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No Gridlock Here: Monthly Digest of Insights Shared by Your Peers in the Energy Central Grid Network Group – November 24, 2022

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Welcome to Energy Central’s digest concerning different developments concerning people working on the grid. It covers stories throughout the month concerning grid professionals and transmission professionals. This goes through a few key articles throughout the month and is just a taste of what the community has to offer.


 

Creating a New Model for Resilience in the Heartland

Mark Copeland

Link to original article: https://energycentral.com/o/osmose/creating-new-model-resilience-heartland

Mark Copeland, the Chief Innovation and Marketing Officer for Osmose Utilities, wrote about a white paper that Oklahoma Gas & Electric released regarding how they have improved their understanding of the grid after dealing with the setbacks in the severe ice storm of 2020. They have reviewed their grid structures and built up weather resilience, among other things.


 

U.S. Department of Energy - Biden-Harris Administration Announces $13 Billion To Modernize And Expand America's Power Grid

Dave Bryant

Link to original article: https://energycentral.com/c/pip/us-department-energy-biden-harris-administration-announces-13-billion-modernize

For this update, Dave Bryant, the Director of Technology for CTC Global, shared a link about how the Biden-Harris Administration announced how they will be providing $13 billion to improve America’s grid. They will be utilizing advanced conductors and other technological advances. These advances will make it easier for grids to use this new technology.  


 

Con Edison Wins ReliabilityOne® Awards

Allan Drury

Link to original article: https://energycentral.com/c/gr/con-edison-wins-reliabilityone%C2%AE-awards

For this update, Allan Drury, the Media Relations Manager for Con Edison, discusses how Con Edison won an award for being high in reliability in the region that they cover. Con Edison has worked to provide safety and security for their customers. Con Edison is also making sure that the grid is reliable, so the grid does not go down during tough times.


 

The Jump to Widespread EV Adoption Doesn’t Need to be a Long Way Up

Danielle Marquis

Link to original article: https://energycentral.com/o/franklin-energy/jump-widespread-ev-adoption-...

In this piece, Danielle Marquis, the Vice President of Product Management at Franklin Energy, discusses how to best help consumers transition to using electric vehicles. Danielle stresses that education, customer experience, and connecting with underserved communities are essential to help this transition occur in an orderly manner, so electric vehicles do not overwhelm the grid.


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