TITLE: Securing the Supply Chain

Content: Webinar
Date: 12-15-2020

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Season 4: O&M, Cybersecurity and the Digital Plant


Ep 1 - Power Generation Cyber Maintenance Considerations

POWERGEN+ - Power Gen Cyber Maintenance

Date: December 14, 2020
Overview: This panel discussed the practice of Cyber Maintenance, concerns about generation cyber security, and the important regulatory and real-world events shaping this practice.

Ep 2 - 

Making Sense of Data in the Conventional Power Plant

POWERGEN+ - Making Sense of Data

Date: December 14, 2020
Overview: The typical power plant is equipped with thousands of sensors which collect millions of data points. This rush of information can be useful but also overwhelming. This session covered how to overcome this challenge.

Ep 3 - 

The Future of Digitalization in Power


POWERGEN+ - The Future of Digitalization in Power

Date: December 15, 2020
Overview: This session covered how power plants must incorporate the next era of digitalized tools including artificial intelligence, machine learning and predictive maintenance.

Ep 4 - Securing the Supply Chain


POWERGEN+ - Securing the Supply Chain

Date: December 15, 2020
Overview: In an effort to protect the industry from cyber attacks, an executive order was signed in May 2020 - Securing the United States Bulk Power System. As a result, it banned the purchase and installation of some equipment for power plants and transmission systems. This session speaks more in depth on this topic.

Season 3: Destination 2050: Achieving Zero Carbon and Reliability


Ep 1, Part 1 - Achieving Zero Carbon while Maintaining a Reliable Power Supply

POWERGEN+ - P1 - Net Zero Carbon

Date: November 9, 2020
Overview: This sessions discusses how utilities are creating integrated resource plans, as well as how they are working toward achieving zero carbon while maintaining a reliable power supply. 

Ep 1, Part 2 - Achieving Zero Carbon while Maintaining a Reliable Power Supply

POWERGEN+ - P2 - Net Zero Carbon

Date: November 9, 2020
Overview: Georgia and its largest electricity provider, Georgia Power, are bullish on the future of nuclear power and its contribution to net zero carbon and system reliability. Click above to find out how!

Ep 2 - The Future of Small Modular Reactors


POWERGEN+ - Small Modular Reactors

Date: November 9, 2020
Overview: In this session, experts from companies at the forefront of their movement discuss the journey to advanced nuclear energy to this point and the best paths forward to keep nuclear relevant in the power generation mix.

Ep 3 - Cordova, Alaska Case Study: A Hybrid Microgrid


POWERGEN+ - Cordova Alaska Case Study

Date: November 10, 2020
Overview: Cordova, Alaska is a remote community that can be reached only by plane or boat; it is not connected to major electric transmission lines or highways. Consequently, the CEC established a hybrid microgrid to enable the adoption of renewable power from two new hydroelectric projects. Watch the session to find out more.


Ep 4 - 

The Role of CHP in Mission Critical Facilities

POWERGEN+ - CHP in Mission Critical Facilities

Date: November 10, 2020
Overview: Medical centers, universities and manufacturing facilities are among those energy users that are utilizing combined heat and power systems to ensure their supply, cut costs and maintain reliability. This sessions tackles: How is this resource best implemented to meet multiple needs?

Season 2: Renewables and Energy Storage


Ep 1 - Energy transitions: state perspectives


POWERGEN+ - Energy transitions: States perspectives

Date: October 21, 2020
Overview: This session provides perspectives from two geographically diverse states and a national overview of how policymakers and industry officials can work together to achieve common net zero carbon goals.

Ep 2 - 

Getting Projects Done in New York's Community Solar Market

POWERGEN+ - Inside Scoop on New York Solar

Date: October 21, 2020
Overview: In this session, explore how to get a community solar project done in New York, not only meeting the challenges of working in the state head on but also dealing with the COVID-19 crisis and its specific trials as well. 

Ep 3 - Building an Energy Storage Ecosystem


POWERGEN+ - Next-gen Tools

Date: October 22, 2020
Overview: Everyone knows energy storage is the key to increasing the amount of renewable resources on the grid. However, experts in this session discuss how utility-scale storage is much more than batteries, and can benefit generation far beyond wind and solar.

Season 1: Pushing the Power Generation Envelope


Ep 1 - The GRDA Story: Transitioning from Coal to Combined Cycle Gas-Fired Generation

POWERGEN+ - The GRDA Story: Meeting the Challenges of Transitioning from Coal to Combined Cycle Gas-Fired Generation

Date: September 29, 2020
Overview: Utilities are making the transition from coal-fired to gas generation, pushed by operational expense issues and environmental pressures. But what are the key drivers in making the jump and what is the actual journey like? Watch the full session to find out!

Ep 2 - EPA-ACE Compliance Planning



POWERGEN+ - EPA-ACE Compliance Planning: A Utility Perspective and Study Experience

Date: September 29, 2020
Overview: In this session, LG&E and Vistra Energy discuss their experiences with fleetwide EPA-ACE studies, while Black & Veatch provide a perspective summarizing some of the most interesting heat rate improvement findings across more than 80 EPA-ACE projects that have undertaken since 2018.

Keynote 1; Day 1 - Storage Solutions for a Change in Power


POWERGEN+  - Keynote: Storage Solutions for a Change in Power

Date: September 29, 2020
Overview: The industry is facing a dual challenge of providing affordable, reliable energy while moving toward a zero-carbon grid. In this session, Mitsubishi Power Americas CEO Paul Browning discuss where we are in this transition, and how we can move forward with one solution in particular: storing power.

Keynote 2; Day 1 - Strengthening Fossil Energy Power Generation for the 21st Century

POWERGEN+ - Keynote: Strengthening Fossil Energy Power Generation for the 21st Century

Date: September 29, 2020
Overview: Keynote speaker, Stephen Winberg, focuses on the need and development of coal, gas-fired and nuclear energy in this webinar, as he believes these energy sources are vital to the U.S. power generation mix.


Ep 3 - The Georgia Power Microgrid for Atlanta Technology Square

POWERGEN+ - The Georgia Power Microgrid for Atlanta Technology Square

Date: September 30, 2020
Overview: During this session, Georgia Power and Georgia Tech University experts highlight the new urban-setting microgrid connected to the utility’s high-density distribution and overhead feed networks.

Ep 4 - Surviving the Storm - Resiliency, Backup and Balancing

POWERGEN+ - Surviving the Storm- Resiliency, Backup and Balancing: Keeping the Lights on in the Most Demanding Times

Date: September 30, 2020
Overview: Mission-critical facilities don’t have the option for prolonged outages, so local or on-site power must be in place to bridge the gap in the event of a major electric transmission outages. This webinar explores how two utilities are using gas fired reciprocating engine technology to achieve these goals.

Keynote 1; Day 2 - Onsite Standby Power


POWERGEN+ - Keynote: Onsite Standby Power: Out of Site and Out of Mind, but Always Ready

Date: September 30, 2020
Overview: In this webinar, keynote speaker, Kurt Summers, speaks on how emergency, stand-by gen-sets and engines provide grid resiliency and keep mission-critical services up and running even during destructive events such as storms. Summers is President of the Electrical Generating Systems Association.



Season 5: Grid Modernization and Energy Storage


Ep 1 - Strategies and Communication Systems for Grid-edge Modernization

DTECH+ - Strategies and Communication

Date: January 20, 2021
Overview: This session covers why grid architecture is becoming an increasingly prominent consideration in grid modernization initiatives via a discussion of ComEd’s work with DOE on SIMPLE (Sensors with Intelligent Measurement Platform and Low-Cost Equipment).

Ep 2 - Evaluation of ADMS Applications for Utilities Using NREL’s Testbed

DTECH+ - Evaluation of ADMS

Date: January 20, 2021
Overview: This panel discussing several utility use cases for advanced distribution management system (ADMS) applications using the ADMS test bed at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).

Ep 3 - Keynote; Doing Innovation Right



DTECH+ - Keynote; Doing Innovation Right

Date: January 21, 2021
Overview: We are all working through a period of dramatic change in the utility industry. Our definition of ‘innovation’ is shifting, and as everyone scrambles to find their footing in the future scape of the industry, we are learning just how far ahead we need to think to keep from falling behind.

Ep 4 - Energy Storage Utility Case Studies



DTECH+ - Energy Storage

Date: January 21, 2021
Overview: Learn how utilities are using both behind the meter and grid- scale energy storage solutions to support the grid of tomorrow and secure the best path forward to an energy storage future.

Season 4: Cybersecurity and Digital Grids


Ep 1 - 
Optimizing Data Privacy and Personalization in the Next Normal


DTECH+ - Optimizing Data Privacy

Date: December 17, 2020
Overview: This panel explores data governance and safeguarding customer information in the context of cybersecurity, as utilities have historically limited the PII data that is kept. How are utilities balancing imperatives in the next normal?

Ep 2 - Best Practices for Ensuring the Cybersecurity of Utility Transmission Grid Assets


DTECH+ - Best Practices for Ensuring the Cybersecurity

Date: December 17, 2020
Overview: As digitalization of the distribution grid marches on, along comes increased risk of cyberattacks. This session presents an overview of overall cybersecurity best practices for distribution utilities and offer methods for identifying — and subsequently securing — the weakest link in the system.

Ep 3 - What If Utilities Could Identify, Mitigate, and Recover from a Cyberattack in Minutes instead of Months?

DTECH+ - What if Utilities Could Identify

Date: December 18, 2020
Overview: Introducing MOSIACS -- More Situational Awareness for Industrial Control Systems. This new technology focuses on detection, visualization, analysis, decision support, mitigation, recovery and information sharing for a cyber attack- based control system. This presentation provides results from recent field tests using the technology. 

Ep 4 - Establishing a Protocol for Supply Chain Cybersecurity in the Energy Industry


DTECH+ - Establishing a Protocol

Date: December 18, 2020
Overview: It has been determined by the highest office of the U.S. that utility supply chains are at risk of cyberattack. How should the industry identify at risk equipment and subsequently replace it? In this panel, experts from utilities and the government will discuss how to establish a protocol for supply chain cybersecurity in the US.

Season 3: Grid Resiliency - Planning and Response


Ep 1 - Quantifying and evaluating storm resilience and disaster preparedness

DTECH+ - Storm Resilience and Diaster Prepardness

Date: November 12, 2020
Overview: This session explains different approaches that utilities are taking toward resiliency: From longer-term 10-year plans for storm resilience to disaster preparedness management.

Ep 2 - Modernizing for Reliability: One Utility’s Story



DTECH+ - Modernizing for Reliability

Date: November 12, 2020
Overview: This session discusses what motivates a utility to overhaul an existing distribution automation scheme that has proven successful; what roadblocks must be overcome in order to implement an enhanced fiber-based distribution automation scheme and; secondary benefits to the grid provided by using fiber optic communication.

Ep 3 - How New Technology Can Improve Utility Vegetation Management


DTECH+ - How New Technology

Date: November 13, 2020
Overview: There are four large components of utility vegetation management (UVM): data collection, data analysis, strategic planning, and implementation. This session highlights innovations in data acquisition and analysis and showcases how one utility implemented a sweeping plan for better UVM. 

Ep 4 - Developing appropriate tariffs for integrating microgrid services


DTECH+ - Developing Tariffs for Microgrids

Date: November 13, 2020
Overview: Microgrids are often designed to export energy and provide resource adequacy and ancillary to support project economics, and program and/or tariff mechanisms should be considered to qualifying microgrids.  This panel provides insight into multi-customer microgrid interconnection and coordination with utilities, highlighting two recently filed utility tariffs in California and Hawaii.

Season 2: Renewables, Energy Storage and How Utilities are Preparing for a Sustainable Future


Ep 1 - Best Practices for Distributed Solar and Storage Programs and Interconnections


DTECH+ - Best Practices for Distributed Solar and Storage

Date: October 28, 2020
Overview: This session reviews the results of an NREL solar interconnection timeline study and highlight a set of best practices that can help utilities to more efficiently interconnect systems.

Ep 2 - An Overview and Analysis of DER Management Software Technologies


DTECH+ - DER Management

Date: October 28, 2020
Overview: This presentation will analyze the market for DER management software technologies, including DER management systems (DERMSs), virtual power plant (VPP) management systems, and DER analytics.

Ep 3 - How Smart Utilities are Using IoT to Enable Smart Cities and Plan for a Sustainable Future


DTECH+ - How Smart Utilities

Date: October 29, 2020
Overview: This session will explore how utilities are planning for and developing eco-friendly infrastructure. Specifically, it will present drivers of smart city initiatives and the converging of utility’s with their cities.

Season 1: Utility of the Future


Ep 1 - Needs and Wants of Today's Energy Consumers in the US and Canada

DTECH+ - A Big-Picture Look at the Needs and Wants of Today’s Energy Consumers in the US and Canada

Date: September 23, 2020
Overview: This session is designed to help industry stakeholders better understand today’s energy consumers – their perceptions, attitudes and needs – and develop programs and services to effectively meet these needs.

Ep 2 - Innovative Solutions for Engaging Customers


DTECH+ - Innovative Solutions for Engaging Customers

Date: September 23, 2020
Overview: Today, utility customers expect their utility to engage with them proactively through programs, apps, and other initiatives. This session highlights how one utility is approaching customer engagement today and showcase how utilities can use data that they already have to better serve their customers.

Keynote 1; Day 2 - Driving Innovation for the Interconnected Utility

DTECH+ - Keynote: Driving Innovation for the Interconnected Utility

Date: September 23, 2020
Overview: Utilities are aggressively pursuing the widely accepted three “D”s – digitalization, decentralization, and decarbonization. To enable this rapid energy system transition, industry stakeholders must expand the equation to include the two “I”s – innovation and interconnection.

Ep 3 - Carbon Reduction in an Uncertain World



DTECH+ - Carbon Reduction in an Uncertain World

Date: September 24, 2020
Overview: The economic and social consequences of today’s uncertain world have impacted almost every aspect of utility operations, as customers struggle to pay bills. In this panel discussion, utility executives speak on how they are approaching carbon reduction and climate change.


Ep 4 - Smart City Initiatives and their Partner Utilities


DTECH+ - Smart City Initiatives and their Partner Utilities

Date: September 24, 2020
Overview: Across the world, city and utility planners are working together to make their regions safer, smarter, cleaner and easier to navigate. Hear from Smart City experts about these initiatives and how they could benefit a community near you.

Keynote 1; Day 2 - Sparking Change: The E-Mobility Revolution

DTECH+ - Keynote: Sparking Change: The E-Mobility Revolution

Date: September 24, 2020
Overview: Utilities must prepare now to ensure they are able to meet EV charging needs. Thor Hinckley, Sr. Program Manager at Forth, a nonprofit organization advocating for transportation electrification, presents a keynote speech detailing the various ways in which e-mobility is set to take off and how utilities can prepare.

Hydro+ Series


Season 5: January, February and March 2021


Ep 1 - New Development: Increasing Value during Refurbishment


Hydro+ New Development

Date: January 26, 2021
Overview: During this session, representatives from several Canadian hydropower producers who are planning for significant refurbishments in the years ahead share their experiences, best practices and lessons learned.

Ep 2 -  Silt Monitoring for Equipment Life and Environmental Compliance


Hydro+ Slit Monitoring

Date: January 26, 2021
Overview: Depending on its nature, silt can be benign or it can wreak havoc on your systems and the environment. This session centers on the Rittmeyer solution, but most of the principals can be applied to other measurement systems, with examples given.

Ep 3 - Civil Works & Dam Safety: Real Life Simulation of Emergency Action Plans

Hydro+ Civil Works Dam

Date: January 27, 2021
Overview: This session begins with the emergency action plan was activated at Oroville Dam. How accurate are the assumptions we make in the emergency action plans? This panel answers that question.

Season 4: December 2020


Ep 1 - Attracting, Hiring and Retaining New Talent for Hydropower

Hiring for Hydro- Attracting, Hiring and Retaining

Date: December 8, 2020
Overview: In this session, hiring managers and students seeking to join the hydropower industry discuss – from their unique perspectives – what is involved in attracting, hiring and retaining the next generation of the hydro workforce. 

Ep 2 -Recruiting Seminar with PGE


Hiring for Hydro- PGE

Date: December 8, 2020
Overview: In this educational session, Jane DeSimone speaks on the process that PGE uses to seek out potential candidates as well as how to prepare for a position in the field of hydropower.

Ep 3 - Recruiting Seminar with USBR


Hiring for Hydro- USBR

Date: December 8, 2020
Overview: In this educational session, Bill Brown speaks on the process that USBR uses to seek out potential candidates as well as how to prepare for a position in the field of hydropower.

Ep 4 - State of the Hydroelectric Power Industry Globally

Hiring for Hydro- State of the Hydroelectric

Date: December 9, 2020
Overview: For this session, knowledgeable speakers from around the globe discuss where hydropower stands today, trends that may continue, new trends that are developing, and what the future is likely to hold for this exciting industry.

Season 3: November 2020- Hydro Exchange


Ep 1 - Keynote with John Hairston



HE John Hairston Keynote

Date: November 17, 2020
Overview: Our thought leader for this session was John Hairston, interim administrator and CEO of the Bonneville Power Administration, which markets wholesale electrical power from many projects and several power plants in the U.S. Pacific Northwest.

Ep 2 - Novel Approaches for Integrated Storage Systems


HE Novel Approaches

Date: November 17, 2020
Overview: During this session, two technical papers are presented, focused on the theme of novel approaches for providing integrated storage systems.

Ep 3 - Women with Hydro Vision



HE Women with Hydro Vision

Date: November 18, 2020
Overview: During this program, Angela Thompkins, vice president and chief diversity officer with CMS Energy, speaks about the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion and her company’s efforts to improve its DEI results.

Ep 4 - Novel Cybersecurity Capabilities to Meet Hydropower’s Evolving Challenges

HE Novel Cybersecurity Capabilities

Date: November 18, 2020
Overview: As the U.S. hydropower infrastructure evolves there is need to ensure that this infrastructure is safeguarded. During this session, the evolution of the industry is discussed, along with new resources that can be brought to bear on these challenges.


Ep 5 - Utility Executive Roundtable



HE Utility Executive Roundtable

Date: November 19, 2020
Overview: This roundtable discussion features perspectives from executives at power producing companies, discussing: current market conditions, pandemic planning and recovery, and the path toward the global hydroelectric power industry.

Ep 6 - Recent Regulatory Developments: Navigating Uncertainty in an Evolving Landscape

HE Recent Regulatory Developments

Date: November 19, 2020
Overview: This panel explores the challenges, opportunities and next steps related to recent developments with the Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act and National Environmental Policy Act, among others.

Ep 7 - Water Passage/ Conveyance Systems:Moving It Along


HE Water Passage, Conveyance Systems

Date: November 19, 2020
Overview: In this session, the expert panelists discuss the importance of having a complete understanding of condition evaluation as it relates to the operation and maintenance of water passages and conveyances.

Season 2: August, September and October 2020


Ep 1 - The Future of Pumped Storage, the Ultimate Integrator

The Future of Pumped Storage

Date: August 6, 2020
Overview: In this session, representatives of companies that own, support or are developing pumped storage plants globally provide their perspectives on this important topic – and its future.

Ep 2 - Equipment and Tech: Updating Aging Systems

Hydro Series 7- Equip and Tech

Date: September 9, 2020
Overview: With many hydroelectric plants worldwide being 50 or more years old, aging of equipment is an ongoing concern. Consequently, many hydro project owners have developed unique approaches to solve their problems. During this webcast, two technical papers are presented, focused on the theme of updating aging systems.

Ep 3 - Market Trends: Adapting Hydropower for Changing Conditions

Hydro+ Market Trends- Adapting Hydropower

Date: October 20, 2020
Overview: During this webcast, two technical papers are presented: The first dissects the uncertainty between hydrology, energy values and unit outages for a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ initiative.

While the second speaks on the accelerated pace of change that society demands and how it has pushed hydropower to adapt and evolve.

Season 1: July 2020


Ep 1 - Hydro Discovery Day: Focus on Generators


hydro gen

Date: July 14, 2020
Overview: The new 8-hour Hydro Discovery Day training program offered at HYDROVISION International takes a “deep dive” into generators.

This abbreviated course helps early and mid-career engineers learn to build their expertise as a generator engineer.

Ep 2 - Waterpower Hydro Basics



Date: July 14, 2020
Overview: The Waterpower Hydro Basics course by the Hydro Training Institute offers everything you need to know to get started in hydro.

This overview session gives attendees a solid foundation of basics and facts.

Ep 3 - O&M Major Overhauls


O and M

Date: July 15, 2020
Overview: This group shares experiences during major plant overhauls and highlight lessons learned during planning and execution.

Ep 4 - New Development: Your Guide to Small Hydro Development

new development

Date: July 15, 2020
Overview: In this session, our panelists explore partnering with indigenous groups, emerging technologies, financing options and various governmental support structures that are helping to spur small hydro development.


Ep 5 - Water and Environment: Midwest Environmental Issues


Date: July 16, 2020
Overview: With a large number of FERC relicensings coming up in the Midwest of the U.S. in the next few years, owners will be busy working through any number of environmental issues. Many of these issues are common, while some are unique to the Midwest. Our panelists share their Midwest experiences with resolving environmental issues during relicensing.

Ep 6 - Civil Works and Dam Safety: Government Regulation Post-Incident


Date: July 16, 2020
Overview: How do government agencies react and respond to regulating dam safety after major incidents?

What best practices are being put forward?

In this moderated discussion of several technical papers, experts from around the world share their thoughts and experiences.

Latest Content


Securing the Industrial Control Systems Network in the Modern Digital Substation

Securing the Industrial Control Systems Network

Date: September 14, 2020
Overview: In this webinar, experts explain how cybersecurity is about more than technology and why securing the Industrial Control System of your substation is important. 

Smarter Decisions: Future-Proofing Your Technology Modernization


Smarter Decisions: Proofing Your Tech

Date: September 11, 2020
Overview: For many utilities, technology and infrastructure solutions are at, or are reaching, end of life status. And modernization and adaption is also expected.

This webinar explains that it is possible for all of these processes to operate in a single platform.

14 Reasons Utilities Should Consider Private Broadband Deployment

14 reasons

Date: July 30, 2020
Overview: This webinar discusses a proposal by the FCC, which aims to modernize the 900 MHz spectrum band so utilities can deploy private, secure LTE networks across their infrastructure to enhance grid cybersecurity and modernize the aging power grid.

Workshop: Boom Design for Safety, Debris and Security



Date: July 21, 2020
Overview: In this presentation, David Bonin discusses past boom failures and lessons learned to advance industry understanding of boom design and how to learn from and prevent reoccurrence of events by information sharing.


How is Voith Reading the Path Intelligent Asset Management with OnCare.Asset


Date: July 9, 2020
Overview: In this session, digital hydropower experts discuss current challenges and development in the asset management of hydropower plants, to increase system availability while substantially reducing maintenance and operating costs.

EPC Best Practices during Covid-19 and Beyond



Date: June 26, 2020
Overview: Those energy project leaders involved with Engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) practices are dealing with a myriad of issues brought on by the COVID.

Unlocking New Revenue & Stabilizing Electric Grids with Energy Storage



Date: June 9, 2020
Overview: Watch ABB’s industry experts have an online discussion on BESS. The webinar focuses on high-value services such as virtual synchronous generator, black start and virtual inertia, among others.

Civil Infrastructure Repair & Renewal Strategies


civil inf

Date: June 3, 2020
Overview: STRUCTURAL TECHNOLOGIES and Ballard Marine Construction teamed up to provide a virtual workshop on inspection, repair and maintenance of civil infrastructure assets.


Create Digital As-Builts with High-Accuracy GPS Using Electric Utility Construction Crews


Date: June 2, 2020
Overview: This webinar presented how VPI quickly configured and deployed LocusView’s digital as-building solution to its construction crews who were collecting data within 4 hours of in-field training.

Workshop: Designing Booms and Structures in Forebays of Dams



Date: May 19, 2020
Overview: This workshop helps dam owners and operators understand key components of the design and engineering of booms and structures.

Managing Your Work Force During a Pandemic




Date: May 13, 2020
Overview: In this webcast, electric utility leaders spoke about the challenges of ensuring the health of their essential workers while also keeping their operations running smoothly, during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Digital Twins: Why Every Utility Should Take Note



twinsDate: April 22, 2020
Overview: Grid modernization and technological advancement are not mutually exclusive efforts. To become a data-driven grid operator, utilities must advance digitally and that is a continuous process. The need to reduce and even eliminate discipline and data silos is reaching a critical mass.


Continuing the Conversation: Hydropower and COVID-19


Date: April 16, 2020
Overview: Due to the overwhelming response to an earlier webcast on this topic that featured speakers from Hydro Tasmania, Seattle City Light and the Tennessee Valley Authority, we continued the discussion with additional hydro project owners and operators worldwide.

How Utilities Globally Are Keeping Plants and Personnel Safe

how utilities

Date: April 2, 2020
Overview: COVID-19 has brought significant uncertainty to our world. Hydroelectric power and other electric-generating facilities are considered critical infrastructure, even more so with the vital need to keep electricity flowing to hospitals, other business and homes.

Describing Trends in the Energy Industry



Date: February 2020
Overview: Check out an interview between Josh Wong, president and CEO of Opus One Solutions and Clarion Energy vice president of global content Teresa Hansen.

Grid Modernization: A Simplified Path to Distribution Optimization


Date: January 29, 2020
Overview: Reducing costs and support for Volt/VAR and non-wires alternatives (NWA) programs drive utilities towards visibility of network conditions and optimal operations. Distribution Optimization - This webinar displayed how easy it can be to get accurate, comprehensive circuit profiles for planning activities with the right tools and technology.


Recovering From Major Disasters and Unplanned Outages


Date: January 28, 2020
Overview: Learn how advanced mobile workforce management technologies can improve outage restoration times by 10% or higher, and the benefits of adding an event management solution for use in minor/single outages and major events by watching this session.

Utility Cloud Journey: Security & Business Case Foundation


Date: January 28, 2020
Overview: This webcast unpacks how Utilities are reconsidering historic approaches to IT and OT systems management to confront business challenges. “Digitalization, decentralization, decarbonization and democratization (4D) mega forces continue to drive challenges and opportunities in the global utility sector.”

The Role of Microgrids in Our Rapidly Changing Energy Landscape


Date: January 28, 2020
Overview: This webinar explored the role microgrids and decentralized energy solutions can play in tackling these global challenges and how they can support businesses, utilities and governments to more effectively manage their energy needs.

Harness the Power of Private LTE Networks for Utilities


Date: January 22, 2020
Overview: This webinar discussed: Current and future trends for private LTE networks; why utilities need to advance their communication technologies; the roadmap for deploying and operating a private network and recommendations for working with the right solution partners.