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Iberdrola Completes Wind-Grid Integration Demo Project In Spain

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 16:01
Iberdrola says it has completed a two-year demo project to create new power-frequency and voltage-control equipment and systems to optimize the connection between wind farms [...]

Dominion Green Power Program Reaches 20,000 Customers

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 16:01
Five years into the program, more than 20,000 Dominion Virginia Power customers are now signed up for the Dominion Green Power program, the utility says. [...]

U.S. Utility-Scale Solar Is Getting Closer To Cost-Competitiveness

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 01:00
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that the U.S. solar industry is more than 60% of the way to achieving cost-competitive utility-scale solar [...]

President Obama Signs Farm Bill Into Law

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 17:35
As expected, President Barack Obama has signed the farm bill, which passed the House and Senate on a bipartisan basis with the energy title intact. [...]

New Jersey Utility To Pump Over $250M Into Electricity Infrastructure

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 17:35
FirstEnergy Corp. subsidiary Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) plans to spend $251 million this year to further expand and strengthen infrastructure to enhance and [...]

Colorado Utility Goes With Landis+Gyr For Advanced Load Management Program

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 17:34
Colorado Springs Utilities has signed an agreement with Landis+Gyr, a provider of smart metering and grid management solutions, to initiate an advanced load management program [...]

California Utility Selects GRIDiant For Advanced Grid Analytics

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 17:34
GRIDiant Corp., a provider of software applications for electric utilities, is deploying its GRIDview Asset Loading & Voltage Monitoring solution for California-based utility Burbank Water [...]

ABB Cables To Connect 400 MW Offshore Wind Farm With U.K. Grid

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 17:34
ABB has won an order worth around $55 million to supply a submarine alternating-current (AC) power cable system for the 400 MW Dudgeon offshore wind [...]

Solar Projects Totaling 23.5 MW Delivering Energy To Georgia Power

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 17:33
Investment and development firm Origis Energy has announced the completion and dedication of two solar power plants with a combined capacity of 23.5 MW in [...]

DOE To Provide Funding For Microgrid Development

Mon, 02/10/2014 - 13:35
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced up to $7 million in funding to advance the design of microgrids that will help communities become [...]

Greenlots Unveils EV Charging Platform For Utilities

Mon, 02/10/2014 - 13:35
San Francisco-based Greenlots, a provider of open standards-based technology solutions for electric vehicle (EV) networks, has introduced the SKY Smart Charging platform designed to address [...]

2.96 MW Solar Project Finished In Vermont

Mon, 02/10/2014 - 13:35
Solar engineering, procurement and construction firm groSolar has completed a 2.96 MW solar photovoltaic system in Shelburne, Vt. The electricity produced will be sold to [...]

U.S. Renewable Energy Maintains Growth In 2013

Mon, 02/10/2014 - 01:00
Renewable energy provided 13% of U.S. electricity generation in 2013, up from 12% in 2012 and just 8% in 2007, according to a new report [...]

Sumitomo Deploys Energy Storage System Made From Reused EV Batteries

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 14:52
Japan-based Sumitomo Corp. has developed and installed a large-scale energy storage system using batteries collected from electric vehicles (EVs). The commercial storage system, built on [...]

Schneider, AREVA Sign Strategic Partnership Agreement On Energy Storage

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 14:52
Energy management specialist Schneider Electric and AREVA, a supplier of advanced technology solutions for power generation, have signed a strategic partnership agreement to develop energy [...]

Okla. Regulators Sign Off On Utility's 600 MW Of Wind Power Contracts

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 14:52
The Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC) has approved cost recovery for three wind power purchase agreements recently signed by Public Service Co. of Oklahoma (PSO). The [...]

Leidos Supports Colorado Utility's AMI Deployment

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 14:51
Leidos, an engineering, health and national security solutions company, has been awarded the next phase of a 10-year contract with United Power, a rural electric [...]

Indiana Utility Plans $500 Million In Transmission Infrastructure Upgrades

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 14:51
Fort Wayne, Ind.-based Indiana Michigan Power (I&M), an operating unit of American Electric Power (AEP), plans to invest $500 million to upgrade northeast Indiana's electricity [...]

EnerNOC Invests In Software Company, Signs Licensing Agreement

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 14:50
EnerNOC Inc., a provider of energy intelligence software (EIS), has led the Series A round of financing for Genability Inc., a software company that licenses [...]

Washington City's AMI Project Doomed Without Significant Changes

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 01:00
An advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) project contracted between the City of Port Angeles, Wash., and Atlanta-based smart meter company Mueller Systems is in serious trouble [...]