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Article 1: Today's microwave networks carry a lot of important information: protective relaying, revenue metering, telephone networks, the smart grid, corporate networks and more. Reliability is an important factor to consider, and space diversity is a key method of achieving it.

Article 2: Many large utility customers are considering microgrids to manage energy use and enhance power quality and system reliability. Microgrids also offer economic benefits under many scenarios.

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Microgrid Effects and Opportunities for Utilities

Many large utility customers are considering microgrids to manage energy use and enhance power quality and system reliability. Microgrids also offer economic benefits under many scenarios.

Diversity Matters - Space Diversity, That Is

Today's microwave networks carry a lot of important information: protective relaying, revenue metering, telephone networks, the smart grid, corporate networks and more. Reliability is an important factor to consider, and space diversity is a key method of achieving it.