Troy Miller

About Troy Miller

Troy Miller is a Business Development and Marketing Manager in the Power Quality Products Division at S&C Electric Company. He has over 21 years of experience in the Power Engineering industry. Miller has a vast history in the application and implementation of all aspects of power electronics and power quality. Miller is a speaker at industry events for new product introductions and economic benefit analysis. He is currently responsible for Power Quality activities for S&C. These include Energy Storage, VAR compensation and Uninterruptible Power Systems. Miller holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the Milwaukee School of Engineering.
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The Value of Energy Storage Is Clear

Energy storage is already working for the electric grid, increasing its reliability, efficiency, and capacity. As storage technologies rapidly evolve, they continue to prove how vital they are to a smart low-carbon grid, particularly in the area of renewable energy integration. In fact, the U.S. Department of Energy has just announced $15 million in funding [...]

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Energy Storage Is Essential for Grid Efficiency

Utilities have always strived to balance electricity production with demand using traditional generation. Primary sources are coal and nuclear power plants along with natural gas turbines, including the inefficient and costly “peaker” plants that are used only during periods of unusually high demand, typically a few dozen hours per year. To help make the grid [...]

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Three Ways Utilities are Using Energy Storage for T&D Deferral

Each year electric utilities spend billions of dollars upgrading and replacing transmission and distribution (T&D) equipment. Some of this investment is unavoidable, but often these expensive projects can be delayed for years by adding energy storage resources to the system, yielding significant savings. Utilities continue to find profitable ways to deploy energy storage systems across [...]

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Removing the Hurdles to Energy Storage Adoption

It seemed no small coincidence that the Energy Storage Association’s 2014 annual conference took place the same week that the U.S. EPA announced new proposed rules to reduce carbon emissions. Energy storage will play a significant role in reducing carbon emissions. Consider some of the ways that energy storage can help: It makes it practical [...]

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Another Way to Boost Data Center Efficiency? Put Your UPS in Standby Mode

At first glance, putting equipment in standby mode may seem counterproductive to the mission of a data center. Facility owners and operators spend a lot of time and money making sure that data centers are up and running all the time. It might seem especially counter-intuitive to have an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) in standby [...]

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Remembering Brad Roberts

This week, my colleagues at S&C and I were saddened to hear of the passing of Brad Roberts. It’s always a tremendous blow when we lose one of our colleagues, particularly since many of us have worked together for years and we have come to know each other very well. Brad joined S&C back in [...]

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