Introducing decentralized feeder automation to an existing SCADA

In our last blog post, we looked at 10 key features of a decentralized feeder automation solution, covering everything from cost to scalability. One of those major components is the ability to mount the new technology on an existing SCADA…

10 Critical Features in a Decentralized Feeder Automation Solution

Smart grids and automated network solutions are the future of the power distribution and utility industry.  With streamlined options for fault location, isolation, and service restoration (FLISR) becoming more readily available on the market,…

Distribution Automation in Action

An ADMS (Advanced Distribution Management System) is an enterprise software solution that can provide utilities a broad range of smart grid applications including the ability to automate fault location, isolation, and system restoration. Transitioning…
Building a Smart Grid Mobile Image

Going Smart at Scale, from the Start

Building a smart grid with the big picture in mind, including functionality and financials Your smart grid rollout should go live everywhere, right from the start. Most utilities will conduct a cost-benefit analysis before…
PRISM DERMS Project

PRISM DERMS demonstration project is accepted

The results data is in for ACS’s EPIC distributed energy resources management system ACS successfully completed, installed and performed the site acceptance test of a full-function Distributed Energy Resource Management System (DERMS) solution…
Smart Grid DMS & DERMS

Integration Between Smart Grid DMS and DERMS

Managing a multi-player community of renewable consumers and producers successfully Utility and public interest in renewable integration within distribution networks has rapidly risen in popularity. For the public, general sentiments…
Activating the Human Grid Through Telemetry

Activating the Human Grid through Telemetry

Tapping your crew and utility customer as a powerful source of network information The involvement of the crew and the utility customer is a powerful untapped source of telemetry, control and general network information, not available…
Maximize the Benefits of Renewables

Maximize the Benefits of Renewables

Preparing your grid for flexible operation as renewable resource advance The investment in renewable resources, particularly photovoltaic (PV), has the potential to become substantial for certain feeders. Adoption patterns are being…