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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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL)

Utilities are facing an ever-increasing range of challenges, including wildfires, cyber security threats, and meeting decarbonization goals. New federal funding opportunities can be an essential tool for these energy companies to support the evolution and modernization of our Nation’s electric grid. The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) represents a substantial investment in the future and provides a pathway to a cleaner, more reliable, resilient, and more secure energy future.

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Podcast: Energy Central Power Perspectives™ Podcast: “Road to Decision: Exelon’s Vision of a Private Broadband Network for Grid Modernization”

Energy Central Power Perspective Podcast host, Jason Price, and producer, Matt Chester, are joined by Russ Ehrlich, Senior Manager of Utility Communication Engineering at Exelon, and Ryan Gerbrandt, Chief Operating Officer at Anterix, to discuss how private broadband networks are actively creating new advancements for utilities today are two experts in the field.

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Cisco – Anterix Collaboration Boosts Utility 900 MHz Private Broadband Options

By now you’ve heard about the Anterix Active Ecosystem (AAEP) program, where leading technology companies have come together to support 900 MHz private broadband networks. As a charter member of the AAEP in May of 2021, Cisco helped lead the charge to shape the future of private wireless broadband for electric utilities. Now, Anterix and Cisco have progressed to an even more collaborative relationship that stands to turbocharge ecosystem growth.

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