Where the Rubber Hits the Road: Private LTE Networks and the Grid Applications Utilities Are Really Pursuing

A recently released special issue of Energy Central discusses how utilities are embracing cutting-edge technologies to transform how they operate and serve their customers. In turn, these benefits help utilities deliver on the vision of a resilient and affordable clean energy future. Hear the perspectives of industry experts discussing how private LTE networks are fueling a wide and growing ecosystem of products, services, devices, and applications directly focused on addressing utility operational challenges and improving the customer experience.

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Where the Rubber Hits the Road: Private LTE Networks and the Grid Applications Utilities Are Really Pursuing – Video

A recently released special issue of Energy Central discusses how utilities are embracing cutting-edge technologies to transform how they operate and serve their customers. In turn, these benefits help utilities deliver on the vision of a resilient and affordable clean energy future. Hear the perspectives of industry experts discussing how private LTE networks are fueling a wide and growing ecosystem of products, services, devices, and applications directly focused on addressing utility operational challenges and improving the customer experience.

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Xcel Energy’s Journey to 900 MHz PLTE

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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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