The Next Steps for Vehicle2Grid | Energy Central

The Next Steps for Vehicle2Grid | Energy Central
The Next Steps for Vehicle2Grid Published January 24, 2019 | Energy Central Online Author:  Sean Morash, Consultant, EnerNex Energy storage has been dubbed the silver bullet to the modernization and diversification of our electricity system.[1] Storage can take a host of forms, but the stationary lithium-ion battery appears to have the most hype at the moment. The hype cycle and a certain eccentric billionaire at its center are bringing energy sto...

Cost Benefit Analysis – Science or Art? | Electric Light & Power

Cost Benefit Analysis – Science or Art? | Electric Light & Power
Cost Benefit Analysis – Science or Art? Published February 3, 2019 | Electric Light & Power Author:  Ron Chebra, Vice President of Grid Modernization, EnerNex Frequently, the cost benefit analyses (CBA) for utility smart grid investments have a number of foundational rigors that certainly have a strong level of science around them. A fact-based analysis is often a reasonably well-crafted exercise that can help forecast the total cost of owners...

Do Team Building Exercises Work?

Do Team Building Exercises Work?
Do Team Building Exercises Work? By: Ron Chebra, VP of Grid Modernization rchebra@enernex.com 865-218-4600 x8108     A few years ago, I had the opportunity to participate in an off-site team building exercise in Belgium.  Upon reflecting on the particular challenge presented, I made the link to the meaningfulness of that very activity and the workplace. First, let me describe the challenge. In short:  Find a tree that ...

EnerNex Supports New Standard Communication Model Enables Grid Operators to Enhance Performance, Value of DER

EnerNex Supports New Standard Communication Model Enables Grid Operators to Enhance Performance, Value of DER
EnerNex performed work under an agreement with EPRI to provide updates to the DNP3 specification and application note to define the communication protocols with distributed energy resources (DER) including energy storage and solar generation. The resulting collaborative work done by EnerNex, Modular Energy Storage Architecture Standards Alliance (MESA), the DNP User Group, the SunSpec Alliance and Xanthus Consulting that was also funded in part by the Cali...

EnerNex Showcases Expanded Brand Footprint and Services Portfolio at the 2019 DTECH Conference and Exhibition

EnerNex Showcases Expanded Brand Footprint and Services Portfolio at the 2019 DTECH Conference and Exhibition
EnerNex Showcases Expanded Brand Footprint and Services Portfolio at the 2019 DistribuTECH Conference and Exhibition Company’s first exhibition since its strategic partnership with CESI to broaden service offerings, expertise for North American utilities and the energy community worldwide Released via BusinessWire Knoxville, Tenn., USA, January 14, 2019 —EnerNex, a leader of engineering, consulting, and research services to the electric power indu...

The Many Faces of FLISR | T&D World

The Many Faces of FLISR | T&D World
The Many Faces of FLISR The basic idea of FLISR is to quickly identify the location of a fault and then isolate the faulted area as tightly as possible Rick Wornat, Aaron Snyder | Jan 11, 2019 Published in T&D World As a means to improve distribution system reliability, FLISR (fault location, isolation, and service restoration) is a potentially powerful capability being implemented by many utilities. In a 2014 Department of Energy study of fi...

Episode #6 | Cost Benefit Analysis – Science or Art?

Episode #6 | Cost Benefit Analysis – Science or Art?
The Energy Exchange Podcast Episode #6 | Cost Benefit Analysis – Science or Art? https://anchor.fm/enernex-energy-exchange/episodes/Episode-6--Cost-Benefit-Analysis--Science-or-Art-e2tm20 Take a listen as EnerNex Vice President of Grid Modernization Ron Chebra along with special guest Mark Everette, CEO of MWE Consulting, explore the nuances and challenges of building a solid and defensible Cost Benefit Analysis for grid modernization investments....

2019 University of Wisconsin-Madison Short-Course | March 19-21 | Madison, WI

Analyzing and Minimizing Distribution System Harmonic and Transient Disturbances Course The University of Wisconsin-Madison will be hosting the Analyzing and Minimizing Distribution System Harmonic and Transient Disturbances Course (Course #RA01254-T407). The class will be held at the Pyle Center in Madison, Wisconsin. Dave Mueller and Tom Grebe will be the instructors for the course. Attendees will benefit by understanding voltage and current disturban...