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Purchase Orders Come In For Axion's Energy Storage System

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 16:35
Axion Power International Inc., the developer of proprietary lead-carbon PbC batteries and energy storage systems, has received a follow-on purchase order for four more PowerCube [...]

FERC Approves Changes To PJM's Demand Response Program

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 00:00
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has largely approved a number of changes to PJM Interconnection's demand response program. Late last year, PJM offered a [...]

Left In The Dark: Smart Meter Opponent Has Power Cut Off

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 14:42
An Australian woman who removed a smart meter from her home has lived without electricity since March and now faces an approximately $18,726 fine from [...]

Sanmina, Primus Power Team Up On Grid-Scale Energy Storage

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 14:33
Integrated manufacturing solutions company Sanmina Corp. and Primus Power, a provider of grid-scale energy storage solutions, have reached a manufacturing agreement focused on the energy [...]

Utilities Deploy Oracle Solutions For Customer Service, Operational Efficiency

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 14:33
Hardware and software solutions provider Oracle Corp. has announced that several utilities have recently completed upgrades of or deployed Oracle solutions to help enhance customer [...]

Stakeholders Form Microgrid Alliance

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 14:33
A new organization has formed to provide a collective voice for companies and other stakeholders involved in microgrids. The Microgrid Alliance (MGA) aims to bring [...]

Troubled Smart Meter Initiative Moves Forward In Illinois

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 00:00
The City of Naperville, Ill., is rolling out a free, three-month smart meter pilot program two years behind schedule following a vote by the city [...]

Three Offshore Wind Demonstrations Receive $47M Each From DOE

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 13:48
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has selected three offshore wind demonstrations to receive up to $47 million each over the next four years to [...]

ABB Rolls Out New Grid Interconnection Technology For Wind Farms

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 13:48
ABB has announced the launch of new grid interconnection technology applications for wind farms. The company says its Ventyx Energy Portfolio Management solution accurately forecasts [...]

Tendril Partners With Utility To Drive Energy Efficiency Via Customer Engagement

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 13:48
Energy services management (ESM) provider Tendril has partnered with public utility Seattle City Light to deliver personalized engagement solutions to 50,000 electric heat users. In [...]

Coritech Orders Ideal Power's Battery Converters For DoD Vehicle-To-Grid Program

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 13:48
Ideal Power Inc., developer of a disruptive power conversion technology called Power Packet Switching Architecture (PPSA), has received a purchase order for 10 of its [...]

Survalent Commissions ADMS For South Alabama Electric Cooperative

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 13:47
Smart grid solutions provider Survalent Technology has commissioned a new advanced distribution management system (ADMS) for South Alabama Electric Cooperative. Survalent says the new system [...]

108 MW Of Solar Goes Online In Canada

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 13:47
Solar project developer Recurrent Energy has announced the commercial operation of 10 solar photovoltaic projects totaling 108 MW in Ontario. The projects will provide electricity [...]

Booz Allen Offers Tips To Help Utilities Update Cybersecurity Standards

Wed, 05/07/2014 - 16:40
McLean, Va.-based business and technology solutions provider Booz Allen Hamilton is helping utilities comply with the North American Electric Reliability Corp. (NERC) Critical Infrastructure Protection [...]

Tendril Brings Micro-Targeting And Personalization To Energy Industry

Wed, 05/07/2014 - 16:40
Tendril, a provider of energy services management (ESM) solutions, has enhanced its ESM platform with micro-targeting and personalization capabilities that can help increase participation in [...]

First Quarter M&A Activity In Utilities Industry Focused On Strategic Opportunities

Wed, 05/07/2014 - 16:40
Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the North American power and utilities industry decreased on a volume basis in the first quarter of this year [...]

Ventyx's Asset Performance Management Software Goes To The Cloud

Wed, 05/07/2014 - 16:40
Industrial enterprise software supplier Ventyx, an ABB company, has announced the availability of its asset performance software portfolio for managing assets, operations and smart grid [...]

Xcel Energy Breaks Wind Power Record In Upper Midwest

Wed, 05/07/2014 - 16:39
Xcel Energy achieved a milestone at 3 a.m. on April 27, when wind power met 46% of customers' electricity needs in the company's Upper Midwest [...]

Electricity From 200.6 MW Wind Farm Flows To Nebraska Utility

Wed, 05/07/2014 - 16:39
Invenergy, a developer of clean energy generation facilities, has started commercial operation of its 200.6 MW Prairie Breeze wind farm in Nebraska. The project is [...]

Dominion Snags Two Tennessee Solar Projects Totaling 32 MW

Wed, 05/07/2014 - 16:38
Energy provider Dominion has acquired two stand-alone solar energy developments in southwest Tennessee with a combined output of 32 MW. The two projects, dubbed Mulberry [...]