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Humans on the Moon?

Humans on the Moon?

What will engineers of the future build on the moon? 3D printed concrete structures and landing sites made with moon aggregate and the water NASA hopes to discover in the south https://lnkd.in/gwzdRX9t Solar energy with some version of hydrogen storage or small...

Defining Resiliency

Defining Resiliency

Our industry needs to provide simple, understandable definitions for commonly used terms such as smart grid, smart cities, distributed energy resources, and microgrids. The simple, understandable definition of resiliency is: The ability to withstand a High Impact, Low...

Humans on the Moon?

Humans on the Moon?

What will engineers of the future build on the moon? 3D printed concrete structures and landing sites made with moon aggregate and the water NASA hopes to discover in the south https://lnkd.in/gwzdRX9t Solar energy with some version of hydrogen storage or small...

Defining Resiliency

Defining Resiliency

Our industry needs to provide simple, understandable definitions for commonly used terms such as smart grid, smart cities, distributed energy resources, and microgrids. The simple, understandable definition of resiliency is: The ability to withstand a High Impact, Low...

Where Is My Smart City

Where Is My Smart City

COVID-19, unrest in the streets and a contentious Presidential election significantly slowed efforts for smart cities and the positive economic development that results. But 2021 is here.

Whitepaper: The Case for Underground Distribution

Whitepaper: The Case for Underground Distribution

The electric power industry has long stated that overhead (OH) electric distribution is more cost-effective than underground (UG) distribution. But this is the 21st Century, and we don’t need to design electric distribution infrastructure using 20th Century wood poles, span guys, down guys, fly taps and aerial mounted equipment like transformers, switches and cap banks.

Whitepaper: Benefits of Electrification

Whitepaper: Benefits of Electrification

Electrification is sweeping through America. The application of safe, reliable, affordable and clean electricity claims many benefits. But, just what are those benefits and why should engaged mayors care? Forward looking, inclusive solutions to never-ending,...

The Path Forward for JEA

The Path Forward for JEA

The Sale of JEA has been discussed and debated for years. It is (was) highly political. Finally, a pro-sale Mayor was elected and now bids are received for the multi-billion dollar deal. Here's the article. Some have advocated (successfully, so far) to sell JEA’s...

A New Paradigm of Thinking Whitepaper

A New Paradigm of Thinking Whitepaper

Innovation is all the buzz.  But ideas are cheap: it’s solutions that have value.  Can a regulated, monopolistic electric utility compete against the myriad nimble, technology start-ups that plan to change the world?  Does it need to?  We need a “new paradigm of...

The Oil Industry & the Electric Car

The Oil Industry & the Electric Car

Check out this Politico article about how the oil industry is influencing development of electric cars. Business is driven by technology and policy (read politics) and this is an excellent example of a huge policy debate that uses effective quotes like “The typical...

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