by Alex A. Kecskes If you’re a utilities engineer (or aspire to be one), large, power hungry companies may employ you to work with power utilities to cut their electric bill. To accurately measure a company’s carbon footprint, you’ll need to evaluate the total energy impact of its products and services. Take Google, for example. The search engine giant recently released figures detailing exactly how much electricity the company’s vast data centers use--over 260 million watts.
by Alex A. Kecskes Every year, hundreds of utility employees who enter a property to perform measurements, repairs or upgrades are bitten by dogs. Meter readers, gas company workers, phone or electric line workers, all are vulnerabl... Read Post
by Alex A. Kecskes Energy hungry states like California will need new skilled energy workers in the coming decade. One company taking a lead in supplying those workers is Pacific Gas and Electric Company--through its (PG&E) PowerPat... Read Post
by Alex A. Kecskes MeterSmart, an energy data management company serving the utilities industry, announced an innovative new meter data collection service. One that allows utilities to collect accurate meter data across the globe, i... Read Post