Insights from our Editorial Team

  • Jan 28, 2014 | Kathleen Wolf Davis

    Representatives from the utility space discuss their predictions for 2014-2020—and how their roles will be changing with those times, featuring John Fitzgerald, Westar Energy; Lynn Lovelady, Energen; Cristina McQuistion, OG&E; Craig MacGibbon, UIL Holdings; Cindy Berger, Arizona Public Service; Doug Petitt, Vectren; and, Barbara Sugg, Southwest Power Pool.

  • Jan 27, 2014 | Kathleen Wolf Davis

    In this excerpt from the January/February print issue of Intelligent Utility magazine, we take a quick look at the future of the power grid with Henry Kenchington, deputy assistant secretary for advanced grid integration with the Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability, Department of Energy. 

  • Jan 26, 2014 | Kathleen Wolf Davis

    For this installment of our popular utility2utility article series, we spoke to David McGinnis about the co-op’s metering program and cellular communication choices.

  • Jan 23, 2014 | Kathleen Wolf Davis

    Hagihon Company, Ltd. is Israel’s largest municipal area water and wastewater services utility. For this unique international installment of our popular utility2utility article series, we spoke to Aharon Rosenberg, deputy CEO of water, and Josh Yeres, vice president of business development about Israel’s utility system and the tech trends they’re working with.

  • Jan 22, 2014 | Kathleen Wolf Davis

    The Natural Resources Defense Council and the Philadelphia Water Department discuss how, each year, more municipalities are integrating large-scale green infrastructure (GI) practices within their water and wasterwater infrastructure.

  • Jan 21, 2014 | Kathleen Wolf Davis

    James Moore, president of the Energy Research Council, discusses numbers from their new report on demand response.

  • Jan 20, 2014 | Kathleen Wolf Davis

    Within our brains, that fuzzy little smart city concept revolves around more intelligent technology working together across traditionally disparate industries that “touch” under a municipal umbrella: power, water, transport, lighting. But, how do we get there? Here are five rules to live by when building a smart city. 

  • Jan 19, 2014 | Kathleen Wolf Davis

    For this installment of the utility2utility interview series, we spoke with Andrej Sajn, CIO and a member of the management board for GEN-I about the power industry in Slovenia and in the EU, along with new projects for GEN-I, a more retail-based neo-utility that works in trading, exchanges and the sale of electricity to consumers.

  • Jan 16, 2014 | Kathleen Wolf Davis

    For this installment of our utility2utility series, we talk with Con Edison's Chris Gallo, senior specialist, customer outreach and education, about the urban utility’s work in mobile engagement.

  • Jan 15, 2014 | Kathleen Wolf Davis

    Beyond the pure aesthetic aspect, there’s been growing concern with consumers on how wind farms may impact individual real estate prices. In other words, will that view of the Tehachapi Pass Wind Farm that I find an uplifting road trip memory be a real downer for surrounding landowners when they go to sell? Researchers have studied this, actually. Here are the results.