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2014-02-07 23:03:46

National Grid Sponsorship Coincides with Greentown Labs Move to New Somerville, Mass. Location Waltham, Mass. (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 National Grid today announced its sponsorship of Greentown Labs, one of the nation’s largest cleantech incubators. The $50,000 “Terawatt” sponsorship level will enable Greentown Labs to further provide its entrepreneurs access to the equipment, services, education, and network they need to launch their companies. “National Grid is pleased to...

2014-02-07 12:21:36

Cited for accomplishments as head of power grid VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PJM Interconnection President and CEO Terry Boston has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering for his leadership in the development and operation of large electric grids and markets for wholesale electricity. Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions for engineers. It is earned through a nomination process and review by present...

2014-02-06 08:23:46

Landis+Gyr enables Nordic country to exceed EU and national targets by delivering a smart meter to every third Finnish household ZUG, Switzerland, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Landis+Gyr, the global leader in smart metering and grid management solutions, has led the roll out of smart metering systems to ninety eight percent of Finland's households. This development places the country as one of the most advanced in Europe in terms of ability to meter electricity consumption at the...

2014-02-05 08:24:27

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three more leaders in demand response and smart grid have joined the Association for Demand Response & Smart Grid (ADS), the national DR and smart grid organization. They come aboard as ADS prepares for the upcoming National Town Meeting on Demand Response and Smart Grid (www.demandresponsetownmeeting.com). The new members are DTE Energy, Consumers Energy, and Nexant. ADS is a non-profit organization based in Washington, DC,...

2014-02-04 23:04:53

Safety Council Introduces Industry Leading Electrical Training to the Northeast Gibbstown, NJ (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 The Delaware Valley Safety Council(DVSC) is pleased to announce the completion of a strategic alliance agreement with Shermco Industries. Shermco Industries is a provider of testing, maintenance, repair, commissioning, engineering and training services for electrical infrastructure including substations, switchgear, transformers, motors and generators. With its recent...

2014-02-04 23:04:46

Silicon Valley Startup Green Charge Networks Signs 1 MW of Intelligent Energy Storage Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Green Charge Networks, a leader in intelligent energy storage, has signed agreements for 1 MW of energy storage with retail chain customers and city municipalities that are seeking to reduce their electricity bills through smart grid technologies. Many businesses in California and New York City pay 40% or more of their monthly electric bill in “demand...

2014-02-04 23:03:26

Smart Grid News and the voting public recognize Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI) as a top Smart Grid company to watch in 2014. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 OATI is proud to announce it has been named as a top Smart Grid company to watch in 2014. The Smart Grid News website conducted five highly competitive rounds of voting to decide which Smart Grid companies to watch in 2014, and OATI has carved its place on the list. Achievements at OATI have garnered the...

2014-02-03 23:22:35

RnRMarketResearch.com adds Latest Report on “Circuit Breakers & Fuses to 2017” to its store. The residential construction market will post the strongest gains of any market, growing 8.4 percent per year to $290 million in 2017. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 US demand to rise 5.5% annually through 2017 US demand for circuit breakers and fuses is expected to increase 5.5 percent per year to $5.1 billion in 2017. Gains will be supported by favorable conditions in most of the...

2014-02-03 12:23:03

The insured, licensed and bonded electrical service Los Angeles residents count on is family-owned business 4 Over Electric LOS ANGELES, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the best residential electrician Los Angeles has to offer, family-owned business 4 Over Electric is used to taking on projects of any size for homeowners. Whether a client needs to overhaul the current indoor or outdoor lighting system, install new wiring or convert high voltage direct currents to low voltage, their...

2014-02-03 12:22:52

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Economists at The Brattle Group released a study on Friday that estimates what planning reserve margin would be economically optimal in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas' (ERCOT) wholesale electricity market. The study finds that ERCOT's current energy-only market design can be expected to support an average reserve margin that is above the risk-neutral economic optimum, but substantially below the reserve margin consistent with the...