4 Futuristic Technologies Utilities Want and Need

by Tim Moore

We have a long way to go before crystallized dilithium single-handedly powers our Star Trek enterprise. But this isn’t stopping power generators and utilities from stepping into the future. Day-by-day, utilities are embracing futuristic technology to harness smart grid data, improve asset management, and minimize time spent on repairing outages. Here’s our pick of the top 4 technologies utilities want and need to improve business today and tomorrow.

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Great Presentations at the 2018 SCADA Tech Summit

by Todd Deibel

Nice work by Andrew Krekow in representing Second Sight in an expert panel discussion at the SCADA Tech Summit. For those that don’t know, it stands for Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition.  Second Sight, Freewave, and 4RF discussing a host of topics around deploying the most reliable and secure wireless SCADA networks.

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Our GE MDS Training Event at Ameren Headquarters was a Big Success!

by admin

Second Sight’s recent GE MDS customer event at Ameren’s headquarters in downtown St. Louis was a big success. Our team put on a first-class technical training session for over 55 attendees, representing 10 different utilities and engineering firms, many of whom traveled from several hours away to take part in the full-day training session.

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Are Utilities Ready for the ‘Worst’ Hurricane Season? (2017)

by admin

Are Utilities ready?  The Atlantic’s hurricane season began June 1 and forecasters say this year will be the worst in 10 years. Anywhere between five to nine hurricanes, two to four major hurricanes, and 11 to 17 named storms are expected to strike now through November 30.  For utilities along the coast, this means working overtime to harden their networks and restore outages after blackouts. But just how ready are utilities for this above normal storm season?  Very ready, it seems so far. In fact, what some of these utilities are doing is simply above and beyond.

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3 Exciting Ways Electrical and Telecom Engineers Can Protect the Grid

by admin

Electrical and telecom engineers are incredibly vital to managing and protecting our new smart grid. While the grid guys maintain power and transmission substations – in addition to the physical layers of the network – telecom guys install communication connections and ensure end-to-end reliability of data transfer and related layers.

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