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Grid Monitoring Platform Identifies Faults in Record Time and Reduces Carbon Footprint in the UK

Grid Monitoring Platform Identifies Faults in Record Time and Reduces Carbon Footprint in the UK

Two innovation programs funded by the UK’s Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) — the...

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How the Smarter Enterprise Keeps Utility Customers Happy

How the Smarter Enterprise Keeps Utility Customers Happy

The century-old business model of electric utilities today now must accommodate new technologies...

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Hidden Leaks? DC Water Helps Customers Find Them

Hidden Leaks? DC Water Helps Customers Find Them

People move into older homes because of their beauty and character, but they also expect to find...

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What You Need to Know about Smart Meters in the U.K

What You Need to Know about Smart Meters in the U.K

If you can say one thing about the United Kingdom’s smart metering program, it’s this: There’s no...

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Tame the Data Monster with Distribution Automation

Tame the Data Monster with Distribution Automation

As the grid becomes increasingly digitalized and decentralized, distribution automation become...

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Why Utilities Must Migrate from TDM to IP

Why Utilities Must Migrate from TDM to IP

Over decades, utilities have made huge investments in time-division multiplexing (TDM)...

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Artificial intelligence Part 3: Real Grid-Operations Benefits

Artificial intelligence Part 3: Real Grid-Operations Benefits

In Part 3 of our series on how utilities are using artificial intelligence, we look at how AI...

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Why You Need Smart Grid Sensors During the Summer Peak

Why You Need Smart Grid Sensors During the Summer Peak

As the summer peak approaches in early August, utilities need to make sure they are ready to handle...

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Artificial Intelligence Part 2: Time to Get Smart with Customer Service

Artificial Intelligence Part 2: Time to Get Smart with Customer Service

In Part 2 of our series on how utilities are using artificial intelligence, we look at how AI helps...

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Have AMI? You’re Halfway to a Business Case for Smart Infrastructure and IoT

Have AMI? You’re Halfway to a Business Case for Smart Infrastructure and IoT

We didn’t transition away from film-based photography because we ran out of film, says author Tony...

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Artificial Intelligence Part 1: The Basics for Utilities

Artificial Intelligence Part 1: The Basics for Utilities

In Part 1 of our series on how utilities are using artificial intelligence, we look at the basics —...

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What Utilities Can Learn From the Science Behind Black Holes

What Utilities Can Learn From the Science Behind Black Holes

Last month, astronomers made big headlines when they announced they had successfully imaged a black...

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4 Trends in Utility Field Area Networks You Need to Know

4 Trends in Utility Field Area Networks You Need to Know

The World Economic Forum (WEF), believes we are experiencing a fourth industrial revolution,...

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Why the Future of Distribution Automation Depends on AMI

Why the Future of Distribution Automation Depends on AMI

Distribution automation (DA) us crucial to grid modernization, according to some 90% of utility...

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How C&I Customers of Gas Utilities Benefit from AMI

How C&I Customers of Gas Utilities Benefit from AMI

Most gas meters are residential, but gas utilities will attest to the fact that commercial...

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