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270 MW Wind Project Enters Commercial Operations In Canada

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 14:09
Samsung Renewable Energy Inc. and Pattern Energy Group Inc. have announced that the 270 MW South Kent Wind project in Ontario is fully operational. The [...]

FirstEnergy Subsidiary Rebuilds 500 kV Transmission Line In Maryland

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 14:08
FirstEnergy Corp. subsidiary Potomac Edison is rebuilding a 500 kV transmission line in Frederick County, Md., to help enhance service reliability for existing customers and [...]

Organizations Partner To Help Strengthen Cybersecurity For Critical Infrastructure

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 14:08
Wurldtech Security Technologies and the European Network for Cyber Security (ENCS) have signed a partnership agreement to help improve collaboration and strengthen cybersecurity for critical [...]

Does Income Determine Who Benefits The Most From Smart Grids?

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 00:00
The smart grid can foster an "energy divide" for low-income consumers, according to a new research report published by the Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative (SGCC). [...]

Itron Supports Utility In Next Phase Of Smart Grid Deployment

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 16:05
National Grid is using a smart grid solution from technology and services company Itron Inc. to help enable consumer engagement programs as part of the [...]

Trade Group Leads Effort To Advance Energy Storage In ERCOT Grid

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 16:04
The Energy Storage Association (ESA) has begun engaging directly in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) stakeholder-driven market redesign process. According to the ESA, [...]

GE Helps Fortify Brazilian Electric Grid

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 16:04
GE's Digital Energy business is providing Brazilian utility Furnas and Triangulo Mineiro Transmissora (TMT)/Geoenergia with protection and control equipment to help ensure the performance and [...]

Comverge Appoints New CEO

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 16:04
Comverge Inc., a provider of intelligent energy management solutions, has announced that Gregory J. Dukat has joined the company as chairman, president and CEO. Dukat [...]

Demand Response Exceeds Expectations In Texas During January Grid Emergency

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 14:32
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has announced that demand response providers performed better than expected - and in excess of their contracted commitments [...]

Landis+Gyr Unveils Latest Version Of Gridstream MDMS

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 14:32
Landis+Gyr, a provider of integrated energy management products, has announced the availability of version 3.3 of the Gridstream meter data management system (MDMS). According to [...]

Community/Utility Segment Leads Microgrid Market In Total Capacity

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 14:31
There are now more than 388 remote microgrid projects in operation, under development or proposed worldwide - almost as many as all other microgrid segments [...]

Arizona Utility's Long-Term Plan Calls For More Renewable Energy, Less Coal

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 14:31
Arizona-based utility Tucson Electric Power (TEP) says it plans to meet customers' growing energy needs over the next 15 years by relying less on coal [...]

Illinois Rural Electric Cooperative Chooses Tantalus For AMI Deployment

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 14:31
Illinois Rural Electric Cooperative (IREC) has selected smart grid communications provider Tantalus for the design and implementation of an advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) communications network. [...]

ERCOT Signs Off On Transmission Project To Deliver More Power To Houston Area

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 14:30
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) board of directors has voted to endorse an approximately $590 million electric transmission project that will increase the [...]

Infrax Picks Up Three Smart Grid Patents

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 14:30
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted three provisional patents to smart grid company Infrax Systems Inc. According to Infrax, the secure network interface [...]

Accenture And Siemens Form Smart Grid Joint Venture

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 00:00
Accenture and Siemens have completed the formation of a joint venture company called OMNETRIC Group that will focus on smart grid solutions. According to Accenture, [...]

Utah Municipal Utility Now Has Distribution Management System

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 12:48
Survalent Technology has completed the integration of a distribution management system (DMS) for the municipal utility in Hurricane, Utah, a member of the Utah Associated [...]

Sensus Acquires Smart Grid Analytics Firm

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 00:00
Sensus, a technology company that offers smart meters, communication systems, and software and services for electric utilities, has acquired Atlanta-based Verdeeco, a smart grid analytics [...]

Joint Solution Enables High-Level Management Of Renewable Energy On Grid

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 00:00
Silver Spring Networks Inc., a networking platform and solutions provider for smart energy networks, has formed an agreement with Smarter Grid Solutions, a vendor of [...]

Utility Proposes Voluntary, Community-Based Solar Partnership Pilot

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 14:15
Florida Power & Light Co. (FPL) is proposing a voluntary, community-based, solar partnership pilot program for consideration by the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC). If [...]