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Acorn Energy Announces Promotions At GridSense, OmniMetrix

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 16:00
Acorn Energy has made promotions at smart grid technology company GridSense and power generation monitoring provider OmniMetrix. GridSense and OmniMetrix are among the four portfolio [...]

ENBALA Power Networks Names New President And CEO

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 16:00
ENBALA Power Networks, operator of a real-time demand management platform, has announced that Arthur Vos will join the company as president and CEO. Vos has [...]

Millions Of Smart Meters Are Coming To Pennsylvania

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 00:00
FirstEnergy has selected Accenture, a management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, to manage the rollout of approximately 2 million smart meters to customers across [...]

Maine Public Utilities Commission: Smart Meters Are Safe

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 15:39
Smart meters are not a health risk, finds a report by the Maine Public Utilities Commission (MPUC). The assessment by the MPUC comes in light [...]

Minnesota PUC Directs Xcel To Pursue 100 MW Solar Project

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 15:10
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has ruled that Xcel Energy must incorporate Geronimo Energy's proposal for a utility-scale distributed generation (DG) solar project in [...]

Honeywell, Texas Utility Expand Automated Demand Response Program

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 15:10
Honeywell will supply automated demand response technology and services to San Antonio-based municipal utility CPS Energy under a two-year program. According to Honeywell, the program [...]

RES Americas Debuts Energy Storage System

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 15:10
Broomfield, Colo.-based Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES Americas) has announced the operation of its first energy storage system. RES Americas says it conceived, developed [...]

Hitachi, Demansys Launch Energy Storage Demonstration Project

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 15:09
Hitachi America Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Tokyo-based electronics company Hitachi Ltd., and Connecticut-based smart grid services provider Demansys Energy LLC have reached an [...]

ABB To Supply Medium-Voltage Power Products For Italian Smart Grid Project

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 15:09
Power and automation technology group ABB has won an order from Italian utility Azienda Comunale Elettricita e Acque to supply medium-voltage products that will help [...]

Wind Generation Output In Texas Tops 10 GW, Breaks Record

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 15:01
March winds brought a new wind power record to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) region Wednesday evening, March 26, when instantaneous output reached [...]

Study: California Could Cash In On Wyoming Wind Power

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 15:01
Californians would benefit and save money - up to $1 billion in annual generation costs - if a new direct current transmission line connected the [...]

Oklahoma Utility Has 234 MW Of Wind Power Coming Its Way

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 15:00
TradeWind Energy Inc. has entered into 20-year power purchase agreements with the Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA) for two Oklahoma wind farms totaling 234 MW. [...]

PG&E Surpasses 20% Renewable Energy Milestone

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 00:00
California-based Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) says it delivered 22.5% of its power from eligible renewable resources in 2013 and is on track to [...]

Renewable Energy Starts The Year Off Strong

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 15:22
For the first two months of this year, renewable energy sources accounted for 91.9% of the 568 MW of new installed U.S. electrical generating capacity, [...]

Vermont Legislature Votes To Nearly Quadruple Solar Net-Metering Cap

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 15:18
The Vermont legislature has voted to increase the state's solar net-metering cap from 4% of a utility's peak load to 15%. The bill is now [...]

University Receives $5 Million Grant For Smart Grid Research

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 15:17
The National Science Foundation Center for Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) has awarded a $5 million grant to New Mexico State University (NMSU) [...]

ABB Introduces Wireless Bridge And Mesh Router

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 15:17
ABB Tropos Wireless Communication Systems has unveiled the Tropos 1410-DIN industrial automation wireless bridge and mesh router. The Tropos 1410-DIN, ABB says, is a version [...]

Nanogrid Market To Reach Nearly $60 Billion In Annual Vendor Revenue By 2023

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 15:17
Worldwide vendor revenue from nanogrids will grow from $37.8 billion annually this year to $59.5 billion in 2023, according to a new report by Navigant [...]

Southern California Edison Signs Up For 40 MW Of Solar Power

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 15:16
Duke Energy Renewables has awarded turnkey engineering, procurement and construction services to Swinerton Renewable Energy for the Pumpjack and Wildwood solar power projects, located near [...]

Companies To Develop Solar Farm For Midwestern Utility Cooperatives

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 15:16
Commercial solar developer Dragonfly Solar and manufacturer SolarWorld will partner to deliver a 517 kW solar array to four electric utility cooperatives in the U.S. [...]