Robert Broadwater honored with emeritus status

EDD founder and Chief Technology Officer Robert Broadwater has been conferred the title of Professor Emeritus by Virginia Tech.  A member of the university community since 1989, Dr, Broadwater developed a new approach of analysis, known as Graph Trace Analysis, that is now used in the DEW/ISM modeling of electric power systems involving transmission, substations,…

PEPCO Holdings uses DEW/ISM to Calculate DER Hosting Capacity

Pepco Holdings (PHI) has gone live with their DER Hosting Capacity website http://www.pepco.com/Hosting-Capacity-Map.aspx.  The site enables any stakeholder to view an interactive map to determine how much renewable energy and other distributed energy resources can be connected to the distribution system.  The Hosting Capacity is calculated using the DEW/ISM software from EDD, and the results are…

EDD becomes Associate Member in CURENT at University of Tennessee; DEW/ISM to be used in Transmission Networks research

The University of Tennessee has established the Engineering Research Center for Ultra-wide-area Resilient Electric Energy Transmission Networks (called “CURENT”).  The purpose of CURENT is to establish a mechanism whereby the educational and research environment can be used to develop better understanding of electric power engineering and related fields, and simulate industrial innovation. Electrical Distribution Design,…

Transmission, Substation and Distribution System Modeling: Millions of Components and Billions of Measurements

At a recent NREL seminar, EDD’s Chief Technical Officer, Dr. Robert Broadwater presented to NREL staff on the capabilities of the DEW/ISM software from EDD to model large Integrated System Models of utility electric grids.  The DEW/ISM software package is an advanced modeling and power flow analysis solution that is in commercial production at leading…

Big Data Analytics for Power Systems

EDD Principal Engineer Dr. Jason Bank spoke recently at the IEEE Green Technologies Conference in Denver.  Dr. Bank presentation was part of the panel session titled “Big Data Analytics for Power Systems.” In recent years, electric utilities have installed and/or connected large numbers of “smart” devices to their distribution systems.  These devices have generated billions…

EDD Demonstrates DEW at the 2016 NISC MIC

This year, the annual Members Information Conference (MIC) for National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC) was held in St. Louis from September 7th through the 14th. There were over 2,500 NISC customer/members in attendance.  This was the first year that EDD attended. In August, EDD and NISC jointly announced the completion of an expanded DEW license reseller…

GE Digital Energy- Americas Software Summit

Blacksburg, Va.- John Federowicz, president of EDD, and Jason Bank, one of our senior engineers, attended the GE Digital Energy- Americas Software Summit in Colorado Springs, CO at the beginning of the month, along with about 350 customers, staff, partners, and media.  “Everyone at the summit was impressed by the momentum that the GE Digital Energy…

Mark Leyo and David Kleppinger will be at the Technology Fair, hosted by Central Hudson, on Jan. 14 & 15. Stop by our booth to learn more about DEW/ISM and the smart grid.