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IDC Energy Insights Adds Research Manager To Utilities IT Strategies Practice

Tue, 01/21/2014 - 17:10
Research and consulting services firm IDC Energy Insights has added Robert Eastman as a research manager for the Utility IT Strategies practice. In this role, [...]

Washington City At Odds With Mueller Systems Over Smart Meter Software Issues

Mon, 01/20/2014 - 16:36
The City of Port Angeles, Wash., is alleging that Atlanta-based smart meter company Mueller Systems is in breach of contract because of continued software issues. [...]

Five Companies Selected To Bid On 500 kV Transmission Project In Canada

Mon, 01/20/2014 - 15:50
The Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) has announced the five companies that will compete for the opportunity to build, finance, own and operate a major [...]

North American CVR Market To Reach Nearly $800 Million By 2022

Mon, 01/20/2014 - 01:00
Revenue from conservation voltage reduction (CVR) components in North America will grow from $8.4 million in 2013 to $776 million by 2022, according to a [...]

Grid-Connected Energy Storage Is Set To 'Explode'

Mon, 01/20/2014 - 01:00
Market research firm IHS estimates that only 340 MW of commercial grid-connected energy storage systems (ESS) were installed across 2012 and 2013, with these installations [...]

Landis+Gyr, German Utility Partner On Smart Meter Data Protection Requirements

Fri, 01/17/2014 - 13:28
Landis+Gyr, a provider of smart metering and grid management solutions, has signed a cooperation agreement with German utility EnBW to pilot smart metering systems that [...]

GE Providing Grid-Modernization Solution For City In Oklahoma

Fri, 01/17/2014 - 13:28
GE's Digital Energy business is implementing its advanced Grid IQ solutions-as-a-service grid-modernization technology for the city of Skiatook, Okla. GE says it will provide grid [...]

20 MW Solar Project Enters Operation In Nevada; NV Energy Buys Power

Fri, 01/17/2014 - 13:28
Mountain View Solar LLC has begun commercial operation of its 20 MW Mountain View Solar Energy Project, located in North Las Vegas, Nev. Mountain View [...]

SwRI Develops ERCOT-Qualified Vehicle-To-Grid Aggregation System

Wed, 01/15/2014 - 15:33
San Antonio-based Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) has deployed a vehicle-to-grid aggregation system qualified by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) to manage charging activities [...]

Survalent Commissions ADMS For Ecuadorian Energy Company

Wed, 01/15/2014 - 15:33
Smart grid solutions provider Survalent Technology has commissioned an advanced distribution management system (ADMS) for Empresa Electrica Publica de Guayaquil (EEPG). EEPG is an electrical [...]

OATI Provides Canadian Utility With REC Management Solution

Wed, 01/15/2014 - 15:33
Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro has selected Minneapolis-based software solutions provider Open Access Technology International Inc. (OATI) to implement a tool that helps to ensure an [...]

Survey Finds That Cybersecurity Is A Big Problem For The Smart Grid

Wed, 01/15/2014 - 01:00
Sixty-one percent of energy executives consider security to be a big problem for the smart grid, and 64% believe that the grid is not prepared [...]

Ventyx Releases Analysis And Projections For North American Power Market

Wed, 01/15/2014 - 01:00
ABB company Ventyx, a supplier of industrial enterprise software, has released its 2013 North American Power Reference Case, a semiannually updated report detailing Ventyx's integrated, [...]

Southern Co. Completes $363 Million Smart Grid Implementation

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 14:56
Atlanta-based energy company Southern Co. has completed the smart grid development efforts associated with the $165 million Smart Grid Investment Grant awarded to the company [...]

President Obama Establishes Quadrennial Energy Review

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 14:56
President Barack Obama has directed the U.S. federal government to undertake a Quadrennial Energy Review (QER), with the first multi-agency report scheduled for Jan. 31, [...]

Harvard Team Sets Sights On Cheap Energy Storage Of Wind And Solar Power

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 14:56
The Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) says a team of university scientists and engineers has demonstrated a new flow battery that could [...]

AEP Orders Volt/VAR Optimization Solution From Utilidata

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 14:55
Utilidata Inc., a supplier of voltage optimization and digital automation systems for the electric utility industry, has received an order from Columbus, Ohio-based utility American [...]

KCP&L Greater Missouri Operations Inks 200 MW Wind PPA

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 14:55
The Greater Missouri Operations of Kansas City Power & Light Co. (KCP&L) and Element Power US LLC, a utility-scale solar and wind power company, have [...]

PG&E Picks Company To Test Home Area Network Devices

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 14:54
Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) has selected National Technical Systems Inc. (NTS), a provider of testing and engineering services, for validation testing of ZigBee home [...]

AltaLink Goes With Valard To Install 240 kV Transmission Infrastructure

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 14:54
AltaLink, an independent electric transmission provider based in Canada, has chosen Valard Construction, a Quanta Services company, to install transmission infrastructure in the Conklin and [...]