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Sun Capital Partners Affiliate Acquires Aclara Technologies

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 13:55
An affiliate of private equity investor Sun Capital Partners Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Aclara Technologies LLC, a provider of advanced [...]

Groups Collaborate To Improve Smart Grid Communications Interoperability

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 13:54
The Wi-SUN Alliance and HomePlug Alliance have formed a liaison agreement to facilitate standards-based interoperability for utilities' smart grid networks. The Wi-SUN Alliance works to [...]

MISO Breaks Ground On South Region Operations Center

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 13:54
The Midcontinent Independent System Operator Inc. (MISO) has begun construction on a regional operations center in Little Rock, Ark. MISO notes that this action marks [...]

ViZn Energy Installs Zinc/Iron Flow Battery For Montana Electric Cooperative

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 13:54
ViZn Energy Systems Inc. has installed Z20, a 160 kWh zinc/iron flow battery, at Montana-based Flathead Electric Cooperative (FEC) for utility integration and testing. According [...]

Survalent Commissions ADMS For Washington State Utility

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 13:54
Smart grid solutions provider Survalent Technology has commissioned an advanced distribution management system (ADMS) for Jefferson County Public Utility District (PUD) in Washington state. Survalent [...]

Canadian Solar Opens Microgrid Testing Facility

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 13:53
Solar power company Canadian Solar Inc. has cut the ribbon on the Canadian Solar Microgrid Testing Centre in Guelph, Ontario. According to Canadian Solar, the [...]

Ontario Electricity System Operator Issues RFP For Energy Storage

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 00:00
Ontario's Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) to procure up to 35 MW of energy storage to explore how [...]

Eos Receives $1 Million Award To Help Manufacture Energy Storage System

Fri, 03/14/2014 - 13:32
Eos Energy Storage plans to ramp up manufacturing with the support of a $1 million award from the New York State Energy Research and Development [...]

Toshiba Demonstrating Energy Storage Systems On Remote Islands

Fri, 03/14/2014 - 13:32
Toshiba Corp. has delivered energy storage systems integrating the company's SCiB, a lithium-ion secondary battery, to Japan-based Kyushu Electric Power Co. Inc. for a demonstration [...]

Poll Shows Strong Support For Net Metering In Florida

Fri, 03/14/2014 - 13:32
A new poll finds that more than three out of four Florida voters (77%) support net metering. The poll was commissioned by The Alliance for [...]

New Mexico Electric Co-op Selects Fujitsu To Implement Broadband Network

Fri, 03/14/2014 - 13:31
New Mexico-based Kit Carson Electric Cooperative (KCEC) has chosen Fujitsu Network Communications Inc. to implement a fiber-to-the-home project. The broadband network will cover 2,951 square [...]

Tripwire Unveils Solution For NERC CIP Version Five Compliance

Fri, 03/14/2014 - 00:00
Tripwire Inc., a provider of risk-based security and compliance management solutions, has announced the integration of Tripwire IP360 into its NERC Solution Suite version 2.0, [...]

Clean Power Finance Goes With Itron For Solar Monitoring Solution

Fri, 03/14/2014 - 00:00
Residential solar finance company Clean Power Finance (CPF) has selected Itron Inc. to provide a solar monitoring solution for residential installations across North America. CPF [...]

FirstEnergy Selects Itron For Smart Grid Project Across Pennsylvania Territory

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 15:06
FirstEnergy has signed a contract with technology and services company Itron Inc. in which Itron will deploy its OpenWay smart grid solution across four FirstEnergy [...]

Xcel Energy Awards $42 Million For Development Of Renewable Energy Projects

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 15:05
Minnesota regulators have approved 29 renewable energy projects, predominantly featuring solar technologies, to receive $42 million in grants from Xcel Energy's Renewable Development Fund. Xcel [...]

California ISO Sets New Solar Production Record

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 15:05
The California Independent System Operator (ISO) says its solar power production hit back-to-back records last week. A new record of 4,093 MW on March 8 [...]

NV Energy Issues RFI For Solar Power Sites

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 15:05
Las Vegas-based NV Energy is seeking information from renewable developers to assist the utility in identifying potential sites for new company-owned solar power assets. The [...]

Thermal Energy Storage, Demand Response Is Put To The Test In Connecticut

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 15:04
Ice Energy, a provider of distributed thermal energy storage and smart grid solutions, has installed two Ice Bear energy storage systems for Connecticut-based utility United [...]

PG&E Signs PPA For 50 MW Of Solar Power

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 15:04
Gestamp Solar, the photovoltaic energy division of Gestamp Renewables, and solar project developer 8minutenergy Renewables LLC have signed a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) to [...]

American Electric Power Chooses Bentley For Substation Design

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 15:03
Columbus, Ohio-based utility American Electric Power (AEP) has chosen software solutions provider Bentley Systems Inc. to help enhance its electric substation design practices with Bentley [...]