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Energy Department Awards $8 Million To Microgrid Projects

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 14:15
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced more than $8 million for microgrid projects. The department says the investment, which includes seven awardees, will [...]

ABB To Help Integrate Wind Power Into Alaskan Island Microgrid

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 14:15
ABB has announced it will install its PowerStore solution, a commercial flywheel technology, to integrate with a battery system on Kodiak Island, Alaska, and enable [...]

Stem Providing Distributed Storage For Hawaiian Electric Co.

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 14:15
Stem Inc. has announced it will deploy 1 MW of behind-the-meter energy storage in a demonstration project with Hawaiian Electric Co. to support grid response [...]

EnerNOC Partners With Energy Tech Incubator Greentown Labs

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 00:00
EnerNOC Inc., a provider of energy intelligence software (EIS), has announced it is partnering with Greentown Labs, an organization that supports early-stage energy technology companies [...]

Sensus Issues Refund To SaskPower After Smart Meter Woes

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 17:11
SaskPower has reached a deal with Sensus worth C$47 million (about $43 million) to help recover the costs associated with the Canadian utility's ongoing smart [...]

Itron, Sagemcom And Landis+Gyr Tapped For Large Smart Meter Rollout In France

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 16:00
At least three companies have publicly announced that they were chosen to help provide the first 3 million smart meters for Electricite Reseau Distribution France's [...]

USDA Invests Half-A-Billion More In Rural Grid Improvements

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 00:00
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced more than $518 million in new funding for rural electric cooperatives to improve the delivery of electric [...]

SDG&E's 800 MW Solicitation Has Focus On 'Preferred Resources'

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 00:00
San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is seeking between 500 MW and 800 MW of new, local generating resources, with a minimum of 200 MW [...]

Eurasia Expected To Spend Billions On Smart Grid Work Over The Next Decade

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 12:34
Eurasian countries will invest $18.3 billion in electric grid modernization over the next decade, according to a new study published by Northeast Group. The report [...]

IESO: Renewables, Demand Response Will Help Keep Ontario Grid Reliable

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 12:24
In its 18-Month Outlook, the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) forecasts adequate supply levels, including new renewable resources, and reliable transmission service in order for [...]

ABB And BYD Team Up On Energy Storage Solutions

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 00:00
ABB and China-based BYD Co. Ltd. have announced a strategic partnership to jointly develop new solutions for energy storage. The scope of the collaboration will [...]

Customized Energy To Provide Operations Support For RES Energy Storage Projects

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 00:00
Pennsylvania-based Customized Energy Solutions (CES) has signed a multi-year agreement with Renewable Energy Systems Americas (RES Americas) to provide operations and dispatch support in optimizing [...]

Siemens Linking Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm To The Grid

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 00:00
Norwegian utilities and project partners Statoil and Statkraft have selected Siemens to supply the grid connection for the 402 MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm, located [...]

Boston Properties Expands Deployment Of EnerNOC's Energy Intelligence Software

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 00:00
EnerNOC Inc., a provider of energy intelligence software (EIS), has announced that Boston Properties, a real estate investment trust and owner of commercial offices, has [...]

Smart Meter Market Cools Down In U.S., Heats Up In Europe And Asia Pacific

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 00:00
Worldwide smart meter shipments are expected to grow from 94 million annually this year to 116 million annually in 2023, according to a new report [...]

AMI Deployments Spurring More Residential Demand Response

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 15:11
The total number of worldwide residential demand response (DR) sites is expected to grow from 6.8 million this year to 64.8 million in 2023, according [...]

Oklahoma Utility Expects To Save Millions With New Wind PPA

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 15:11
Oklahoma-based utility Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA) has announced a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Apex Clean Energy to buy 100 MW from the developer's [...]

GMP And NRG Partner To Make Vermont Grid More Sustainable

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 14:36
Electric utility Green Mountain Power (GMP) and NRG Energy Inc. have announced a partnership to deploy a series of new clean energy products and services [...]

The Smart Utility's Guide To Choosing A Smart Meter

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 00:00
As utilities take steps to modernize the grid, choosing smart meters that ensure accurate, reliable, safe and secure collection of data while also protecting reputations, [...]

Duke Energy To Build 110 MW Wind Project In Texas

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 00:00
Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Duke Energy, has announced it will build, own and operate the 110 MW Los Vientos V wind [...]