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2014-05-23 16:22:01

Annual, extended-summer demand resources grow, provide more flexibility VALLEY FORGE, Pa., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The results of PJM Interconnection's recent auction to procure power supplies three years into the future continues an overall trend toward more gas-fired generation and increasing diversity of resources. They also show a shift in demand resources from limited summer availability to extended and annual availability, which improves DR's usefulness.* The clearing...

2014-05-23 12:22:14

Work Includes 2,600 Miles of Lines and Will Help Enhance Reliability WILLIAMSPORT, Md., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Potomac Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), continues to conduct tree trimming work in communities across its service area in western Maryland and the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia as part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance system reliability. Since the beginning of the year, Potomac Edison tree contractors have trimmed about 700 circuit miles of...

2014-05-21 23:05:09

The Smart Gas Market research report majorly focuses on global adoption trends, future growth potential, key drivers, restraints, opportunities, best practices in this industry. The report also analyzes market sizes and revenue forecast across different geographies - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/smart-gas-management-market-237135778.html. (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 The report "Smart Gas Market by Devices (Smart Gas Meters, AMR gas meters, communication modules),...

2014-05-21 23:04:23

Interstate Reliability Project Construction Part of $512 Million Project to Strengthen New England’s Electric Transmission System Waltham, Mass. (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 National Grid today announced that it would begin construction on a 15.4 mile 345 kV electric transmission line project within its existing right-of-way in the towns of Millbury, Sutton, Northbridge, Uxbridge and Millville following the Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board’s (EFSB) final approval, which was issued...

2014-05-20 23:01:27

National Grid issues in acknowledgment of the final rule released by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under section 316(b) of the Clean Water Act. Waltham, MA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 National Grid issued a statement today in acknowledgment of the final rule released by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under section 316(b) of the Clean Water Act. Issued on May 19, the rule will affect cooling water intake structures at U.S. power plants, achieve significant environmental...

2014-05-20 12:25:28

RICHMOND, Va., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE:D) has issued the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency's new rule designed to protect aquatic life from cooling water intakes at power stations: The Environmental Protection Agency's final rule for Cooling Water Intake Structures at Existing Facilities under section 316(b) of the Clean Water Act requires new technology and monitoring requirements on electric generating stations to reduce impacts...

2014-05-20 12:25:00

Smart Grid Gotland to allow customers to control consumption based on energy prices and help utility meet European Union carbon emission reduction targets BARCELONA, Spain, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VENTYX WORLD -- Ventyx, an ABB company, today announced it is joining an innovative initiative to create one of the world's smartest electricity networks, part of a development project entitled Smart Grid Gotland. As part of the project, Ventyx will deploy a comprehensive Distribution...

Internal Medical Devices Powered Via Newly Developed Wireless Chips
2014-05-20 10:06:33

[ Watch the Video: Powering Medical Chips Inside Body Without Wires Or Batteries ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Pacemakers and other implanted medical devices rely on bulky battery packs to power their essential functions and eliminating the need for these battery packs would revolutionize the medical device industry. According to a new report published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), that revolution may be upon us as engineers at...

2014-05-20 08:25:11

Heart-of-the-Grid Sensing is Affordable, Versatile, and Necessary RICHMOND, Va., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GRID20/20, Inc., a leading Distribution Transformer Monitoring (DTM) provider formally announced its release of CAMPAIGN 500 to the US and Canada electric utility markets. Beginning May 12, 2014, this unique Rebate Program makes available the patented GRID20/20 OptaNODE(TM) DTM hardware devices for a net price of only $500 each. This limited time offer is specific...

2014-05-20 08:23:28

DUBLIN, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zmr283/home_energy) has announced the addition of the "Home Energy Management Systems Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Home energy management systems (HEMS) are intermediary devices that enable home-owners to monitor and manage their electricity consumption...


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