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SPP Raises Concerns About EPA's Proposed Clean Power Plan

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 15:09
As utilities, state and federal officials, renewable energy companies, and other stakeholders continue to gauge the potential impacts of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) [...]

Construction Under Way On FirstEnergy Transmission Line In Ohio

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 14:21
FirstEnergy Corp. is building a new 48-mile, 345-kV transmission line to help enhance grid reliability in the service territory of its Ohio-based subsidiary Toledo Edison. [...]

SourceOne To Oversee SCADA Project For New Jersey Utility

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 14:08
SourceOne, an energy management consulting firm, has announced it is serving as owner's representative for the design and implementation of a supervisory control and data [...]

Landis+Gyr Wins Large Smart Grid Contract In Brazil

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:40
Landis+Gyr has won a smart grid contract from Brazilian electric utility Light. Valued at approximately $313 million, the five-year deal covers the supply, implementation, operation [...]

Stillwater Utilities Authority Orders Natural Gas Engines To Help Integrate Renewables

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:38
Wartsila Corp. has been contracted to supply a 56 MW Smart Power Generation power plant to the Stillwater Utilities Authority (SUA) in Oklahoma. The power [...]

Maryland Co-op Taps Silver Spring For Smart Grid Deployment

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:38
Silver Spring Networks has been selected for an advanced metering infrastructure deployment by Choptank Electric Cooperative, which serves over 52,000 members on Maryland's Eastern Shore. [...]

Itron Introduces Riva Edge Intelligence Platform

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:23
Itron Inc. has launched Itron Riva, its new edge intelligence platform that the company says supports sensing technologies and dynamic applications at the device level. [...]

Ericsson Buys Smart Grid Communications Provider Ambient Corp.

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:22
Ericsson, a Sweden-based communications technology and services provider, recently completed the acquisition of Ambient Corp., a U.S.-based provider of smart grid communications technology for utilities. [...]

MidAmerican Plans To Add 162 MW To Its Iowa Wind Portfolio

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:34
Utility company MidAmerican Energy Co. has announced plans to invest up to $280 million more in Iowa wind generation to develop one new wind farm [...]

Southern California Edison Seeks Energy From Solar Installations

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 00:00
Southern California Edison (SCE) has launched a request for offers (RFO) to procure electricity from independent power producers as part of its Solar Photovoltaic Program [...]

Westar Energy And Landis+Gyr Ink Comprehensive Smart Grid Deal

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:58
Westar Energy Inc. and Landis+Gyr have agreed on a comprehensive smart grid infrastructure and services contract to support the Kansas utility's grid modernization and consumer [...]

Thanks To Smart Meters, ComEd Launches Demand Response Program

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:39
Chicago-based ComEd has launched a smart-meter-enabled demand response program called Peak Time Savings. Enrollment is now open for the utility's residential customers whose homes have [...]

DOE Signs Off On 1 GW Canada-U.S. Clean Energy Transmission Project

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 00:00
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently issued a Presidential Permit for the Champlain Hudson Power Express, a 1 GW transmission line that will connect [...]

Comverge, Constellation To Merge Demand Response Businesses

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 00:00
Comverge and Constellation, both big players in the demand response (DR) market, have signed an agreement to merge their commercial and industrial (C&I) DR businesses. [...]

World's First Large-Scale Carbon Capture And Storage Project Goes Live

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 12:26
Canadian utility SaskPower has officially opened the world's first commercial-scale power plant equipped with carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology. According to the utility, the [...]

AREVA And Schneider Team Up On Energy Storage

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 11:50
AREVA and Schneider Electric have signed a research and development agreement to develop a new flow battery energy storage solution in order to produce and [...]

BNEF: Global Clean Energy Investment Still On Track To Recovery

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 00:00
World clean energy investment in the first three quarters of this year was 16% ahead of the same period in 2013, at $175.1 billion, making [...]

U.S. And China Spearhead Synchrophasor Market Growth

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 00:00
The synchrophasors market value across nine key smart grid countries will receive a substantial boost from the U.S. and China, where it will reach $6.2 [...]

MISO Says MVP Transmission Projects Are Beating Expectations

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 12:21
MISO, a regional transmission organization whose footprint includes 15 U.S. states and the Canadian province of Manitoba, says that the benefits of its Multi-Value Project [...]

NV Energy Issues 100 MW RFP For Renewables

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 12:20
Las Vegas-based NV Energy has announced it is seeking proposals to secure up to 100 MW of additional renewable energy resources. The utility says this [...]