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Report Foresees Cleaner Texas Grid, Finds Demand Response Has Huge Potential

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 00:00
Renewable energy and natural gas will continue to dominate Texas' electric supply additions over the next 20 years, while adoption of expanded demand response (DR) [...]

Wisconsin Utility On The Lookout For 600 MW Of New Power

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 00:00
As part of the company's strategy of providing more power from cleaner resources and relying less on any single fuel, Alliant Energy's Wisconsin utility has [...]

FLISR Distribution Automation Technology Market Poised for Substantial Growth

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 11:12
According to new studies from Navigant Research, the worldwide market for electric-utility fault location, isolation and service restoration (FLISR) hardware will grow from $2.4 billion [...]

Solectria Unveils Arc Fault Detection and Interruption for Utility-Scale Inverters

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 11:02
Solectria Renewables LLC, a manufacturer of utility-scale solar PV inverters, has debuted its ARCCOM product - a disconnecting string combiner with integrated arc fault detection [...]

BGE, CPS Energy Earn Griddie Awards

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 10:56
The Association for Demand Response and Smart Grid (ADS) has named the winners of its "Griddie" Awards for Excellence in Communications. The winner in the [...]

Xcel Bringing Huge Solar Power Plant Onto The Grid In Colorado

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 00:00
Xcel Energy and SunPower Corp. have signed a power purchase agreement to build a 50 MW solar PV plant in Colorado's San Luis Valley. Plans [...]

Utility Deploying Grid Monitoring Solution on High-Voltage Lines

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 16:16
Israel Electric Corp. (IEC) is implementing Metrycom Communications Ltd.'s solution for monitoring high-voltage transmission lines in an effort to improve power quality and reduce maintenance [...]

AEG PS Putting Protect.SC to Work in Battery Energy Storage

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 16:16
AEG Power Solutions, a provider of power electronics systems, says it has recently secured several orders for its storage converter product, Protect.SC, for use in [...]

Silver Spring Builds Upon Demand Response Offerings

Fri, 05/23/2014 - 10:46
Silver Spring Networks Inc. has enhanced its portfolio of demand response (DR) technology offerings to include an open, smart-grid-enabled mobile thermostat app, as well as [...]

FERC Approves Pattern's Southern Cross Transmission Project

Fri, 05/23/2014 - 10:45
Pattern Energy Group LP says its Southern Cross transmission project has obtained final regulatory approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), enabling the company [...]

Demand Response Standard Draws Expansive Product Support

Fri, 05/23/2014 - 10:30
The OpenADR Alliance, a nonprofit corporation supporting the development, adoption and compliance of the Open Automated Demand Response (OpenADR) smart grid standard, says there are [...]

AMI Company Aclara Appoints New CEO

Fri, 05/23/2014 - 10:24
Aclara Technologies LLC has named Allan Connolly president and CEO, responsible for growing the company's footprint in the advanced metering infrastructure and smart grid sectors. [...]

Texas Renewable Energy Production Up 12%; Wind Remains No. 1

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 16:46
Energy produced in Texas using renewable resources grew by 12% in 2013, according to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT). The grid operator says [...]

EnerNOC Inks Contract Expansion With Tuscon Electric Power

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 16:08
EnerNOC Inc. says Arizona-based utility Tuscon Electric Power (TEP) has extended and expanded its EnerNOC Demand Resource contract for up to 45 MW of demand [...]

Ventyx Joins Smart Grid Gotland Demo Project

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 16:05
Ventyx, an ABB company, has announced it is joining the Smart Grid Gotland project in Sweden and will deploy a comprehensive distribution system optimization solution. [...]

Prysmian Nets German Offshore Wind Cable Contract

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 16:04
Global cable provider Prysmian Group has received a contract worth EUR 730 million to design, produce and install power cable systems for an offshore wind [...]

Survalent Commissions New ADMS For Illinois Electric Co-op

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 16:02
Survalent Technology has commissioned a new advanced distribution management system (ADMS) for the Rural Electric Convenience Cooperative (RECC), which serves about 5,700 consumers across five [...]

ETT Files Plans To Build Texas Transmission Line Project

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 00:00
Electric Transmission Texas LLC (ETT) has filed an application with the Public Utility Commission of Texas to build a single-circuit, 138 kV transmission line in [...]

Silver Spring Networks Teams Up With Detectent

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 00:00
Silver Spring Networks Inc., a networking platform and solutions provider for smart energy networks, has partnered with analytical software solutions provider Detectent Inc. Silver Spring [...]

Landis+Gyr Acquiring Smart Grid Technology Company PowerSense

Fri, 05/16/2014 - 14:09
Landis+Gyr is purchasing PowerSense, a Danish smart grid sensor and monitoring company, in order to enhance its offerings for the management of medium- and low-voltage [...]