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The Future of Smart Grid
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Jagoron Mukherjee, Director, Strategy&, part of the PwC network

The promise of the “Smart Grid” to realize a sustainable, reliable and a modern 21st electricity grid has been underway for over a decade.  The utility industry has made significant investments with over $3Bn spent annually which...

Operationalizing Big Data to Improve Quality and Reduce Costs
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Bill Mannel, VP & General Manager - HPC, Big Data & IoT Solutions, HPE Servers, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

As Big Data and the Internet of Things (IoT) continue to reshape the competitive landscape of industrial manufacturing, converting information into intelligence has become critical, and manufacturers are seeking new ways to streamline production,...

Toshiba's Dual-H-bridge IC to Provide Increased Battery Life
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Darel Reed, National Sales Manager

Motor drivers are current amplifiers to run a motor, which act as a bridge between the controllers and the motors. The motor drivers are made from discrete components, which are integrated inside an IC. A motor can be a brushless DC motor, brushed...

Transmission Infrastructure Necessary to Support the 21st Century Energy Economy
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Vanessa Tutos, Director of Governmental Affairs and Regulatory Policy, EDP Renewables North America

In the wake of the 2018 midterms, we are looking at a new landscape in Washington: Democrats have taken the House, Republicans keep the Senate. And while we expect Congressional oversight of the Administration to increase and politicians to...

The Future of Smart Grid
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Jagoron Mukherjee, Director, Strategy, Part of the PwC network

The promise of the “Smart Grid” to realize a sustainable, reliable and a modern 21st electricity grid has been underway for over a decade. The utility industry has made significant investments with over $ 3Bn spent annually which is...

Will EoT be the Killer "app" that Energy Internet is waiting for?
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Farah Saeed, Research Director, Digital Grid, Frost & Sullivan

Whether you believe in climate change or not, the recent California fire devastation caused by drought is very real and alarming. California has been on the path of taking preventative measures for many years including this year with the passing...

Smart Grid: Challenges and Opportunities
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Saifur Rahman, PhD, President, IEEE Power & Energy Society, and Joseph Loring, Professor, and Director Advanced Research Institute, Virginia Tech, USA

“Smart grid” is a plan with many elements where monitoring and control of each element in the chain of generation, transmission, distribution and end-use allow our electricity delivery and use be more efficient and robust. It stretches...

Providing Desired Outcomes with "As-a-Service" Models
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Aravind Yarlagadda, SVP and GM, Itron

The managed services market is estimated to reach $257.84 billion by 2022, representing a compound annual growth rate of 11.1 percent from 2017 to 2022, according to Markets and Markets. As managed services have become more mainstream, so have the...

Reimagining the Smart Grid of the Future with Software
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Patric McElroy, VP & Chief Software Engineer, GE Power

In the U.S. alone, power outages cost the economy an average of $80B per year. For utilities, that means increased costs for penalties, repairs, overtime and customer service. The good news is that smart grid technologies can alleviate a...

Applying Innovation to Tackle Business Challenges
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Steve Ambrose, VP & CIO, DTE Energy

More than a century ago, the energy industry was founded on a technology innovation. Collectively, we’ve worked hard to drive that innovation through every aspect of our society. Today, companies like DTE Energy are turning that focus...

Improved EV Fleet Implementation by Industry Leaders
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Ron Silorio, CTO

Leading the way toward reliable and cost-effective electric vehicle charging with its technology called Electronic vehicle master controller (EVMC), Cyber Switching Solutions has established itself as a leader in the power management landscape...

AI-Bridging the Human Element
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Bridget Frey, CTO, Redfin

1. Could you walk us through the application of AI in the real estate arena? I joined Redfin six years ago and founded our analytics engineering team. Redfin’s objective is to redefine real estate in the consumer’s favor....

Oil Industry Finds a Blessing in IoT Applications
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Oil and gas are the major running forces of the world, which makes the development of this sector very vital, following the ever-changing technology trends. Several gas leaks have increased the threat it poses to the environment and lives. ...

Beyond the Map: Building Competitive Advantage through Leveraging Geospatial Data
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Nate Haskin, Chief Data Officer, S&P Global

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) offer a framework for understanding information in relation to its physical location in space. And GIS technology today takes us far beyond traditional cartography to providing key dimensions of location and...

Modern Virtual Design and Construction technologies Deliver fast, Cost Effective Battery Factories
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Ankush Halbe, Technology Director, Exyte

The Lithium Ion Battery Cell industry is witnessing unprecedented growth. The global demand for Lithium ion cells is projected to grow by 50 GWh through the end of 2020. A projected growth of this magnitude will require the addition of several...

Energy: Trends, Challenges and Solutions for a Changing World
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Ken Boyce, Principal Engineer Director, Energy & Power Technologies, UL

Our world is rapidly changing in many ways. Climate change is creating new challenges in weather, environment and habitats. Massive migration to cities continues as the world’s population grows in new places toward 8 billion. The...

Rethinking Governance
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Vennard Wright, CIO, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission

Historically, one of the most vexing challenges for central information technology (IT) organizations has been planning for and making informed decisions about requests for new projects, such as the implementation of a new enterprise system or an...

New Thinking on Data Center Power Security
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Peter Gross, VP, Mission Critical Systems, Bloom Energy

It has been a year of many shocking and extreme weather events across the USA: bomb cyclones, hurricanes and wildfires have wreaked havoc from Florida to California. Despite the massive toll of these catastrophic events, one severe lightning storm...

Four Reasons Why You Need a Third-Party Security Assessment
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Jeff Cann, CIO, Encore Electric

Recently, social media giant Facebook announced that a security breach exposed the accounts of 50 million of its users. There will be significant impacts caused by this breach and it is another example of why information security is scaring...

CIO and CTO Today
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John W. Gibson, Chairman, Energy Technology, Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co.

With technology exploding on the scene, which role in a company has accountability for what? In a classic large organization, the CIO supports and manages the operational digital infrastructure, typically with a goal of improved efficiency:...

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