Jeremy Laundergan: Grid Modernization in Hawaii | T&D World

Jeremy Laundergan: 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...

Ron Chebra: Armed and Augmented; How an Emerging Technology Will Impact the Utility Industry Workforce | PowerGrid International

Ron Chebra: Armed and Augmented; How an Emerging Technology Will Impact the Utility Industry Workforce | PowerGrid International
Vice President of Grid Modernization, Ron Chebra, contributes to the December issue of PowerGrid International: Armed and Augmented | How an Emerging Technology Will Impact the Utility Industry Workforce. "For many avid football fans, the familiar overlay of the line of scrimmage and the 1st down marker is a common place visual aid that makes the game more interesting to watch.  The technology underneath this is a manifestation of Augmented Reality (AR)...

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...

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...

Ron Chebra: Leveraging AMI Data for Better Consumer Engagement | T&D World

Ron Chebra: Leveraging AMI Data for Better Consumer Engagement | T&D World
Ron Chebra, VP of Grid Modernization, shares his views on the early history of AMI in this T&D World article. Some electric utility personnel will tell you they are convinced their industry is more technologically advanced than the water utility industry, even though AMI provides notable exceptions. For example, did you know that the first advanced metering infrastructure was installed in the 1980s at a water utility, not an electric utility? The...

Report Available For Download | Commercial and Industrial AutoDR with Stationary Batteries

Report Available For Download | Commercial and Industrial AutoDR with Stationary Batteries
As battery energy storage is becoming an important component of distributed energy resources (DER) and balancing the intermittent output from distributed generation, the performance of the battery systems needs to be assessed. EnerNex worked with Southern California Edison (SCE) to conduct thirteen tests with three industrial customers utilizing large (>1MW) capacity battery storage systems. EnerNex then measured and evaluated performance of the storage...

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) | Grid Modernization Roadmap

EnerNex managed an engagement to develop a smart grid roadmap, architecture, and business case for the LADWP. Following an initial assessment of the organization's plans and readiness, EnerNex worked with the client to define a smart grid strategy that served as guidance for the development of the roadmap and architecture. The ten-year roadmap consisted of a prioritized set of defined projects including smart meter deployment, demand response for large ...

United Illuminating | Business Case Development Project

EnerNex developed business cases for the microgrids and performed cost benefit analyses for generation options including combined heat and power (CHP), natural gas and propane fuels. EnerNex calculated the total electric load and wrote the generator specifications for the microgrids for multiple community microgrids. We prepared the formal documents including project summaries and recommendations for presentation to senior management and the state’...

Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) | Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Project

EnerNex is working as a subcontractor to Booz Allen Hamilton on this engagement to support SEC in preparing for and developing Requests for Proposal, and performing technical due diligence on qualified bidders, for a planned AMI investment. EnerNex provided primarily technical assistance on the project, including: Support for a current state assessment Business case assessment System requirements for smart metering, head end systems, gateways, ...