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Episode #12 | The Best of The Energy Exchange Season 1

Episode #12 | The Best of The Energy Exchange Season 1
The Energy Exchange Podcast Episode #12 | The Best of The Energy Exchange Season 1 As we conclude Season 1 of The Energy Exchange, host Ron Chebra gives us an overview of what's been covered, adding commentary around some of the most interesting topics in the electric power industry: big data analytics, enterprise architecture, pre-pay, standards and more. Listen in to this highlight reel and get a preview of what's to come in Season 2.  ...

Getting Offshore Wind Power on the Grid | T&D World

Getting Offshore Wind Power on the Grid | T&D World
Getting Offshore Wind Power on the Grid Offshore wind power plants need to overcome a number of challenges. Published on T&D World.com | May 29, 2019 David Mueller, Director of Energy Systems Studies dmueller@enernex.com 865-770-4859     Chandra Pallem, Principal Consultant chandra@enernex.com 865-770-4856     Wind power in North America has been an exclusively land-based resource until Decem...

Architecture Plays a Key Role in NERC CIP Compliance

Architecture Plays a Key Role in NERC CIP Compliance
Architecture Plays a Key Role in NERC CIP Compliance Brian Smith bsmith@enernex.com 865-770-4853     If you have been involved with a utility's compliance efforts associated with the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) standards, you understand that documentation is everywhere. Nearly every aspect of the NERC CIP standards starts with the requirement of documenting a proc...

Wind Plant Transient Evaluation Studies

Wind Plant Transient Evaluation Studies
Wind Plant Transient Evaluation Studies 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. Wind plant collector circuit breaker ...

Episode #11 | Accelerating Standardization and Interoperability: The Wi-Sun Alliance Approach

Episode #11 | Accelerating Standardization and Interoperability: The Wi-Sun Alliance Approach
The Energy Exchange Podcast Episode #11 | Accelerating Standardization and Interoperability: The Wi-Sun Alliance Approach Wi-SUN Alliance: A global ecosystem of member companies seeking to accelerate the implementation of open standards-based Field Area Networks (FAN) and the Internet of Things (IoT). Host and EnerNex Vice President Ron Chebra talks with Phil Beecher, President and CEO of Wi-Sun Alliance, on interoperability, security, the proce...

Systems Engineering Approaches to Address Cybersecurity Challenges of the Electric Grid | Electric Energy T&D Magazine

Systems Engineering Approaches to Address Cybersecurity Challenges of the Electric Grid | Electric Energy T&D Magazine
Systems Engineering Approaches to Address Cybersecurity Challenges of the Electric Grid Published via Electric Energy T&D Magazine - 2019 Quarterly Issue 2 By: Kay Stefferud, Director of Implementation Services kay@enernex.com 865-218-4600 x8104     Like many systems of systems, the electric grid is facing challenges as devices and applications originally intended to be either standalone or locally networked are now b...

On the Ground Floor of Ohio’s PowerForward Grid Modernization Initiative

On the Ground Floor of Ohio’s PowerForward Grid Modernization Initiative
On the Ground Floor of Ohio’s PowerForward Grid Modernization Initiative A conversation with Ohio utility regulators and EnerNex technical experts on working groups that will guide the state’s regulatory roadmap for distributed energy resources. By: Jeff St. John, Editor, GTM Published via Greentech Media March 29, 2019 Back in 2017, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio launched the PowerForward initiative, an open-ended considerati...

Electric Power Systems Flicker Analysis

Electric Power Systems Flicker Analysis
Electric Power Systems Flicker Analysis By: Bikash Poudel, Senior Consultant bpoudel@enernex.com 865-218-4600 x6168     Electric power systems flicker is a human perception of change in brightness level of lighting. The intensity of flicker is dependent on both the frequency and the magnitude of voltage fluctuations. There had been studies that showed the variations of voltage as small as 0.3% in the frequencies around 8.8 Hz can ...

Episode #10 | Big Data Analytics and the Brilliant Grid

Episode #10 | Big Data Analytics and the Brilliant Grid
The Energy Exchange Podcast Episode #10 | Big Data Analytics and the Brilliant Grid This episode of The Energy Exchange is focused on data connectivity between applications and the information it generates that goes beyond Big Data and Smart Algorithms, as well as how IT plays a key role in using the information received from connected systems. Anyone who has purchased an item, or even just simply looked at certain items online, has experie...

Effective Angle Prediction Algorithm for Utilization of PMU Data: Toward Prevention of Wide Area Blackouts | IEEE Xplore

Effective Angle Prediction Algorithm for Utilization of PMU Data: Toward Prevention of Wide Area Blackouts | IEEE Xplore
Effective Angle Prediction Algorithm for Utilization of PMU Data: Toward Prevention of Wide Area Blackouts Published via IEEE Xplore Abstract Advanced state estimation and angle prediction algorithms utilizing the data measured by Phasor Measurement Units (PMU) can limit the spread of wide area blackouts. Advanced prediction analysis provides information on the overall condition of the power system and allows for the most efficient remedial action...
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