Enhancing the Modernized Grid in the Era of Wildfires

August 23, 2023

Enhancing the Modern Grid for Resiliency by Terry Nielsen For over a decade, utilities have focused on modernizing the grid. Amazingly, technologies are available that can enhance the smart grid to improve the grid’s resiliency, specifically wildfire-related resiliency. Typical approaches used by utilities to make the grid smart often include: Installing smart or advanced meters. […]


Resiliency Is More Than Hardening and Redundancy

August 01, 2023

Improving Grid Resilience Through Situational Awareness by Eric J. Charette The nation’s reliance on the electric grid has never been higher than today. With threats to the grid increasing in frequency and impact, the pressure is on utilities to ensure they are making the most prudent improvements to provide the availability of electricity. Traditionally, these […]


The Language of Electrical System Documentation

July 28, 2022

Join us in Knoxville, Tennessee August 30 – 31 for Qualus Power Systems Seminar: Electrical Documents and add the language of electrical system documentation to your repertoire!


Sneak Preview Into Our Industrial Fundamentals Seminar

June 21, 2022

Join Matthew Robinson, PE for a deep dive into industrial fundamentals through our complimentary webinar and Power Systems Seminar course.


Open CIP Concept Whitepaper

May 30, 2022

OpenCIP Concept Whitepaper by Travis Rouillard BetterGrids has produced a concept whitepaper for ‘OpenCIP’ outlining how the utility industry can use End-to-End Encryption technology for Secure Grid Integration. This paper is oriented to energy industry leaders and policymakers responsible for addressing emergent cyber-security risks related to inter-enterprise data exchange. It assumes a basic working knowledge […]


How IEC 61850 Training Improved my Career

January 26, 2021

  Authored by: Daniel Khoroshansky, PGE Engineering Manager The power industry is always learning and improving on itself, even during times of limited business travel and in-person meetings. Standards continue to be adopted and training for those standards will always be essential to stay current and maintain excellence in our field. Beginning March 1-5, 2021, […]