Utilize this Intelligence – March 17, 2023

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Welcome to Energy Central’s digest that covers various stories about intelligent utilities. This update covers just a few of the relevant articles, so be sure to take a wider look to see everything that this community on Energy Central has to offer, and don’t hesitate to leave a question or comment on the posts that catch your eye.


The Heating Transition – What’s the Future of Our Energy Infrastructure?

Florian Kolb

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For this piece, Florian Kolb, the Chief Commercial Officer for Intertrust Technologies Corporation, looks how transitions in heating systems can allow for more efficiency. Florian goes through the different ways to improve heating efficiency and the impact it could have on energy conservation and the environment. Florian also details the challenges for making these transitions.


Maturing of GIS - Baby Steps to Quantum Leaps: EC Member Questions Answered

Tom Helmer

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For this post, Tom Helmer, the Executive Solution Architect for UDC, provides UDC’s answers to follow-up questions from a recent Energy Central Power Session. The questions cover a variety of subjects such as energy efficiency, planning, and challenges to gain investments. All of this provides an interesting look at some of the latest technology in the energy industry.


Guide for Planning a Successful Preparation of the NERC CIP Evidence Request Tool (ERT)

Kathryn Wagner

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With this update, Kathryn Wagner, the Vice President for Industry Solutions and Energy and Utilities at AssurX, details a white paper that goes over the concept of an Evidence Request Tool (ERT). These are audits that look at energy usage in NERC regions. The White Paper details what an ERT is and the tech behind it.


Utility Managers Hate Surprises

Bill Meehan

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With this article, Bill Meehan, the Director of Utility Solutions at Esri, discusses the issues in energy reliability. These kinds of surprises can be frustrating to utility managers. So, Bill discusses leveraging data in order to prepare for surprises and not disrupt the utility workings. Bill provides information on actual software that can assist.

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