Xcel Energy’s Journey to 900 MHz PLTE

Industry Insights Episode 17

What is the value proposition for deploying a utility-controlled private LTE network? What are the key use cases it can support? How does a multi-operating company utility move forward with a transformational project like private LTE? Why is beneficial to the communities that utilities serve?

Rewatch the session with Jeff Levy, Xcel Energy’s VP of Infrastructure and Shared Services and Ryan Gerbrandt, Anterix’s COO as they discuss Xcel Energy’s 900 MHz private LTE journey, the rationale for its decision to adopt that solution, the enhanced value opportunities that it may unlock, and how its comprehensive evaluation process can help other utilities efficiently reach their own decisions.

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A Thoughtful Dialogue On The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) and Next Steps

There is growing momentum among utilities toward deploying private wireless broadband networks to support grid modernization, reliability, and resilience initiatives. That momentum is strengthened by last fall’s $1.2 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), which included substantial funds for grid modernization projects, specifically calling out those that deploy advanced communications networks to support the grid.

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A Conversation on Wildfire Mitigation Tools Enabled by a Private Network

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As we approach the close of wildfire season, this month we feature two game-changing solutions that allow utilities to safely and efficiently deliver electricity while significantly reducing the devastating risks of wildfires. LineVision’s dynamic line rating and line monitoring solution allow utilities to deliver more power over existing lines while detecting movement in lines to help prevent a potential breakage. If a line does break, SEL’s Falling Conductor Protection comes in for the save.

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Anterix: Active Ecosystem Member Companies

Anterix: Active Ecosystem Member Companies

Anterix demonstrated a wide range of exciting technologies on a Private LTE 900 MHz network at DISTRIBUTECH International 2022. Some of those demonstrated were 4RF, Alpha Wireless, Atomation, BEC Technologies, Council Rock, DENGYO, Digi, EASYMETERING, General Electric, Honeywell, Landis + Gyr, LineVision, Power Delivery Products, and Sierra Wireless.

Anterix is bringing together these and other thoughtful innovators to enable the future grid. That grid is informed by on communications and data informed decision making. Anterix is where utility meets connectivity, and these technologies are leveraging that connectivity to strengthen the grid and the communities we all serve.

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Anterix at DistribuTECH 2022 for Private LTE Communications for Electric Utilities

Anterix at DistribuTECH 2022 for Private LTE Communications for Electric Utilities

Anterix participated in DISTRIBUTECH International 2022 to demonstrate and discuss how we are enabling the modernization of critical infrastructure industries and enterprises through the transformative power of broadband.

The event was at Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center, in Dallas, Texas, from May 23-25, 2022. We shared demos at one of the 8 stations in our tradeshow exhibit to showcase use cases for ways electric utilities are leveraging 900 MHz for Private LTE.

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