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North American Power Education newsletter | January 2019

Power Update


What's next for distribution grid management?

The power industry is undergoing its greatest transformation since its inception, and much of the change is being driven by distributed energy resources (DERs). These are generation and storage resources (e.g., solar, batteries) connected to the grid at the distribution level “downstream” from the utility substation. While DER deployments still account for only a tiny fraction of installed generation capacity, they are growing rapidly and their potential—for better and worse—is undeniable.



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After you check out the above white paper, make sure to watch this on-demand webinar to learn what regulatory mandates are in place today and what we can expect in the future. 

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Digital substations remove the last electrical connection between the high voltage equipment and the protection and control panels, creating a safer work environment, while reducing the costs for building, land, engineering, commissioning, operation and maintenance of the system.


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Learn the basics of implementing a digital substation.

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White papers

Digital technology is driving change across every industry. From the way we purchase groceries to how we are entertained, the digital transformation is in full force. Learn how asset-intensive utilities are leveraging new technology to create business opportunities.  

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Product Showcase

Power distribution is going digital

From the field to the boardroom, the digital transformation is inevitable — and will forever change the way utilities operate. Make the first steps on your digitalization journey today so you can be ready for tomorrow’s demands. 

Distribution automation - enabling you to see inside your grid


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ABB Ability™ Ellipse™ Connected Asset Lifecycle Management


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ABB Ability™ Network Manager™ for distribution grid management


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Conferences & Events

DistribuTECH Conference
Feb 5-7 
New Orleans, LA

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ABB Customer World
March 4-7
Houston, TX

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March 10-13
Orlando, FL

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CERAWeek Conference
March 11-15
Houston, TX

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