Articles by tag: DISTRIBUTECH 2024

Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) is the Bridge to Better Energy Management and a Clean Energy Ecosystem Where Everyone Wins

AMI 2.0 Brian Walsh

Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) 2.0 emerges as a beacon of innovation and sustainability in the face of rising energy costs and the urgent need for cleaner, more efficient energy use. AMI 2.0, characterized by its edge-computing capabilities, is redefining the landscape of energy management and conservation. By enabling real-time data access and greater control over…

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Secure Grid Modernization with Zero Trust Architecture

Ray Bauer of Verizon Business engages with Del Rodriguez from Palo Alto Networks at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Rodriguez shares insights into the significance of cybersecurity within the utility sector, particularly in light of increasing cyber threats and the convergence of IT and operational technology (OT). Bauer and Rodriguez discuss Palo Alto Networks’ initiatives to enhance…

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Private Wireless Networks

Verizon host Wayne Weeks discusses the evolving utility industry with John Gaster, CEO of KSI Data Sciences at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Together, they explore how KSI focuses on harnessing data from remote sensing devices to enhance the safety, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of utility operations. Gaster emphasizes the significant role of AI and machine learning in…

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Leveraging 5G to Extend Security Policies

Guests Jeff Brown and Carlos Augusto from Fortinet join Brett Barganz of Verizon to discuss the integration of extended security policies with 5G technology at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. They delve into the transformation and challenges in cybersecurity within the utility sector, highlighting the strategic partnership between Fortinet and Verizon to advance security solutions that leverage…

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V2G Today: Creating New Value Streams for Automotive OEMs

Verizon host Matt Montgomery speaks with Scott Brierley, the Director of Automotive and Strategic Partnerships at Fermata Energy. Brierley highlights the evolution of the DISTRIBUTECH conference into a nexus for cross-sector technology integration, with a special focus on how parked electric vehicles can be integrated into utility systems to optimize energy resources.

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Critical Infrastructure Protection: Integrate Vulnerability Scanners, Threat Analysis Tools, and Network Management for Robust Cybersecurity

Companies like Parsons are at the forefront of innovation and strategic growth in the rapidly evolving landscape of critical infrastructure protection. Recently, Parsons unveiled Cyberzcape Tracker, an advanced AI and machine learning-powered cybersecurity solution aimed at safeguarding critical infrastructure networks. This move, coupled with the strategic acquisition of IPKeys Power Partners, underscores Parsons’ commitment…

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DTECH 2024: Looq AI’s Digital Transformation Empowers Engineering and Grid Resilience

Engineering and grid resilience were top of mind at DISTRIBUTECH 2024, and AI solutions paved the way for exciting advancements that will transform the industry. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing the utilities and energy sectors by enhancing efficiency, reliability, and customer service. AI accelerates processes, improves decision-making, streamlines testing procedures in utilities, predicts system…

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Construction of the HPC Data Center is Prime Destination for AI Progression
May 17, 2024

As digital infrastructure continues to evolve, the strategic development of data centers is crucial. A recent update from Applied Digital celebrates the progress of the company’s HPC Data Center in Ellendale, North Dakota, positioning it as a pivotal player in the advancement of AI technologies. Highlighted in this special video is the HPC Data…

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Nick Phillips of Applied Digital talks community engagement
Community Engagement is Key for Companies Aiming to Support and Impact Local Communities
May 17, 2024

Corporate responsibility is under the microscope but Applied Digital readily stands out for its positive impact on local communities. As part of the broader discussion on community engagement and economic development, there are several things companies can do to contribute to local prosperity. For a special episode for Applied Digital, Nick Phillips, EVP of…

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Ellendale HPC Datacenter
Ellendale HPC Datacenter
May 17, 2024

The shell of our groundbreaking Ellendale HPC Datacenter is nearly complete! With each panel and beam, we’re closer to launching a hub with unmatched AI capabilities, designed for high-density computing. Watch as we shape the future of AI infrastructure

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Sunstone Partners’ 2024 planning and strategy
Sunstone Partners Offsite 2024
May 17, 2024

Sunstone Partners’ 2024 planning and strategy meeting was held offsite in Calistoga, CA this year.  During the event the team bonded in fun activities like wine making and fantastic meals.  On the business side, there was reflection on the significant accomplishments of the team for the year, as well as focusing on upcoming goals…

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From Hydrogen Fuel Cells to SCIB Batteries: Toshiba’s Push Towards Greener Data Centers
March 19, 2024

The European Commission has introduced a new voluntary rating system to assess and enhance the sustainability and energy efficiency of data centers across the European Union, as part of a broader strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. But the push for greener data centers extends beyond the EU: Even globally, the data center industry…

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Charting the Course in DER Management: Itron’s Solutions for Tomorrow’s Energy Challenges
March 19, 2024

With DER management at the helm of steering the energy sector through its significant transformation, the industry stands at the confluence of decarbonization and technological advancement. This pivotal shift emphasizes the critical need to adeptly navigate the increased load demands from electric vehicles (EVs) and the seamless integration of Distributed Energy Resources (DERs). Insights…

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Digital Solutions at the Heart of Energy Transition: ABB’s Strategy for a Greener Tomorrow
March 19, 2024

As the world embarks on a pivotal energy transition, companies like ABB are at the forefront, integrating digital solutions to support this shift. By focusing on sustainability, reliability, and the development of in-country value, ABB is reshaping how the energy sector operates, making it more efficient and adaptable to new challenges such as renewable…

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Data Experts to the Rescue! Syniti Navigates Your Utility’s Data Migration Maze with Ease
March 19, 2024

In the rapidly evolving utilities industry, the transition towards modern and efficient data management systems is fraught with challenges, yet essential for scalability and sustainability. As companies strive for modernization, data migration emerges as a critical yet complex task, highlighted by the risk of data loss, the need for stakeholder engagement, and the potential…

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Skydio Pioneers Future of Utility Sector with Groundbreaking Operational Technology
March 18, 2024

The utility industry, at a pivotal moment of transformation, is witnessing a technological renaissance, spearheaded by innovative companies like Skydio. The Skydio X10 drone, a marvel of modern engineering, is revolutionizing how utilities inspect and maintain critical infrastructure, offering unmatched precision and reliability. This advancement is not isolated; it’s part of a broader trend…

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Creating and Preserving Resilience is Priority for Utility Infrastructure
March 18, 2024

Growing conversations surrounding climate change have also intensified discussions on the frequency and severity of weather-related disasters, and the resilience of utility infrastructures, particularly power grids. As a result, examining the dynamic world of utility infrastructure is increasingly pertinent. This urgency to bolster the structural integrity of the electrical grid cannot be overstated since…

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DTECH 2024: Transforming Energy Consumers into Contributors Will Pave the Way for a New Energy Era
March 8, 2024

With a transition to energy vehicles set to take center stage in the coming years, the US is witnessing a remarkable surge in distributed energy resources (DER) investments. Forecasts predict that DER investments will exceed $110 billion from 2020 to 2026, signifying a shift in focus from nonresidential load management to the adoption of…

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DTECH 2024: To Propel the Digitization of the Grid, Seek Out Expert Partners for Solutions
March 8, 2024

Digitization of the grid is a significant undertaking that requires a community of experts to come together to solve challenges and make strides that will benefit an entire industry. The utility industry is currently on the brink of a revolution, much like the one that redefined telecommunications at the turn of the century. Electrification,…

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DTECH 2024: Collaborative Solutions Are the Key to Cybersecurity of the Electric Grid
March 7, 2024

Intertrust and EIPGrid have embarked on a strategic partnership to fortify the cybersecurity of the electric grid, emphasizing the critical role of data trust and fluidity in the era of AI-powered energy management. Integrating EIPGrid’s xVPP with Intertrust’s XPN data protection solution aims to safeguard data privacy and ensure regulatory compliance amidst the rapid…

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