White Papers

  • Sep 29, 2008 | Alcatel-Lucent
    Two-way wireless communications for mobile personnel is becoming a key requirement for streamlined operations within an energy plant. It enables the dispatch of personnel, provides them with the necessary documentation and drawings to perform their function, and allows them to collaborate, through...
  • Sep 22, 2008 | Accenture
    Leading Utilities are transforming themselves to become High Performance businesses by adopting a new mindset and approach to how they manage Transmission & Distribution (T&D). Accenture offers Utilities another way to achieve high performance by integrating asset optimization strategies...
  • Sep 18, 2008 | Unifin International
    Transformer oil coolers play a critical role in keeping electrical generation systems reliable. Transformer oil coolers are a small investment that protect the power industry’s huge capital investment in the massive transformers that make up the backbone of a nation’s energy supply.
  • Sep 08, 2008 | Oracle
    Over the past year, technology advances and high energy prices have stimulated interest in Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI). Discussions are wide-ranging. Some focus globally: Australian and Canadian “smart metering”, new European Union requirements, the results of time-of-use pilots that...
  • Sep 04, 2008 | Delaware Public Service Commission
    The Energy Policy Act of 2005 requires state utility commissions to consider whether to have regulated utilities (and retail electric suppliers) implement a new PURPA standard related to “Time-Based Metering and Communications.” States are required to consider the adoption of a smart metering...
  • Aug 27, 2008 | ESRI
    This paper examines how a geographic information system (GIS) can dramatically improve a number of customer care processes. The new customer connect process is an example of how integrated information, both within and outside the utility, significantly improves customer service, shortens cycle...
  • Aug 20, 2008 | Aclara Power-Line Systems Inc.
    This material is provided in the spirit of fostering collaboration and a common understanding within the AMI community. Aclara™ intends to promote the use of common terminology, and invites other vendors to participate in the development of the IEC 61968-2 standard.
  • Aug 20, 2008 | Blue Coat
    It is a jungle out there, particularly now that millions of workers work remotely, placing new demands on their IT infrastructure and often unknowingly threatening their company’s security every day. Recent studies indicate that within three years, there will be over one billion mobile workers...
  • Aug 06, 2008 | U.S. Department of Energy
    The Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct 2005), Section 103, requires all federal agencies to install metering and advanced metering where found to be cost-effective, according to guidelines developed by the Department of Energy (DOE), in consultation with a number of interest groups. DOE has met...
  • Jul 29, 2008 | IFS AB
    In utilities and other industries GIS, SCADA, and CMMS/EAM systems require the same type of information, especially in respect of assets/equipment and related information. In collaboration with ABB and ESRI, IFS provides such integration by using ABB Industrial IT to allow seamless navigation...