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Smart Infrastructure Solutions: The Antidote to AMI Tunnel Vision

Smart Infrastructure Solutions: The Antidote to AMI Tunnel Vision

For 20 years, advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) has been viewed primarily as a cost-efficient...

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Leveraging AMI Systems for Analytics and Customer Engagement

Leveraging AMI Systems for Analytics and Customer Engagement

Acceptance tends to come in waves for any automated technology that replaces manual labor. In water...

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Why Smart Grid Sensors Are A Better Investment Than FCIs: Part 4

Why Smart Grid Sensors Are A Better Investment Than FCIs: Part 4

This blog is the final installment in our 4-part series on why smart grid sensors are a better...

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Why Sensors Are A Better Investment Than FCI’s: Part 3

Why Sensors Are A Better Investment Than FCI’s: Part 3

This is Part 3 in our 4-part series on why sensors are a better investment than fault current...

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Why Utilities Should Invest in Smart Grid Sensors: Part 2

Why Utilities Should Invest in Smart Grid Sensors: Part 2

This blog is the second installment in our 4-part series on why the Aclara Grid Monitoring Platform...

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Why Utilities Should Invest in Smart Grid Sensors: Part 1

Why Utilities Should Invest in Smart Grid Sensors: Part 1

The push to modernize the aging distribution grids and the need to bring low-carbon renewable...

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What’s Next for the Evolution of Water AMI

What’s Next for the Evolution of Water AMI

In the evolution of water distribution, advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) has become an asset...

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How to Locate EVs in Your Distribution Networks

How to Locate EVs in Your Distribution Networks

Many electric utilities, experiencing stagnant usage and revenue, are looking to increase...

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3 Fun Facts on Holiday Energy and Water Use

3 Fun Facts on Holiday Energy and Water Use

The worldwide pandemic is changing the way people are celebrating the holidays in 2020, but no...

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Stop 3 Water Loss Thieves Cold with Analytics

Stop 3 Water Loss Thieves Cold with Analytics

It’s difficult to accurately assess how much of the water that is pumped into a utility’s...

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AMI Data = Insights for Water Utilities

AMI Data = Insights for Water Utilities

More than ever, water utilities are investing in advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) as they...

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3 Tips for Success When Adding DA Devices to SCADA

3 Tips for Success When Adding DA Devices to SCADA

Without proper preparation, adding distribution automation (DA) devices to SCADA (Supervisory...

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3 Ways Utilities Use Truck Rolls to Gain Situational Awareness – and 1 Solution to Eliminate Them

3 Ways Utilities Use Truck Rolls to Gain Situational Awareness – and 1 Solution to Eliminate Them

Historically, electric utilities send linemen to the field to gain situational awareness by visibly...

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4 Key Factors to a Successful AMI Project Rollout

4 Key Factors to a Successful AMI Project Rollout

Sometimes, the key to the success of an advanced metering infrastructure project is not the...

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Stop Wildfires Before They Start – For Less Than $10K

Stop Wildfires Before They Start – For Less Than $10K

Every fire season brings new horrors and hardships for people living in dry or drought-prone areas....

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