California Utilities Define New Smart Inverter Capabilities | IEEE Smart Grid Newsletter

California Utilities Define New Smart Inverter Capabilities | IEEE Smart Grid Newsletter
California Utilities Define New Smart Inverter Capabilities Originally published in the IEEE Smart Grid June 2019 Newsletter Kay Stefferud, Director of Implementation Services kay@enernex.com 865-770-4867     Dami Soyoye, Consultant dsoyoye@enernex.com 865-770-4858     California’s phased implementation of smart inverter functionality addresses power quality issues including issues caused by ind...

Getting Offshore Wind Power on the Grid | T&D World

Getting Offshore Wind Power on the Grid | T&D World
Getting Offshore Wind Power on the Grid Offshore wind power plants need to overcome a number of challenges. Published on T&D World.com | May 29, 2019 David Mueller, Director of Energy Systems Studies dmueller@enernex.com 865-770-4859     Chandra Pallem, Principal Consultant chandra@enernex.com 865-770-4856     Wind power in North America has been an exclusively land-based resource until Decem...

Systems Engineering Approaches to Address Cybersecurity Challenges of the Electric Grid | Electric Energy T&D Magazine

Systems Engineering Approaches to Address Cybersecurity Challenges of the Electric Grid | Electric Energy T&D Magazine
Systems Engineering Approaches to Address Cybersecurity Challenges of the Electric Grid Published via Electric Energy T&D Magazine - 2019 Quarterly Issue 2 By: Kay Stefferud, Director of Implementation Services kay@enernex.com 865-218-4600 x8104     Like many systems of systems, the electric grid is facing challenges as devices and applications originally intended to be either standalone or locally networked are now b...

On the Ground Floor of Ohio’s PowerForward Grid Modernization Initiative

On the Ground Floor of Ohio’s PowerForward Grid Modernization Initiative
On the Ground Floor of Ohio’s PowerForward Grid Modernization Initiative A conversation with Ohio utility regulators and EnerNex technical experts on working groups that will guide the state’s regulatory roadmap for distributed energy resources. By: Jeff St. John, Editor, GTM Published via Greentech Media March 29, 2019 Back in 2017, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio launched the PowerForward initiative, an open-ended considerati...

Data Center Demand Response | Distributed Energy Magazine

Data Center Demand Response | Distributed Energy Magazine
Data Center Demand Response Published March 11, 2019 | Distributed Energy Magazine Sean Morash, Consultant, EnerNex Carsten Baumann, Schneider Electric     Data centers represent roughly 2% of US electricity usage. Because of the digitalization of the modern economy, the thirst for computer power—ultimately served by data centers—continues to grow. At the same time, electrical usage by other end-uses has remained relatively flat...

Geomagnetic Disturbances and the Grid | Public Utilities Fortnightly

Geomagnetic Disturbances and the Grid Harmonics Studies Needed to Assess Vulnerabilities   By David Mueller, Director of Energy Systems Studies Fortnightly Magazine - July 2016 On March 13, 1989, a geomagnetic disturbance, GMD, caused by solar activity affected bulk power systems in North America. The most serious impact led to the shutdown of static compensators on a network essential to control of Hydro Québec's grid. This caused v...

Power System Transient Studies Using EMTP-RV | Electric Energy Online

Power System Transient Studies Using EMTP-RV  By: Tom Grebe, Principal Consultant tgrebe@enernex.com 865-770-4880     Published via Electric Energy Online | June 2016 Power system transients that are caused by utility switching operations or lightning strikes to electric facilities have significant potential to damage equipment or disrupt operation. High frequency transients have been recognized for quite some time as a thr...

Switching Surge Studies for Offshore Wind Plants | North American Clean Energy

Switching Surge Studies for Offshore Wind Plants Published via North American Clean Energy Chandra Pallem, Principal Consultant chandra@enernex.com 865-770-4856     Presently, Europe is the world leader in offshore wind power with more than 2,300 MW of offshore wind plants installed. The first offshore wind farm was installed in Denmark in 1991. In North America, unlike land based wind generation, offshore wind farms are...
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