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SaskPower Investigates New Fire Tied To Sensus Smart Meter

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 01:00
As the Canadian utility continues to remove all Sensus smart meters across Saskatchewan, SaskPower is now investigating a new fire tied to a meter. According [...]

Smart Meter Fire Probe Points To Sensus Design 'Shortcomings'

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 10:34
Fires that caused the Saskatchewan government to pull the plug on SaskPower's smart meter program earlier this year likely resulted from design "shortcomings" of the [...]

Itron Launches Currency-Based Smart Payment Solution

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 16:13
Itron Inc. has launched a new currency-based smart payment solution, including the Itron Cention prepayment meter and associated prepayment software. Itron says its Centian unit [...]

Schneider, Awesense Collaborate To Reduce Losses On Distribution Networks

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 15:41
Schneider Electric and Awesense Inc. say they have signed an agreement to commercialize complementary offers to reduce network losses in electricity distribution grids. Awesense Inc. [...]

C&I Demand Response Poised For Major Growth

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 01:00
The number of commercial and industrial (C&I) demand response sites worldwide is expected to grow from 92,000 in 2014 to more than 1 million in [...]

Comverge And Constellation Complete Demand Response Merger, Form CPower

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 01:00
Comverge and Constellation have completed the previously announced transaction to combine their commercial and industrial (C&I) demand response businesses. The companies did not disclose financial [...]

City Of Naperville Settles Smart Grid Lawsuit Against Calico

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 13:33
The City of Naperville, Ill., will collect $675,000 after recently settling a lawsuit against Calico Energy Services, which was in charge of developing an ePortal [...]

ABB Builds HVDC Station To Enhance Michigan Grid, Integrate Wind Power

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 12:54
ABB says it has commissioned a 200 MW HVDC Light station that will enhance grid stability and integrate more wind energy in Michigan. ABB designed, [...]

GE And Georgia Power Team Up On Transformer Fleet Monitoring

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 14:50
GE has won a deal from Georgia Power, a subsidiary of Southern Company, to provide a complete transformer monitoring solution. GE says its solution will [...]

PSE&G Starts Building Its Largest Solar Farm To Date

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 14:50
New Jersey-based Public Service Electric and Gas Co. (PSE&G) has started construction on the utility's largest solar project to date, an 11.18 MW solar farm [...]

Survey: C&I Companies Perceive Little Value In Switching Electricity Providers

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 13:39
U.S. commercial and industrial (C&I) companies are satisfied with their existing electricity provider, and very few intend to change their provider at the end of [...]

Trilliant Launches SEAL Solution To Help With Smart Grid Deployments

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:57
Trilliant, a smart grid communications company, has launched its new Smart Energy Access Layer, otherwise known as SEAL. According to the company, SEAL is a [...]

PowerSecure Announces $15 Million In New Business

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:35
PowerSecure International Inc. has announced it has been awarded approximately $13 million of new distributed generation (DG) business and approximately $2 million of new utility [...]

Two Years After Superstorm Sandy, Utilities Highlight Grid Efforts

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 16:44
In October 2012, Superstorm Sandy hit the U.S. East Coast, leaving behind a path of destruction and causing millions of power outages. Some utilities came [...]

PG&E Opens $28.5 Million Control Center With Smart Grid Tech

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 13:59
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) has unveiled its new $28.5 million electric distribution control center in Fresno, Calif. The utility says the 24,000-square-foot facility [...]

Survey: Utilities Expect Strong Competition In Build-Out Of U.S. Grid

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 13:58
Utilities see themselves losing ground to new competitors as the U.S. strives to significantly expand and strengthen its electrical grid, according to a Mortenson Construction [...]

EnerNOC Expands Footprint, Sets Up Shop In South Korea

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 13:44
EnerNOC Inc., a Boston-based provider of energy intelligence software (EIS), has launched commercial operations in South Korea. EnerNOC Korea will deploy EnerNOC's software and services [...]

Con Edison Deploys Landis+Gyr Switches For EV Charging Pilot

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 13:44
Landis+Gyr has announced it is working with Con Edison, the utility that serves New York City and Westchester County, N.Y., on a project to manage [...]

KEPCO Energizes HVDC Superconductor Cable

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 13:38
Korea Electric Power Corp. (KEPCO), LS Cable & System and AMSC have energized a high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) high-temperature superconductor (HTS) on Jeju Island's smart grid [...]

Florida Smart Grid Deal Means Fewer Outages, More Jobs

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 00:00
S&C Electric Co., a smart grid solutions provider, has announced a deal with Florida Power & Light (FPL) that aims to boost grid reliability and [...]