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European Energy Storage Company Enters U.S. Market With First Distribution Deal

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 15:03
Germany-based Sonnenbatterie, a manufacturer of residential and commercial energy storage solutions, is entering the U.S. energy market with the opening of the Sonnenbatterie Center in [...]

Hawaiian Electric Rolls Out Smart Grid Program

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 00:00
Hawaiian Electric Co. says it will soon begin installing smart grid technologies for 5,200 customers on Oahu as part of its grid modernization efforts. The [...]

Smart Grid Technologies Play Key Role In Pacific Gas And Electric's Reliability Upgrades

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 13:26
San Francisco-based utility Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) has completed its Cornerstone Project - a multi-year effort to improve electric service for customers by [...]

FERC Orders Physical Security Standards For Bulk-Power System

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 13:25
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has directed the North American Electric Reliability Corp. (NERC) to develop reliability standards requiring owners and operators of the [...]

AES Introduces Energy Storage System For Utility Grids

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 13:25
AES Energy Storage has introduced its Advancion battery-based grid energy storage system intended to deliver electricity when power plants are peaking. The company says Advancion [...]

Falfurrias Capital Partners Acquires Smart Grid Company Efacec ACS

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 13:24
Charlotte, N.C.-based private equity firm Falfurrias Capital Partners has acquired Norcross, Ga.-based smart grid automation solutions provider Efacec ACS Inc. from the Efacec Group for [...]

Arotech Pushes Forward On Development Of Iron Flow Battery For Grid Storage

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 13:24
Arotech Corp., a provider of defense and security products for the military, law enforcement and homeland security markets, says that its Battery and Power Systems [...]

PSEG Unveils $12 Billion Five-Year Capital Spending Program

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 13:23
New Jersey-based energy company Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) says it will spend approximately $12 billion in capital investments during the next five years, primarily [...]

Ninety-One Illinois Communities Fully Powered By Renewable Energy

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 13:23
Illinois has embraced renewables on a massive scale not seen anywhere else in the nation, with 91 communities providing 100% clean electricity to their residents, [...]

Smart Grid To Spur $50B Investment In Asset Management And Condition-Monitoring Systems

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 00:00
Cumulative utility spending on asset management and condition-monitoring (AMCM) systems for the power grid will total $49.2 billion between this year and 2023, according to [...]

Survalent Commissions ADMS For Canadian Electricity Distributor

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 00:00
Smart grid solutions provider Survalent Technology has commissioned an advanced distribution management system (ADMS) for Lakeland Power Distribution in Ontario. Lakeland is the electricity distributor [...]

President Obama's Proposed Budget Includes Significant Funding For Renewables

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 01:00
President Barack Obama has announced his fiscal year 2015 budget proposal, which seeks to provide billions of dollars for clean energy and eliminate $4 billion [...]

Virgin Islands Utility Chooses Itron And Tantalus For AMI Deployment

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 15:42
U.S. Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (VIWAPA) has selected a joint solution from Itron and Tantalus for a full deployment of an advanced metering [...]

Six Electric Cooperatives Go With Aclara's Power-Line Communications System

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 15:42
Six electric cooperatives in Florida, Missouri, Pennsylvania, South Dakota and Texas have announced plans to deploy power-line communications systems from Aclara Technologies LLC, a provider [...]

Southwire Debuts Overhead Conductor To Help Improve Transmission Performance

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 15:42
Wire and cable provider Southwire Co. LLC has unveiled its carbon-fiber C7 overhead conductor, which the company says can help improve the reliability, capacity and [...]

Universal Devices' Energy Management Controller Gets OpenADR Certification

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 15:41
The energy management and automation controller ISY994 from Universal Devices has obtained certification for the OpenADR 2.0b standard. Universal Devices notes that the latest OpenADR [...]

Sensus Creates Global Marketing Organization

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 15:41
Raleigh, N.C.-based clean technology solutions company Sensus says it is centralizing its global marketing function into a single, customer-focused entity. Sensus reports that the new [...]

California ISO Board Appoints New Corporate Officer

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 15:41
The California Independent System Operator Corp. (ISO) board of governors has appointed Roger Collanton to the position of vice president, general counsel, chief compliance officer [...]

Xcel Energy Submits Plan For 150 MW Of Utility Solar In Minn.

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 01:00
Minnesota-based Xcel Energy has notified the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission of its intent to issue a request for proposals by April 15 for up to [...]

Kentucky Cooperative Deploys Tantalus AMI Communications Network

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 14:32
Kentucky-based electric cooperative Fleming-Mason Energy (FME) has selected smart grid communications provider Tantalus for the design and implementation of an advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) communications [...]