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2014-03-05 23:01:48

Award-Winning Publication Shortlists LOBOS as One of the Most Promising Software Solutions for the Utilities Industry Irvine, Calif. (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 After reviewing hundreds of solutions providers and consulting companies, CIO magazine, one of the most highly regarded publications in the information technology industry, has included Enerliance on their list of 2013 Most Promising Utilities Solutions Providers. The list, which was featured in CIO’s December 2013 issue, also...

2014-03-05 12:21:44

Advanced Control Systems, a pioneer in advanced distribution management solutions, will join the North American T&D Group ATLANTA, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Falfurrias Capital Partners, a Charlotte, North Carolina-based private equity firm, has acquired Norcross, Georgia-based Efacec ACS, Inc. from the Efacec Group for undisclosed terms. The company name will change to Advanced Control Systems, Inc. (ACS), and it will operate as an independent portfolio company of the North...

2014-03-04 08:25:03

ATLANTA, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Central Lincoln People's Utility District recently selected Landis+Gyr's Dynamic Voltage Management solution to improve energy efficiency across the distribution system. The system uses Central Lincoln's existing Gridstream(®) advanced metering and smart grid network technology to monitor and determine voltage levels throughout the controlled circuit. EDGE(®) software from Dominion Voltage Inc. integrates with both the Gridstream platform and...

2014-03-03 23:01:50

New 3-phase switched Power Distribution Units in both hardwire and plug in-options provide up to 28.8kW capacity. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Tripp Lite, a world-leading manufacturer of power protection and connectivity solutions, has introduced eight 3-phase switched Power Distribution Units (PDUs) in both hardwire and plug in-options that provide up to 28.8kW capacity. These new PDUs support 415V 3-phase input to the rack, a highly efficient means of power distribution which...

2014-03-03 08:25:10

- Oregon electric utility to roll out DVI EDGE® solution leveraging existing advanced metering infrastructure to monitor and optimize distribution circuit voltage RICHMOND, Va., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a successful pilot project, Central Lincoln People's Utility District of Oregon has selected DVI, a grid-optimization subsidiary of energy leader, Dominion (NYSE: D), for a full-system deployment of DVI's EDGE(®) advanced Volt-Var Optimization solution. Through...

2014-02-28 23:25:15

Strategic hires help fuel the company’s accelerated growth and innovation in smart grid technologies. Vancouver, B.C. (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Bit Stew Systems Inc., a world-leading provider of integrated, real-time network operations for the utility industry announces the appointment of three proven leaders who add extensive technical expertise and in-depth utility experience to the company’s leadership team. Joining the Bit Stew team are Kai Hui, Chief Technology Officer (CTO);...

2014-02-28 12:23:37

Residents May See Small Helicopters Hovering Over Electrical Equipment TOLEDO, Ohio, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toledo Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), will use helicopter patrols to conduct transmission line inspections throughout its service territory beginning in early March as part of its ongoing program to improve service reliability. As part of the inspection process, residents may see a small, dark-colored helicopter with gold numbers hovering at low...

2014-02-28 08:27:05

DUBLIN, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rvsw9l/china_smart_meter ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the Chinese Smart Meter Industry - Forecast to 2016" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) China Smart Meter Industry Report 2013-2016 predicts that the market scale of Chinese smart water meters, smart gas meters and smart heat meters will reach 16.5 million...

2014-02-27 12:23:39

Company Increases Investment in Infrastructure Projects Designed to Help Reduce Number and Duration of Outages WILLIAMSPORT, Md., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing efforts to strengthen the durability and flexibility of its electric system, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) plans to invest more than $143 million in 2014 in service reliability infrastructure upgrades in its Potomac Edison service area. This represents about an $80 million increase compared to what the company...

2014-02-27 12:23:37

Company Increases Investment in Infrastructure Projects Designed to Help Reduce Number and Duration of Outages FAIRMONT, W.Va., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing efforts to strengthen the durability and flexibility of its electric system, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) plans to invest more than $110 million in 2014 on service reliability infrastructure upgrades in Mon Power's 34-county service area, primarily in north-central West Virginia. This represents about a $32...