Fortnightly Magazine - November 11 2019

Visiting EPRI Innovators

A Special Tour

In a day filled with wonder, PUF editors toured one of the world’s top energy labs, at EPRI’s sprawling campus in Charlotte.

EPRI: Mechanical Test Lab

Visiting EPRI Innovators

EPRI's mechanical test lab is mostly focused on high-temperature testing, researching different materials that are used in the power plant.

EPRI: Welding Lab

Visiting EPRI Innovators

You might feel like you were with PUF editors during a special tour of the welding lab.

Exelon's Innovation Expo

Thousands of Innovators Gather in D.C.

Panel discussions included innovative leaders like Ryan Popple of Proterra, a company electrifying the nation’s buses, and James Chen of Rivian, a company electrifying the nation’s sport utility vehicles and light trucks. And supporting companies exhibited at the expo too, like ABB, Accenture, Burns & McDonnell, Itron and Oracle.

Fortnightly Foremost Innovators

The Most Outstanding in Ten Categories

Among 43 nominations we selected the most outstanding in ten categories: customer service, distributed resources, energy efficiency, environmental care, infrastructure safety, new technologies, regulatory effectiveness, smart grid, system efficiency, utility culture.

Profiles in Innovation

Sixteen Top Innovators

Conversations with top innovators at four utilities – APS, PPL, PSEG, Southern Co., one vendor, and two from EPRI.