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Arizona Utility's Long-Term Plan Calls For More Renewable Energy, Less Coal

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:26
Arizona-based utility Tucson Electric Power (TEP) says it plans to meet customers' growing energy needs over the next 15 years by relying less on coal [...]

Community/Utility Segment Leads Microgrid Market In Total Capacity

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:21
There are now more than 388 remote microgrid projects in operation, under development or proposed worldwide - almost as many as all other microgrid segments [...]

Accenture, Siemens Form Smart Grid Joint Venture

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:16
Accenture and Siemens have completed the formation of a joint venture company called OMNETRIC Group that will focus on smart grid solutions. According to Accenture, [...]

Demand Response Exceeds Expectations In Texas During January Grid Emergency

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:04
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has announced that demand response providers performed better than expected - and in excess of their contracted commitments [...]

Utah Municipal Utility Now Has Distribution Management System

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 12:48
Survalent Technology has completed the integration of a distribution management system (DMS) for the municipal utility in Hurricane, Utah, a member of the Utah Associated [...]

Sensus Acquires Smart Grid Analytics Firm

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 00:00
Sensus, a technology company that offers smart meters, communication systems, and software and services for electric utilities, has acquired Atlanta-based Verdeeco, a smart grid analytics [...]

Joint Solution Enables High-Level Management Of Renewable Energy On Grid

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 00:00
Silver Spring Networks Inc., a networking platform and solutions provider for smart energy networks, has formed an agreement with Smarter Grid Solutions, a vendor of [...]

Utility Proposes Voluntary, Community-Based Solar Partnership Pilot

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 14:15
Florida Power & Light Co. (FPL) is proposing a voluntary, community-based, solar partnership pilot program for consideration by the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC). If [...]

S&C Offers Real-Time Remote Monitoring For Micro-AT Source-Transfer Controls

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 14:15
Chicago-based smart grid solutions provider S&C Electric Co. has announced a service offering that provides real-time monitoring of Micro-AT source-transfer controls through the company's Global [...]

Pew: Policy Uncertainty Stalled U.S. Clean Energy Sector In 2013

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 14:14
The U.S. clean energy sector continues to be buffeted by policy uncertainty, with 2013 investment down 9% from 2012 to $36.7 billion, according to a [...]

AEG Debuts Wireless Management System For Large Energy Storage Installations

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 14:14
AEG Power Solutions, a provider of power electronics systems and solutions for industrial power supplies and renewable energy, has launched a wireless battery cell control [...]

CEC, RGS To Install Community-Owned Solar Facilities In Massachusetts

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 14:14
Community solar developer Clean Energy Collective (CEC) has selected turnkey solar energy solutions provider RGS Energy as the general contractor for the construction of community-owned [...]

Company Moves Forward On Pumped Hydro Storage Site In Canada

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 14:14
Turning Point Generation (TPG) is developing a pumped hydro storage site in Alberta, Canada. According to the company, the project is anticipated to have a [...]

National Grid Rolls Out Technology Options For Customers Under Smart Grid Initiative

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 16:02
Utility National Grid has launched the technology phase of its Smart Energy Solutions Program and is now making available to nearly 15,000 participating customers in [...]

Leidos Picks Up Contracts For Its Smart Grid Service Offering

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 16:02
Leidos, an engineering, national security and health solutions company, has landed two contracts in North Carolina for its smart grid-as-a-service (SGS) offering. The SGS platform, [...]

Vermont Raises Net-Metering Cap To 15%

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 16:01
Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin has signed self-generation and net-energy metering (NEM) legislation (H.702) into law. The new law raises the 4% cap utilities had been [...]

Stakeholders Form Global Energy Storage Alliance

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 16:01
The Global Energy Storage Alliance (GESA) has been established as an international nonprofit organization to bring together energy storage and clean energy industry associations to [...]

PSEG Long Island Selects 100 MW Of Solar Projects For FIT Program

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 16:01
Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) Long Island says the utility's new Clean Solar Initiative feed-in tariff (FIT) builds upon the Long Island Power Authority's (LIPA) [...]

PacifiCorp Inks PPA For 80 MW Of Solar Power

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 16:00
Scatec Solar, an independent solar power producer, has received the final approvals necessary to proceed with the construction of an 80 MW photovoltaic solar plant [...]

Texas Utility Commission Signs Off On 345 kV Transmission Line

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 16:00
The Public Utility Commission of Texas has unanimously approved an application by Electric Transmission Texas (ETT) and public electric utility Sharyland Utilities to build the [...]