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Determining smart meter lifetimes to support investment decisions for new metering infrastructures

Determining smart meter lifetimes to support investment decisions for new metering infrastructures

The desire to create a greener, more sustainable future is driving the adoption of new forms of energy generation (e.g. renewables) and consumption (such as electrical vehicles). Balancing the new patterns of supply and demand these technologies requ ...

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Energy and Geopolitics in the Middle East and the Price Game

There is undoubtedly a global re-alignment of economic power and energy strategies both with respect to fossil and renewable based energy sources taking place. Earlier this year has seen the decline in global oil prices and as simultaneous increase i ...

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Dare to DR

Demand response--the reduction of electricity use during times of peak demand--remains a highly sought-after resource among utilities that experience capacity constraints at certain times of day and/or periods of the year.[1] This is because reducin ...

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White House Climate Change Report:  How the energy industry is responding

White House Climate Change Report: How the energy industry is responding

The National Climate Assessment [1] was recently released with a broad range of updated research findings about the near term and potential long term impacts of climate change in the US. The White House report represents an accessible articulation ...

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How advanced metering has rocked the utility revenue protection world

Utility revenue protection activities are not like they used to be. Advancements in meter technology, reading, and data collection have had a major impact on revenue protection department operations, and for some utilities, present opportunities for ...

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Can parallel computing work for smart grid data?

Can parallel computing work for smart grid data?

This author no longer works for DNV GL. Having too much information is a commonly heard complaint today. Yet, in the energy and utility industry, millions of smart meters are being deployed with the promise of providing data at unprecedented level ...

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Smart Grid Technology: Cellular Emerges As Viable Communications Choice

Smart Grid Technology: Cellular Emerges As Viable Communications Choice

Guest Author - Jesse Berst, Smart Grid News A small Texas pilot project may change how smaller utilities communicate with smart meters. The results show that cellular (or "public wireless") will give RF Mesh a run for its money, at least with mu ...

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