Advanced Energy Blog

Roanoke Electric Cooperative, Fermata Energy Show Promise of Vehicle-to-X Technology

By Jonathan Susser, PhD and Daniel Real, PhD | October 5, 2021

In late 2020, Roanoke Electric Cooperative, energy technology company Fermata Energy and a team of clean energy organizations, including Advanced Energy, launched a pilot project to explore the potential of electric vehicle (EV) “vehicle-to-X” (V2X) applications. V2X is an example[…]

Strengthening North Carolina’s Power Grid and Communities

By Jonathan Susser | September 22, 2021

Our most recent Exploring North Carolina Smart Grid webinar examined the issues of grid reliability and resiliency. The session featured Dr. Robert Cox, associate director of UNC Charlotte’s Energy Production & Infrastructure Center (EPIC); Lee Ragsdale, senior vice president, energy[…]

Battery Storage Solutions for Customers and Utilities

By Colin Thompson and Julia Szeto | December 28, 2020

Battery storage systems are growing in popularity as technology improves, prices decline, and electric utilities and their customers recognize the benefits. Therefore, it is no surprise that system installations are increasing in homes, at businesses and for utility sites. The[…]

Electric Rate Modernization in North Carolina

By Jonathan Susser | December 4, 2020

In our latest Exploring North Carolina Smart Grid webinar, we learned about the importance of electric rate modernization for supporting grid improvements and a clean energy future. The session featured Cara Goldenberg and Heather House of the Rocky Mountain Institute,[…]

Applications of GIS in the Electric Utility Sector

By Rubenka Bandyopadhyay | May 27, 2020

From Google Maps to geotagging on Facebook, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) have become an everyday part of life. Like other computationally intensive fields, GIS has its roots in the 1960s, an era of rapid technological development in computer science. The[…]