Case Studies

  • Apr 07, 2009 | Radius Radio Network Technology
    Radius provides a key link in improving Quinhon network for distribution of power The project entailed a small scale automation scheme to cover the central part of Vietnam, this was to automate local electrical networks when weather conditions made manual operations at air break sites...
  • Mar 31, 2009 | ZigBee Alliance
    A recent report from the International Energy Agency indicates that if government energy policies do not change, global primary energy demand will grow by 1.6 percent per year from 2004 to 2030. Worldwide electricity demand will rise to 30,116 billion kilowatt-hours in 2030, more than double...
  • Mar 31, 2009 | Ventyx
  • Mar 31, 2009 | Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL)
    Considering the international scope of this project, CFE decided to build La Venta II’s transmission, protection, and control system using the IEC 61850 substation automation standard, which provides methods of developing best engineering practices for substation protection, integration,...
  • Mar 23, 2009 | Ventyx
    Kootenai Electric Cooperative (KEC) serves approximately 17,000 members over 1,216 miles of electric line in northern Idaho and eastern Washington. Established in 1938, this private, non-profit electric utility is owned by its members. However, industry deregulation forced KEC to consider means...
  • Mar 17, 2009 | S&C Electric Company
    As part of their Y2K contingency plan, a mid-Atlantic newspaper publisher installed two 2-MW standby diesel generators back in 1999. A recent energy audit concluded that if these generators were used during periods in which the plant is subject to high market energy rates, a significant cost...
  • Mar 16, 2009 | Hewlett Packard
    British Energy is the United Kingdom’s largest producer of electricity and the lowest carbon emitter of the major UK electricity generators. The company’s British Energy Power & Energy Trading division trades all of the British Energy’s output in the marketplace. It’s an extremely complex...
  • Mar 16, 2009 | Capstone Turbine Corporation
    Microturbines are excellent power generators for use in combined heat and power (CHP) systems. Their low maintenance and clean exhaust make them a reliable choice for base load CHP applications. Integrating hot water heat recovery into the microturbine package has proven cost effective, and a...
  • Mar 11, 2009 | MITEM Corporation
    AEP decided to construct a new CIS system so that all of AEP's operating companies could share a common application and database. The new system, called MACSS, encompasses key operational functions including Marketing, Accounting, and Customer Service Systems. MACSS is based on IBM's DB2...
  • Mar 09, 2009 | Pacific Gas and Electric Company,
    Pacific Gas and Electric’s Demand Response program helps school districts save money that can be invested back into their budgets. We helped one district save $17,000 in 2006, a $3,000 improvement over the previous year. PG&E’s Account Services team can help your school district realize similar...