White Papers

  • Jul 30, 2009 | Oracle
    The Smart Grid is a vision of a better electricity delivery infrastructure. Smart Grid implementations dramatically increase the quantity, quality and use of data available from advanced sensing, computing and communications hardware and software. As a result, they help utilities address two...
  • Jul 30, 2009 | Oracle
    Burdened by a homegrown, mainframe-based system, CHG&E relied heavily on radio dispatchers and paperwork to capture information and manage service calls. With its most recent Oracle Utilities Mobile Workforce Management upgrade, moved to a real-time work-order scheduling allowing it to...
  • Jul 13, 2009 | Burns & McDonnell
    This white paper describes a coordinated, prioritized and customer- based development strategy for utilities considering Smart Grid initiatives.
  • Jul 13, 2009 | Center for American Progress
    A national clean-energy smart grid will use long-distance, extra-high- voltage transmission lines to move remote clean-energy resources to power load centers. This expanded and upgraded interstate transmission grid will connect to a modernized distribution system— enabled with digital technology—...
  • Jul 09, 2009 | Arcadian Networks
    Energy companies such as utilities and oil and gas organizations face unprecedented communications challenges in the 21st century. Among these are building smart grids and smart enterprises to enable energy efficiency and meet other challenges in an increasingly resource- constrained...
  • Jul 06, 2009 | Striata Inc.
    eBilling is the replacement of traditional paper bills & statements with electronic equivalents, delivered via an online self service portal or email. This method of document delivery is rapidly revolutionizing the way billers interact with their customers. The move to paperless processes...
  • Jun 29, 2009 | Itron Inc.
    AMI is well recognized as the foundational technology platform enabling the Smart Grid of the future—it brings with it a communications infrastructure that transcends the electric utility service territory, extending the network to the millions of consumers at the edges of the delivery system....
  • Jun 15, 2009 | Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL)
    This paper focuses on how to maximize the already present but often overlooked smart grid capabilities of the delivery and distribution network known as the grid. The devices that make the grid smart supply measurement, control, and communication, which also facilitate advances and applica-...
  • Jun 15, 2009 | S&C Electric Company
    Over the last several years, technology for energy storage has improved while costs have declined. It is now becoming economical to apply this technology more broadly in utility distribution and transmission systems. For the past decade, S&C has been supplying large medium-voltage (MV)...
  • Jun 08, 2009 | S. Chapel Associates
    This white paper covers two topics. First is a brief description of Asset Management. Second is an overview of the decision tools needed for both managing individual assets (repair/replace decision making) and for managing aportfolio of diverse assets (project and portfolio valuation).