Calendar of Events

Aug 04, 2014 to Aug 15, 2014 | Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Aug 11, 2014 to Aug 12, 2014 | New York, NY
Sep 08, 2014 to Sep 10, 2014 | Chicago, IL

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Wireless Sensor Technology

Equipment health monitoring for the modern utility.

Ramesh (“Rudy”) Shankar

Wireless sensors open new, novel applications for utilities, replacing expensive cabling network options to sense incipient equipment failures.

Waiting for the Next Polar Vortex

How recent events could prove a harbinger of winters to come.

Judah Rose

The winter of 2013-14 offered up a perfect storm of natural gas price spikes and threats to electric reliability. Expect more of the same.

Unwinding the Death Spiral

Rooftop solar, net metering, and the perils of utilityspeak.

Bruce W. Radford

The Sierra Club accuses utilities of trying to snuff out rooftop solar. Attorney Donald Sipe recommends RTO/ISO markets for natural gas.

Next-Gen Nuclear

Tomorrow’s options for low-carbon baseload generation.

John A. Bewick

The nuclear renaissance might be postponed, but technologies continue advancing. The next generation of plants will apply innovation for safety, efficiency, and modularity.