EnerNex Named Among Top 10 Smart Energy Solution Providers of 2017 by Energy CIO Insights

EnerNex Named Among Top 10 Smart Energy Solution Providers of 2017 by Energy CIO Insights
Energy CIO Insights, a magazine produced by an international publishing company that focuses on the latest technologies, concepts and practices in the power and energy field, has listed EnerNex as one of the ten best smart energy solution providers in North America. The list was published as part of a special Smart Energy Solutions edition in the magazine's December 2017 issue. Energy CIO Insights selected EnerNex among those being at the forefront of p...

Sean Morash: Distributed Battery Energy Storage Intro to Battery DR and How Baselining Techniques Can Fail (Part 1) | EE Online

Sean Morash: Distributed Battery Energy Storage Intro to Battery DR and How Baselining Techniques Can Fail (Part 1) | EE Online
Part 1 of a two-part series taking a closer look at existing efforts to solve Battery DR Challenges and areas where more attention is needed. Nov/Dec 2017, Electric Energy T&D Magazine by Sean Morash   In a recent pilot project, utilizing commercial and industrial customers’ stationary energy storage battery resources, the performance of large capacity battery storage systems, as they responded to demand response signals from a utility...

BLOG | Selectivity is Key for Making Undergrounding Effective and Affordable

BLOG | Selectivity is Key for Making Undergrounding Effective and Affordable
By Kay Stefferud, Director of Implementation Services, EnerNex Dec. 21 is the first day of winter, a season that inevitably means two things for many utilities: ice and snow storms that knock out power, followed by customers wondering aloud why most lines aren’t buried. That means now is the time to start brushing up on undergrounding’s pros and cons to prepare for media inquiries and to create customer FAQs. The biggest drawback to undergrounding th...

EnerNex Grows Team to Continue to Lead in Grid Modernization Efforts

EnerNex Grows Team to Continue to Lead in Grid Modernization Efforts
Click here to read the full release via BusinessWire Knoxville, Tenn., USA, November 2, 2017 -- EnerNex, a leading electric power research, engineering and consulting firm, is seeing an increase in grid modernization work and is currently involved in a number of leading utility engagements around the world, including projects in California, Louisiana, Hawaii and Saudi Arabia to name a few. In general, these projects assist clients in developing a grid m...

Blog | Ensuring Power Resiliency for Data Centers

Blog | Ensuring Power Resiliency for Data Centers
By Kay Stefferud, Director of Implementation Services, EnerNex How hot is the data center market? In Q2 alone, businesses spent over $30 billion dollars building and expanding their data centers, according to Synergy Research Group. Resilience is a major reason why they’re spending so much. The cloud lets businesses spread their applications and storage around multiple, geographically dispersed data centers, so their operations continue if a hurric...

EnerNex Complimentary Webinar Now Available | System Impacts of PV and Other DER

EnerNex Complimentary Webinar Now Available | System Impacts of PV and Other DER
EnerNex's Jens Schoene presented the system planning challenges utilities have to face when accommodating growing numbers of Distributed Energy Resources (DER) – in particular photovoltaics (PV) and energy storage. Results of computer simulations predict issues before they occur thereby facilitating timely mitigation measures, but it is important to be aware of model limitations that may lead to recommendations for unnecessary and expensive mitigation. The...

Webinar Available for Download | Microgrids and the City

Webinar Available for Download | Microgrids and the City
Is your municipality prepared for a loss of power for days, or even weeks? The use of backup generators is really a short-term solution that only addresses one aspect of loss of power - what about the rest? Wireless communications? Clean water? Gasoline/diesel? Medicines? A holistic approach to energy from upfront and ongoing efficiency, minimizing demand, and designing, building, and operating long-term outage solutions is within the grasp of all munic...

Blog | EnerNex Supports HECO’s Grid Modernization Strategy

Blog | EnerNex Supports HECO’s Grid Modernization Strategy
The Hawaiian Electric Companies submitted their Grid Modernization Strategy to the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission on August 29, 2017. EnerNex, in partnership with Paul De Martini at Newport Consulting and the Electric Power Research Institute, is honored to be assisting the Hawaiian Electric Companies in developing this Grid Modernization Strategy, as well as support the Grid Modernization Workshop held on May 10. IMPORTANT LINKS Click here to r...

Blog | Geomagnetic Disturbance (GMD) Grid Impact Assessment Studies

Blog | Geomagnetic Disturbance (GMD) Grid Impact Assessment Studies
By Sarina Adhikari The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) had directed North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) to develop standards related to system operating during Geomagnetic Disturbance (GMD) and system impact analysis to predict possible GMD vulnerability. Both the NERC GMD operating standard, EOP-010-1 and the GMD planning standard, TPL-007-1 have already been accepted and enacted by FERC. The standard, TPL-007-1 requires ...