EPIC Growth Spurred by a Passionate and Focused Effort | T&D World

EPIC Growth Spurred by a Passionate and Focused Effort | T&D World
EPIC Growth Spurred by a Passionate and Focused Effort By: Ron Chebra, VP of Grid Modernization rchebra@enernex.com 865-218-4600 x8108   Recently, I had the honor and privilege to speak at the 13th Annual Electric Power Industry Conference (EPIC) in Pittsburgh and covered an overview of some of the key challenges and opportunities facing our industry today. The list of topics ranged from defecting customers, including those anticipa...

The Resiliency Continuum

The Resiliency Continuum
The Resiliency Continuum DOWNLOAD OUR COMPLIMENTARY WHITE PAPER   Overview Storm damage can wreak havoc on the electrical distribution system and instantaneously create a major impact on those who continuously depend on unfettered access to electrical energy. “Keeping the lights on” is a bedrock principle of utility operations, but is increasingly being challenged by more frequent and turbulent natural disasters. The quest for greater ...

Live Line Clearance Evaluation Transient Study

Live Line Clearance Evaluation Transient Study
Live Line Clearance Evaluation Transient Study By: Tom Grebe, Principal Consultant tgrebe@enernex.com 865-770-4880     Power system apparatus, such as transformers, switchgear, and cables may be exposed to various types of transients. High-frequency transients and very steep overvoltages may cause problems for electrical equipment because they can cause local overstressing of the insulation system. Utility transmission line circ...

Episode #3 | Designing the Enterprise for Grid Modernization

Episode #3 | Designing the Enterprise for Grid Modernization
The Energy Exchange Podcast Episode #3 | Designing the Enterprise for Grid Modernization https://anchor.fm/enernex-energy-exchange This episode explores the challenges and needs utilities have in developing a good foundational solutions architecture that is flexible and extensible enough to support many of their grid modernization programs. Many leading utilities have developed and implemented an established process and methodology to help ensure thei...

Episode #2 | Pre-Pay – Hitting an Inflection Point

Episode #2 | Pre-Pay – Hitting an Inflection Point
The Energy Exchange Podcast Hosted by EnerNex Now Live! Episode #2: Pre-Pay – Hitting an Inflection Point https://anchor.fm/enernex-energy-exchange Episode Summary This episode of The Energy Exchange is all about the pre-payment movement within utilities. What are the drivers, motivators, benefits and societal impacts of these pre-pay programs? EnerNex VP Ron Chebra explores the topic with special guests David Elve, CMO and EVP of PayGo, and Scott ...

ADMS: a Product or a Philosophy?

ADMS: a Product or a Philosophy?
ADMS: a Product or a Philosophy? By: Ron Chebra, VP of Grid Modernization rchebra@enernex.com 865-218-4600 x8108   As more and more utilities undertake their Grid Modernization journey, an Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS) is frequently at the core of many of their technology plans. An ADMS typically encompasses multiple application functions such as, Distribution Scada (dSCADA), Outage Management (OMS), Distribut...

Presentation Material | Modern Grid Technology and Leading Practices Workshop

Presentation Material | Modern Grid Technology and Leading Practices Workshop
Through Order No. 34281, the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission directed the Hawaiian Electric Companies to develop "a detailed Grid Modernization Strategy will provide the comprehensive and holistic vision and context to inform subsequent review of discrete grid modernization project applications submitted by the Companies." The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission directed the Hawaiian Electric Companies to make an initial draft of the Grid Moderniz...

Presentation Material | EnerNex Supports Hawaiian Electric Integrated Grid Planning Symposium

Presentation Material | EnerNex Supports Hawaiian Electric Integrated Grid Planning Symposium
EnerNex is supporting the development and implementation of the Hawaiian Electric Companies’ Grid Modernization Strategy which was filed with the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) on August 29, 2017. As part of the Grid Modernization Strategy, the Companies proposed a new Integrated Grid Planning process that integrates the needs at all levels of the system: customer, bulk power resources, transmission, and distribution. The comprehensive, customer-...

EnerNex Announces Participation in the 2018 DistribuTECH Conference and Exhibition

EnerNex Announces Participation in the 2018 DistribuTECH Conference and Exhibition
EnerNex Announces Participation in the 2018 DistribuTECH Conference and Exhibition The company’s leadership in helping utilities manage the changing energy landscape takes center stage at the event Click here to view the full release via BusinessWire. Knoxville, Tenn., USA, January 9, 2018 -- EnerNex, a leading electric power research, engineering and consulting firm, today announced its participation in  DistribuTECH, one of the leading transmiss...

Grid Modernization in Hawaii | T&D World

Grid Modernization in Hawaii | T&D World
Vice President of Consulting Services, Jeremy Laundergan, contributes an article to T&D World covering the latest Grid Modernization efforts in Hawaii. Click here to read the full article. "Many labels are being used to describe the technical evolution of electric utilities as multiple simultaneous changes are occurring across the industry. “Smart Grid” is a term that initially tried to encompass a more customer-interactive utility — with sm...
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