natural disasters

Technology: Utilities’ edge in combating natural disasters

America sits alongside China and India in suffering the greatest number of natural disasters globally between 1995 and 2015, according to the United Nations
US grid modernisation

A review of grid modernisation efforts in the US

It’s becoming familiar ground, working in a sector where technology is continually evolving at a rate federal and state regulators seemingly can’t keep pace with, leaving utilities stuck in a semi-state of partial readiness, but unable to make big moves as oil, gas and coal are fought for at the highest levels.
Utility department

Ready for the digital tipping point

Pete Davies of Uniper Technologies tells Kelvin Ross how digital solutions are impacting the conventional power sector.
Badger meter

Building resilience in water systems

Imagine a time when water utilities have to enforce dramatic usage restrictions or even shut off water to millions of customers. Some California citizens are already experiencing that future with electricity. Who’s to say it couldn’t happen in the water sector?

A consolidated response to disaster recovery

Preparation for impending disasters costs utilities many millions of dollars, with it being estimated that the Orlando Utilities Commission spent $5.1 million...

Why is grid modernisation so complicated? Is there an easy...

Grid modernisation (Grid Mod) is a complicated topic. To deny so, would be a foolish claim. The traditional utility...
business model

New nuclear, new business model

Neil Cornelius makes the case for a nuclear power generator with regulated returns.

Paula Gold-Williams on leadership

Smart Energy International had a chance to speak with Paula Gold-Williams, CEO of CPS Energy, about her role in taking the utility...
composite turbine

Composite solutions for the wind energy industry

Dag Kirschke explains the demand for wind energy and why composite materials are the answer to producing powerful and efficient turbines.
digital tipping point

Ready for the digital tipping point

Pete Davies of Uniper Technologies tells Kelvin Ross how digital solutions are impacting the conventional power sector.

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