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2014-02-20 12:26:39

- Dell Becomes the First Major PC Manufacturer to Support a Wireless Charging Standard FREMONT, Calif., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP) today announced that Dell has joined the A4WP, becoming the first major PC original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to join a wireless power standards organization. Dell joins an existing A4WP membership that has grown to over 80 companies including board members Broadcom, Gill Electronics, IDT, Intel, Qualcomm,...

2014-02-20 12:22:36

Company Increases Investment in Infrastructure Projects Designed to Help Reduce Number and Duration of Outages AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing efforts to improve the durability and flexibility of its electric system, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) plans to invest about $176 million in 2014 on service reliability infrastructure upgrades in its Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company (CEI) northeast Ohio service territory. This represents about a $27 million...

2014-02-19 08:24:35

Company Increases Investment in Infrastructure Projects Designed to Help Reduce Number and Duration of Outages AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing efforts to improve the durability and flexibility of its electric system, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) plans to invest more than $475 million in 2014 on service reliability infrastructure upgrades in its Ohio Edison service territory. This represents about a $233 million increase compared to what the company spent on...

2014-02-18 23:02:32

Industry leaders form group to address needed regulatory reforms to unleash resilient energy. Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 With over 600 district energy professionals on hand at the 27th Annual IDEA Campus Energy Conference, industry leaders announced the launch of a new coalition to support deployment of microgrids to deliver greater grid resiliency, enhanced energy efficiency and other economic benefits. Founding members of the Microgrid Resources Coalition (MRC) include...

2014-02-18 16:21:01

Company Increases Investment in Infrastructure Projects to Enhance Reliability and Reduce Outages TOLEDO, Ohio, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing efforts to improve the durability and flexibility of its electric system, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) plans to invest nearly $100 million in infrastructure upgrades in its Toledo Edison service area in 2014. This represents about a $25 million increase over what the company invested in reliability and infrastructure projects in...

2014-02-18 08:23:10

CHICAGO, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&C Electric Company, a smart grid leader and energy storage integration expert shaping the future of power delivery, today announces that its PureWave® SMS Storage Management System in Field, B.C., is helping reduce the length and frequency of power outages in the community. The system, owned by BC Hydro, integrates a 1-MW sodium-sulfur battery bank to the power grid so that it can provide up to seven hours of clean back-up power should the...

2014-02-18 08:22:05

$10M Series B Launch Fuels Growth ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LumaStream, the leader in end-to-end low-voltage systems for LED lighting, today announces the close of $10M as its first Series B Preferred Equity tranche. The funding will significantly expand LumaStream's capacity to fulfill orders from a growing number of hospitality and multi-site retail customers who are realizing the significant benefits of LumaStream's unique approach to LED lighting. LED is...

2014-02-13 04:20:23

Company is lauded for its exceptional all-round performance in advanced meter infrastructure market LONDON, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the Advanced Meter Infrastructure (AMI) market, Frost & Sullivan recognises Landis+Gyr AG with the 2013 Global Company of the Year Award. As the world's leading advanced metering solutions provider, Landis+Gyr operates in more than 30 countries, has nearly 8000 utility customers and has an installed base of over 300...

2014-02-11 23:26:25

New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Ohio, and Illinois Natural Gas customers are already benefiting from cost savings through the Exchange and now commercial and industrial businesses in New York can realize the same Natural Gas cost savings. Houston, TX (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 EMEX, LLC a leading technology firm that is revolutionizing how energy is being bought and sold through its live Exchange, announces the launch of its Reverse Auctioning for Natural Gas within New York. EMEX...

2014-02-11 23:02:27

Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI) is offering educational webinars on the benefits of utilizing Smart Grid solutions to meet evolving energy challenges. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 As the penetration of Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) and other Smart Grid hardware and software tools continues to grow — especially within cooperatives — Generation and Transmission Providers (G&Ts) and their member co-ops need to know how these advanced...