Grid Innovations

Technology developments, industry practices and regulatory drivers molding the power grid of the future.


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Grid Innovations

Eaton Latest Electrical Supplier to Expand, Sees Gains in Industrial Electrification

Feb. 19, 2024
Power management firm Eaton's largest growth area is industrial electrification.
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Grid Innovations

Destination: Real Zero-How Will We Get There?

Jan. 30, 2024
How the power sector can reach net zero and eventually real zero carbon content, and how the transmission and distribution grid can help deliver on these goals.
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Grid Innovations

DOE Funding Advanced Cybersecurity Tools to Protect Energy Infrastructure

Jan. 18, 2024
The $30 million funding for cyber tools is in support of CESER’s work to develop new technology to protect clean energy infrastructure from cyber threats.
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Smart Grid

Avangrid’s Central Maine Power Secures $30 Million To Deploy Smart Grid Technology

Oct. 23, 2023
CMP will install the distribution supervisory control and data acquisition switch program to help prevent system faults, especially in disadvantaged communities.
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Utility Business

PJM Files Changes to Capacity Market To Promote Reliability

Oct. 18, 2023
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission proposal responds to resource adequacy needs of evolving grid.


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Transmission Reliability

Avista Files Multi-Year Rate Plan With Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission

Jan. 22, 2024
Avista aims to replace aging infrastructure and seeks reliability and technology investments to build the integrated energy services grid.
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Overhead Transmission

British Columbia Announces New Actions to Build Out Electricity System Over Next 10 Years

Jan. 22, 2024
At the B.C. Natural Resources Forum in Prince George, Premier Eby announced a $36-billion investment for community and regional infrastructure projects that will deliver clean...
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Overhead Transmission

NYPA Uses Line Monitoring Technology to Protect Power Line Health in Winter

Jan. 22, 2024
NYPA uses fiber-optic sensing, based on the principles of distributed acoustic sensing, to identify power line conditions in real time.
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Generation and Renewables

Ontario Company Assesses Feasibility Of Small Modular Reactors For Alberta Grid

Jan. 18, 2024
Ontario Power Generation is building North America’s fleet of SMRs at its Darlington New Nuclear site in Ontario.