Dave Mueller: Connecting a Good Neighbor to the Grid | PowerGrid International

Dave Mueller: Connecting a Good Neighbor to the Grid | PowerGrid International
Connecting a Good Neighbor to the Power Grid: Electrical Power Studies Important for Wind Power Plants by Dave Mueller Wind plants require much engineering, and electric power studies are a fundamental part of that engineering effort. These studies ensure safe and reliable operation of the power grid with the wind plant connected. Their objectives are to assess the impact of the wind plant on the transmission grid and determine the rating and sizing ...

Jeremy Laundergan Set to Speak at Midwest Solar Expo

Jeremy Laundergan Set to Speak at Midwest Solar Expo
May 22-24 | Midwest Solar Expo | Minneapolis, MN Jeremy Laundergan, Vice President of Consulting Services, will be presenting May 24 at 4pm on "Building a 21st Century Energy Network." If interested in setting up a meeting with Jeremy, please message us here. Presentation Summary: Digitization is fundamentally changing the way energy is generated, distributed and traded and the frameworks by which energy is designed. Concepts like transactive ener...

Ron Chebra: What is between Grid of Things (GoT) and Internet of Things (IoT) is HoT (Holistically Orchestrated Things) | Electric Energy Online

Ron Chebra: What is between Grid of Things (GoT) and Internet of Things (IoT) is HoT (Holistically Orchestrated Things) | Electric Energy Online
What is between Grid of Things (GoT) and Internet of Things (IoT) is HoT (Holistically Orchestrated Things) by Ron Chebra The Grid of Things When it comes to connected things operating interactively and in close harmony with other assets, one just needs to look at the electric grid as a prime example of how efficiencies and optimization can be achieved by leveraging remote monitoring and control. Intelligent grid and network-connected assets can be ...

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) | Grid Modernization Roadmap

EnerNex managed an engagement to develop a smart grid roadmap, architecture, and business case for the LADWP. Following an initial assessment of the organization's plans and readiness, EnerNex worked with the client to define a smart grid strategy that served as guidance for the development of the roadmap and architecture. The ten-year roadmap consisted of a prioritized set of defined projects including smart meter deployment, demand response for large ...

United Illuminating | Business Case Development Project

EnerNex developed business cases for the microgrids and performed cost benefit analyses for generation options including combined heat and power (CHP), natural gas and propane fuels. EnerNex calculated the total electric load and wrote the generator specifications for the microgrids for multiple community microgrids. We prepared the formal documents including project summaries and recommendations for presentation to senior management and the state’...

Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) | Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Project

EnerNex is working as a subcontractor to Booz Allen Hamilton on this engagement to support SEC in preparing for and developing Requests for Proposal, and performing technical due diligence on qualified bidders, for a planned AMI investment. EnerNex provided primarily technical assistance on the project, including: Support for a current state assessment Business case assessment System requirements for smart metering, head end systems, gateways, ...

Smart Wires | Product Evaluation

EnerNex led Smart Wires in support of reviewing their existing product architecture for fundamental cybersecurity vulnerabilities and its ability to adapt to evolving industry cyber security requirements and best practices....

Confidential Client Fortune 50 | New Product Due Diligence

EnerNex was engaged by a third party on behalf of a Fortune 50 manufacturing company to review a set of new products for the underground distribution market. The due diligence completed its first phase, with a number of planned marketing and engineering changes to the product, as well as a new set of potential targets for the initial trials and pilots. The second phase of the due diligence is underway. ...

PJM Interconnection LLC (PJM) | Renewable Integration Study

PJM has a transmission system that feeds electric power to 51 million people in 13 states. As part of the PJM requirement to meet national and regional standards, PJM looks into the future to identify situations that may require additional build out of transmission to avoid system overloads or look into operating practices to maintain reliability standards. Adding renewable energy to any generation system can have impacts on existing and future planning of...

Eastern Wind Integration and Transmission Study (EWITS)

EnerNex led the Eastern Wind Integration and Transmission Study (EWITS), a culmination of an effort that spanned two and one-half years. The study team began by modeling wind resources in a large part of the Eastern Interconnection and finished by conducting a detailed wind integration study and top-down transmission analysis. The study resulted in information that can be used to guide future work. A number of other studies had already examined similar ...