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Con Edison Prevents Thousands Of Outages With Post-Sandy Improvements

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 14:29
New York-based utility Con Edison says that its post-Sandy storm-hardening improvements have spared customers 20,000 outages so far this year, including 5,000 of them in [...]

Green Mountain Power Starts Work On Solar-Powered Microgrid

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 14:29
Vermont-based utility Green Mountain Power (GMP) has begun construction on the Stafford Hill Solar Farm, a federally funded microgrid project powered by solar and featuring [...]

How A GIS Can Help Utilities Address The Aging Workforce And Capitalize On Data

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 00:00
The U.S.' utility industry is facing a transformational shift, not only in its business model, but also in the workers who bring it to life. [...]

Landis+Gyr's Program Management Team Gets Certified

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 00:00
Landis+Gyr says it has earned Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute for its entire North American team of Gridstream deployment project [...]

ABB Wins $30M Cable Deal For U.K. Offshore Wind Project

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 00:00
ABB has won an order worth around $30 million from DONG Energy to supply a high-voltage export cable system that will transmit power from the [...]

Report: Some Retiring Power Plants May Not Need To Be Replaced

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 13:36
Many retiring nuclear and coal power plants may not need to be replaced on a megawatt-to-megawatt basis, according to a report from Black & Veatch. [...]

Survalent Commissions New ADMS For Alabama Electric Co-op

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 12:46
Survalent Technology has commissioned a new advanced distribution management system (ADMS) for Pioneer Electric Cooperative, a member-owned electric co-op that provides service to more than [...]

Milton Hydro Hands Out Free Smart Thermostats As Part Of DR Program

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 00:00
As part of its peaksaver PLUS program, Ontario-based utility Milton Hydro is offering its customers a free ecobee Wi-Fi-enabled Smart Si thermostat that connects to [...]

Toshiba Launches One-Chip Microcontroller For Smart Meters

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 14:21
Toshiba Corp. has announced the launch of a new one-chip microcontroller for smart meters, TMPM411F20XBG. The company says this is the latest addition to its [...]

Pepco Holdings Releases iFactor Mobile App For Utility Customers

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 14:20
Pepco Holdings Inc. (PHI) recently released a new mobile app to allow customers of its Pepco, Delmarva Power and Atlantic City Electric subsidiaries to keep [...]

EPRI Announces Three New Board Members

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 00:00
The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) has appointed three new members to its board of directors: Steve Lennon, a group executive for sustainability at Eskom [...]

Hong Kong Utility Tests New Itron Tech As Part Of Smart Metering Pilot

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 14:20
Itron Inc. has announced that CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd. will become the first utility to test its new Adaptive Communications Technology. CLP Power will [...]

Siemens To Provide Electric Retailer With Demand Response Solution

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 14:20
Siemens Smart Grid has signed a contract with retail utility Direct Energy to provide a demand response management system (DRMS). Direct Energy will roll out [...]

RES Canada Completes Energy Storage System For Ontario's Grid

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:21
Renewable Energy Systems Canada Inc. (RES Canada) says its Amphora energy storage system in Strathroy, Ontario, has been certified for operation. RES Canada planned, developed [...]

Silver Spring Expands Smart Infrastructure Partnership With EDMI

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 00:00
Silver Spring Networks Inc. says it has expanded its relationship with EDMI Ltd., a global smart meter solution provider, to offer smart city and smart [...]

OpenADR Alliance Teams Up With India Smart Grid Forum

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 00:00
The OpenADR Alliance has announced a strategic relationship with the India Smart Grid Forum (ISGF), a public-private partnership initiative India's Ministry of Power created to [...]

Trilliant Announces Smart Grid Deals In Southeast Asia

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 00:00
U.S.-based Trilliant has announced smart grid projects with Southeast Asian utilities Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) and the Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA). [...]

Annual T&D Investment Expected To Reach $198B By 2024

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 00:00
Over the next decade, the world will need to invest between $140.2 billion and $170.5 billion per year on traditional transmission and distribution (T&D) infrastructure [...]

Energy Industry Poised To Boost Spending On Big Data And Analytics

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 13:50
Spending on big data and analytics in the energy industry will amount to $7 billion this year, representing over 15% of the overall cross-industry spending, [...]

SCE Signs Up For More Than 1.5 GW Of Solar, Geothermal

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 13:38
Southern California Edison (SCE) has signed contracts with solar and geothermal energy producers for more than 1.5 GW of capacity. Agreements include the purchase of [...]