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EPRI Announces Three New Board Members

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 00:00
The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) has appointed three new members to its board of directors: Steve Lennon, a group executive for sustainability at Eskom [...]

Hong Kong Utility Tests New Itron Tech As Part Of Smart Metering Pilot

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 14:20
Itron Inc. has announced that CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd. will become the first utility to test its new Adaptive Communications Technology. CLP Power will [...]

Siemens To Provide Electric Retailer With Demand Response Solution

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 14:20
Siemens Smart Grid has signed a contract with retail utility Direct Energy to provide a demand response management system (DRMS). Direct Energy will roll out [...]

RES Canada Completes Energy Storage System For Ontario's Grid

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:21
Renewable Energy Systems Canada Inc. (RES Canada) says its Amphora energy storage system in Strathroy, Ontario, has been certified for operation. RES Canada planned, developed [...]

Silver Spring Expands Smart Infrastructure Partnership With EDMI

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 00:00
Silver Spring Networks Inc. says it has expanded its relationship with EDMI Ltd., a global smart meter solution provider, to offer smart city and smart [...]

OpenADR Alliance Teams Up With India Smart Grid Forum

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 00:00
The OpenADR Alliance has announced a strategic relationship with the India Smart Grid Forum (ISGF), a public-private partnership initiative India's Ministry of Power created to [...]

Trilliant Announces Smart Grid Deals In Southeast Asia

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 00:00
U.S.-based Trilliant has announced smart grid projects with Southeast Asian utilities Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) and the Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA). [...]

Annual T&D Investment Expected To Reach $198B By 2024

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 00:00
Over the next decade, the world will need to invest between $140.2 billion and $170.5 billion per year on traditional transmission and distribution (T&D) infrastructure [...]

Energy Industry Poised To Boost Spending On Big Data And Analytics

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 13:50
Spending on big data and analytics in the energy industry will amount to $7 billion this year, representing over 15% of the overall cross-industry spending, [...]

SCE Signs Up For More Than 1.5 GW Of Solar, Geothermal

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 13:38
Southern California Edison (SCE) has signed contracts with solar and geothermal energy producers for more than 1.5 GW of capacity. Agreements include the purchase of [...]

Sensus: 'External Factors' To Blame For Recent Smart Meter Failures

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 00:00
As SaskPower and Portland General Electric (PGE) both work to replace Sensus smart meters due to fire concerns, the North Carolina-based meter manufacturer says it [...]

EIA: U.S. Hydropower Generation Now Routinely Exceeded By Wind, Solar And Other Renewables

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 11:07
According to the U.S. Energy Information Agency (EIA), April marked the eighth consecutive month that the nation's total monthly non-hydro renewable generation exceeded hydropower generation. [...]

GRID20/20 And Dominion Voltage Team Up On Grid Optimization

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 11:05
GRID20/20 Inc., a distribution transformer monitoring provider, and Dominion Voltage Inc. (DVI), a grid optimization solutions provider, says they have teamed up to bring grid [...]

Baltimore Gas And Electric Says Customers Cashed In On Demand Response Event

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 00:00
Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. (BGE) says its customers have seen first-hand the benefits of smart meters with the overwhelming success of the first Energy [...]

SaskPower Ordered To Remove All 105,000 Sensus Smart Meters

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 00:00
The Saskatchewan government has ordered SaskPower to remove all of the Sensus smart meters it has installed across the Canadian province. The announcement comes after [...]

EPRI, Utilities, Automakers Partner On Smart Grid Integration With EVs

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 13:52
The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), eight automakers and 15 utilities are working to develop and demonstrate an open platform that would integrate plug-in electric [...]

Schneider Electric Unveils Intelligent Loop Automation Solution

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 13:52
Schneider Electric has launched its Intelligent Loop Automation solution. The company says the solution is composed of a certified set of architectures and configurations to [...]

ABB Commissions Replacement HVDC Link In Texas

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 13:02
ABB has commissioned a high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) link for American Electric Power that replaces the 30-year-old Oklaunion HVDC back-to-back converter station in Texas. The company [...]

Sensus Smart Meters Tied To More Overheating Incidents And Fires

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 00:00
Story Update: Shortly after this article was posted, the Saskatchewan government announced it was ordering SaskPower to remove all of the Sensus smart meters the [...]

New York Provides Funds For Seven Smart Grid Projects

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 16:33
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, D-N.Y., recently announced that $3.3 million has been awarded to seven research teams to develop smart grid technologies that add resiliency [...]