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IEEE: The expertise to make smart grid a reality

Smart buildings 2.0--Business continuity drives microgrids for corporate campuses

Date: June 11, 2013
Publication: Electric Light & Power

Business continuity has become a greater importance as corporations continue to experience both productivity and financial loss from prolonged power outages. In this article Erich Gunther discusses the impacts of Smart Buildings 2.0, where the focus turns from not only energy efficiency and "being green," but also to business continuity plans. Read more

Smart Grid Execs: Strong Growth Potential for Energy Storage, DG, Microgrids

Date: January 2013
Publication: Electric Light & Power

IEEE announced a new report it commissioned that details how energy storage, distributed generation and microgrid technologies stand to evolve given the rapid deployment of the smart grid across the globe in the next five years. Note: You must scroll down to read the article. Read more

Integrated System, Social Media Improve Grid Reliability, Customer Satisfaction

Date: December 2012
Publication: Electric Light & Power

Reliability will be the top priority for grid operators no matter whom or where they serve. From a tree branch that takes out a single home to a complex, multifactor event that cuts power to 700 million people—as a two-day event did in India this past summer—rapid outage detection and speedy restoration play critical roles. Read more