Grid Innovations

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


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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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Overhead Transmission

Hitachi Energy and TenneT Sign Supplier Agreement For Transmission Grid Development Program In Germany

Sept. 27, 2023
TenneT is now modernizing its infrastructure to meet the growing electricity demand associated with the energy transition.
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Demand Side Management

Evergy Requests Updates to Time-Based Rate Implementation for Missouri Customers

Sept. 18, 2023
Based on feedback from its customers and state policymakers, Evergy has asked to change the default time-based rate for residential customers to the plan that is most like the...
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The Illuminating Company Completes Grid Enhancement Projects in Lake County

Nov. 15, 2022
Plan filed to build on project through second phase of smart grid technology investments.


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Eversource Ready to Bring Smart Meters to Connecticut Customers

Oct. 19, 2023
Advanced Meter Infrastructure captures information to improve service to customers and increase energy savings.
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Swissgrid Invests $142.6 Million For Grid-Related Security Of Supply In Switzerland In First Half Of 2023

Oct. 12, 2023
Work is under process to increase voltage to 380 kV from 220 kV on an existing line between Bassecourt and Muhleberg.
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Transmission Reliability

Minnesota Electric Utilities Ensure Reliability With 345 kV Transmission Project

Oct. 6, 2023
The project comprising two segments will help reduce congestion, improve system reliability and add lower-cost renewable energy.
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Utility Business

Con Edison Execs Outline Substation Build Plans

Oct. 4, 2023
A JFK-area upgrade is part of work proposed as part of the company’s $14.6B, three-year spending outlook.