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February 4, 2019 | Volume No. 1 Subscribe
Transactive Energy—An Overview for Manufacturers
Interest in transactive energy is growing, as evidenced by New York’s Reforming the Energy Vision discussions; as piloted by the national labs; and as implemented in the United States, Denmark, and Australia.

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Electrical Manufacturers See Improving Conditions Near Term, Less Favorable Environment Longer Term
The current conditions component moved above 50 for the first time since last August, adding 7 points to last month’s mark to reach 53.3 in January.

New Report Discusses the Value of Grid Modernization for Customers and Utilities
Reviewing the Business Case and Cost Recovery for Grid Modernization is a new report that 1) reviews the experience with grid modernization investments to date 2) summarizes how these technologies have benefited customers and utilities, and 3) documents cost recovery mechanisms and business cases related to these investments.

From the Chairman | Mark Gliebe
Over the course of my career, I have had the opportunity to be engaged in a number of NEMA industries, from lighting to electric motors. But today is different. Not only must we compete on the basis of well-understood product parameters, but also on a new market underpinning that requires a value based on the ability of these products to connect.

Leveraging the Power of a Grid in Transition
The electrical industry is in transition from a predictable grid—with few sources of energy and few monitoring and control points—to a dynamic one with many monitoring and control points.

Outlook for 116th Congress: Infrastructure, Climate, and Trade
When the 116th Congress convened on January 3, 2019, NEMA Members faced a two-party federal legislature for the first time since 2013 when Democrats held a majority in the U.S. Senate.

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