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FERC Grants Key Approval To 3.5 GW Wind Power Transmission Line Project

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:43
Clean Line Energy says its Plains & Eastern Clean Line project has obtained a key regulatory approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The [...]

Xcel Invests $30M In Transmission Upgrades For Roswell, N.M.

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:43
Xcel Energy says it has finalized plans for additional work on the high-voltage electric transmission loop serving Roswell, N.M., as part of the company's larger [...]

Survalent Commissions New ADMS For Consolidated Electric Cooperative

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:42
Survalent Technology has commissioned a new advanced distribution management system (ADMS) for Consolidated Electric Cooperative, a nonprofit cooperative that serves nearly 16,000 members in eight [...]

Ventev Releases Radio Mount For Smart Meter Upgrades

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:41
Ventev Wireless Infrastructure, a division of TESSCO Technologies Inc., has announced its Wireless Solutions Saddle Bracket. The company says the new mount was engineered for, [...]

ACEEE Appoints Two New Board Members

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:40
The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has appointed two new members to its board of directors: Kathrin Winkler and Michael Sachse. Winkler is [...]

Consumers Energy Helps Michigan Speedway Race Toward Renewables

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 00:00
Michigan International Speedway (MIS) is waving its green flag, having committed to match 100% of its electricity use with renewable energy. MIS has teamed up [...]

High-Voltage Transmission System Market Is Expanding Globally

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 12:47
Global investment in high-voltage transmission systems (HVTS) will surpass $250 billion from 2014 to 2023, according to a new report from Navigant Research. The report [...]

EnerNOC Signs Demand Response Deal With BKW In Switzerland

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 12:32
Boston-based EnerNOC Inc. has entered into an EnerNOC Demand Manager contract with BKW Energy Ltd. through 2019. BKW will deploy EnerNOC's software and services to [...]

Survey Reveals What U.S. Consumers Expect From Their Utilities

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 00:00
GE's Digital Energy business has released the results of a survey measuring the U.S. public's current perception of the power grid, experiences and future expectations. [...]

DTE Energy Teams Up With Ford Motor Co. To Build Large Solar Project

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 15:30
Detroit-based DTE Energy is building a 1 MW solar canopy and carport project at Ford Motor Co.'s headquarters in Dearborn, Mich. The project will provide [...]

Con Edison Prevents Thousands Of Outages With Post-Sandy Improvements

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 14:29
New York-based utility Con Edison says that its post-Sandy storm-hardening improvements have spared customers 20,000 outages so far this year, including 5,000 of them in [...]

Green Mountain Power Starts Work On Solar-Powered Microgrid

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 14:29
Vermont-based utility Green Mountain Power (GMP) has begun construction on the Stafford Hill Solar Farm, a federally funded microgrid project powered by solar and featuring [...]

How A GIS Can Help Utilities Address The Aging Workforce And Capitalize On Data

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 00:00
The U.S.' utility industry is facing a transformational shift, not only in its business model, but also in the workers who bring it to life. [...]

Landis+Gyr's Program Management Team Gets Certified

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 00:00
Landis+Gyr says it has earned Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute for its entire North American team of Gridstream deployment project [...]

ABB Wins $30M Cable Deal For U.K. Offshore Wind Project

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 00:00
ABB has won an order worth around $30 million from DONG Energy to supply a high-voltage export cable system that will transmit power from the [...]

Report: Some Retiring Power Plants May Not Need To Be Replaced

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 13:36
Many retiring nuclear and coal power plants may not need to be replaced on a megawatt-to-megawatt basis, according to a report from Black & Veatch. [...]

Survalent Commissions New ADMS For Alabama Electric Co-op

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 12:46
Survalent Technology has commissioned a new advanced distribution management system (ADMS) for Pioneer Electric Cooperative, a member-owned electric co-op that provides service to more than [...]

Milton Hydro Hands Out Free Smart Thermostats As Part Of DR Program

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 00:00
As part of its peaksaver PLUS program, Ontario-based utility Milton Hydro is offering its customers a free ecobee Wi-Fi-enabled Smart Si thermostat that connects to [...]

Toshiba Launches One-Chip Microcontroller For Smart Meters

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 14:21
Toshiba Corp. has announced the launch of a new one-chip microcontroller for smart meters, TMPM411F20XBG. The company says this is the latest addition to its [...]

Pepco Holdings Releases iFactor Mobile App For Utility Customers

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 14:20
Pepco Holdings Inc. (PHI) recently released a new mobile app to allow customers of its Pepco, Delmarva Power and Atlantic City Electric subsidiaries to keep [...]