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Oklahoma Utility Goes With Mortenson To Build 345 kV Transmission Line

Thu, 02/13/2014 - 20:06
Investor-owned utility Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. (OG&E) has selected Minneapolis-based Mortenson Construction to build the 76-mile, 345 kV Woodward EHV Thistle Transmission line project. [...]

Wi-SUN Alliance Certifies First ECHONET Lite Product

Thu, 02/13/2014 - 20:05
The Wi-SUN Alliance, a global ecosystem of organizations creating interoperable wireless solutions for use in energy management and smart utility network applications, has certified the [...]

FirstEnergy Sells 11 Hydroelectric Power Stations To Harbor Hydro Holdings

Thu, 02/13/2014 - 01:00
FirstEnergy Corp. has completed the sale of 11 hydroelectric power stations to Harbor Hydro Holdings LLC, a subsidiary of independent power company LS Power Equity [...]

California Utility Broadens Customer Engagement Program With CEIVA Energy

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 16:02
California-based utility Glendale Water & Power (GWP) and CEIVA Energy, a utility-controlled home energy management system provider, will expand their customer engagement program after what [...]

Jackson Associates' 2014 Energy Use Databases Include Smart Grid Support

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 16:02
Florida-based Jackson Associates has released its 2014 Market Analysis and Information System (MAISY) utility customer energy use and hourly load databases. The company says that [...]

GE Bolsters Distribution Management Solutions Using Meridium's Software

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 16:02
GE's Digital Energy business is collaborating with Meridium, a provider of asset management optimization software, to help strengthen GE's grid and asset management optimization offering. [...]

Companies Partner To Develop 62.5 MW Wave Energy Project

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 16:01
Bethesda, Md.-based security and aerospace company Lockheed Martin has signed a contract with Victorian Wave Partners Ltd., an Australian special-purpose company owned by Ocean Power [...]

Iberdrola Completes Wind-Grid Integration Demo Project In Spain

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 16:01
Iberdrola says it has completed a two-year demo project to create new power-frequency and voltage-control equipment and systems to optimize the connection between wind farms [...]

Dominion Green Power Program Reaches 20,000 Customers

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 16:01
Five years into the program, more than 20,000 Dominion Virginia Power customers are now signed up for the Dominion Green Power program, the utility says. [...]

U.S. Utility-Scale Solar Is Getting Closer To Cost-Competitiveness

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 01:00
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that the U.S. solar industry is more than 60% of the way to achieving cost-competitive utility-scale solar [...]

President Obama Signs Farm Bill Into Law

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 17:35
As expected, President Barack Obama has signed the farm bill, which passed the House and Senate on a bipartisan basis with the energy title intact. [...]

New Jersey Utility To Pump Over $250M Into Electricity Infrastructure

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 17:35
FirstEnergy Corp. subsidiary Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) plans to spend $251 million this year to further expand and strengthen infrastructure to enhance and [...]

Colorado Utility Goes With Landis+Gyr For Advanced Load Management Program

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 17:34
Colorado Springs Utilities has signed an agreement with Landis+Gyr, a provider of smart metering and grid management solutions, to initiate an advanced load management program [...]

California Utility Selects GRIDiant For Advanced Grid Analytics

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 17:34
GRIDiant Corp., a provider of software applications for electric utilities, is deploying its GRIDview Asset Loading & Voltage Monitoring solution for California-based utility Burbank Water [...]

ABB Cables To Connect 400 MW Offshore Wind Farm With U.K. Grid

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 17:34
ABB has won an order worth around $55 million to supply a submarine alternating-current (AC) power cable system for the 400 MW Dudgeon offshore wind [...]

Solar Projects Totaling 23.5 MW Delivering Energy To Georgia Power

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 17:33
Investment and development firm Origis Energy has announced the completion and dedication of two solar power plants with a combined capacity of 23.5 MW in [...]

DOE To Provide Funding For Microgrid Development

Mon, 02/10/2014 - 13:35
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced up to $7 million in funding to advance the design of microgrids that will help communities become [...]

Greenlots Unveils EV Charging Platform For Utilities

Mon, 02/10/2014 - 13:35
San Francisco-based Greenlots, a provider of open standards-based technology solutions for electric vehicle (EV) networks, has introduced the SKY Smart Charging platform designed to address [...]

2.96 MW Solar Project Finished In Vermont

Mon, 02/10/2014 - 13:35
Solar engineering, procurement and construction firm groSolar has completed a 2.96 MW solar photovoltaic system in Shelburne, Vt. The electricity produced will be sold to [...]

U.S. Renewable Energy Maintains Growth In 2013

Mon, 02/10/2014 - 01:00
Renewable energy provided 13% of U.S. electricity generation in 2013, up from 12% in 2012 and just 8% in 2007, according to a new report [...]