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NV Energy Looks To Participate In California ISO Energy Imbalance Market

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 14:19
Utility NV Energy has filed a request with the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) seeking approval to participate in the California Independent System Operator [...]

ComEd Files Rate-Increase Request To Support Smart Grid Initiative

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 14:19
Commonwealth Edison Co. (ComEd) has filed its annual delivery service rate request with the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC), proposing to increase charges by about $3 [...]

Sony And Hydro-Quebec Form Energy Storage Joint Venture

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 14:18
Sony Corp. and utility Hydro-Quebec have announced plans to launch a joint venture in June to research and develop a large-scale energy storage system for [...]

FLS Energy Issues RFP For 100 MW Of Solar Projects In North Carolina

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 14:18
FLS Energy, a full-service solar energy provider, has issued a request for proposals (RFP) to acquire approximately 100 MW of solar photovoltaic projects located within [...]

Energy Storage Consortium Announces First Corporate Members

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 14:17
CalCharge, a battery and electrochemical energy storage consortium, has signed its first corporate members, including Duracell, Hitachi, Volkswagen, LG, Eaton, Enovix, EnerVault, Farasis Energy, Halotechnics, [...]

How Can Utilities Improve Data Center Energy Efficiency?

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 14:16
The Green Grid Association, a nonprofit consortium dedicated to driving resource efficiency in data centers and information technology (IT), has released the results of research [...]

Phoenix Energy To Build 2 MW Biomass Gasification Plant In California

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 14:16
Independent power producer Phoenix Energy has signed agreements to build and operate a 2 MW biomass gasification plant near Lake Tahoe, Calif. Phoenix says the [...]

ecobee Receives OpenADR 2.0b Certification

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 14:16
Smart thermostat manufacturer ecobee has received OpenADR 2.0b certification from the OpenADR Alliance, a nonprofit corporation created to foster the development and adoption of and [...]

NERC CIP Version 5: Security In The Age Of Cyber Warfare

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 00:00
After sounding the alarms for the past several years about the cyber threats facing critical infrastructure, the information security industry is making strides to better [...]

S&C Rolls Out Self-Healing Grid Solutions For Distribution Automation Systems

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:49
S&C Electric Co., a smart grid solutions provider based in Chicago, has introduced new grid controls and radios designed to help simplify deployment and management [...]

Tollgrade Communications Launches Battery-Free Smart Grid Sensor

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:49
Electric utility service provider Tollgrade Communications Inc. has revealed its LightHouse medium-voltage power sensor. Tollgrade says the solution is an all-in-one line sensor for monitoring [...]

Ambient Extends Platform With Smart Meter Communications Module

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:49
Ambient Corp., a provider of a smart grid communications and applications platform, has announced the availability of its smart meter communications module. The company reports [...]

GE Unveils Medium-Power Flexible Integrated Transformer

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:49
GE's Digital Energy business has upgraded its medium-power transformer portfolio with the new PROLEC-GE flexible integrated transformer (FIT). PROLEC-GE is a joint venture between GE [...]

S&C Debuts Underground Switchgear, 250 kW Storage Management System

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:48
Chicago-based smart grid solutions provider S&C Electric Co. has unveiled two new products designed to help improve power system reliability: Vista SD underground distribution switchgear [...]

ACS Completes SCADA Fiber Optic Network Project For Georgia Municipal Utility

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:48
Advanced Control Systems (ACS), formerly Efacec ACS, along with fiber optic partner PCS Inc., has completed a three-year network installation project with Georgia-based Marietta Board [...]

Survalent Commissions ADMS For Pennsylvania Electric Cooperative

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:48
Survalent Technology, a smart grid solutions provider, has commissioned an advanced distribution management system (ADMS) for Pennsylvania-based REA Energy Cooperative. The new system, Survalent says, [...]

Minnesota Power Files For Permits To Build Canada-U.S. Transmission Line

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:48
Minnesota Power has applied to state and federal regulators for permits to build the 500 kV Great Northern Transmission Line from the Minnesota-Manitoba border to [...]

First Wind To Sell Power From 20 MW Project To Hawaiian Electric

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:47
Boston-based independent renewable energy company First Wind and Hawaiian Electric Co. have announced that a request has been filed with the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission [...]

Silver Spring Networks Enhances Smart Grid Data Platform

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:47
Smart energy network solutions provider Silver Spring Networks Inc. is building on software company MongoDB's database to capture and store high volumes of machine-to-machine (M2M) [...]

Younicos Buys Assets Of Bankrupt Energy Storage Company Xtreme Power

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:47
Younicos Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Berlin-based Younicos AG, has acquired Xtreme Power's assets with a winning bid in a Chapter 11 auction supervised [...]