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Graham Richard in Smart Grid News: Energy districts turn the city that steel built into the smart city of the future

Posted by Smart Grid News on Aug 25, 2015

"Something remarkable is happening in western Pennsylvania," AEE CEO Graham Richard writes in a column published by Smart Grid News. "Civic, business, and philanthropic leaders have come together to write a new story for Pittsburgh. In that new story, the city that steel built is turning into a smart city. In the process, Pittsburgh is applying cutting-edge technology to century-old infrastructure assets to jump from rust-belt decline to vibrant 21st century urban growth."
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Smart Grid News Covers AEEI-Commissioned Brattle Group Reliability Report

Posted by Smart Grid News on Feb 11, 2015

In November 2014, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) issued an “initial reliability review” in which it identified elements of the Clean Power Plan that could lead to reliability concerns. Echoed by some grid operators and cited in comments to EPA submitted by states, utilities, and industry groups, the NERC study has made reliability a critical issue in finalizing, and then implementing, the Clean Power Plan.    In order to gain insight on the issue, the Advanced Energy Economy Institute commissioned The Brattle Group, a leading consulting firm to utilities and grid operators, to conduct a critical review of the NERC study. Smart Grid News covered the report:
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