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Leadership Lyceum: A CEO’s Virtual Mentor

This podcast series focuses on corporate and industry strategy and trends from the direct vantage point of key industry leaders. Subscribe to the podcast at Apple iTunes. Interviews with Tom Fanning and Bob Flexon are available, as well as one with Joe Rigby, Bob Skaggs and Les Silverman.

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Apr 09, 2017 to Apr 12, 2017
| Phoenix, AZ
May 02, 2017 to May 05, 2017
| Orlando, FL
May 21, 2017 to May 23, 2017
| Orlando, FL

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Lesson in Change
In today’s Internet of Things, businesses face a strikingly similar picture to what utilities saw in the early days of the smart grid. Consider what those lessons have in st...
What is value of going digital?
We see the potential for a large pot of value for utilities, sitting in clouds of smart meter data....
Step forward to match supplier delivery, customer usage
Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. headed towards setting an industry standard as it implements smart-meter-driven delivery forecasting to match supplier delivery and customer usa...
Security, Reliability & CIP
Opportunities and Challenges for State Utility Regulators
This article examines the evolving role of state regulators in addressing cybersecurity in the energy sector. It highlights the importance of developing state regulatory proce...
How To Prepare
Growing up as an Air Force brat, I had certain values drilled into me: Be aware, take responsibility, work as a team, and be prepared. These same values can help combat securi...
Electric Sector Cyber Security
Koppel’s “Lights Out” book focuses on America’s cyber vulnerability, and on what he perceives as the fecklessness of institutions designed to protect us. He deserves c...
Smart Grid
Key Trends Volume Released
In 2016, the Institute for Electric Innovation released Volumes I, II, and III of Key Trends Driving Change in The Electric Power Industry. The final volume examines rate and ...
Lesson in Change
In today’s Internet of Things, businesses face a strikingly similar picture to what utilities saw in the early days of the smart grid. Consider what those lessons have in st...
What is value of going digital?
We see the potential for a large pot of value for utilities, sitting in clouds of smart meter data....
EVs & Storage
Utility load growth from EVs can actually benefit all ratepayers by providing societal benefits and reducing utilities’ average cost of service.
An EV charging infrastructure network only provides value and reduces range anxiety to the degree it is well maintained....
First of two-part series. See part two, Capturing Benefits for All Ratepayers, in the April 2016 issue.
Utility investments to support EV adoption may be structured and scaled to benefit all customers....
In New York it’s where we’re staking our energy future.
Disruptive technologies such as microgrids and battery storage devices are commendable but they are supporting actors and must still work with the centralized grid. ...
Transmission
TOU Shows Tangible Results
With the mass rollout of smart meters, the idea of default TOU rates is gaining traction. This article presents the load shifting and conservation impacts of TOU rates on resi...
Problems, Not Just on Transmission Lines
No part of the grid seems to be more obscure or misunderstood than reactive power. "It's like the head on a glass of beer," is one of the amusing descriptions of VARs. But to ...
Utility Execs' Roundtable: We sat down with execs from seven utilities in the Northeast who help lead their companies on future strategies
Navigant and Public Utilities Fortnightly convened a roundtable of utility execs to peer into electricity's future, hosted by Con Edison at its historic Manhattan headq...

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