powerline Inspection Automation

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 22:04:33 +0000

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drone-unmanned-aerial-vehicle-UAV

“Tedious.” If you ask electric utilities for one word on powerline inspection, that would probably be it. “Time-consuming” and “expensive” would probably also feature. Yet, “vital” would be just as valid: there is no way to safely operate a transmission and distribution network without inspecting lines for damage or risk from factors such as vegetation. […]

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DOE Issues Emergency Order to Alleviate California Power Crisis

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 08 Sep 2020 10:19:06 +0000

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) on Sept. 6 took the rare but drastic action of issuing an emergency order under the Federal Power Act (FPA) to authorize the maximum operation of three natural gas–fired facilities on the California Independent System Operator’s (CAISO’s) grid whose full capability had been stranded by federal air quality and […]

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Power and Gas Research Giants EPRI and GTI Join Forces to Explore Hydrogen Pathways

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2020 20:38:01 +0000

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The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and the Gas Technology Institute (GTI) are teaming on a notable five-year-long initiative to accelerate development and demonstrate low-carbon technologies that they say are needed to help private companies and governments achieve increasingly ambitious decarbonization goals by 2050. The Low-Carbon Resources Initiative (LCRI), officially launched on Aug. 10, is […]

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How to Find the Lowest-Cost Option for Electricity in Competitive Markets [PODCAST]

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 13:03:14 +0000

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How electricity is delivered to customers in the U.S. is complicated. Consumers in some states have no choice who supplies their power; state commissions regulate utilities as vertically integrated electricity providers. Other states utilize a competitive model in which power producers can openly access transmission infrastructure and participate in wholesale electricity markets. Yet, there isn’t […]

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Mobile Devices to Support the Utility Industry

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Tue, 04 Aug 2020 18:38:57 +0000

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Field service workers often log long hours at remote job sites where no two days are the same. To support daily tasks, whether they be at a power plant, oil rig, or other hard to access environments, advanced technologies have become more commonplace to get the job done. With the rapidly evolving nature of technology […]

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Electric Transmission Grid Problems and Solutions

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 04:05:00 +0000

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Many of the electric transmission grids in service around the world were designed and built more than a half century ago. While changes and upgrades have obviously been made over the years, the systems were

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Electric Transmission Grid Problems and Solutions

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 04:05:00 +0000

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Many of the electric transmission grids in service around the world were designed and built more than a half century ago. While changes and upgrades have obviously been made over the years, the systems were

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