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The Face of the Grid of the Future: Distributed Energy Resources and Microgrids
Jul 29, 2016
/ Dr. Bahman Daryanian
Concerns about climate change, grid reliability and resiliency, are enabling a paradigm shift in the structure and operation of the electric power system and shaping the grid of the future...
Lean Manufacturing is About to Become Brilliant
Jul 11, 2016
/ Alan Swade
When we think ‘lean’ we think diet and exercise. We think about losing the bulk, building muscle, getting fitter, being faster, building speed and stamina. We also think about what we can...
Smaller Yet More Powerful, GE’s MV7-Series Drive with UWave Technology Brings More...
Jun 30, 2016
It has been said that energy efficiency is the invisible fuel to “keep the world turned on.” Demonstrating a commitment to helping customers extract, generate, convert or transport energy...
GE Completes Domestic Compliance for Solar and Wind Inverters in Brazil
Jun 21, 2016
The renewable energy sector in Brazil has high expectations for growth in the coming years. By 2024, solar power will account for 4 percent of Brazil's energy matrix, and wind power...
No Flash in the Pan: An Evolved Approach to Arc Flash Protection
Jun 16, 2016
/ Marty L. Trivette
Arc flash events at any facility can be devastating. Consider that an arc flash generates temperatures over 35,000° F and projectile-producing pressures equivalent to 700 mph. The explosion...
How the Fitbit of Utilities Will Change Everything
Jun 15, 2016
/ Karim El Naggar
Chances are pretty good that you or someone you know is wearing a piece of technology that is quietly collecting data. Things like Fitbits and Apple Watches monitor our steps, our sleep and...
What LEGO Bricks Can Teach Us About Grid Modernization
May 18, 2016
/ GE's Grid Solutions business
In the world of LEGO, there are people known as Master Builders: folks who can take a random pile of bricks and parts and turn it into a unique construction. As utility operators face...
Chinese Electric Power Industry Outlook & the Turning point of 2007
May 13, 2016
/ Jason M. Macdowell
Electricity demand in China is evolving at a rapid pace. Only 20 years ago, the load (electricity demand) profile in the country was dichotomous: strong demand and development in the big...
Standing Guard and Powering Uptime
Apr 27, 2016
/ Ruth Gratzke
Our industrial customers operate in demanding environments where operational reliability and safety are non-negotiable. Take an offshore oil rig in the North Sea as an example. Widely...
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