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DOE Signs Off On 1 GW Canada-U.S. Clean Energy Transmission Project

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 00:00
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently issued a Presidential Permit for the Champlain Hudson Power Express, a 1 GW transmission line that will connect [...]

Comverge, Constellation To Merge Demand Response Businesses

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 00:00
Comverge and Constellation, both big players in the demand response (DR) market, have signed an agreement to merge their commercial and industrial (C&I) DR businesses. [...]

World's First Large-Scale Carbon Capture And Storage Project Goes Live

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 12:26
Canadian utility SaskPower has officially opened the world's first commercial-scale power plant equipped with carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology. According to the utility, the [...]

AREVA And Schneider Team Up On Energy Storage

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 11:50
AREVA and Schneider Electric have signed a research and development agreement to develop a new flow battery energy storage solution in order to produce and [...]

BNEF: Global Clean Energy Investment Still On Track To Recovery

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 00:00
World clean energy investment in the first three quarters of this year was 16% ahead of the same period in 2013, at $175.1 billion, making [...]

U.S. And China Spearhead Synchrophasor Market Growth

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 00:00
The synchrophasors market value across nine key smart grid countries will receive a substantial boost from the U.S. and China, where it will reach $6.2 [...]

MISO Says MVP Transmission Projects Are Beating Expectations

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 12:21
MISO, a regional transmission organization whose footprint includes 15 U.S. states and the Canadian province of Manitoba, says that the benefits of its Multi-Value Project [...]

NV Energy Issues 100 MW RFP For Renewables

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 12:20
Las Vegas-based NV Energy has announced it is seeking proposals to secure up to 100 MW of additional renewable energy resources. The utility says this [...]

Schneider Adds Disturbance Direction Detection Capabilities To Meter Platform

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 00:00
Schneider Electric has announced disturbance direction detection (DDD) capabilities for its PowerLogic ION 8650 meter line. The company says the patented DDD technology, now a [...]

PG&E Highlights Smart Grid Benefits In Latest Progress Report

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 00:00
California-based Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) has released its third annual report on the utility's smart grid efforts, which details customer benefits and outlines [...]

Grid-Scale Energy Storage Continues Making Inroads

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 16:24
Government funding, subsidies and regulatory reforms continue to encourage the global growth of the market for grid-scale energy storage systems. In fact, 91 new grid-scale [...]

Collaborative Smart Grid R&D Center Opens In Illinois

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 14:43
Last week, Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., joined representatives from utility ComEd, the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Silver Spring Networks and West Monroe Partners to [...]

IPKeys Enters Demand Response Market With New Acquisition

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 14:42
IPKeys has announced its formal entry into the demand response market, having completed the acquisition of New Jersey-based North America Power Partners (NAPP) and established [...]

Ameren Missouri Files Plan For More Diverse And Cleaner Energy Portfolio

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:50
Ameren Missouri has filed a 20-year plan that the utility says supports cleaner energy in the state, including major expansions of wind and solar power. [...]

California ISO Elects Richard Maullin To Serve As New Board Chair

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:50
Richard Maullin has been elected as the new chair of the California Independent System Operator's (ISO) board of governors. Board members unanimously selected Maullin a [...]

Hawaiian Electric Narrows List Of Energy Storage Providers

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:44
Hawaiian Electric Co. says it has narrowed the search for companies to provide up to 200 MW of energy storage for Oahu. More than 60 [...]

Echelon Completes Sale Of Its Smart Grid Business

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:00
Echelon Corp. has completed the previously announced sale of its smart grid operations to S&T AG, a publicly traded European IT systems provider with an [...]

Xcel Energy Powers Up 200-Mile Transmission Project

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 12:58
Xcel Energy says the signature transmission project in its Power for the Plains grid improvement plan for Texas and New Mexico is now in service. [...]

Landis+Gyr Reports Growing Adoption Of Smart Grid Networks Among Public Utilities

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 12:10
Landis+Gyr has announced 31 new advanced metering and smart grid network deployment contracts with municipal and cooperative utilities during the first seven months of this [...]

Missouri Utility Taps Silver Spring Networks For Smart Grid Triple Play

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 12:22
Silver Spring Networks Inc. has been selected for a multi-application smart grid deployment for City Utilities of Springfield, a community-owned utility delivering electricity, natural gas [...]