[INL] Resilience Framework for Electric Energy Delivery Systems

[INL] Resilience Framework for Electric Energy Delivery Systems
Resilience Framework for Electric Energy Delivery Systems July 2021 EnerNex co-authored this report with Idaho National Laboratory (INL) introducing a framework to enable more thoughtful and deliberate consideration of resilience as it relates to electrical energy delivery systems (EEDS), with specific application to distributed wind systems. The framework outlines three tiers of resilience which enable stakeholders to assess and improve their syste...

[IEEE Smart Grid Newsletter] Global Experiences in Smart Metering – Tactical Loss Reduction in Developing Countries

[IEEE Smart Grid Newsletter] Global Experiences in Smart Metering – Tactical Loss Reduction in Developing Countries
Global Experiences in Smart Metering - Tactical Loss Reduction in Developing Countries Published via the IEEE Smart Grid Newsletter - June 2021 Written by Aaron F. Snyder, Vadim Zheglov, and Michele Pastore In the developing world, there is a wave of smart grid technology implementations driven by the desire to reduce “commercial” losses (another term for “non-technical” losses, or those not directly related to the power system infrastructure). Qu...

[E&E News] Report: Create DOE transmission agency to fight climate threat

[E&E News] Report: Create DOE transmission agency to fight climate threat
Report: Create DOE transmission agency to fight climate threat E&E News   A massive, drought-stoked wildfire in southern Oregon has sharply reduced power line deliveries to California from the Pacific Northwest’s hydro dams, adding to the debate about future strategies to fortify the nation’s high-voltage power network. The potential grid vulnerabilities came into focus last Thursday, when smoke from the Oregon blaze, acting as an electr...

The Texas Blackout: Key Factors that Nearly Caused a Grid Failure | Aspenia Online

The Texas Blackout: Key Factors that Nearly Caused a Grid Failure | Aspenia Online
The Texas Blackout: Key Factors that Nearly Caused a Grid Failure Co-authored by EnerNex and CESI Connect with the Author By: Ron Chebra, VP of Grid Modernization rchebra@enernex.com 865-770-4874   The electric grid has been classified as one of the largest and most complex machines in the world and ranks first as the “Greatest Engineering Achievements of the 20 Century” by the National Academy of Engineering. Delicately b...

Presentation Material | Planning Ahead for Distributed Energy Resources | APPA E&O Technical Conference 2021

Presentation Material | Planning Ahead for Distributed Energy Resources | APPA E&O Technical Conference 2021
Planning Ahead for Distributed Energy Resources​ Planning and Operation in High-Penetration DER Environments​ Steve Rupp and Dr. Jens Schoene presented at the APPA Engineering & Operations Virtual Conference in March 2021. For access to the full presentation, please contact Steve Rupp. Session Summary You’ve heard the warnings: if you don’t have a plan to manage the impending boom of customer-sited distributed energy resources, then you can expec...

An Architectural View for Addressing Operational, Business, and Cybersecurity Needs in T&D Field Devices

An Architectural View for Addressing Operational, Business, and Cybersecurity Needs in T&D Field Devices
Brian Smith bsmith@enernex.com 865-770-4853     Access to data from the wide range of Intelligent Electronic Devices (IED) and sensors, also referred to as field devices, deployed throughout the transmission and distribution field environments is often at the forefront of current discussions within most utilities. A key driver for this focus is that data available from field devices has become valuable for many business purposes be...

[Anterix-Energy Central Roundtable] 2021 Annual Predictions and Trends for the Power Industry Roundtable

2021 Annual Predictions and Trends for the Power Industry Roundtable with Energy Central If 2020 taught us anything, it is how difficult it can be to predict the future! Looking back at the Energy Central's 2020 Special Issue Series we certainly didn’t see anyone sharing predictions on an evolving remote work environment, utility shutoff moratoriums, and digital experiences replacing in-person visits to customers. That said, thought leaders and experts in...

[CESI + EnerNex Webinar] Cybersecurity OT | Focus on the Electrical Sector

[CESI + EnerNex Webinar] Cybersecurity OT | Focus on the Electrical Sector
CESI and EnerNex Presents Cybersecurity OT | Focus on the Electrical Sector In the past few years cybersecurity has become a major concern for grid operational systems. OT has to integrate new functionalities: leveraging Internet connectivity and increased communications among systems while also protecting against incoming threats and providing resiliency during cyber attacks. In this webinar, we explore how cybersecurity must be a crucial aspect in th...

5G: The Hype, the Hope and the Must Have? | Energy Central

5G: The Hype, the Hope and the Must Have? | Energy Central
5G: The Hype, the Hope and the Must Have? Published via Energy Central By: Ron Chebra, VP of Grid Modernization rchebra@enernex.com 865-218-4600 x8108     Cellular carriers have invested significant marketing dollars in promoting their 5G cellular services, touting lightning speeds, universal access and amazing streaming video services that this next generation of connectivity will provide. In their effort to entice custome...

[ESIG Webinar] Transmission Planning for 100% Clean Electricity

[ESIG Webinar] Transmission Planning for 100% Clean Electricity
Transmission Planning for 100% Clean Electricity https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s42F6kfmZ20&feature=youtu.be Download Presentation Earlier this year, ambitious goals were established at the federal level, including a plan for 100 percent clean electricity by 2035 and net-zero emissions across the economy by 2050. Reaching these goals efficiently will require action on a transformative scale, doubling or tripling the size and scale of the ...
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