Aug 11

Micro-Grids: Less Dependency, Higher Resiliency

In the previous post we described the growing phenomenon of extreme weather events, how they are becoming more frequent and more extreme, creating new and greater challenges for utilities companies. One of the ways to cope with extreme weather events, as we explained in depth last time, is to strengthen the grid. Another way is […]

Jul 31

Meta-Alert System: Damage Avoidance instead of Damage Control

Strengthening the Grid: Utilities’ Strategy to Cope with Extreme Weather Events Extreme weather events are no longer rare incidents that occur once in a blue moon. On the contrary, they are becoming more frequent in their occurrence and more extreme in their degree. Since the electricity grid is located in the open air on high […]

Jun 11

Integrating Distributed Energy Resources: A Key Capability the Future of Smart Grid Should Have

Imagine a world where you drive your electric vehicle on your way to a family lunch at a nice restaurant, get to the place and notice your Electric Vehicle’s battery is running low. You open your mobile phone and with the help of a smartphone application you locate an EV charging station near you, park […]

May 25

EGM’s Meta-Alert System: Intelligent System, Smart Grid

Smart grid is a grid which includes inherent technological self-ability to monitor real time electricity traffic on the grid, identify and optimize the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity according to trends of demand from end-users. As the world is moving towards reliance on renewable energy, the need to have in place a digitalized grid […]