Chicago, Illinois -- Faced with aging transmission and distribution systems and limited O&M budgets, utilities are being pressed to maximize the lifespan of their current equipment while facing heavy scrutiny from both internal and external stakeholders. This conference will provide attendees with clear strategies for managing classifying and prioritizing the repair and replacement of their aging T&D systems. Focusing on real experiences from leading utilities, attendees will be equipped with tools to address problem components and justify their maintenance decisions to management, regulators, and external stakeholders.
Aging T&D Infrastructure Conference 2015
Faced with aging transmission and distribution systems and limited O&M budgets, utilities are being pressed to maximize the lifespan of their current equipment while facing heavy scrutiny from both internal and external stakeholders. This ...
CH2M to support USAID humanitarian relief and international development infrastructure projects across the globe
CH2M will assist the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) with infrastructure construction and engineering knowledge management support under its Global Architect-Engineer Services contract. USAID’s construction portfolio includes water, environmental, transportation, energy, communication, and vertical structure projects. USAID administers the U.S. foreign assistance program providing economic and humanitarian assistance in more than 80 countries worldwide. Under USAID direction, the CH2M...
AWWA cheers passage of law allowing WIFIA to make water infrastructure loans
President Obama on Saturday signed legislation that will allow the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program to begin making loans to tackle the nation’s trillion-dollar water infrastructure challenge, a moment that drew praise from the American Water Works Association, which helped craft WIFIA. “AWWA is thankful to all those members of Congress and water sector partners who championed WIFIA over the past several years,” said Tracy Mehan, AWWA executive director of governmen...
Innovyze Releases InfoWorks ICM Generation V7.5, Expanding Hydrological and Green Infrastructure Simulation for More Comprehensive Integrated Catchment Modeling
Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced the release of the V7.5 Generation of InfoWorks ICM, its comprehensive urban drainage modeling solution. InfoWorks ICM enables users to work more efficiently and get the reliable information they need to make better design and operational decisions for optimal performance. It has rapidly become the solution of choice for integrated river, sewer and overland flow modeling among utilities...
Siemens Software To Manage Smart Meter Data For Spanish Power Utility
November 16, 2016 -- Siemens' EnergyIP Smart Grid application platform soon will start to manage the power consumption data of smart meters installed in the network of the Spanish power utility Viesgo, replacing its previous data acquisition system. EnergyIP gathers, processes, and analyzes electricity consumption data in the Viesgo network, turning consumption data into information. The power company can use this information to develop new business strategies and make new offers to its around 700,000 power...
Ernst & Young Report Examines Utilities Plan To Invest in Digital Grid
November 15, 2016 -- Digital grid is becoming a primary focus area for the global power and utilities sector, with 92% of companies surveyed planning to invest in the next 12 months, according to a new EY report,Digital grid: powering the future of utilities.In the next 5 to 7 years, investment in digital grid is expected to be in the region of US$500b. Forty-six percent of respondents confirmed that digital grid - the digitization of electricity, gas and water networks - is a top strategic program or a target...