CES Day 1

Energy’s 2019

Chicken?

The Founders

Speed Round: Jigar Shah

The Rural Revolution

EVs, Erins in Texas.

Stephen Fernands, CES

Achieving Energy Equity

ROAD TRIP!

Real-Time Skyline

Love Your Data

The Why of Platforms

#35: Pain in the Asset

Micah Kotch, URBAN-X

#34: 2018 in Energy

The Power is Out

RESEARCH ROUNDUP!

Will Power

#29: In the City

#27: Vision Test

Enterprise Portfolio Management for Utilities – Optimizing asset investments to maximize value & drive strategy

Utilities are increasingly challenged to make optimal infrastructure investments. Assets are not only aging, they are…

#24: Why We Research

The Customer Push Or Pull: How Much Are Customers Driving Digital Change For Utilities

The digital needs of customers are rapidly changing. How much urgency does the customer really drive for utilities to…

Virtual Electric Drive – VR for Energy and EV Education

Join Zpryme and Austin Energy as they discuss their collaboration on the Virtual Electric Drive VR Experience.

#20: “Energy is cool, guys”

This week we talked to Raiford Smith from Entergy about how data analytics are changing the way the energy industry…

Leveraging IIoT Devices in the Power Gen Industry

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is poised to seep into nearly every part of asset-intensive industries.

#19: Great Expectations of Data Analytics

This week we talked to Raiford Smith from Entergy about how data analytics are changing the way the energy industry…

#18: ETS18!

This week we come to you live from the historic Moody Theater's nearby hotel in Austin, TX for the Energy Thought…

Efficient & Effective IIoT Integration for Industrial Control Systems: Power Generation Perspective

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is poised to seep into nearly every part of asset-intensive industries.

Resilient Measures

#17: Where Did You Come From, Where Did You Go?

On this episode, the gang talks about what living in a digital energy future actually looks like with Mike Carlson from…

Unpack your bags

Paula Gold-Williams CPS Energy CEO selected as 2018 ETS Thought Leader of the Year

Zpryme announced today that CPS Energy’s President & CEO, Paula Gold-Williams, has been selected as 2018’s “ETS Thought…

#14: A hive of microgrids and innovation

What? It was the only Star Wars reference I could think of! We hung out with S&C's David Chiesa in San Antonio to talk…

Distributed Energy Management: The New Era of Demand Response

With the rapid integration of renewables and distributed technologies into the grid, utilities can no longer feasibly…

#13: The Zombie Prosumer

At DistribuTECH, we met up with Henry Bailey in SAP's cool media booth and we talked about the Digital Prosumer.

Local Power: State of The Distributed Grid 2017

The power sector continues its transformation from a one-way to a more distributed grid, but what does the vision of a…

#12: Howdy, Innovative Pardner

"Innovative Partnership" is a simple enough phrase to understand, but the means of developing the kind of partnerships…

The Entrepreneurial Utility: Opportunities for Adaptive Approaches to Customer Program Testing

Nearly every utility is certainly past the startup phase, but that shouldn’t preclude them from an entrepreneurial…

#7: Start@ETS

Tom Fanning, Southern Company Chairman President & CEO

Just the other day I happened to wake up early. That is unusual for an engineering student. After a long time I could…

Julia Hamm, SEPA CEO

Cybersecurity for Utilities and Critical Infrastructure: Part 2

As utilities deploy technologies to increase the connectedness of the electric grid and critical infrastructure, the…

Cybersecurity for Utilities & Critical Infrastructure: Part 1

As utilities deploy technologies to increase the connectedness of the electric grid and critical infrastructure, the…

Utility Innovation Blueprint: How to manage the challenge of dual transformation

Massive disruption is happening in the utility industry. Distributed energy resources, IoT, big data, increasing…

Consumer Engagement for the Modern Utility: Using Data to Build Trust

Today’s consumers are very different from those of years ago and their interests, expectations, and interaction styles…

#4: Data as a Commodity

Empowering Customers in the Connected Home Era

Along with the driving forces of evolving regulations, distributed energy resources, and business model change, energy…

#3: Demand Response

#2: Meaningful Dialogue

Beyond Electrons: How utilities are navigating the evolving energy landscape

Traditionally, customers only expected their electric utility to keep the lights on. But technology advances and new…

Defending Against the Storm: Embracing Advanced Analytics and Machine Learning for Utility Outage Prediction

The ability to access timely information prior to a storm about the incoming is available today. What is not always…

Fourth Annual Municipal Utility Outlook

Sensus, a Xylem brand, released with Zpryme and the Municipal Smart Grid Summit (MSGS) the results of a smart-grid…

The State of Utilities in Smart Cities and Energy Innovation

We hear a lot about smart cities and new innovations in energy today—but not enough about how utilities can drive…

The Smart City Puzzle: The Role of Utilities in Next-Gen Communities

The term smart city has become ubiquitous in the technology world, and especially among the energy industry...

Value & Risk in the New Energy Era: Rethinking Asset Investment Decisions

North American electric utilities face profound changes—from distributed energy resources to energy efficiency to…

Distribution Grid Modernization: How Communication Networks Evolve to meet New Demands

The physical assets of the energy industry continue to become increasingly connected to enable automation, microgrids,…

As-a-Service for Customer Service: Optimizing for New Utility Customer Demands

With the rise of Millennials, distributed energy resources and new pricing models, the needs of utility customers are…

Energy IoT Comes of Age at the Grid Edge

The IoT revolution is sweeping multiple industries like healthcare, IT and manufacturing. Experts predict IoT will…

In Search Of The Greatest Utility Apps

The percent of US customers using mobile apps to monitor their energy use more than doubled between 2013 and 2016. This…

Chris Crane, Exelon CEO

Just the other day I happened to wake up early. That is unusual for an engineering student. After a long time I could…

Common Threads: Creating Single Multi-Party Networks

At the opening session of the latest Itron Utility Week, Philip Mezey, President and CEO of Itron, laid out a future in…

Clearing a Path to the Cloud: U.S. Regulator Perspectives on Cloud Technologies

While utilities are starting to embrace cloud technologies, the decision is often not theirs alone to make. Regulators'…

A Holistic Approach: Leveraging a digitalization strategy to enable DERs

The energy industry continues moving toward a marketplace built on clean and cost-effective distributed energy…

The utility view of achieving agility in the distributed energy era through a holistic and flexible digitalization approach

The energy industry continues moving toward a marketplace built on clean and cost-effective distributed energy…

Water Utility Outlook

Water Utilities See Value in IoT Technologies According to New Study by Zyprme and Smart Grid Summits Survey of 85…

The Future of Microgrids: Utility Perspective

Microgrids are a hot topic in the energy industry, but few truly understand their complexities or what their role will…

Resilient Power Systems: How do We Know We’ve Arrived?

As utilities and third-party energy providers build out the next-generation electrical grid, many are doing so with the…

The Future of IIoT – Smart City, Utility and Telecom Convergence

Networked devices are at the heart of building smarter cities. Connecting a smart phone to the Internet is one thing,…

How Machine Learning Will Revolutionize Utility Asset Management

Navigant Research estimates that utilities will spend almost $50 billion on asset management and grid monitoring…

Realizing the Potential of Energy Storage: Lessons from the Northeast

Energy storage can bring significant opportunities and innovation to the energy industry, but where are organizations…

Engage and Protect | Growing Utility Customer Communications While Meeting TCPA Compliance

Utility customers have unprecedented opportunities to engage with energy—whether through distributed energy resources,…

Think Local: Distributed Energy Resources for Electric Cooperatives

We’ve seen a lot of hype around distributed energy resources, (DERs) but how to make them work for electric…

U.S. Consumer Energy Trends by Technology, 2013 – 2016

In the past three years we have seen the proliferation of a variety of energy technologies among U.S. consumers, and…

Transforming the Chaos – Exploring New Ideas and Disruptive Technologies in the IoT Landscape

Many utilities have relied on demand response for years to reduce energy use across their service territories during…

A Neighborhood View: Opportunities for Targeted Demand Response

Many utilities have relied on demand response for years to reduce energy use across their service territories during…

Bridging IT-OT for the Connected Asset Lifecycle Management Era

More assets, more sensors, more data and more analysis are bringing asset-intensive industries into a new era of asset…

Paying Compliance Forward: Survey Reveals Opportunity to Optimize Utility Cybersecurity Programs

Utility industry security and compliance experts discuss the results of the most recent, BRIDGE Energy Group survey,…

2016 Chaos Index

Dr. Vint Cerf, Google Chief Internet Evangelist

Just the other day I happened to wake up early. That is unusual for an engineering student. After a long time I could…

Driving utility operational excellence through data integration: Exploring the data core, Presented by ABB

Data is at the core of a modern utility, highly sought and meticulously gathered—and then left to sit in silos,…

The Smart City Effect, A Review of the Annual Smart City / Smart Utility Strategic Directions Survey and Report, presented by Black & Veatch

Black & Veatch’s annual Smart Utility Strategic Directions Report reveals the path many cities and utilities are taking…

ComEd: Laying the Groundwork for the Utility of the Future

An ambitious experiment is underway in Chicago and northern Illinois. With direction and purpose, ComEd is building the…

Highlighting New Technology for Utility Operators and Customers: On the Path to Active Grid Management and Customer Control with Intel and CPS Energy

Utility staff, utility customers, and technology companies are increasingly seeing new kinds of technology that change…

Country’s largest Conservation Voltage Reduction Program Managed by Alstom’s Integrated Distribution Management System

Volt-VAR control (VVC) is a fundamental operating requirement of all electric distribution systems. The prime purpose…

How Much is Manual Workforce Scheduling Really Costing Energy Organizations?

Many energy organizations still rely on manual employee scheduling processes. These systems were once adequate, but…

Predictive Analytics & the Future Grid

nalytics initiatives continue moving closer toward real-time data and analysis, built upon a foundation of increasingly…

Security for the Interconnected Grid, Presented by ViaSat

More and more sensors and customer devices are connecting to the electric grid every day. Each connection means a new…

Energy Bill Disaggregation: How to Usher in a Golden Era for Energy Customers, Presented by Direct Energy

Would you buy $100 worth of groceries sight unseen with the bag stapled shut? No, but that's exactly what energy…

The Resurgent Midwest: the Energy, Infrastructure and Innovation Landscape in America’s Heartland, Presented by ComEd & Energy Foundry

The Midwest’s foundation is strong - earning it $1.2B in DOE awards between 2009 and 2014, more than double that of any…

Quantifiable Security for the Grid, Presented by ViaSat

As utilities continue evolving at an unprecedented rate and billions of intelligent devices are connected via the…

Fact or Fiction: The Municipal Utility Revolution

Due to concerns from climate change to power disruptions, some cities are showing interest in taking over the…

Renewables and the Future Grid, Presented by RES Americas

Driven by growing electricity needs, the share of renewable energy in the U.S. power grid is expected to significantly…

Real-Time Analytics & the Future Grid, Presented by OSIsoft

Suppliers of electricity to homes and businesses are finding ways to analyze the vast volumes of data their new smart…

Customer Engagement & the Future Grid, Presented by BuildingIQ

Climate change and technology advances are all forces that have been reshaping utilities and consumers. Together, we…

Different Industries, Common Opportunities, Presented by Siemens

If there’s one thing today’s modern IT systems can provide, it is an avalanche of disparate data that can both guide,…

U.K. and Canada Smart Home Market Brief

The smart home or home automation market is heating up across the globe. In fact, on a per household basis, the U.K.…

The Internet of Things and Smart Energy Networks

The Internet of Things (IoT)—or “Internet of Everything”—is a term describing the emerging global ecosystem of Internet…

U.S. Severe Weather Electricity Outage Survey, Summary of Findings

In the summary of findings playback based on the Ventyx, an ABB company commissioned survey, U.S. Severe Weather…

In-Depth Look at Winter Outages & Extreme Weather, Presented by Ventyx, KCPL, & OGE

U.S. utilities in are in the midst of a tremendous change in technology and operations from source to socket. Whenever…

2013 U.S. Smart Grid Year in Review

Demonstrating a considerable shift in the energy landscape, 2013 represented a year that the U.S. far surpassed the…

Big Data Podcast with AutoGrid and Silver Spring Networks

In the past year, billions of dollars have been invested globally to improve the infrastructure through which…

Critical Infrastructure Protection & the Grid, Presented by ViaSat & SCE

As the electric utility sector seeks to unlock the value of deploying advanced technologies in the real-time grid…

Closer Look at Smart Grid Deployment Programs, Presented by CenterPoint Energy & Ventyx

Let’s make no mistake; we live in a digitized world. And the digitization of energy usage data means more information…

Wireless Communications & the Grid, Presented by ABB

Industrial companies and government agencies are increasingly using wireless communications networks to monitor and…

Ventyx Presents – Power Outages & Asset Management for the Grid

Though delivering electricity for decades utilities can face unprecedented challenges, including extreme weather…

Smart Metering Programs & Next-Gen Technologies

The ways in which the world generates and distributes power are changing fast. To help utilities adapt to the…

Smart Grid Applications & Connectivity Solutions: Today, Tomorrow

Utilities face seemingly endless imperatives today. Improve reliability. Reduce costs. Increase efficiency. Address…

Closer Look at Smart Grid Solutions for The Future Grid 2013, with eMeter, Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative, Arizona Public Service, NAESB, and Zpryme

In this timely webinar, attendees will get in-depth perspective on how big data & utility intelligence, U.S. power…

State of the U.S. Smart Grid 2013, with Industrial Defender, Duke Energy, Austin Energy, & Proximetry

Date: June 13, 2013 Time: 1:00 pm to 2:15 pm EST Price: FREE

Global Smart Grid Technology Forecast (2012 – 2020)

With the Smart Grid core and enabled technology market expected to grow to $220 billion by 2020, it's no secret that…

Power Systems of the Future: The Case for Energy Storage, Distributed Generation, and Microgrids

Newsletter/Abstract: IEEE, the world’s largest professional organization advancing technology for humanity, today…

Power Systems of the Future: The Case for Energy Storage, Distributed Generation, and Microgrids

A recent Zpryme and IEEE survey of 460 global smart grid executives shows that utilities, homes (residential)

Utilities, Homes, and Manufacturing to Drive Distributed Generation Deployments

A recent Zpryme and IEEE survey of 460 global smart grid executives shows that utilities, homes (residential), and…

Elster Answers Study 2012

Smart Grid Hiring Trends Study (Part 2 of 2)

Qualification requirements for employment in the Smart Grid sector are rigorous, with many employers seeking candidates…

The Optimized Grid

Utilities Get Social

Zpryme findings from the Smart Grid Executive Survey 2012

Zpryme surveyed over 300 executives in the energy, smart grid, and utility industries on their overall 2012 smart grid…

IT Systems and the Smart Grid

At the end of 2011, the market value for Information Technology Enterprise systems was projected to be $3.6 billion…

China Electricity Profile, 2011

According to the International Energy Agency’s World Energy Outlook 2011 by 2015 China will overtake the U.S., and…

India: Smart Grid Legacy

Residential Solar and the Smart Grid

From 2011 to 2016, Zpryme forecasts the residential solar market value to grow from $1.2 billion to $4.7 billion...

Global Next Generation Smart Grid Technology

Driven by pro-active home energy consumers, emerging market manufacturing and engineering advances, cloud based…

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