More than a dozen panels across three different tracks—Strategy, Outside Plant/Fleet and Facilities—will be conducted during the all-day SCTE SEMI (Smart Energy Management Initiative) Forum, set for March 15 at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown.

Presenters include representatives of Alpha Technologies, ARRIS Group, Bloom Energy, CableLabs, Cisco, Comcast, Coppervale, Cox Enterprises, Motorola Mobility, Power Networks, Quest Controls, Redwood Lighting Solutions, Shaw Communications and Time Warner Cable as well as SCTE.? ?

Among the scheduled presentations are such case studies as Cox Energy Dashboard Supported by Urjanet; Disaster Preparedness for High Availability Networks in the Plant; Energy Efficiency: Electrical/Mechanical Support Systems; and New Large Scale Database Construction: LEED Silver Certification.??

“As cable system operators configure their networks for the delivery of new services, smart energy management strategies are increasing in importance,” notes Derek DiGiacomo, senior director/Information Systems and Energy Management at SCTE. “Our March 15 SEMI Forum agenda has been designed to address the topics that can help the industry not only to reduce operational costs, but also to ensure the continued availability of power for business services, home security and other new service offerings.”

Other presentation titles include:

>> Benchmarking Network Density and Power for Critical Facilities: An SCTE Future SMS Standard;
>> Batteries: Do We Have a Choice?
>> Cogeneration as a Lower Total Cost of Ownership Model;
>> Energy and Carbon Management for the Cable Telecommunications Industry;
>> Intelligent, High-Efficiency Outside Plant Network Powering;
>> Orchestrating Utility Network Supply and Demand in Real Time Via the Internet, Home Networks and Smart Appliances;
>> Powering Consequences of New Services and Architectures; and
>> Truck Roll Reduction: Prevention is the Greenest Strategy.  ? ?

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