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...

A Look into the Heart of the DSO | Energy Central

A Look into the Heart of the DSO | Energy Central
A Look into the Heart of the DSO: Sun Qi's First Day as an Intern By Doug Houseman Sun Qi is the new intern with a master’s degree in Power Engineering at the DSO in California and is being introduced around on his first day. His first stop of the day is with the customer portal team, who are running the statistics from the overnight operation of the portal and looking at the status of all of the feeds to the customer portal. The portal team confir...

Technical Report Co-Written by Grebe Wins Award

Technical Report Co-Written by Grebe Wins Award
At the 2016 IEEE PES Switchgear Committee Meeting in Hilton Head, South Carolina, the Transient Limiting Inductor Applications in Shunt Capacitor Banks technical report was awarded the IEEE PES Technical Committee Prize Paper Award presented to Roy Alexander, Lucas Collette, Tom Grebe, Halim Malaj, and Joe Meisner by the Switchgear Committee of the IEEE Power and Energy Society....

POTUS Needs Your Help | T&D World

POTUS Needs Your Help | T&D World
POTUS Needs Your Help The 45th president of the United States will inherit all manner of challenges including many crucial issues surrounding electric energy. See the advice our Xperts would give POTUS if they were appointed senior advisor to the president for electric energy. John H. Baker Jr., Michael Heyeck, Doug Houseman, Marlon Vogt 1, Bradley Schmidt, Mani Vadari, Seth Hulkhower | May 23, 2016 Already the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign has been...

Our Energy Future | T&D World

Our Energy Future | T&D World
Our Energy Future Do you want a say in the shape our industry will take? Then get involved! By Doug Houseman Time is not our friend. Coal generation will go away, with much of it gone by 2020 and little surviving beyond 2030. Once most of the coal is gone, we will see natural gas generation come under pressure to close down. Nuclear generation is not economically feasible today, and regulatory changes would be needed to make it viable. Expect to see ...

Doug Houseman Featured in T&D World IdeaXchange

Doug Houseman Featured in T&D World IdeaXchange
Monopolies in Competition T&D World's IdeaXchange experts discuss how utilities should respond to the competitive threats embedded in some DER technologies and take advantage of the customer engagement opportunities also present there. John H. Baker Jr., Mani Vadari, Doug Houseman, Michael Heyeck, Paul Mauldin, Bradley Schmidt, Mike Parr, Don McDonnell, Stewart Ramsay, Raiford Smith | Mar 29, 2016 In a pivotal scene from the epic World War II movie “S...

Climate Change | T&D World

Climate Change | T&D World
Climate Change Despite generating intense and sometimes bitter debate, climate change initiatives are gaining momentum and will significantly impact the future of electric utilities. Regardless of the attendant challenges, former AEP Senior Vice President Michael Heyeck contends that the future holds “great promise for those with extraordinary will, laser-like focus and ‘can do’ spirit.” See what other IdeaXchange Xperts have to say on this highly charged...

IEEE Talks IoT: Doug Houseman

IEEE Talks IoT: Doug Houseman
Doug Houseman’s 30-year career in the power industry includes a lead role in the IEEE Power and Energy Society’s Intelligent Grid Coordinating Committee, helping develop the National Institute of Science and Technology’s smart grid framework model. Doug is vice president for technology and innovations at EnerNex LLC, and as an IoT subject matter expert discusses opportunities around automatic monitoring and control in the home and how it can benefit the el...