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GRID20/20 Integrates With Itron And Landis+Gyr Smart Grid Networks

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 00:00
GRID20/20 Inc., a distribution transformer monitoring (DTM) intra-grid sensor provider, has announced integration of its devices with smart grid communication networks from Itron and Landis+Gyr. [...]

Schneider Announces 10-Year Warranty For PowerLogic ION 8650 Meter

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 00:00
Schneider Electric has announced a 10-year warranty for its PowerLogic ION 8650 meter line. Designed for accurate revenue metering and power quality monitoring applications for [...]

Itron Selects Microsoft Azure As Preferred Cloud Platform

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 14:58
Smart grid solutions provider Itron Inc. has announced its intent to use Microsoft Azure as the preferred cloud platform for its Itron Analytics application. With [...]

Xcel Invests $106.7 Million In New Texas Grid Upgrades

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 00:00
As part of its Power for the Plains capital expansion, Xcel Energy is investing $106.7 million in new substations and high-voltage transmission lines in the [...]

Siemens Unveils Energy Engage Mobile App For Utility Customers

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 14:25
Siemens Smart Grid has announced the release of Energy Engage Mobile, the company's first mobile Web application that allows utility customers to track electricity, water [...]

Survey Reveals Majority Of Critical Infrastructure Providers Have Been Breached

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 00:00
Nearly 70% of companies that are responsible for the world's power, water and other critical functions have reported at least one security breach that led [...]

Itron Utility Week 2014 To Take Place In October

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 00:00
Itron Utility Week 2014 will be held Oct. 17-24 at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort in Texas. According to smart grid company [...]

PowerSouth Taps OATI For Demand Response System

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 14:50
OATI has signed a contract with PowerSouth Energy Cooperative, an Alabama-based generation and transmission provider serving 20 distribution members, to implement a comprehensive solution to [...]

Utilities Are Beginning To Deploy DVCAs Across The Power Grid, Report Finds

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 14:50
As electricity loads become more variable and intermittent sources become a larger portion of the energy supply, the power grid will need to become more [...]

Elster Announces General Availability Of Upgraded Smart Grid Solution

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 14:12
Elster Solutions has announced the general availability of version 9.1 of its EnergyAxis advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) solution. The company says this release completes the [...]

PLMA Announces Women In Demand Response Interest Group

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 13:53
The Peak Load Management Alliance (PLMA) has announced that Elody Samuelson of Consumers Energy in Michigan, Heather Manypenny of the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative, and [...]

Washington State Doles Out Cash For Utility Energy Storage Projects

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 00:00
Three Washington utilities have been awarded $14.3 million in matching grants from the state's Clean Energy Fund to lead energy storage projects with ties to [...]

Indiana Michigan Power Decides It's Time To Explore Solar

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 00:00
Indiana Michigan Power (I&M), a utility serving more than 582,000 customers in Indiana and Michigan, has announced plans to build and operate five solar generation [...]

U.S. Plans Up To $4 Billion In New Cleantech Loan Guarantees

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 16:26
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a loan guarantee solicitation, making as much as $4 billion in loan guarantees available for innovative renewable [...]

Maine Utilities Team Up To Boost New England Grid

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 16:18
Emera Maine and Central Maine Power - Maine's two largest utilities - have agreed to jointly develop electric transmission projects to enhance the strength and [...]

Duke Energy Completes Merger-Related Transmission Work

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 16:17
Duke Energy says it has energized eight transmission line expansion projects it committed to undertake in North Carolina as a condition of federal approval of [...]

FirstEnergy Energizes New Transmission Line, Substation In Pennsylvania

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 00:00
FirstEnergy Corp. says it has completed a new transmission line and substation in Armstrong County, Pa., to help enhance service reliability for customers of subsidiary [...]

Survalent Technology Commissions ADMS For Florida Utility

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 16:10
Survalent Technology has commissioned a new advanced distribution management system (ADMS) for Florida-based Ocala Utility Services (OUS). OUS is a community-owned utility that serves around [...]

Energy Department Microgrid Competition Seeks Data, Offers Prizes

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 16:40
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has launched the Microgrid 2014 MVP Challenge, which aims to help collect data regarding microgrids across the U.S. and [...]

BNEF: Two-Thirds Of $7.7 Trillion Investment In New Power Will Go To Renewables

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 15:53
Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) says it expects $7.7 trillion to be invested globally in new generating capacity by 2030, with 66% of that going [...]