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NEC Commissions 5.7 MWh Of Grid Energy Storage In The U.K.

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 15:34
NEC Energy Solutions has commissioned six new Grid Storage Solution (GSS) sites for Northern Powergrid in the U.K. In total, the systems have nearly 2.9 [...]

Leaders Rank Top Utility Challenges Of The Next Five Years

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 00:00
Utilities seem largely accepting of an energy future characterized by increasingly distributed forms of energy generation and storage - and they are taking action to [...]

CG To Supply Over 1 Million Smart Meters To Iberdrola

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 14:07
CG has secured a EUR 30 million contract with Spanish multinational electric utility company Iberdrola to supply over 1 million ZIV single smart meters in [...]

Ambient Launches Cloud-Based Communications Network Management System

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 14:03
Ambient Corp. has launched the cloud-based version of its AmbientNMS, a smart grid communications management system. The company says its cloud-based variant of AmbientNMS enables [...]

Con Edison Taps Alstom For Demand Response Management

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 00:00
As part of a Department of Energy smart grid demonstration project, Alstom has been awarded a contract to deliver a demand response management system (DRMS) [...]

Rocky Mountain Power Buying Output From Seven Solar Projects

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 00:00
Rocky Mountain Power, a division of PacifiCorp, has signed seven 20-year solar power purchase agreements with renewable energy developer First Wind. The utility will buy [...]

Energy Industry Players Weigh In On New EPA Regulations

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 00:00
Earlier this week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) unveiled its Clean Power Plan, which proposes standards to cut carbon pollution from existing power plants [...]

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 [...]