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Distributed Energy Resources
Palo Alto Utilities in California, working with EDF Innovation Lab, has used a grant from the American Public Power Association’s Demonstration of Energy & Efficiency Developments program to produce studies and develop tools for testing thermal microgrids.
Smart Grid
Algona Municipal Utilities in Iowa, working with Iowa State University, has used a grant from the American Public Power Association’s Demonstration of Energy & Efficiency Developments (DEED) program to develop a tool to help utilities make better use of the flood of data available from advanced metering infrastructure.
Community
Being a woman in engineering, a traditionally male-dominated field, is still no easy feat. While the male-female gap has shrunk over the last few decades, entering the field as a woman can still be overwhelming and intimidating. Thankfully we live in times when everyone is encouraged to break the
Electric Vehicles
American Municipal Power has teamed up with the Smart Electric Power Alliance to develop an electric vehicle toolkit and related guidebook for public power utilities. The project is being funded in part by a grant from the American Public Power Association’s Demonstration of Energy & Efficiency Development (DEED) program.
Distributed Energy Resources
What do you get when you overlay a smart, sustainable total energy microgrid onto a downtown area or campus? The smartest, clean energy solution available for multi-building complexes. This innovative approach to electrification and decarbonization also compounds savings and improves reliability.
Reliability
The American Public Power Association’s Demonstration of Energy & Efficiency Development program has funded several projects in recent years related to the use of drones, along with infrared and other types of imaging technology, for inspections of utility infrastructure.
Cybersecurity and Physical Security
Learn how to best protect your utility from cyber attacks, based on a successful toolkit created in Northern California.
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Electric Vehicles
The Lincoln Electric System, along with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has begun collecting data for a study on the habits of drivers of electric vehicles in the Lincoln, Nebraska, area.
Solar
The Braintree Electric Light Department in Massachusetts is using a grant provided by the American Public Power Association’s Demonstration of Energy & Efficiency Developments (DEED) program to explore a solar power project that would float on a reservoir.