By Ken Lee, SVP & CIO, New York Power Authority
The utility industry is transforming as a result of flat to declining demand for electricity combined with declining electric wholesale prices.
By Jorge Frausto, CIO-Global ERP, GE Power
Cloud computing is the future of ERP. Not only can it cut the cost of running the infrastructure significantly, it can also help drive the standardization agenda, which is so critical in making an ERP roll out successful.
By Dr. Dirk E. Mahling, VP, Technology, Alliant Energy [NYSE: LNT]
The electric power grid is the largest machine mankind has conceived and built to date. Worldwide, it delivers $400 billion of electricity every year to homes and businesses via 7 million miles of power lines.
By Ramkumar Krishnan, CTO, Fluidic Energy
The world is undergoing a monumental shift to sustainable renewable energy, evolving both in the developed world toward cleaner generation sources and the developing world to broad electrification efforts.
By Joe Blanchard, VP of Services, Plug Power
From micro grids to rooftop solar plants to hydrogen powered forklift trucks, every alternative energy solution, to some extent, is a distributed energy technology.
By Steven Clark, VP, Technology Solutions, Contract Land Staff
The "Information Age" began moving at the speed of light as global Internet connectivity became affordable and readily available to average businesses and households.
By Lee Laviolette, Managing Director and Global Oil & Gas Leader, Navigant Consulting
For decades, executives asked “What is the value of automation?” in areas like remote tank farms and manifolds. To many, making those investments was a leap of faith.
By Don Reeves, EVP of Engineering and Managed Services, Silver Spring Networks
Today, we are in the midst of an evolving energy environment. For at least 15 years, utilities have been deploying communications technology to help overcome some of their most pressing issues.