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Investing in IP Technology: 10 Key Strategies for Value

The factors for planning IP/MPLS investments can be varied and extensive, depending on a power utility’s business focus, budget and regulatory environment.

With: M. Burke, Vice President, Intelligent Networks and Communications, DNV – GL (formally KEMA Inc.) - 20 Jan 2014

Managing the IP Evolution Within and Outside of the Organization

Achieving the benefits of IP is tied to the social challenge of fully assimilating the new technology.

With: R. Katz, Ph.D., Director of Business Strategy Research, Columbia Institute for Tele-Information - 20 Jan 2014

Planning the Path to IP Success: Reliability, Security and Efficiency

A single IP/MPLS network offer power utilities flexibility, support for both legacy, IP and smart grid applications, scalability and easy management.

With: B. Vrancken, Utilities Solutions Architect, Alcatel-Lucent - 20 Jan 2014

Creos Luxembourg: Learning to Get the Most from IP/MPLS

Creos Luxembourg replaced TDM-based system to a single IP/MPLS communications network supporting smart grid applications and teleprotection.

With: P. Colling, Creos Communications Expert - 20 Jan 2014

What if all substations become truly smart?

On June 4th, at the Smart Grid Paris 2013 event, RTE and partners announced their exciting new joint venture in the realm of Smart Grids. The Smart Substations project will be a world first, encouraging a transition in energy production towards renewable energy, so Alcatel-Lucent is very excited to play a part. The project will [...]

TMCnet’s Smart Grid Product of the Year goes to Alcatel-Lucent!

Alcatel-Lucent has been awarded the TMCnet ‘SmartGrid Product of the Year’ award with one of the leading IP routing platforms – the 7705 Service Aggregation Router (7705 SAR-H).

Transpower New Zealand re-signs exclusive managed services agreement with Alcatel-Lucent

Alcatel-Lucent and Transpower New Zealand have re-signed an exclusive managed services agreement for a further three years. Transpower owns and operates New Zealand’s high-voltage electricity transmission network – the national grid – linking electricity generators to distribution companies and major industrial users. Alcatel-Lucent designed, and has been building, Transpower’s IP-based, fibre optic telecommunications network since [...]

Creating your Smart Grid: a How-To Guide

In the world of electricity delivery, there’s the grid. And then there’s the smart grid. Smart is better! By enhancing the power delivery process and collecting real-time data from within the electrical grid and from consumers, utilities can operate more efficiently and cost-effectively than ever before. A How-To Guide “Creating Your Smart Grid” shares numerous [...]

Differentiated services QoS in smart grid communication networks

By Jayant G. Deshpande1, Eunyoung Kim2, Marina Thottan3 In the latest paper published by Bell Labs Technical Journal, are analyzed quality of service (QoS) requirements of smart grid and other utility applications carried over an integrated Internet Protocol (IP) network. The delay allowances for the traffic flows may vary from 8 to 10ms for teleprotection [...]

Dealing with the Smart Grid’s key drivers and challenges

The Internet we depend on every day for an amazing diversity of business, recreation, social and entertainment activities has changed unimaginably from the few static websites that appeared on our browsers in 1995 or even 2000. As we now try to look forward to the full realization of the Smart Grid in the years ahead, [...]

With: K. Ballout, Vice President - Energy System Integration Division, Alcatel-Lucent - 05 Dec 2011