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Distribution management systems used in utility automation projects, as part of the development of smart grid.


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Salt River Project’s Largest Battery Now Operating

April 16, 2024
The SRP and NextEra Energy Resources energy storage facility is supporting Google operations with stored wind and solar power.
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Anterix Joins DOE Cybersecurity Research Team

April 16, 2024
The grid modernization research is led by several DOE national laboratories and companies like Amazon, Avista, Nokia, Survalent and others.
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Safety and Training

Holistic Security In The Age Of Digitalization

April 8, 2024
Create a holistic and coordinated approach to security by proactively preparing for both physical and cyber threats.
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Transmission Reliability

Texas’ Long Road to Reliability

April 1, 2024
Texas has emerged from two winter storms in the three years since Uri with no major issues, but recommended reliability plans are still not fully implemented.
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Eversource Completes $190 Million Eastern Connecticut Reliability Program

March 18, 2024
The upgrades included installation of a clean air circuit-breaker at Eversource’s substation in Preston and a synchronous condenser at a North Stonington substation


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Wildfire Risk Mitigation

Feb. 16, 2022
Learn about the tools and practices that minimize power equipment caused fires.
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Smart Grid

Moving to the Grid of the Future

May 3, 2024
Transforming the electric grid requires a coordinated strategy between technology, markets, and policy. The Office of Electricity is actively engaging all stakeholders.
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Grid Security

DOE Awards $2.5 Million to Create New Cybersecurity Center To Protect Grids Integrated With Renewables, Microgrids

May 3, 2024
The DOE also awarded $15 million to establish six university-based centers to address a region’s unique cybersecurity and workforce training needs.
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NY Commission Announces Proceeding To Transition To Clean, Resilient Electric Grid

April 26, 2024
Public Service Commission staff will engage with stakeholders to develop a comprehensive New York Grid of the Future plan.
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Fiber: The Key to Unlocking Tomorrow’s Energy Grid

April 24, 2024
Tim Harris and Tim Lawter, ENTRUST Solutions, USA, explain how fiber will enhance, and bring synergy to, the renewable energy mix of the future.