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2014-10-22 12:24:04

FERC Chairman LaFleur, PJM's Boston offer insights on shaping the resource mix VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The impacts of the world's largest and fastest fuel switch, evolving federal policies and the increasing use of non-traditional generation are driving the industry to recognize the greater need for resource diversity said PJM Interconnection President and CEO Terry Boston. He was joined by Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman Cheryl LaFleur, who...

2014-10-22 08:25:34

First major deployment of its kind in North America ATLANTA, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pepco Holdings Inc. (PHI) has entered into an enterprise-wide license agreement to deploy a comprehensive grid analytics solution from Landis+Gyr across its service territories. The analytics package includes a suite of applications aimed at enhancing asset life, reliability and distribution system optimization. PHI's operating companies, including Pepco, Delmarva Power and Atlantic City...

2014-10-20 08:24:54

Solution demonstrates new revenue streams for continued energy storage investments CHICAGO, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&C Electric Company, a global leader in energy storage integration, announces the deployment of six 25-kW PureWave(®) Community Energy Storage systems at its global headquarters in Chicago. The 150-kW energy storage system provides fast-response frequency regulation for the PJM market, the world's largest competitive wholesale electricity market serving over...

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...

2014-10-09 12:24:09

Project Will Enhance Service Reliability, Support Future Growth TOLEDO, Ohio, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) is building a new 48-mile, 345-kilovolt transmission line that will enhance service reliability in the Toledo Edison service area. The $32 million project also is designed to accommodate future electrical load growth and is expected to be completed by June 2015. FirstEnergy is using helicopters to string the new line between existing transmission...

2014-10-09 12:23:31

R$ 750 million contract to improve the efficiency and reliability of Rio de Janeiro state grid RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brazilian electricity utility Light today announced the formal agreement of the largest smart grid project in South American history, in partnership with global energy management pioneer Landis+Gyr. Valued at approximately R$750 million ($313 million USD), the five year contract covers the supply, implementation, operation and maintenance of...

2014-10-07 23:06:27

Towns in Central Massachusetts Part of Community Weather Monitoring Program Waltham, Mass. (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 With severe storms on the rise in the Northeast, National Grid must monitor the weather closer than ever before, so the company is installing more than 50 WeatherBug weather stations in partnership with Earth Networks. Massachusetts is home to two of the newest installations: One at the Town of Ware’s fire department and another at the Petersham Center School. Information...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.