Battery storage for grid flexibility – a view from Sweden
In a country with 35% electrification, battery storage has much to offer the grid for flexibility, reliability and security. Bo Normark of InnoEnergy explains more.
Transmission & Distribution
Improving power outage prediction and response with weather solutions
While weather can't be controlled, it can be predicted with big data and predictive analytics. Industry specialists Kerry Mason and Rhian Pearson at The Weather Company share their insights.
How EDF Energy is using augmented reality in its UK smart meter rollout
EDF Energy has developed an augmented reality app on Google Glass to quality assure its smart meter installations.
Electric cars: Vehicle-to-grid gets £30m boost in UK
A 1,000 electric vehicle-to-grid project is getting under way in UK to investigate benefits for fleet owners.
Flexibility – Europe’s electricity and gas DSOs unite
Europe’s gas DSOs can become a major contributor to flexibility in the energy distribution system.
Download – Single-phase reclosers on rural distribution lines combat temporary faults
This week features S&C Electric Company's case study in Brazil, where it assisted one of 13 utilities in the Energisa Group to eliminate permanent outages caused by temporary faults.
UK electricity networks – towards a smarter grid
DSO models will be refined in the next phase of the Energy Networks Association’s Open Networks project.
Spur line reliability: are UK DNOs ready to fight short interruptions?
Despite cutting sustained outages on UK main distribution lines, short interruptions on spur lines continue to cause unnecessary losses for DNOs and customers.
Mobile workforce management: How a utility saved $1m per year
Equipping field crews with a mobile workforce management solution cut a US utility's overtime bill by $1m a year. Engerati asks utility software expert CGI to explain how.
Mapping the Euro-Med high voltage transmission network
What does the collaborative map from MED-TSO and ENTSO-E show about the transmission network?
Drones and robots combine for transmission line monitoring
Canada’s Hydro-Québec has developed LineDrone for transmission and distribution line lifecycle management.
Peak Reliability Keeps the Lights On with Real-time Data
The Balancing Act in High-Voltage Electrical Transmission
Electric Energy Management System at Brazilian Electric System Operator (ONS)
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Real-time Event Detection of Microgrid Dynamics – The University of California, San Diego
UCSD microgrid control system includes PMU measurements at the point of common coupling to the area power system