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2013-06-25 23:33:47

Charlotte, NC fluid power distributor Carolina Fluid Components (CFC) recently completed a project to upgrade their existing lighting systems to reduce electricity costs and improve lighting quality. At the same time, its reduced electricity usage has resulted in less greenhouse gas emissions associated with electricity production. (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Charlotte, NC fluid power distributor Carolina Fluid Components (CFC) recently completed a project to upgrade their existing lighting...

2013-05-24 12:21:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GridSense(TM), an Acorn Energy (NASDAQ: ACFN) company that develops and markets advanced monitoring solutions for the electric power industry, has evolved the first wireless camera designed for inspection of high-voltage assets rated up to 500kV. The hotstick-mountable, high-resolution HighV Camera(TM), with its accompanying 7" Android tablet, was introduced in 2013 for inspecting high-voltage assets, but initially carried a lower...

2013-04-16 12:21:32

SACRAMENTO, Calif. and ATLANTA, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GridSense(TM), an Acorn Energy (NASDAQ: ACFN) company that develops and markets advanced monitoring solutions for the electric power industry, and WEIDMANN Electrical Technology, a global leader in electrical insulation and diagnostics for transformer manufacturers and transformer users, are pleased to announce a strategic partnership to combine WEIDMANN diagnostic and insulation expertise with GridSense monitoring technology....

2013-03-01 12:22:19

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Electric Institute (EEI) today honored Michigan's Consumers Energy with the association's 2012 Emergency Assistance Award for its efforts to help other electric utilities restore power following Hurricane Sandy. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130301/DE68943 ) The electric power industry's Emergency Assistance Award has been presented each year to EEI member electric utility companies since 1998. The award recognizes extraordinary...

2013-02-04 08:22:41

WATERTOWN, Mass., Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Doble Engineering Company welcomes San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) as the host utility for the 2013 Life of a Transformer Seminar to be held February 18-21 in San Diego, California USA. The objective of the seminar is to empower the current and next generation of electric power engineers with in-depth, world-class training focused entirely on transformer design, operation and life-cycle management. (Logo:...

2013-01-28 16:26:38

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GridSense(TM), an Acorn Energy (NASDAQ: ACFN) company that develops and markets advanced monitoring solutions for the electric power industry, has developed a robust, reliable and versatile camera for the safe inspection of energized high-voltage assets. Called the HighV Camera(TM), the device is rated safe for energized assets up to 345kV phase to phase. The hotstick mountable system includes a 7" Android tablet (also hotstick...

2013-01-14 12:21:25

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Electric Institute (EEI) today honored Oncor with the association's 2012 Emergency Assistance Award for their efforts to help other electric utilities restore power following a powerful derecho in the Ohio Valley and Mid-Atlantic states on June 30, Hurricane Isaac in Louisiana on August 30, and Hurricane Sandy and subsequent Nor'easters beginning Oct 29. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120402/DA80968LOGO) The electric power...

2013-01-10 16:21:35

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas F. Farrell II, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Dominion (NYSE: D), has received the Distinguished Leadership Award from the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), an association of shareholder-owned electric companies representing about 70 percent of the U.S. electric power sector. The award, which recognizes an electric utility chief executive's exemplary achievements, was presented during EEI's January Board of Directors...

2013-01-03 12:22:33

TULSA, Okla., Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, announced today that it has acquired TransmissionHub, GenerationHub, and related subscription and data businesses from Colorado-based Energy Central. The acquisition adds new offerings to PennWell's growing information and mapping business for the electric power industry. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. (Logo:...

2012-11-14 16:22:16

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) today launched a new, enhanced version of the company's corporate website at www.aep.com. The new AEP.com uses responsive web design, a relatively new technique that provides an optimal viewing experience - easy reading and navigation with minimal resizing and panning - across a wide range of devices, from desktop computer monitors to mobile phones. AEP is one of only a few Fortune 500 companies to update...