By using EMC Documentation Business Process Services to integrate business processes between different systems and applications, Constellation Energy is getting a lot more out of their other technology investments.
Over the past decade, Union Hospital in Terre Haute, Ind., has been expanding its medical facilities to meet the community's growing health care needs. The hospital has relied on Duke Energy to provide a constant and reliable supply of electric power.
As utilities begin to initiate IT efforts for support of Smart Grid, there is no substitute for experience. Though Smart Grid technology is new and different, utilities can quickly achieve benefits through effective IT program management based on mature methods.
AlertEnterprise delivers a software solution that works with existing enterprise applications, operational systems, control systems and physical access control systems to deliver a total security application for the smart grid.
This paper will provide a general introduction to the NERC CIP Standards and the NIST Guidelines for Smart Grid Cyber Security. It will also summarize the relevance of the NERC CIP standards to communications systems utilized by electric utilities in general with emphasis on MW radio.
Every industry - including the energy and utilities sector - is still reeling from the impact of a global recession. Deploying the technologies to address challenges, and ultimately transforming utilities from the inside out, requires insight and foresight.
In this Thought-leadership Series Interview, Elisabeth Brinton, Chief Business and Public Affairs Officer at the Sacramento Municipal Utility District talks about SMUD's plans to install 600,000 smart meters by 2012. Brinton outlines the advantages these meters will provide SMUD and the public, as well as the next steps toward smart grid implementation.