Ida knocks out all transmission lines into New Orleans

Ida knocks out all transmission lines into New Orleans

Utility Dive Article 1MM customers out of service for weeks! All 8 transmission lines serving New Orleans are down and the generation is tripped off. In the short run, we need to support the line crews that will risk life and limb rebuilding a tangled mess of wood,...
Hydrogen has great future potential

Hydrogen has great future potential

Hydrogen has great future potential: 1) use renewables or nuclear power to crack water or methane (natural gas) as a source of clean, utility scale energy generation2) use hydrogen for storage of various sizes3) use in fuel cells for vehicles or distributed...
Artificial Intelligence (AI) on the T&D system?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) on the T&D system?

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Artificial Intelligence (AI) on the T&D system???? Yes….for analysis of UAV line inspection data, predicting substation equipment condition, using AMI voltage data for distribution transformers and now, on NYPA’s Long Island Sound...
National Grid Moves Into Hydrogen

National Grid Moves Into Hydrogen

National Grid joins NextEra and LADWP in announcing their move into hydrogen and, ultimately, hydrogen fuel cells. Fuel cells and hydrogen have many advantages and opportunities described well for lay people in Chapter 5 of Richard Gasaway’s “An Inconvenient Purpose”...
Stay Safe and Warm—And Resilient

Stay Safe and Warm—And Resilient

Stay safe and warm. Texas isn’t the only place it’s gonna be cold. Bitter cold (-15) predicted for KC as well on 02/15. Always a reminder of the value of the grid! it’s 99.97% reliableit connects you to low cost generation (important when ERCOT is predicting...

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