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Colorado Energy Office Addresses Net Metering Issues

Mon, 01/27/2014 - 01:00
The Colorado Energy Office (CEO) has filed a motion with the Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to sever issues related to net metering from the [...]

New England Governors Ask For More Clean Energy Capacity From Region's Grid

Fri, 01/24/2014 - 13:25
At the request of the region's governors, the New England States Committee on Electricity has asked grid operator ISO-New England to assist the states as [...]

New Nevada Transmission Line Delivering Renewable Energy

Fri, 01/24/2014 - 13:25
The One Nevada Transmission Line (ON Line) is now operational and transmitting up to 600 MW of electricity, including energy from renewable resources, throughout Nevada. [...]

Energy Storage Association Names Executive Director

Fri, 01/24/2014 - 13:25
The Energy Storage Association (ESA) has changed its name from the Electricity Storage Association and named Matthew Roberts as its new executive director. "This is [...]

Could The Global Share Of Renewable Energy Double?

Fri, 01/24/2014 - 01:00
The global renewable energy share can reach and exceed 30% by 2030 at no extra cost, says the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in a [...]

$3.6 Billion In Transmission Improvements On Tap For ERCOT Grid

Wed, 01/22/2014 - 16:08
Transmission providers in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) region expect to complete more than $3.6 billion in projects between 2014 and 2018, according [...]

NREL Finds Wind Turbines Can Boost Grid System Readiness

Wed, 01/22/2014 - 16:08
Wind energy technology can support and enhance the reliability of the U.S. power grid by controlling the active power output being placed onto the system, [...]

Alliance Files Federal Lawsuit Regarding Contract For 468 MW Offshore Wind Project

Wed, 01/22/2014 - 16:07
Boston-based utility NSTAR's no-bid contract to purchase electricity from Cape Wind at three times the price of competing out-of-state green energy violates federal law and [...]

Wi-SUN Alliance Offers Certification Program For Wireless Utility Network Products

Wed, 01/22/2014 - 16:07
The Wi-SUN Alliance, a global ecosystem of organizations creating interoperable wireless solutions for use in energy management and smart utility network (SUN) applications, has released [...]

National Grid Goes With Utilidata's Volt/VAR Optimization Solution

Wed, 01/22/2014 - 16:07
National Grid, an energy company that operates in the U.K., Massachusetts, New York and Rhode Island, has selected Utilidata's AdaptiVolt volt/VAR optimization solution to be [...]

99 MW Wind Project Sparks Up In Canada; BC Hydro Buying Power

Wed, 01/22/2014 - 16:06
GDF SUEZ Canada Inc. and joint venture partners Mitsui & Co. Ltd. and Fiera Axium Infrastructure Inc. have announced that the 99 MW Cape Scott [...]

Elementa To Build 10 MW Energy-From-Waste Facility In Ontario

Wed, 01/22/2014 - 16:06
Clean energy company Elementa Group Inc. has reached an agreement with the Ontario Power Authority to increase Ontario's energy supply through a 10 MW commercial-scale [...]

Smart Grid Venture Capital Funding Hit $405 Million Last Year

Wed, 01/22/2014 - 01:00
Venture capital (VC) funding into smart grid technology companies totaled $405 million in 63 deals last year, compared to $434 million in 40 deals in [...]

California Aims To Increase Energy Efficiency, Demand Response

Tue, 01/21/2014 - 17:11
California must find ways to significantly scale two preferred resources - energy efficiency and demand response - to meet the energy needs of a growing [...]

Gridco Unveils Platform For Electric Distribution

Tue, 01/21/2014 - 17:11
Gridco Systems Inc., a provider of active grid infrastructure solutions, has released an end-to-end hardware and software platform built to solve current, emerging and future [...]

Oregon Utility Chooses Meter Data Management System From Landis+Gyr

Tue, 01/21/2014 - 17:11
Newport, Ore.-based Central Lincoln People's Utility District has signed a five-year contract for Landis+Gyr's Gridstream meter data management system (MDMS) to host the utility's advanced [...]

Tollgrade CEO Joins GridWise Alliance Board Of Directors

Tue, 01/21/2014 - 17:10
Edward H. Kennedy, president and CEO of electric utility service provider Tollgrade Communications Inc., has joined the board of directors of the GridWise Alliance, a [...]

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 [...]