Intelligent Utility Magazine Nov / Dec 2014
In This Issue
  • Here at Intelligent Utility, we have a number of popular article series. With our Utility2Utility series, we talk with insiders about a specific project, program or focus.  With our women-in-energy series, we profile women making a difference in this industry.  Now we’re starting a third series called C-suite Insider where we combine the heart of both the Utility2Utility series and the...
  • We’re probably all tired of talking about the failing/dying utility business model—how, in this industry, we’re stuck, immobile, living in the past. Given the amount of negative press the utility biz model is getting these days, you can be forgiven for forgetting that power in the largest social infrastructure on Earth and an absolute necessity for almost all other industries to function. To...
  • By Frank Prager To get a sense of the progress that’s been made in wind energy in the last 10 years, the numbers paint an impressive picture. According to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), America’s cumulative wind-power capacity exceeded 61,000 megawatts in 2013—a nearly tenfold increase from 2003 capacity levels. Almost 80 percent of states now generate power from wind resources,...
  • A lot of things have changed. It used to be that utilities talked about outages and reliability. Now they talk about branding and social media—and outages and reliability. OK. So maybe we haven’t totally changed. There’s certainly been evolution, but there’s also a solid base underneath all that new growth. So, we knocked on a few doors and asked about the solid base – the industry a-ha moments...