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ACS Completes SCADA Fiber Optic Network Project For Georgia Municipal Utility

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:48
Advanced Control Systems (ACS), formerly Efacec ACS, along with fiber optic partner PCS Inc., has completed a three-year network installation project with Georgia-based Marietta Board [...]

Survalent Commissions ADMS For Pennsylvania Electric Cooperative

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:48
Survalent Technology, a smart grid solutions provider, has commissioned an advanced distribution management system (ADMS) for Pennsylvania-based REA Energy Cooperative. The new system, Survalent says, [...]

Minnesota Power Files For Permits To Build Canada-U.S. Transmission Line

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:48
Minnesota Power has applied to state and federal regulators for permits to build the 500 kV Great Northern Transmission Line from the Minnesota-Manitoba border to [...]

First Wind To Sell Power From 20 MW Project To Hawaiian Electric

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:47
Boston-based independent renewable energy company First Wind and Hawaiian Electric Co. have announced that a request has been filed with the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission [...]

Silver Spring Networks Enhances Smart Grid Data Platform

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:47
Smart energy network solutions provider Silver Spring Networks Inc. is building on software company MongoDB's database to capture and store high volumes of machine-to-machine (M2M) [...]

Younicos Buys Assets Of Bankrupt Energy Storage Company Xtreme Power

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:47
Younicos Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Berlin-based Younicos AG, has acquired Xtreme Power's assets with a winning bid in a Chapter 11 auction supervised [...]

NYISO Cuts The Ribbon On New Power Control Center

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 00:00
Federal, state and local government and energy industry leaders gathered to celebrate the completion of the New York Independent System Operator's (NYISO) $38 million primary [...]

Smart Metering Systems Picks Up U.K. Electricity Meter Manager

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 14:09
Scotland-based Smart Metering Systems PLC (SMS) has acquired Utility Partnership Ltd. (UPL), a manager of electricity meters in the U.K., for approximately $23,420,600. SMS reports [...]

EaglePicher Nets $3M Award For Development Of Energy Storage Technology

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 14:09
EaglePicher Technologies LLC, an OM Group Inc. company and supplier of specialty batteries and energy storage solutions, has received a $3 million award from the [...]

Canadian Utility Goes With Tollgrade's Smart Grid Solution

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 14:09
Veridian Connections, a provider of electricity distribution services to more than 116,000 customers in nine municipalities across east-central Ontario, has deployed the LightHouse platform from [...]

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 [...]