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ETT Files Plans To Build Texas Transmission Line Project

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 00:00
Electric Transmission Texas LLC (ETT) has filed an application with the Public Utility Commission of Texas to build a single-circuit, 138 kV transmission line in [...]

Silver Spring Networks Teams Up With Detectent

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 00:00
Silver Spring Networks Inc., a networking platform and solutions provider for smart energy networks, has partnered with analytical software solutions provider Detectent Inc. Silver Spring [...]

Landis+Gyr Acquiring Smart Grid Technology Company PowerSense

Fri, 05/16/2014 - 14:09
Landis+Gyr is purchasing PowerSense, a Danish smart grid sensor and monitoring company, in order to enhance its offerings for the management of medium- and low-voltage [...]

Silver Spring, Varentec Offering Volt/VAR, CVR Solutions

Fri, 05/16/2014 - 14:01
Silver Spring Networks Inc. is working with Varentec Inc. to integrate Varentec's Grid Edge Control technology with Silver Spring's IPv6-based smart grid networking platform to [...]

Elster Simplifies The Complexities Of AMI Security

Fri, 05/16/2014 - 00:00
Elster Solutions has developed a new infographic that is focused on "simplifying the key components of advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) security." The infographic presents the [...]

Organizations Demonstrate Feasibility Of Using OpenADR 2.0b For Ancillary Services

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 16:45
IPKeys, a provider of smart grid communications technology, has announced the successful conclusion of multi-phase pilots at PJM Interconnection for ancillary services, including synchronous reserve [...]

NRTC Offers Sensus Data Analytics Solutions To Members

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 16:37
Clean technology solutions provider Sensus has announced that the National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative (NRTC), which supports about 900 rural electric cooperatives, is now a value-added [...]

Maxim Integrated Introduces Solution For Distributed Power Grid Data Measurement

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 16:37
Maxim Integrated Products Inc., a manufacturer of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products, has rolled out Petaluma, a subsystem reference design to help utilities and infrastructure [...]

U.S.-Israel Joint Renewables Technology Program Seeking New Project Proposals

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 16:37
BIRD Energy, a program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and Israel Ministry of National Infrastructures, Energy and Water Resources, has launched a new [...]

Baltimore Gas And Electric Deploys C3 Energy's Smart Grid Analytics

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 16:36
Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. (BGE) has deployed smart grid analytics solutions from software company C3 Energy across its 2 million meter smart grid network. [...]

Hawaiian Electric Goes With DVI's Grid Optimization Technology

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 16:36
Hawaiian Electric, in collaboration with DVI, a grid optimization subsidiary of power producer Dominion Resources, has executed a license agreement for the use of DVI's [...]

New Jersey Utility To Spend $10 Million On Substation Expansion

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 16:36
FirstEnergy Corp. subsidiary Jersey Central Power & Light plans to build a $10 million substation expansion in Hunterdon County, N.J., to help enhance customer service [...]

FERC Grants Key Approval To 3.5 GW Wind Transmission Project

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 16:35
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has granted Grain Belt Express Clean Line LLC approval to sell transmission service to customers at negotiated rates. As [...]

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 [...]