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House Committee Adopts Grid Resiliency Amendment

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 15:39
The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security has adopted an amendment to commence a comprehensive assessment of actions necessary to expand and strengthen [...]

Tri-State Signs 150 MW Wind PPA With NextEra Energy Resources

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 15:39
Westminster, Colo.-based Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association Inc., a nonprofit wholesale power supplier, has entered into a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with a subsidiary [...]

Landis+Gyr Delivers Smart Metering Systems To Finland

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 15:39
Landis+Gyr, a provider of smart metering and grid management solutions, has helped lead the rollout of smart metering systems to 98% of Finland's households. According [...]

Opportunities Abound For Smart Grid Stakeholders To Meet Consumer Demand

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 01:00
The Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative (SGCC) has released its fourth annual State of the Consumer report, highlighting significant opportunities for utilities and others to meet [...]

Naperville Sues Calico Energy Systems Over Smart Grid Work

Wed, 02/05/2014 - 12:38
The city of Naperville, Ill., has filed suit against Washington-based Calico Energy Systems - one of the vendors tapped to work on the city's large [...]

Florida City Saves Troubled Smart Grid Program

Wed, 02/05/2014 - 12:17
Officials in Leesburg, Fla., have renegotiated a contract with GE for the city's smart grid deployment, which has been hobbled with problems and criticism for [...]

Automated Demand Response Tech Provider Completes Funding Round

Wed, 02/05/2014 - 12:06
REGEN Energy Inc., the developer of the wireless Swarm Energy Management electrical load management and automated demand response platform, has coordinated a $7 million Series [...]

Association For Demand Response & Smart Grid Adds To Ranks

Wed, 02/05/2014 - 12:01
Electric utilities DTE Energy and Consumers Energy, as well as global advisory services and software provider Nexant, have joined the Association for Demand Response & [...]

Tres Amigas, Broadview Energy Plan To Transmit Up To 500 MW To CA Market

Wed, 02/05/2014 - 11:47
Transmission developer Tres Amigas and Broadview Energy LLC have executed agreements that the companies say could facilitate the development and construction of up to 500 [...]

Eos, Ideal Power Partner On AC-Integrated Energy Storage System

Wed, 02/05/2014 - 11:45
Eos Energy Storage has selected power conversion technology provider Ideal Power's 30 kW battery converter to be integrated with Eos' Aurora energy storage system. According [...]

Demand Response Stakeholders Form Trade Association

Wed, 02/05/2014 - 11:44
A new trade association formed by demand response providers and their customers has launched with former Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman Jon Wellinghoff as strategic [...]

NY Allocates $4.3 Million For Smart Grid Projects

Wed, 02/05/2014 - 01:00
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, D-N.Y., has announced $4.3 million in awards to researchers seeking to develop or research new techniques that add resiliency and efficiency [...]

Aclara Providing Wireless Communications For Utilities On Verizon Network

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 14:37
Intelligent infrastructure solutions provider Aclara Technologies LLC is offering utility companies a secure, standards-based solution to backhaul data from meters and other utility-operated devices over [...]

Obama Nominates Norman Bay As New FERC Chairman

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 14:36
President Barack Obama has nominated Norman C. Bay to become the new chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Bay, who has served as [...]

Automated Demand Response Is Set To Take Off

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 01:00
Global spending on automated demand response (ADR) will grow from $13 million this year to more than $185 million in 2023, according to a new [...]

Colorado PUC Keeps Net Metering In Place For Now

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 12:34
The Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has approved a motion from the Colorado Energy Office that will keep net-energy metering (NEM) for the present, splitting [...]

EnerNOC Debuts Utility Demand Response Product

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 12:33
EnerNOC Inc., a provider of energy intelligence software (EIS), has released EnerNOC Demand Manager, a software-as-a-service that provides utilities and retailers with the tools to [...]

Tantalus Introduces Revenue Protection And Asset Management Device

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 12:33
Smart grid communications provider Tantalus has announced the commercial availability of TRUCheck, a transformer metering and monitoring solution designed for electric utilities. According to Tantalus, [...]

Honeywell And Stor Generation Roll Out Grid Stabilization Program In The U.K.

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 12:33
Honeywell and U.K.-based power management company Stor Generation Ltd. have launched a program in the U.K. aimed at stabilizing the electric grid as increasing solar [...]

EDF To Repower California Wind Farm, Sell Output To SCE

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 12:32
EDF Renewable Energy has announced a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Southern California Edison (SCE) for the 19.8 MW Patterson Pass repowering wind project [...]