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Utility Industry is Prioritizing Bandwidth Optimization as Part of Network Integration Efforts

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With the utility industry gradually changing, a significant focus has been placed on modernizing the energy grid to accommodate more sophisticated data capture and sharing capabilities. This shift is driven by the need to optimize bandwidth and improve the efficiency and reliability of power delivery, especially in light of increasing demands such as electric…

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Utility Asset Maintenance Comes with Hidden Challenges Companies Can Get Ahead Of

Putting the world of utility management in focus, the maintenance of infrastructure assets plays a critical role in ensuring reliable service delivery. Recent discussions have highlighted a significant gap in how utilities monitor and manage these assets, particularly those parts that are not immediately visible or measurable. As utilities increasingly rely on a blend…

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Asset Intelligence is a Major Factor in Modernizing the Energy Grid

The global energy grid is seeing increased demand as renewable energy sources, electric vehicles (EVs), and battery storage systems become increasingly integrated into our daily lives. This shift has highlighted the urgent need for modernization strategies that can accommodate such dynamic changes. With a growing trend towards a decentralized energy landscape, the complexity behind…

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Creating and Preserving Resilience is Priority for Utility Infrastructure

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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Why More Energy Storage Investments are in Everyone’s Best Interest

As the world shifts toward more renewable energy and electrical grids struggle to stay online during weather events, energy storage will prove more crucial. Storing energy when things are going well for times when the grid is facing an outage will help those with the capacity stay online. Here to give insights is Michael S…

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3 Ways Extreme Heat Can Hurt the Economy

As dozens of cities in the West experience all-time high temperatures, 2021 is expected to have one of the hottest summers on record. The extreme heat has caused hundreds of deaths, sparked wildfires and worsened drought conditions in over a dozen states. Business Insider cites a large body of work that links heat to economic…

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How Does Weather Affect the Electrical Grid?

Since the 1900s, electricity has become an integral part of our lives, determining our access to warmth, food, communication, safety, and health. The weather, however, can greatly affect our access to electricity, especially when we may need it the most. An analysis conducted by Climate Central found that there was a 67% increase in weather-related…

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Rentex Welcomes the Powerful Panasonic PT-RQ18 Laser Projectors!
June 23, 2024

More Panasonic PT-RQ18 laser projectors with cages have just arrived at Rentex. As the exclusive subrental provider of the RQ18, Rentex offers this state-of-the-art projector, known for its 16,000 lumens at 208v and 15,000 lumens at 110v. The PT-RQ18 is the smallest and lightest 16,000 lm 3-Chip DLP™ 4K projector in its class, delivering unparalleled…

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Rentex Unveils Jands DMX Controllers and Cases for Rental!
June 23, 2024

Rentex has just added the cutting-edge Jands DMX controllers and sturdy cases to their rental lineup. These high-performance controllers deliver precise lighting control, perfect for making any event unforgettable. The durable cases ensure your gear stays protected, ready to perform wherever your gig takes you. Rentex continues to provide top-tier AV equipment for all professional…

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Panasonic TH-55EQ2 4K Monitor Gets the Royal Treatment!
June 22, 2024

One of the Panasonic TH-55EQ2 4K monitors is currently undergoing a meticulous quality check at Rentex. This 55″ professional display features 4K Ultra HD resolution, ensuring stunning image clarity and color accuracy. The Rentex team ensures the monitor meets all performance standards and is in perfect condition for its next rental. This process underscores Rentex’s…

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Panasonic UC4000 4K ENG Camera: QC, Process, and Storage
June 22, 2024

The Rentex team is conducting a thorough quality check on the Panasonic UC4000 4K ENG Camera, ensuring it meets our high standards. This comprehensive process includes checking for any necessary repairs and optimizing the camera’s performance. Once maintenance is complete, the camera will be meticulously stored, ready for its next rental. Rentex’s commitment to quality…

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After Texas Crisis, Biden’s Climate Plan Hangs on Fragile Power Grid
February 25, 2021

(Bloomberg) — The millions of people who struggled to keep warm in Texas, with blackouts crippling life inside a dominant energy hub, have laid bare the desperate state of U.S. electricity grids. To fix nationwide vulnerabilities, President Joe Biden will have to completely reimagine the American way of producing and transmitting electricity. Biden wants to  overhaul the nation’s grids so they derive…

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Can the Growing Power and Electricity Needs be Solved in the USA?
December 15, 2020

With increasing frequency, we hear about power outages across the country. Fires, storms, failing transformers, power line breaks and my personal favorite, planned power outages. Makes me wonder what century we are living in. Of course, there are also the anomalies that are not reported, such as voltage drops, voltage spikes, micro outages, and deviation…

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