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This Week In Utilities: November 3, 2017

November 3, 2017

Welcome back to #TWIU. Every Friday, we round up the week’s best reads and most notable events occurring within the utilities and energy industries. Here’s what you may have missed this week:

READ: Electric buses are coming, and they’re going to help fix 4 big urban problems | Vox

In previous weeks, we’ve shared articles from writers that highlight the opportunities that electric vehicles create for utilities. This article illustrates even more reasons why an acceleration in adoption may be sooner that we think.

BRIEF: Puerto Rico requests $10M in FEMA funds to pay Whitefish | Utility Dive

The mysterious contractor Whitefish is back in the news. Tap the link to get caught up on the shallow history of Whitefish and Puerto Rico, and what’s happening now.

READ: JEA crew members continue power restoration along Puerto Rico’s Highway 198 | JEA

Lineman from the Jacksonville Electric Authority are still working tirelessly to help restore power back to those affected by hurricanes. Read the crew’s “diary” available 24/7 on the JEA website.

READ: A reader profile of our CEO Glen Bertini | Daily Forester News

Writer Carol Borzowski profiles our CEO for a feature in Daily Energy Magazine. Connect with Glen on Twitter at @GlenBertini.

READ: On the Hurricane Blog- Massive Impact. Novinium Responds | T&D World

New on T&D World’s Hurricane Blog: A first hand account from a Novinium team member recounting her time aiding those affected by Hurricane Irma with her crew.

READ: Embracing the Next Energy Revolution: Electricity Storage | Bain and Company

Even as the electric utilities industry continues to work through the implications of renewable generation, executives are already grappling with the next big thing: energy storage.


READ: October Novinium News – The Novinium Soul | Glen Bertini

Every month, Glen Bertini pens the Novinium News, a personal letter written for Novinium shareholder. employees and friends of the company. Catch the latest edition live on our blog.

EVENTS: ECNE Fall Conference, Minnesota Power Systems Conference (MIPSYCON), and FMEA

We’ll be in attendance at each of these events in the coming weeks. If your team will be in town for any of them, let’s put time on the calendar to grab a bite or coffee.

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Thanks for catching up with us. See you next week!