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Landis+Gyr Updates Command Center Software For Gridstream System

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 14:19
Landis+Gyr has released version 6.2 of its Command Center operating software for the Gridstream advanced metering and grid management system. The company says the latest [...]

Waterfall, Schneider Electric Join Forces On Cybersecurity

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 00:00
Waterfall Security Solutions and Schneider Electric, a specialist in energy management, have entered a partnership to bring what they call "stronger than firewall" cybersecurity technologies [...]

SaskPower Halts Smart Meter Installations Following Fires

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 00:00
Canadian utility SaskPower has halted its smart meter rollout as it investigates recent fires associated with the meters. As part of a smart grid project, [...]

Report: U.S. Still Lags Way Behind Other Nations On Energy Efficiency

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:56
The U.S. is lagging behind most of the world's other major economies regarding energy efficiency, ranking 13th out of 16, according to the latest report [...]

Renewables Make Up Over 50% Of New U.S. Power In First Half Of 2014

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:19
Renewables provided 55.7% of new installed U.S. electrical generating capacity during the first half of this year (1,965 MW of the 3,529 MW total installed), [...]

Black & Veatch Selects Bob Welch To Help Expand Smart Grid Services

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:19
Bob Welch has joined Black & Veatch as vice president of the operational technologies and analytics practice for the company's management consulting business. Welch will [...]

JCP&L Boosts Grid Reliability With $15 Million Substation Expansion

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:26
Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has completed a $15 million transmission substation expansion project in Eatontown, N.J., to enhance customer service reliability and help [...]

Tantalus Names Dermot O'Leary Chief Operating Officer

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 00:00
Tantalus, a smart grid communications and applications company, has announced that it has appointed Dermot O'Leary chief operating officer (COO). At Tantalus, Dermot will be [...]

AMSC, ComEd Partner On Homeland Security Project To Harden Chicago's Grid

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 13:56
Energy solutions provider AMSC and Illinois-based utility ComEd have partnered to develop a deployment plan for AMSC's high-temperature superconductor technology to build a superconducting cable [...]

ABB Wins $35 Million HVDC Upgrade Order In Canada

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 13:38
ABB has won an order worth about $35 million from utility Hydro-Quebec to upgrade the 350 MW Madawaska high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) transmission link that connects [...]

Consumers Energy Taps Duke For 105 MW Wind Project

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 00:00
Michigan-based utility Consumers Energy has awarded Duke Energy Renewable Services a long-term service contract for its 105 MW Cross Winds Energy Project, which is under [...]

Landis+Gyr Inks Smart Meter Deal With RWE In Poland

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 12:13
Landis+Gyr has announced it will deliver smart meter products and software solutions to energy utility RWE in Poland for installation in residential buildings located in [...]

BNEF: Global Clean Energy Investment Surges In Q2

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 11:03
Global clean energy investment jumped to $63.6 billion in the second quarter of this year (Q2'14), up 33% compared to Q1'14 and 9% compared to [...]

New Study Underscores Value Of Customer Engagement, Ranks Most-Trusted U.S. Utilities

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 00:00
Brand trust is critical for strengthening the overall relationships that utilities have with their customers. What's more, there is a significant monetary value that can [...]

EnerNOC Software Update Aims To Help Enterprise Customers Predict Energy Usage

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 00:00
EnerNOC Inc., a provider of energy intelligence software, has announced the release of its newest software update. The company says the update includes a new [...]

GRID20/20 Integrates With Itron And Landis+Gyr Smart Grid Networks

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 00:00
GRID20/20 Inc., a distribution transformer monitoring (DTM) intra-grid sensor provider, has announced integration of its devices with smart grid communication networks from Itron and Landis+Gyr. [...]

Schneider Announces 10-Year Warranty For PowerLogic ION 8650 Meter

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 00:00
Schneider Electric has announced a 10-year warranty for its PowerLogic ION 8650 meter line. Designed for accurate revenue metering and power quality monitoring applications for [...]

Itron Selects Microsoft Azure As Preferred Cloud Platform

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 14:58
Smart grid solutions provider Itron Inc. has announced its intent to use Microsoft Azure as the preferred cloud platform for its Itron Analytics application. With [...]

Xcel Invests $106.7 Million In New Texas Grid Upgrades

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 00:00
As part of its Power for the Plains capital expansion, Xcel Energy is investing $106.7 million in new substations and high-voltage transmission lines in the [...]

Siemens Unveils Energy Engage Mobile App For Utility Customers

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 14:25
Siemens Smart Grid has announced the release of Energy Engage Mobile, the company's first mobile Web application that allows utility customers to track electricity, water [...]