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EPA Extends Public Comment Period On Carbon Pollution Rules

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 13:31
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced it will extend the comment period on its proposed Clean Power Plan for 45 days. The plan [...]

Large Battery Power Plant Goes Online In Germany To Help Integrate Renewables

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:47
Berlin-based Younicos has designed and commissioned a 5 MW lithium-ion battery storage unit for WEMAG, a regional energy provider based in the northern German city [...]

ecobee Unveils New Smart Thermostat And Wireless Remote Sensors

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 00:00
ecobee has introduced its new ecobee3 smart Wi-Fi thermostat and wireless remote sensors. Designed for homes with more than one room, the Wi-Fi-connected ecobee3 solutions [...]

Duke Energy Commits $500M To Major Solar Expansion In N.C.

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 00:00
Following its February request for proposals (RFP) for new solar capacity in North Carolina, Duke Energy is committing $500 million to a major expansion of [...]

JCP&L Using Smart Grid Technology To Boost Reliability For N.J. County

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 16:23
Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) says it is enhancing reliability for nearly 6,000 Morris County, N.J., customers through new technology installed as part of [...]

California ISO, PacifiCorp Outline EIM Implementation Plans

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 14:44
The California Independent System Operator (ISO) and PacifiCorp have announced they will launch their long-planned energy imbalance market (EIM) on Oct. 1 in stages to [...]

Xcel Energy Subsidiary Seeking Up To 200 MW Of Solar

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 13:55
Southwestern Public Service Co. (SPS), a subsidiary of Xcel Energy, is seeking proposals for additional solar energy resources as a component of its resource planning [...]

Pete Malcolm Named New Head Of REGEN Energy

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 00:00
REGEN Energy, a provider of demand management and demand response solutions, has appointed Pete Malcolm president and CEO of the company. REGEN says Malcolm brings [...]

Survey: More Than Half Of U.S. Companies Plan To Increase Energy Efficiency Investment

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 00:00
Three-quarters of decision-makers at U.S. companies have invested in energy efficiency programs in the past 12 months, and more than half (56%) project their investment [...]

ABB To Help Integrate Wind Power Into Alaskan Island Microgrid

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 14:15
ABB has announced it will install its PowerStore solution, a commercial flywheel technology, to integrate with a battery system on Kodiak Island, Alaska, and enable [...]

Stem Providing Distributed Storage For Hawaiian Electric Co.

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 14:15
Stem Inc. has announced it will deploy 1 MW of behind-the-meter energy storage in a demonstration project with Hawaiian Electric Co. to support grid response [...]

Energy Department Awards $8 Million To Microgrid Projects

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 00:00
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced more than $8 million for microgrid projects. The department says the investment, which includes seven awardees, will [...]

EnerNOC Partners With Energy Tech Incubator Greentown Labs

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 00:00
EnerNOC Inc., a provider of energy intelligence software (EIS), has announced it is partnering with Greentown Labs, an organization that supports early-stage energy technology companies [...]

Sensus Issues Refund To SaskPower After Smart Meter Woes

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 17:11
SaskPower has reached a deal with Sensus worth C$47 million (about $43 million) to help recover the costs associated with the Canadian utility's ongoing smart [...]

Itron, Sagemcom And Landis+Gyr Tapped For Large Smart Meter Rollout In France

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 16:00
At least three companies have publicly announced that they were chosen to help provide the first 3 million smart meters for Electricite Reseau Distribution France's [...]

USDA Invests Half-A-Billion More In Rural Grid Improvements

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 00:00
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced more than $518 million in new funding for rural electric cooperatives to improve the delivery of electric [...]

SDG&E's 800 MW Solicitation Has Focus On 'Preferred Resources'

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 00:00
San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is seeking between 500 MW and 800 MW of new, local generating resources, with a minimum of 200 MW [...]

Eurasia Expected To Spend Billions On Smart Grid Work Over The Next Decade

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 12:34
Eurasian countries will invest $18.3 billion in electric grid modernization over the next decade, according to a new study published by Northeast Group. The report [...]

IESO: Renewables, Demand Response Will Help Keep Ontario Grid Reliable

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 12:24
In its 18-Month Outlook, the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) forecasts adequate supply levels, including new renewable resources, and reliable transmission service in order for [...]

ABB And BYD Team Up On Energy Storage Solutions

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 00:00
ABB and China-based BYD Co. Ltd. have announced a strategic partnership to jointly develop new solutions for energy storage. The scope of the collaboration will [...]