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2014-08-30 12:21:20

DALLAS, August 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The HVDC transmission market is expected to reach $9.62 billion by 2018, at an estimated CAGR of 16.97% from 2013 to 2018. The major driving factors for HVDC transmission market are the growth in offshore wind farms installation and increasing the government incentivization. In the report, different technologies are discussed like line commutated converters and voltage source converters. The configuration includes back to back,...

2014-08-29 08:22:15

PLAINFIELD, Ind., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Seven-year plan adds advanced technology to pinpoint power outages and speed service restoration -- Provides for better and faster communication with customers -- Includes investments in power lines, utility poles, transformers and substations to update aging electric grid -- Creates and supports thousands of Hoosier jobs during seven-year modernization...

2014-08-28 16:23:22

NOVI, Mich., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ITC Holdings Corp. (NYSE: ITC) will present at the Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 in New York, NY. Joseph Welch, chairman, president and CEO; Linda Blair, executive vice president and chief business officer; and Rejji Hayes, senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer, are scheduled to present beginning at 12:25 p.m. EDT. The presentation and audio webcast will be available via ITC's website...

2014-08-26 16:22:20

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help enhance the reliability of its electric system, Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company (CEI) crews have replaced or repaired more than 830 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. Overall, CEI, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has budgeted more than $6.8 million in 2014 to inspect more than 45,000 of its almost 400,000 wooden poles for signs of wear, insect infestation, or damage...

2014-08-26 16:22:18

TOLEDO, Ohio, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help enhance the reliability of its electric system, Toledo Edison crews have replaced or repaired almost 350 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. Overall, Toledo Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), expects to spend more than $550,000 in 2014 inspecting more than 22,500 of its 240,000 poles for signs of wear, insect infestation, or damage from a car accident. A standard...

2014-08-25 12:21:53

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has scheduled a live audio webcast of a presentation by Brian X. Tierney, AEP executive vice president and chief financial officer, at the Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference Sept. 3 in New York. The presentation is scheduled for 7:45 a.m. EDT and can be accessed through the Internet at http://www.aep.com/webcasts. The webcast also will be available after the live event. During the conference, AEP...

2014-08-25 12:21:42

WILLIAMSPORT, Md., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help enhance the reliability of its electric system, Potomac Edison crews have replaced or repaired about 1,000 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. Overall, Potomac Edison expects to spend approximately $2.1 million in 2014 inspecting more than 23,000 of its nearly 400,000 wood poles for signs of wear, insect infestation, or damage from a car accident. A standard 40-foot wooden...

2014-08-23 23:01:44

Smart Grid Market in the Americas 2014-2018 and Global Smart Grid Cyber Security Market 2014-2018 are new research reports added to ReportsnReports.com store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 One of the major trends in this market is the integration of renewable energy sources into power grids. The shifting focus from conventional sources of power generation to renewable sources will also require appropriate T&D infrastructure and energy management systems to balance the...

2014-08-20 16:22:04

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help enhance the reliability of its system, Penn Power crews have replaced about 115 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. This year, Penn Power will inspect almost 11,000 of its 128,000 wooden poles for signs of wear, insect infestation or damage from vehicle or other accidents. All wood poles throughout the six-county Penn Power service territory are inspected on a 12-year cycle....

2014-08-20 16:22:02

READING, Pa., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help enhance the reliability of its system, Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec) crews have replaced or repaired nearly 600 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. Overall, Penelec, a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utility, expects to inspect more than 41,100 of its 493,339 wooden poles in 2014 for signs of wear, insect infestation or damage from a car accident. A standard 40-foot wooden...


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