White Papers

  • Sep 10, 2010 | Alvarion
    WiMAX and WiFi are technologies utilized for outdoor wireless applications. Both technology standards have evolved throughout the years, offering wider coverage, higher throughput and better interference mitigation. The inherent characteristics of, and thus differentiators between WiMAX and WiFi,...
  • Sep 08, 2010 | CSC (Computer Sciences Corporation)
    Significant investments in information and communications technologies, new products and services, and physical infrastructure position utilities to improve service reliability, drive bottom-line profitability, and create new revenue centers. While regional investment focus differs, utilities...
  • Aug 31, 2010 | NetMotion Wireless
    Read how the top 50 US utilities use mobile technologies to increase field worker productivity. With these survey results, learn their deployment plans for mobile devices and software and discover their best practices to solve common mobility challenges.
  • Aug 31, 2010 | Aviat Networks
    This paper explores the migration strategy for Utility networks to migrate to Smart Grid via Hybrid Radios by reviewing the technology choices that are available to support legacy TDM and IP-based services. Network migration should also consider the many demands such as seamless migration,...
  • Aug 31, 2010 | Halcrow
    Roadmaps provide context, content and control of technology investments turning visions and individual project components into logical, measureable and manageable plans. A well developed technology roadmap leads to better organizational support, regulator
  • Aug 31, 2010 | EnergyBusinessReports.com
    Over 240 industry players weigh-in on how to achieve customer adoption of Smart Grid technologies. This report ($297 value) is FREE to Energy Central readers for a limited time. Learn 7 key strategies to gain fast and sustainable Smart Grid customer conversion.
  • Aug 31, 2010 | OSIsoft
    Global carbon regulation is arguably the largest risk and opportunity most corporations will face in the beginning of the 21st century. It has been estimated that turnover in the global carbon marketplace could exceed a trillion dollars in the next five to ten years. Voluntary and mandatory...
  • Aug 30, 2010 | Beacon Power Corp
    The grid frequency regulation function addresses the balance between the network’s load and power generated. The intent is to maintain the grid at the target 50Hz or 60Hz operating point. When there is more load than generated power, frequency drops, and vice versa. The system operator generates a...
  • Aug 18, 2010 | Alvarion
    This paper focuses on how utilities can leverage 4G wireless broadband technologies like WiMAX to implement smart grid applications, using standards-based technologies that meet their unique performance, security, and reliability requirements.
  • Aug 12, 2010 | Oracle Utilities
    Utilities have struggled with the failure of most mobile workforce software applications to address their needs. To overcome the difficulties of the past, progressive utilities are turning to 21st Century computing technology to increase productivity, lower costs and meet their reliability...