Innovations with Ed Begley Jr. to Showcase Smart Wires for its Grid Solutions

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Innovations w/Ed Begley Jr., announced today that they will feature Smart Wires in an upcoming episode, airing second quarter 2016 via Discovery Channel. Dates and show times TBA.

Smart Wires is a grid solutions company based in the San Francisco Bay Area with offices in the UK, Australia, and Ireland. This episode of Innovations will explore Smart Wires’ dedication to developing power flow control solutions that enable electric utilities to address the unique challenges of a rapidly evolving grid. As the utility industry faces increasing uncertainty regarding future load and generation, Smart Wires technology provides utilities flexibility in adapting to a new paradigm.

“At Smart Wires, we believe the key to pioneering the future electric transmission business involves taking a modular and flexible approach to infrastructure development,” says CEO Jim Davis. “Smart Wires technology provides grid operators real-time control of the transmission network, delivering increased reliability and utilization at a lower cost and with greater penetration of renewables.”

Smart Wires works closely with its utility and transmission owner partners to design and develop a Dynamic Grid that is clean, reliable, affordable, and safe.

“This technology is rapidly becoming part of the utility tool kit as more and more electric utilities explore new ways to alleviate congestion, improve network utilization, manage changing generation profiles, and maintain reliable electric service,” said Michael Divine, Producer for the Innovations TV Series. “We look forward to enlightening viewers on this amazing technology.”

About Smart Wires:
Smart Wires is the leader in grid optimization solutions that leverage its patented modular power flow control technology. Driven by a world-class leadership team with extensive experience delivering innovative solutions, Smart Wires partners with utilities globally to address the unique challenges of the rapidly evolving electric system. Smart Wires technology was developed by utilities for utilities, led by a consortium of large US utilities at the National Electric Energy Testing Research and Applications Center (NEETRAC). This core group of utilities, which included Southern Company, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. (BG&E) and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA), defined the vision for the original modular power flow control solution

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About Innovations and DMG Productions:
Innovations, hosted by award winning actor Ed Begley, Jr., is an information-based series geared toward educating the public on the latest breakthroughs in all areas of society. Featuring practical solutions and important issues facing consumers and professionals alike, Innovations focuses on cutting-edge advancements in everything from health and wellness to global business, renewable energy, and more.

DMG Productions (responsible for creating the Innovations show) includes personnel specialized in various fields from agriculture to medicine, independent films to regional news and more. Field producers work closely with experts in the field to develop stories. This powerful force enables DMG to consistently produce commercial-free, educational programming that both viewers and networks depend on.

For more information visit or contact Michael Devine at (866) 496-4065 x 824 or via email at michael(at)InnovationsTelevision(dot)com.

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