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Connecticut Utility Teams Up With Accenture, Structure And Ventyx

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 12:55
To help reduce the duration and impact of power outages and enhance network efficiency, UIL Holdings, parent company of The United Illuminating Co. (UI), says [...]

Broken Bow II Wind Farm Goes Online, Helping NPPD Meet Renewables Target

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 11:36
Sempra U.S. Gas & Power has dedicated the 75 MW Broken Bow II wind farm, located in Custer County, Neb. The new wind facility was [...]

Wind And Solar Helped California Grid During Tough Summer

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 00:00
The California grid maintained reliability during a challenging summer this year - thanks, in part, to wind and solar power. According to the California Independent [...]

Opower Touts Benefits Of Cloud-Based Residential DR Service

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 00:00
Opower says its software-based Behavioral Demand Response (BDR) service helped deliver cost-effective energy savings across the U.S. during the summer. The company says its service, [...]

FirstEnergy Seeks Renewable Energy Credits For Its Ohio Utilities

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 15:26
FirstEnergy Corp. has launched a request for proposals (RFP) to purchase solar renewable energy credits (SRECs) and renewable energy credits (RECs) for its Ohio utilities [...]

Energate Takes Part In Ontario Dynamic Pricing Smart Grid Pilot

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 15:21
Energate Inc. has announced that the Ontario Ministry of Energy's Smart Grid Fund will provide $1.35 million for a customer opt-in dynamic pricing project. The [...]

Apex Releases ProField ROI Calculator For AMI Deployments

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 00:00
Apex CoVantage has released a return-on-investment (ROI) calculator that estimates a utility's time and cost savings when the company's ProField mobile workforce management solution is [...]

Illinois Regulators Approve ComEd Transmission Project

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 00:00
Commonwealth Edison's (ComEd) Grand Prairie Gateway Project, a transmission line that is expected to remove wind energy bottlenecks in Illinois, has received approval by the [...]

SPP Raises Concerns About EPA's Proposed Clean Power Plan

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 15:09
As utilities, state and federal officials, renewable energy companies, and other stakeholders continue to gauge the potential impacts of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) [...]

Construction Under Way On FirstEnergy Transmission Line In Ohio

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 14:21
FirstEnergy Corp. is building a new 48-mile, 345-kV transmission line to help enhance grid reliability in the service territory of its Ohio-based subsidiary Toledo Edison. [...]

SourceOne To Oversee SCADA Project For New Jersey Utility

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 14:08
SourceOne, an energy management consulting firm, has announced it is serving as owner's representative for the design and implementation of a supervisory control and data [...]

Landis+Gyr Wins Large Smart Grid Contract In Brazil

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:40
Landis+Gyr has won a smart grid contract from Brazilian electric utility Light. Valued at approximately $313 million, the five-year deal covers the supply, implementation, operation [...]

Stillwater Utilities Authority Orders Natural Gas Engines To Help Integrate Renewables

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:38
Wartsila Corp. has been contracted to supply a 56 MW Smart Power Generation power plant to the Stillwater Utilities Authority (SUA) in Oklahoma. The power [...]

Maryland Co-op Taps Silver Spring For Smart Grid Deployment

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:38
Silver Spring Networks has been selected for an advanced metering infrastructure deployment by Choptank Electric Cooperative, which serves over 52,000 members on Maryland's Eastern Shore. [...]

Itron Introduces Riva Edge Intelligence Platform

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:23
Itron Inc. has launched Itron Riva, its new edge intelligence platform that the company says supports sensing technologies and dynamic applications at the device level. [...]

Ericsson Buys Smart Grid Communications Provider Ambient Corp.

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:22
Ericsson, a Sweden-based communications technology and services provider, recently completed the acquisition of Ambient Corp., a U.S.-based provider of smart grid communications technology for utilities. [...]

MidAmerican Plans To Add 162 MW To Its Iowa Wind Portfolio

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:34
Utility company MidAmerican Energy Co. has announced plans to invest up to $280 million more in Iowa wind generation to develop one new wind farm [...]

Southern California Edison Seeks Energy From Solar Installations

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 00:00
Southern California Edison (SCE) has launched a request for offers (RFO) to procure electricity from independent power producers as part of its Solar Photovoltaic Program [...]