Why is grid modernisation so complicated? Is there an easy button? | Smart Energy International

Published via Smart Energy International Issue I 2020 Connect with the Author Neil Placer Director of Utility Services Consulting nplacer@enernex.com 865-218-4600 x8101     Grid modernisation (Grid Mod) is a complicated topic. To deny so, would be a foolish claim. The traditional utility grid has often been labelled the “most complicated machine ever built”. Given the charter of Grid Mod is to modernise an already com...

[WHITE PAPER] Toward Developing Metrics for Power System Resilience

[WHITE PAPER] Toward Developing Metrics for Power System Resilience
Toward Developing Metrics for Power System Resilience DOWNLOAD OUR COMPLIMENTARY WHITE PAPER    Recent extreme weather events, such as the destruction wrought by Superstorm Sandy in the Northeast and Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, have underscored the need for a resilient electric system. Lives can be lost because of a loss of electric power. Grid planners have long understood the need to keep people powered and have planned for the unex...

What is the Best Way to Manage Distributed Energy Resources?

What is the Best Way to Manage Distributed Energy Resources?
What is the Best Way to Manage Distributed Energy Resources? Kay Stefferud kay@enernex.com 865-770-4867   Kay Stefferud, EnerNex Director of Implementation Services, is a TOGAF® 9 certified enterprise architect with over thirty-five years of experience in systems engineering, cyber security, architecture, program management, product development, renewable energy projects, commercial communications devices, software applications, rea...

EnerNex Hires Industry Veteran Steven Rupp to Lead Utility Grid Strategy and Modernization Engagements

EnerNex Hires Industry Veteran Steven Rupp to Lead Utility Grid Strategy and Modernization Engagements
EnerNex Hires Industry Veteran Steven Rupp to Lead Utility Grid Strategy and Modernization Engagements Link to the press release via BusinessWire Knoxville, Tenn., USA, October 15, 2019 —EnerNex, a CESI company, is pleased to announce and welcome Steven Rupp as Director of Consulting Services. Rupp, based in Northern California, is a key figure in EnerNex’s strategic expansion in the western US focusing on grid strategy consulting and advisory services...

Aaron Snyder Joins The GridWise Architecture Council (GWAC) as Associate Member

Aaron Snyder Joins The GridWise Architecture Council (GWAC) as Associate Member
Aaron Snyder Joins The GridWise Architecture Council (GWAC) as Associate Member As published via the GWAC website The GridWise Architecture Council (GWAC) is a team of industry leaders who are shaping the guiding principles, or architecture, of a highly intelligent and interactive electric system—one ripe with decision-making information exchange and market-based opportunities. This architecture will provide guidelines for interaction between participa...

IEEE Smart Grid Interview with Sean and Aaron | A Framework to Quantify Resilience Built from the Customer Perspective

IEEE Smart Grid Interview with Sean and Aaron | A Framework to Quantify Resilience Built from the Customer Perspective
IEEE Smart Grid Interview A Framework to Quantify Resilience Built from the Customer Perspective   Sean Morash, Senior Consultant, EnerNex smorash@enernex.com 865-770-4879   Aaron Snyder, Ph.D., Director of Grid Technology Consulting aaron@enernex.com 865-770-4849   In this interview, Sean Morash and Aaron Snyder answer questions from their webinar, A Framework to Quantify Resilience Built from the Custom...

Utilizing Dynamic Line Ratings in Operations and Markets: FERC Panel Remarks

Utilizing Dynamic Line Ratings in Operations and Markets: FERC Panel Remarks
Utilizing Dynamic Line Ratings (DLR) in Operations and Markets: FERC Panel Remarks Sean Morash, EnerNex Senior Consultant, was a panelist at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Technical Conference on Managing Transmission Line Ratings in Washington, DC held in September 2019. smorash@enernex.com 865-770-4879   His prepared remarks – originally published via the FERC website Hello, I am Sean Morash, a Smart Grid...

IEEE Smart Grid Webinar: A Framework to Quantify Resilience Built from the Customer Perspective

IEEE Smart Grid Webinar: A Framework to Quantify Resilience Built from the Customer Perspective
IEEE Smart Grid Webinar On-Demand A Framework to Quantify Resilience Built from the Customer Perspective CONNECT WITH THE PRESENTERS: Sean Morash, Senior Consultant smorash@enernex.com 865-770-4879     Aaron Snyder, Director of Grid Technology Consulting aaron@enernex.com 865-770-4849     Investments in the electric grid have long focused on improving the reliability of the system to meet t...

EnerNex Strengthens West Coast Technical Consultancy Presence

EnerNex Strengthens West Coast Technical Consultancy Presence
EnerNex Strengthens West Coast Technical Consultancy Presence EnerNex, a CESI company, today announced that it is bolstering its technical consultancy practice on the West Coast with Jens Schoene, Director of Research Studies, moving to Southern California. Schoene joins Kay Stefferud, Director of Implementation Services, in supporting the company's strong relationships with major partners in the industry (large utilities, RTO/ISO, independent vendors). T...

PRESENTATION MATERIAL | Telecommunications: The Opportunities and Challenges Linking Field Assets to the Operations Center

PRESENTATION MATERIAL | Telecommunications: The Opportunities and Challenges Linking Field Assets to the Operations Center
Telecommunications: The Opportunities and Challenges Linking Field Assets to the Operations Center Ron Chebra, EnerNex Vice President of Grid Modernization, presented at the Southeastern Distribution Apparatus School in Auburn, AL on August 19, 2019. Access the presentation material here. Presentation Summary Today everything is being connected, video doorbells can trigger response actions in the home; smart thermostats can sense occupancy and adju...
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