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2014-10-21 08:26:38

Ergon Energy will use storage for peak shaving and voltage support in remote areas CHICAGO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&C Electric Company, a smart grid leader shaping the future of power delivery, today announces it was awarded a contract by Ergon Energy, an Australian utility, to provide 20 S&C PureWave(®) Community Energy Storage Systems for the utility's Grid Utility Support Systems (GUSS). The storage systems will be used to improve the power reliability and...

2014-10-15 23:01:01

Exclusive Interview with Michael Schneider, utilities industry leader on the latest in smart metering, big data and how these will impact consumers, their energy consumption and their costs Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Interview Part II on Big Data Analytics with Michael Schneider We were fortunate to have the opportunity to sit down with the Vice President of Operations Support for SDG&E and SoCalGas Michael Schneider and discuss the current and future state of smart...

2014-10-15 12:36:47

DALLAS, October 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to new research report "Smart Grid Networking Market by Hardware (Cables, Controllers, Routers, Smart Meter Com Module, Switches), by Software (Network Management: Performance, IP, Device, Security, Configuration), by Services, & by Regions - Global Forecast & Analysis (2014 - 2019)", published by MarketsandMarkets, defines and segments the global smart grid networking market into various sub segments with an in-depth...

2014-10-13 08:22:35

Acquisition accelerates Innovari's growing portfolio of grid enabling partnerships AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interactive energy platform developer, Innovari, announced today the acquisition of NetPeak Energy to advance its mission to help utilities, their commercial customers and regulators improve how the world uses energy. Innovari's utility-centric solution addresses the electric grid's core problem - the load duration curve - to improve overall system...

2014-10-09 23:08:40

PJM releases report that presents their vision of a post-Order 745 world. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Yesterday, in response to the recent DC Circuit Court decision that vacated Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) Order 745 (Electric Power Supply Ass’n v. FERC, D.C. Circuit No. 11-1486), PJM Interconnection released a proposal identifying a potential blueprint for complying with the decision, should the interpretation of that decision include capacity as well...

2014-10-07 12:23:51

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Energy Corporation, (OTCQB: CPPXF, the "Company"), an emerging international energy investment company, today announced that its Tanzanian affiliate, Ruaha River Power Company Ltd. ("Ruaha Power"), has commenced construction of the Phase-I development of its Malolo Mini-Grid and has begun signing up first subscribers from a waiting list of 400 customers. The Malolo Mini-Grid is the first of four separate, isolated...

2014-10-07 12:23:28

Will Lead Company's Efforts to Create Smart Transmission Network Across World's Power Grid OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart Wire Grid (SWG), the leader in distributed power flow control for the electric grid, has selected industry veteran Jim Davis as the company's Chief Executive Officer. As CEO of the San Francisco Bay Area company, Davis will lead all aspects of the company's strategic direction. "Jim understands the full scope of the power industry and has...

2014-10-06 12:23:26

Agreement includes 200,000 advanced meters and five-year services contract ATLANTA, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Westar Energy, Inc. and Landis+Gyr have agreed to a comprehensive smart grid infrastructure and services contract to support the utility's grid modernization and consumer choice initiatives. The initial phase of the agreement involves deployment of 217,000 Gridstream(®)-enabled advanced meters with remote service switch capability and a five-year services contract that...

2014-10-01 20:21:08

Annual Report Details Utility's Application of 21st Century Technology to the Electric Grid SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today released its third annual Smart Grid report, detailing progress the company is making in creating a 21(st) century electric system. The report outlines the company's use and testing of advanced technology to improve the safety, reliability and resiliency of the power grid while giving customers new...

2014-09-26 08:22:24

GREENSBURG, Pa., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- West Penn Power, a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utility, has completed a significant substation upgrade near Ryerson Station to help enhance customer service reliability in Greene County, Pa., and help support the electricity demand of local coal mines. The project included installing a new 73-ton transformer that converts power from 138-kilovolts (kV) to 25-kV as it moves along the transmission system to serve customers. The new unit...


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