Alabama Power Builds its First Energy Efficient and Smart Neighborhood

APCO’s Smart Neighborhood is located in Birmingham, AL and is comprised of 62 advanced homes featuring 35% more energy efficiencies…

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Transmission Investments in the US Soars!

Investments in the transmission power grid for utilities in the US nearly exceeded $21 Billion in 2016 and continue to…

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North Carolina Utilities Commission Approves the Dominion Energy – SCANA/SCE&G Merger!

This combination will provide the larger utility with nearly 94,000 miles of transmission and distribution lines, 6.5 million regulated customers…

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AEP to spend $33 Billion in T&D Upgrades with Renewable Generation Included

AEP will be investing $33 billion in capital expenditures over the next 5 years on T&D Upgrades and Renewable Generation…

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Will MLGW Trade Cost for Reliability in leaving TVA?

TVA CEO, Bill Johnson, explains that MLGW is performing “the riskiest decision the city-owned utility could do.”

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Looking Forward to MIPSYCON (Nov 6-8)

Looking forward to Minnesota’s Power Systems Conference at the Saint Paul River Centre – November 6-8.

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3 Phase is a Certified Small Business Enterprise (SBE)

3 Phase recently received its company diversity certification for a Small Business Enterprise (SBE) classification. 3 Phase has also been awarded…

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Utilities Worry about FCC’s Plan to Open Up Wireless Spectrum

Utilities worry FCC plan to open wireless spectrum could compromise their communications for the utility and its customers. https://www.utilitydive.com/news/utilities-worry-fcc-plan-to-open-wireless-spectrum-could-compromise-communi/540433/ 3phaseassociates.com…

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The Importance of Protection & Controls (P&C) and IEDs

Protection & Controls (P&C) Engineering Protection & Controls (P&C) engineering is a division of electrical power engineering that deals with…

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FERC Approves New NERC Standards Affecting Supply Chain Risk

FERC approves new NERC standards relating to FERC Order No. 829 in response to Supply Chain Risk Management of Bulk…

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3 Phase News Posted in the Progressive Engineer Magazine!

The Progressive Engineer Magazine for the month of October published an article on 3 Phase Associates. http://progressiveengineer.blogspot.com/2018/10/matt-cole-starts-new-electrical.html

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Basic Explanation of the Electric Power Grid

This is a basic explanation and summary of how the electric power grid works – by Matt Cole with 3…

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