Michael Bauer unveils the world’s first underground distribution line monitor at Distributech 2018

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Sentient at Distributech 2018

At DistributTECH 2018, Sentient Energy President & Founder, Michael Bauer unveils the world’s first underground distribution line monitor and explains how the company’s complete line of sensors and grid analytics are pioneering next generation “Intelligent Sensing, Control and Analytics Networks” (ISCAN) that will dramatically improve the safety and reliability of … Read More

And the Winner Is… Sentient Energy!

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George Asmus, Senior Vice President of Operations & Manufacturing, accepts the Frost & Sullivan “2017 North American New Product Innovation Award” for Sentient Energy’s Grid Analytics System. The award was presented at the Frosty & Sullivan “Excellence in Best Practices Awards Gala” on January 24th in Anaheim, CA. “Sentient Energy’s Grid … Read More

SAIDI… SAIFI… Sentient — Everywhere at DistribuTECH 2018

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Sentient Energy showcased its Complete Grid Analytics System at DistribuTECH 2018, including the newest release of its Ample grid analytics software, the ZM1™ sensor for deployment at low or no amperage locations, and the new UM3+™, the world’s first intelligent sensor for underground deployment.

How Does a Utility Get the Most Bang for Buck from its innovation Budget?

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utility workers reviewing documents

By Brett Stein Introducing new, advanced technologies in a 100+ year electric utility industry is a tricky proposition.  For the most part, electricity has been reliably distributed to customers in relatively the same way for decades. Therefore, asking a utility to change that process can be challenging.  Not only are … Read More

Would You Buy a Cell Phone that only worked on 3G Networks?

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2GL Phone

You would be hard pressed to find a phone store in the U.S. that still had 3G cell phones for sale. Today everyone wants the superior speed, reliability, and wider coverage of 4G LTE. Cellular communication has been an option for grid endpoints such as meters and sensors for a … Read More