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11 March 2023

Incab America at TechAdvantage 2023

Incab America recently attended TechAdvantage 2023 and we had a great time! TechAdvantage is one of the largest technology trade shows in the United States, showcasing the latest innovations in the electric utility industry. This year, the event was held in Nashville, TN, and it did not disappoint. From cutting-edge technologies to informative panel discussions, there was something for everyone!

The event kicked off with a keynote speech from Mark Lee, the CEO of Tennessee Valley Authority. He spoke about the importance of innovation in the electric utility industry and how it can help to improve the reliability and affordability of electricity for consumers. He also highlighted some of the key initiatives that TVA is undertaking to drive innovation, such as the use of drones for inspections and the development of advanced analytics tools.

There were also several panel discussions that focused on fiber optics and its applications in the electric utility industry. One panel discussed the importance of fiber optic networks for smart grid technologies, which rely on real-time data to optimize the performance of the electric grid. Another panel explored the use of fiber optics for distributed energy resources (DER), which are becoming increasingly popular as more consumers generate their own electricity through solar panels and other renewable sources.

One of the highlights of the trade show was the exhibit hall, where more than 300 vendors showcased their products and services. From software solutions to hardware innovations, attendees had the opportunity to see firsthand the latest technologies that are transforming the electric utility industry. As well as our very own booth that showcased our array of products, our configurator, and our many learning opprtunites for fiber optic cable.

Another highlight of the event was the networking opportunities. Incab America had the chance to meet and connect with professionals from across the industry. This allowed for valuable discussions and the exchange of ideas, which will undoubtedly help to drive innovation and progress in the industry.

Overall, the TechAdvantage 2023 Trade Show was an exciting event for the electric utility industry, with a particular emphasis on fiber optics. Attendees had the opportunity to see firsthand the latest advancements in this technology and how it can be used to improve communication, efficiency, and reliability in the electric grid. We look forward to seeing how these advancements will continue to transform the industry in the years to come.