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S&C Energy Storage System Minimizes Power Outages In Remote Canadian Community

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:54
Chicago-based S&C Electric Co., a smart grid and energy storage integration provider, says that its PureWave storage management system in Field, British Columbia, is helping [...]

China Surpasses U.S. At The Top Of $15 Billion Global Smart Grid Market

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 01:00
Global smart grid investment reached $14.9 billion last year, up from the $14.2 billion recorded in 2012, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). Notably, [...]

IEEE Launches Standards-Development Projects To Improve Smart Grid Functionality

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 14:06
The IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) has approved two new projects to develop future standardization of phasor data concentrators (PDCs): IEEE PC37.247 "Standard for Phasor Data [...]

Itron To Deploy Smart Grid Solution In Austria

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 14:06
Technology and services company Itron Inc. has signed a contract to deliver its OpenWay smart grid solution in Salzburg, Austria. Salzburg AG, energy supplier for [...]

Landis+Gyr Executive Joins Enphase Energy Board Of Directors

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 14:06
Micro-inverter technology company Enphase Energy Inc. has added Richard Mora to its board of directors. Mora is currently the chief operating officer of Landis+Gyr, a [...]

Advanced Batteries For Utility-Scale Energy Storage To See Revenue Surge

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 01:00
Worldwide revenue from advanced batteries for utility-scale energy storage applications will grow from $164 million this year to more than $2.5 billion in 2023, according [...]

Oklahoma Utility Enhances Wind Energy Program For Customers

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 17:04
Public Service Co. of Oklahoma (PSO) says it has made it easier for customers to take advantage of Oklahoma wind energy and at a lower [...]

ABB Snares $60 Million Order In Canada To Help Strengthen Power Grid

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 17:04
Power and automation technology provider ABB has won an order worth around $60 million from Canadian utility Hydro-Quebec to replace vital components of the utility's [...]

Groups Call On Utility Regulators To Adopt Policies That Benefit Customers And Environment

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 01:00
The Edison Electric Institute (EEI), an association that represents all U.S. investor-owned electric companies, and nonprofit environmental organization Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) have announced [...]

EnerNOC Picks Up Two European Demand Response Companies

Fri, 02/14/2014 - 14:20
EnerNOC Inc., a provider of energy intelligence software (EIS), has acquired two European demand response companies, Ireland-based Activation Energy and Germany-based Entelios AG. EnerNOC says [...]

Duke Energy Announces RFP For 300 MW Of New Solar Capacity

Fri, 02/14/2014 - 01:00
Charlotte, N.C.-based Duke Energy has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for 300 MW of new solar energy capacity in its Duke Energy Carolinas and [...]

392 MW Solar Thermal Project Enters Commercial Operation In California

Thu, 02/13/2014 - 20:07
NRG Energy Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary NRG Solar LLC, has announced that the 392 MW Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, located in the [...]

Solar Thermal Plant With Integrated Energy Storage Begins Commissioning In Nevada

Thu, 02/13/2014 - 20:06
SolarReserve, a developer of large-scale solar power projects and advanced solar thermal technology, has announced that the 110 MW Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project has [...]

Oklahoma Utility Goes With Mortenson To Build 345 kV Transmission Line

Thu, 02/13/2014 - 20:06
Investor-owned utility Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. (OG&E) has selected Minneapolis-based Mortenson Construction to build the 76-mile, 345 kV Woodward EHV Thistle Transmission line project. [...]

Wi-SUN Alliance Certifies First ECHONET Lite Product

Thu, 02/13/2014 - 20:05
The Wi-SUN Alliance, a global ecosystem of organizations creating interoperable wireless solutions for use in energy management and smart utility network applications, has certified the [...]

FirstEnergy Sells 11 Hydroelectric Power Stations To Harbor Hydro Holdings

Thu, 02/13/2014 - 01:00
FirstEnergy Corp. has completed the sale of 11 hydroelectric power stations to Harbor Hydro Holdings LLC, a subsidiary of independent power company LS Power Equity [...]

California Utility Broadens Customer Engagement Program With CEIVA Energy

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 16:02
California-based utility Glendale Water & Power (GWP) and CEIVA Energy, a utility-controlled home energy management system provider, will expand their customer engagement program after what [...]

Jackson Associates' 2014 Energy Use Databases Include Smart Grid Support

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 16:02
Florida-based Jackson Associates has released its 2014 Market Analysis and Information System (MAISY) utility customer energy use and hourly load databases. The company says that [...]

GE Bolsters Distribution Management Solutions Using Meridium's Software

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 16:02
GE's Digital Energy business is collaborating with Meridium, a provider of asset management optimization software, to help strengthen GE's grid and asset management optimization offering. [...]

Companies Partner To Develop 62.5 MW Wave Energy Project

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 16:01
Bethesda, Md.-based security and aerospace company Lockheed Martin has signed a contract with Victorian Wave Partners Ltd., an Australian special-purpose company owned by Ocean Power [...]