Schneider CTO: The transmission bottleneck requires demand-side solutions
Amid accelerating data center demands and a transmission rollout that Scott Harden says is unlikely to happen fast enough, innovation is focused behind the meter.
Microsoft’s vision for utility AI integration
“I don't worry about the tech being good enough,” said Microsoft’s Hanna Grene. “I worry about how we change the way we’re working and approaching these problems.”
AI could be 'no-regrets technology' for the grid
But it’s a “tension-filled discussion” inside utilities, said Elizabeth Cook of Pittsburgh’s Duquesne Light Company, “because there is an urgency to keep the power on”
Utilities have struggled with integrating digital tech. What about AI?
Artificial intelligence could be transformative for the grid. But taking full advantage would mean a dramatic shift in how utilities do business.
Could AI-fueled weather forecasts boost renewable energy production?
The variability of renewables creates new challenges for the grid — but using AI for better weather predictions can help with capacity planning.