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Baking in Cyber from the Top

Lena Smart, VP & CSO, New York Power Authority

Baking in Cyber from the Top

Yesterday, I was CIO of America’s largest state power organization. Today, I’m the CSO. No, I didn’t get a demotion–it was actually a promotion, and I am very excited about my new position.

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The Rise of Flexible Battery Storage

Raiford Smithis, VP-Energy Technology & Analytics, Entergy

Dr. Cat Wong, PMP, PE, Manager-Customer Product Engineering, Entergy

The Rise of Flexible Battery Storage

Batteries, one subset of storage technologies, are an exciting technology that promises to revolutionize how we manage and provide power

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A New Paradigm in Electric Industry

Nancy Bui-Thompson, VP, SMUD Board of Directors, Sacramento Municipal Utility District

A New Paradigm in Electric Industry

The electric industry is rapidly changing. Across the country key stakeholders and regulators are grappling with what the future holds: how and when transformation will occur.

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The Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) Primer

Michael Maiello, SVP, Technology, Schneider Electric

The Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) Primer

The increase in demand along with the trends of the energy sector’s three Ds (decarbonization, decentralization and digitization) are driving dramatic changes in how energy is produced and consumed, as well as the business models governing its...

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Leveraging Cloud-Based Options for Document Management

Jay Stauffer, Director, IT, The Brock Group

Leveraging Cloud-Based Options for Document Management

Filing Cabinets are becoming an item of the past as the use of Document Management Systems (DMS) is on the rise in businesses of all sizes.

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The Digital Utility needs - and promotes - a Changing Corporate Culture

Dr. Dirk E. Mahling, CMVP; VP – Technology and Strategy, Alliant Energy

The Digital Utility needs - and promotes - a Changing Corporate Culture

Utilities are embracing digitization in order to control cost and deliver innovative energy services in a world where customers ask for more choices and participation.

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Energy: Trends, Challenges and Solutions for a Changing World

Ken Boyce, Principal Engineer Director, Energy & Power Technologies, UL

Energy: Trends, Challenges and Solutions for a Changing World

We have reached a tipping point globally in this digital revolution – there are now more connected devices than people on the earth, and in the last few years alone we created more data than in all the previous years of human existence...

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Positive Disruption: Utilities, Smart Cities, and Smart Energy Management

Don Reeves, EVP of Engineering and Managed Services, Silver Spring Networks

Positive Disruption: Utilities, Smart Cities, and Smart Energy Management

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.

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The Future of Grid Stability Hinges Heavily on Energy Storage

Frank Jakob, Technology Manager for Energy Storage, Black & Veatch

The Future of Grid Stability Hinges Heavily on Energy Storage

Increasing demand for energy storage is being spurred on two fronts: Electric customers who are saving money on their utility bills, and the growing adoption of electric vehicles (EVs), which is causing lithium-ion batteries to decline in cost...

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Modern Virtual Design and Construction technologies Deliver fast, Cost Effective Battery Factories

Ankush Halbe, Technology Director, Exyte

Modern Virtual Design and Construction technologies Deliver fast, Cost Effective Battery Factories

The implementation of Target Value Design that incorporates VDC and prefabrication elements creates economies of scale that optimize capital expenditure for every KWh of battery cell produced.

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