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Schneider Adds Disturbance Direction Detection Capabilities To Meter Platform

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 00:00
Schneider Electric has announced disturbance direction detection (DDD) capabilities for its PowerLogic ION 8650 meter line. The company says the patented DDD technology, now a [...]

PG&E Highlights Smart Grid Benefits In Latest Progress Report

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 00:00
California-based Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) has released its third annual report on the utility's smart grid efforts, which details customer benefits and outlines [...]

Grid-Scale Energy Storage Continues Making Inroads

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 16:24
Government funding, subsidies and regulatory reforms continue to encourage the global growth of the market for grid-scale energy storage systems. In fact, 91 new grid-scale [...]

Collaborative Smart Grid R&D Center Opens In Illinois

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 14:43
Last week, Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., joined representatives from utility ComEd, the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Silver Spring Networks and West Monroe Partners to [...]

IPKeys Enters Demand Response Market With New Acquisition

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 14:42
IPKeys has announced its formal entry into the demand response market, having completed the acquisition of New Jersey-based North America Power Partners (NAPP) and established [...]

Ameren Missouri Files Plan For More Diverse And Cleaner Energy Portfolio

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:50
Ameren Missouri has filed a 20-year plan that the utility says supports cleaner energy in the state, including major expansions of wind and solar power. [...]

California ISO Elects Richard Maullin To Serve As New Board Chair

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:50
Richard Maullin has been elected as the new chair of the California Independent System Operator's (ISO) board of governors. Board members unanimously selected Maullin a [...]

Hawaiian Electric Narrows List Of Energy Storage Providers

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:44
Hawaiian Electric Co. says it has narrowed the search for companies to provide up to 200 MW of energy storage for Oahu. More than 60 [...]

Echelon Completes Sale Of Its Smart Grid Business

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:00
Echelon Corp. has completed the previously announced sale of its smart grid operations to S&T AG, a publicly traded European IT systems provider with an [...]

Xcel Energy Powers Up 200-Mile Transmission Project

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 12:58
Xcel Energy says the signature transmission project in its Power for the Plains grid improvement plan for Texas and New Mexico is now in service. [...]

Landis+Gyr Reports Growing Adoption Of Smart Grid Networks Among Public Utilities

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 12:10
Landis+Gyr has announced 31 new advanced metering and smart grid network deployment contracts with municipal and cooperative utilities during the first seven months of this [...]

Missouri Utility Taps Silver Spring Networks For Smart Grid Triple Play

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 12:22
Silver Spring Networks Inc. has been selected for a multi-application smart grid deployment for City Utilities of Springfield, a community-owned utility delivering electricity, natural gas [...]

SCE Flips The Switch On Large Energy Storage Project

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 12:07
Southern California Edison (SCE) has opened the 32 MWh Tehachapi Energy Storage Project, which the utility describes as the largest battery-based storage installation in North [...]

gridComm, EDMI Collaborate On Narrowband PLC Smart Meters

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 12:07
gridComm, a provider of power line communications (PLC) solutions, has announced that it will collaborate with EDMI to create narrowband PLC smart meters. The companies [...]

10 MW Landfill Solar Project Started Under PSE&G Program

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:59
Edison, N.J.-based Conti Enterprises Inc. has started construction on a 10 MW solar farm on the capped Parklands Landfill in Bordentown, N.J. The project is [...]

Companies Propose $8B Wind Energy And Storage Project To Power Los Angeles

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 15:34
Four companies have teamed up to propose an $8 billion initiative to bring large amounts of clean electricity to the Los Angeles area by 2023. [...]

ComEd Refunding Customers $46 Million Following Settlement

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 15:34
Chicago-based ComEd recently announced it will refund customers $46.2 million as part of a settlement agreement. The agreement resolves long-pending lawsuits challenging the utility's rate [...]

Demand Response And Renewables Help SDG&E Tackle Record-Breaking Heat Wave

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 13:51
San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) says demand response and renewable energy greatly helped the utility deal with a record-breaking heat wave last week. Due [...]

Mississippi Electric Co-op Chooses PRISM SCADA From ACS

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 12:58
Advanced Control Systems (ACS) says it has reached an agreement with 4-County Electric Power Association to install a PRISM SCADA system to better serve the [...]

GRID20/20 Nets Ontario Smart Grid Grant For Demo Project

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 12:52
GRID20/20 Inc. has formally received a grant agreement totaling nearly $1.7 million from the Ontario Ministry of Energy's Smart Grid Fund for a demonstration project. [...]