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Duke Energy To Build 110 MW Wind Project In Texas

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 00:00
Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Duke Energy, has announced it will build, own and operate the 110 MW Los Vientos V wind [...]

Saft Providing Energy Storage System For Hawaiian Solar Project

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 13:25
Saft has been awarded a contract by Kauai Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC) to provide a 6 MW/4.63 MWh battery-based energy storage system as part of [...]

White House Taps Colette Honorable To Join FERC

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 13:08
President Barack Obama has announced his intention to nominate Colette Honorable as a commissioner of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Honorable currently is commissioner [...]

Duke Energy Indiana Ready To Implement Smart Grid Technology

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 13:06
Duke Energy Indiana has filed a plan with Indiana state utility regulators to modernize its electric grid, which provides power to more than 800,000 homes [...]

ABB Commissions Massive HVDC Transmission Link For Abengoa

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 12:58
ABB has commissioned high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) converter stations as a part of Abengoa's Rio Madeira HVDC link in Brazil. The 1,500-mile, 3.15 GW power connection [...]

Minnesota Utility Embarking on Major Solar Power Project

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 11:53
Minnesota Power is working with the Minnesota National Guard to develop a 10 MW solar power installation at Camp Ripley, the state's largest military base. [...]

Utility to Employ Outage, Distribution Management Systems

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 11:36
Cambridge and North Dumfries Hydro (CND) has chosen Advanced Control Systems (ACS) to supply an outage management system (OMS) and distribution management system (DMS) to [...]

New Smart Meters Make Debut

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 00:00
Sensus, a company specializing in advanced metering infrastructure, utility communications platforms and other smart grid technologies, has introduced its new family of residential smart meters: [...]

Hawaiian Utilities Will Go All-Out On Renewables, Smart Grid

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 00:00
Hawaiian Electric Co. Inc. and its Hawaii Electric Light Co. Inc. and Maui Electric Co. Ltd. subsidiaries will be significantly boosting the amount of renewable [...]

National Grid Chooses Trilliant For Smart Grid Communications Platform

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 16:37
Trilliant, a global smart grid communications company, says it has been selected by National Grid to deploy its smart grid communications platform for volt/VAR optimization [...]

Qubitekk Gets DOE Grant For Development Of Cyber-Attack Protection

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 16:11
San Diego start-up Qubitekk, formerly GridCOM Technologies, has been given a $3 million Department of Energy (DOE) grant to speed up the development of its [...]

GE Helps Bring More Wind Energy To New England Transmission Network

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 00:00
GE Digital Energy has announced that in order to support the public's demand for wind energy, it is providing a synchronous condenser technology for First [...]

Spending On Smart Grid Tech Poised To Total $594B From 2014 Through 2023

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 13:20
Global spending on smart grid technologies will total $594 billion from 2014 through 2023, according to a new report from Navigant Research. The report explains [...]

ABB Launches New HVDC Cable System To Help Tap Distant Renewables

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 13:11
ABB has announced a new 525 kV extruded high-voltage direct current (HVDC) cable system that the company says can help make renewable energy installations more [...]

Surge In Smart Meter Deployments Could Boost MDM Market In Europe

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 13:11
Although the scope for meter data management (MDM) in Europe is currently limited, the market is slated to take off in the foreseeable future, according [...]

IEEE, Consumers Energy Sign MOU On Synchrophasor Conformance Testing

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 13:10
The IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Michigan-based utility Consumers Energy regarding synchrophasor conformance testing. The collaboration supports the [...]

Renewable Energy Accounts For All New U.S. Power In July

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 00:00
All new U.S. electrical generating capacity put into service in July came from renewable energy sources, according to the latest Energy Infrastructure Update report from [...]

DOE Report: U.S. Wind Power Prices Reach All-Time Low

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 00:00
U.S. wind power prices have reached an all-time low, according to a new report released by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and its Lawrence [...]

Smart Grid Sensor Market 'Steadily Climbing' Toward $47B

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 00:00
The market for all types of sensors used in smart grid applications will grow from $26.4 billion this year to $36.5 billion in 2019 and [...]

Exelon And Pepco Seek Maryland PSC Blessing Of $7B Merger

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:43
Exelon Corp. and Pepco Holdings Inc. (PHI) have filed an application with the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) seeking approval of the energy companies' massive [...]