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Hawaiian Utilities Will Go All-Out on Renewables, Smart Grid

11 hours 24 min ago
Hawaiian Electric Co. Inc. and its Hawaii Electric Light Co. Inc. and Maui Electric Co. Ltd. subsidiaries will be significantly boosting the amount of renewable [...]

Minnesota Utility Embarking on Major Solar Power Project

11 hours 25 min ago
Minnesota Power is working with the Minnesota National Guard to develop a 10 MW solar power installation at Camp Ripley, the state's largest military base. [...]

Utility to Employ Outage, Distribution Management Systems

11 hours 41 min ago
Cambridge and North Dumfries Hydro (CND) has chosen Advanced Control Systems (ACS) to supply an outage management system (OMS) and distribution management system (DMS) to [...]

National Grid Chooses Trilliant For Smart Grid Communications Platform

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 16:37
Trilliant, a global smart grid communications company, says it has been selected by National Grid to deploy its smart grid communications platform for volt/VAR optimization [...]

Qubitekk Gets DOE Grant For Development Of Cyber-Attack Protection

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 16:11
San Diego start-up Qubitekk, formerly GridCOM Technologies, has been given a $3 million Department of Energy (DOE) grant to speed up the development of its [...]

GE Helps Bring More Wind Energy To New England Transmission Network

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 00:00
GE Digital Energy has announced that in order to support the public's demand for wind energy, it is providing a synchronous condenser technology for First [...]

Spending On Smart Grid Tech Poised To Total $594B From 2014 Through 2023

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 13:20
Global spending on smart grid technologies will total $594 billion from 2014 through 2023, according to a new report from Navigant Research. The report explains [...]

ABB Launches New HVDC Cable System To Help Tap Distant Renewables

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 13:11
ABB has announced a new 525 kV extruded high-voltage direct current (HVDC) cable system that the company says can help make renewable energy installations more [...]

Surge In Smart Meter Deployments Could Boost MDM Market In Europe

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 13:11
Although the scope for meter data management (MDM) in Europe is currently limited, the market is slated to take off in the foreseeable future, according [...]

IEEE, Consumers Energy Sign MOU On Synchrophasor Conformance Testing

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 13:10
The IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Michigan-based utility Consumers Energy regarding synchrophasor conformance testing. The collaboration supports the [...]

Renewable Energy Accounts For All New U.S. Power In July

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 00:00
All new U.S. electrical generating capacity put into service in July came from renewable energy sources, according to the latest Energy Infrastructure Update report from [...]

DOE Report: U.S. Wind Power Prices Reach All-Time Low

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 00:00
U.S. wind power prices have reached an all-time low, according to a new report released by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and its Lawrence [...]

Smart Grid Sensor Market 'Steadily Climbing' Toward $47B

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 00:00
The market for all types of sensors used in smart grid applications will grow from $26.4 billion this year to $36.5 billion in 2019 and [...]

Exelon And Pepco Seek Maryland PSC Blessing Of $7B Merger

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:43
Exelon Corp. and Pepco Holdings Inc. (PHI) have filed an application with the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) seeking approval of the energy companies' massive [...]

FERC Grants Key Approval To 3.5 GW Wind Power Transmission Line Project

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:43
Clean Line Energy says its Plains & Eastern Clean Line project has obtained a key regulatory approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The [...]

Xcel Invests $30M In Transmission Upgrades For Roswell, N.M.

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:43
Xcel Energy says it has finalized plans for additional work on the high-voltage electric transmission loop serving Roswell, N.M., as part of the company's larger [...]

Survalent Commissions New ADMS For Consolidated Electric Cooperative

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:42
Survalent Technology has commissioned a new advanced distribution management system (ADMS) for Consolidated Electric Cooperative, a nonprofit cooperative that serves nearly 16,000 members in eight [...]

Ventev Releases Radio Mount For Smart Meter Upgrades

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:41
Ventev Wireless Infrastructure, a division of TESSCO Technologies Inc., has announced its Wireless Solutions Saddle Bracket. The company says the new mount was engineered for, [...]

ACEEE Appoints Two New Board Members

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:40
The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has appointed two new members to its board of directors: Kathrin Winkler and Michael Sachse. Winkler is [...]

Consumers Energy Helps Michigan Speedway Race Toward Renewables

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 00:00
Michigan International Speedway (MIS) is waving its green flag, having committed to match 100% of its electricity use with renewable energy. MIS has teamed up [...]