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2014-05-28 16:22:12

MORRISTOWN, N.J., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the upcoming hot summer months expected to produce higher electric demand, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has completed numerous projects and inspections across its 13-county service area that are intended to enhance service reliability. The work included upgrading transmission and substation equipment, upgrading circuits and modernizing distribution equipment, and trimming trees along nearly 1,500 miles of distribution and...

2014-05-28 12:23:20

WASHINGTON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association for Demand Response and Smart Grid (ADS) announced today the winners of its "Griddie" Awards for Excellence in Communications. The Griddie winners were honored at the National Town Meeting on Demand Response and Smart Grid held on May 19-21 in Washington, DC. "Those of us in the smart grid and demand response community are knowledgeable about the technologies, policies, and potential for grid modernization. This...

2014-05-28 08:23:55

Recent UK research endorses use of IHDs with smart meters to engage consumers and save energy CAMBRIDGE, England, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Energy Options (geo) is pleased to announce the launch of its new in-home display (IHD), designed specifically to meet the technical requirements (P1) specified by the major Dutch energy grid operators. The launch is particularly timely in light of the Dutch Ministerial letter regarding the successful smart meter trial recently completed in the...

2014-05-27 12:24:20

Work Includes 1,300 Miles of Lines and Will Help Enhance Reliability TOLEDO, Ohio, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toledo Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), continues to conduct tree trimming work in communities across its Northwestern Ohio service area to help enhance system reliability. Since the beginning of the year, Toledo Edison tree contractors have trimmed more than 500 circuit miles of electric distribution lines as part of its approximately $6 million vegetation...

2014-05-27 12:24:18

Company Focuses on Trees Affected by Emerald Ash Borer AKRON, Ohio, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company (CEI), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), continues to conduct tree trimming work in communities across its five-county service area in northeast Ohio as part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance system reliability. Since the beginning of the year, CEI tree contractors have trimmed more than 500 circuit miles of electric...

2014-05-24 23:03:33

MarketOptimizer.org adds "Snapshot of Turkmenistan’s Power Market" and "Botswana Power Sector – Current Supply and Future Scenario" 2014 market research reports to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 24, 2014 Turkmenistan’s power sector is monopolized by Turkmenenergo State Corporation (Turkmenenergo), which controls all power plants and Transmission and Distribution (T&D) activities. It is controlled by the Ministry of Energy. Turkmenistan relies on gas-based...

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...


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