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Report: Global Solar Deployment Topped Wind In 2013

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 00:00
The world installed 36.5 GW of new solar photovoltaic generating capacity in 2013, surpassing the 35.5 GW of wind power installations, according to cleantech research [...]

Michigan Utility Looking To Buy Electric Capacity From Anaerobic Digesters

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 13:43
Michigan-based Consumers Energy is pushing forward on a new program in which the utility will buy electricity produced by anaerobic digesters. Consumers Energy expects to [...]

Fraunhofer Institute Chooses Eguana Inverter For Smart Grid Energy Storage Research

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 13:43
The Smart Grid Research Group of Germany-based Fraunhofer Institute has selected the Bi-Direx energy storage inverter from Eguana Technologies Inc. as the control platform to [...]

Survalent Commissions OMS For Innisfil Hydro In Canada

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 13:42
Smart grid solutions provider Survalent Technology has commissioned a new outage management system (OMS) for Innisfil Hydro in Ontario. Innisfil Hydro operates nine substations, and [...]

SDG&E Buying Electricity From 24 MW Solar Power Plant In California

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 13:42
SunEdison, a solar technology manufacturer and energy services provider, has completed construction of a 24 MW solar power plant located in the California Desert. The [...]

FERC Refines Bulk Electric System Definition

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 13:42
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has signed off on further revisions to the definition of the bulk electric system (BES) to help provide greater [...]

ISO New England Names New Vice President Of Market Monitoring

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 13:42
Jeffrey McDonald will join ISO New England as the new vice president of market monitoring, effective April 28. He is succeeding David LaPlante, who will [...]

NEC Acquires A123 Energy Solutions For $100 Million

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 00:00
Japan-based information technology services and products company NEC Corp. has acquired the A123 Energy Solutions business unit of A123 Systems LLC for approximately $100 million. [...]

Hawaiian Electric Cos. Share Daily Solar And Wind Power Data

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 12:31
The Hawaiian Electric Cos. are now sharing with their customers the Renewable Watch online displays for Oahu, Maui and Hawaii Island. The displays, hosted on [...]

FERC Issues License For Tidal Energy Pilot Project In Pacific Northwest

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 00:00
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has unanimously voted to issue a 10-year pilot license to Snohomish County Public Utility District (PUD) for a 600 [...]

Washington State Residents Protest Smart Meter Installations

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 00:00
A rally against smart meters hit Washington state on Tuesday, as residents in Port Angeles held an hour-long protest outside the city hall before presenting [...]

Utility Partners Of America Installs 150,000 Smart Meters In Florida

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 15:19
Utility Partners of America (UPA), a company that helps utilities install and upgrade water, gas and electric meters, has installed about 150,000 digital electric meters [...]

Apex To Manage AMI Deployment For Virgin Islands Utility

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 15:19
U.S. Virgin Islands Water & Power Authority (VIWAPA), a nonprofit public power utility servicing the islands of St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John, has [...]

PowerSecure Launches NERC CIP Version Five Indices

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 15:19
PowerSecure International Inc., a provider of utility and energy technologies, has announced that its Encari division has developed and launched comprehensive indices of topics related [...]

Lockheed Martin To Optimize Design Of 1.5 MW Tidal Turbine

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 15:18
Security and aerospace company Lockheed Martin has commenced a contract from Atlantis Resources Ltd., a turbine supplier and project developer in the tidal energy industry, [...]

Electrovaya, Canadian Solar Partner On Microgrid Energy Storage Project

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 15:18
Electrovaya Inc., a developer and manufacturer of lithium-ion battery systems, has partnered with solar power company Canadian Solar Inc. for a microgrid project in which [...]

CG Delivers 30,000 Smart Meters To Paraguay

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 15:18
The automation business unit of CG, an Avantha Group company, has fulfilled delivery of the final lot of 8,000 meters from an order to supply [...]

Schneider Electric Teams With McAfee To Expand Cybersecurity Capabilities

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 15:17
Energy management specialist Schneider Electric and McAfee, a part of Intel Security and wholly owned subsidiary of Intel Corp., have come together to provide cybersecurity [...]

HEM Is Key For Utilities To Maintain A Competitive Edge

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 00:00
Home energy management (HEM) technologies can drive energy savings from 1.5% to more than 40%, but their value to utilities beyond savings includes customer engagement, [...]

FERC Signs Off On Coordinated Transaction Scheduling For PJM And NYISO

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 13:55
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has approved tariff revisions for the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) and PJM Interconnection that PJM says will [...]