Posted on 2/12/2021 2:59 PM By Sari Maritzer
This week, the Electricity Distributors Association was excited to release the digital version of the latest issue of The Distributor magazine. The theme for this issue is local hydro needs modern and flexible regulation and in it we explore whether regulation will enable or inhibit electrification as well as the value versus cost in getting the regulatory balance right.
The issue’s feature articles include Hydro One looking behind the meter for reliability improvement; London Hydro & Sidewalk Labs’ energy management solution where customers get a home scheduler, new hourly rate plan, predictable bill, and access to clean energy; plus, a summary of an EDIST session on integrated voltage management and conservation benefits from Jacob Weninger of Entegrus Powerlines.
Modern and Flexible Utility Regulation Benefits Everyone
Local utility companies in Ontario – like all energy distribution companies across the country – are tightly regulated busine ...
Posted on 9/24/2019 2:27 PM By Sari Maritzer
There are lots of reasons to go to conferences; it is an opportunity for creativity and innovation, networking and learning, to gain confidence in your abilities and a reason to break out the office and out of your comfort zone. Highlighted below are just a few of the reasons people attend conferences.
1. To network
A big reason for going to conferences is to meet with likeminded people and industry peers. Conferences bring together people from all different geographical areas who share a common discipline or field, and they are a great way to meet new people.
2. To expand your knowledge and find solutions to problems
Conferences are great opportunity to learn more about your industry. For example, these could be new techniques, new types of equipment, unpublished data, creative and innovative ways of looking at solutions to problems, or potentially learn from thought-leaders that you may not have previously heard of.
3. To present ...