Kurt Moreland, Associate Publisher of Utility Fleet Magazine, was live at The Utility Expo 2023, where he got an up-close look at all the latest innovations in the utility industry. He explored the show floor, met with exhibitors, and learned about the newest products and services that can help utilities improve their efficiency, safety, and sustainability.
Here are just a few of the things that caught Kurt’s eye:
- Electric vehicles and equipment: The Utility Expo featured a wide range of electric vehicles and equipment, from electric bucket trucks to electric excavators. Kurt was particularly impressed with the new Volvo EC230 Electric excavator, which offers zero emissions and reduced noise pollution.
- Smart grid technology: The Utility Expo also showcased a variety of smart grid technologies, such as smart meters, grid-scale batteries, and distributed energy resources. Kurt learned about how these technologies can help utilities improve their reliability and efficiency, while also reducing their carbon footprint.
- Drones and robotics: Drones and robotics are playing an increasingly important role in the utility industry. Kurt saw a variety of drones and robots that can be used for tasks such as inspecting power lines, repairing pipelines, and surveying disaster zones.
Overall, Kurt was impressed with the wide range of innovative products and services on display at The Utility Expo 2023. He believes that these innovations will help utilities to meet the challenges of the future and continue to provide reliable and affordable service to their customers.
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