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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...

2014-10-01 16:22:02

CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Illinois' electricity grid undergoes the most significant revamp in its history, the Citizens Utility Board (CUB) on Wednesday alerted customers with new digital electric meters that they can sign up for a risk-free program that rewards them with bill credits for delaying heavy power usage on certain hot summer days. CUB and other consumer advocates pushed for Commonwealth Edison to offer a Peak Time Savings program, and...

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...

2014-09-24 12:31:10

DALLAS, September 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketReportsOnline.com adds Marketing the Smart Grid 2014 industry research report that provides data and information on business and consumer perspectives of the smart grid, recent developments and hot spots for the future, strategic opportunities for utilities, regional opportunities for companies in smart grid technology and infrastructure as well as key developments in the US, Europe and Asia/Pacific regions. Spread across 55...

2014-09-24 12:23:35

Contracts with 31 Utilities for New Technology Deployments in the First Half of 2014 ATLANTA, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Landis+Gyr, a global leader in the smart grid and energy management industry, announced 31 new advanced metering and smart grid network deployment contracts with municipal and cooperative utilities during the first seven months of 2014. The initial agreements include more than 300,000 metering endpoints. Over time, contract volume and revenue could triple in...

2014-09-23 08:23:04

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trilliant, a global smart grid communications leader, announced today that it has signed a contract with EVN HCMC, a subsidiary of EVN, the largest power company in Vietnam, for a smart grid project. The announcement was made following the contract signing ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City, which was attended by Mr.Tran Khiem Tuan, Deputy General Director of EVN HCMC, Chief of Staff Clark Jennings and Regional Manager Mark Dunn from the...

2014-09-19 12:28:31

DUBLIN, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Smart Grid Cyber Security Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Smart grid cyber security involves the protection of smart grid technology from various cyber threats. The security of the smart grid network is a major issue faced by power utilities because there is a frequent exchange of sensitive information via communication networks...

2014-09-18 23:02:03

The Advanced Energy Management Alliance (AEMA) reacts with disappointment in the U.S. Circuit Court decision not to rehear en banc the decision issued in May to vacate the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Order 745. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 The Advanced Energy Management Alliance (AEMA) today reacted with disappointment in the U.S. Circuit Court decision (U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, No. 11-1486) to rehear en banc the decision issued...

2014-09-17 16:23:08

LONDON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Demand response refers to the change in electricity usage by an end-user in response to signals from the grid operators or utilities. The end-user's participation in a program of this nature is a response to factors such as: greater awareness, an increased sense of responsibility, incentive pricing and new tariff schemes. Demand response programs are designed primarily to shift or curtail load for a short period of time; they are primarily of two...

2014-09-17 16:22:45

Favorable Regulatory Environment and Rural Electrification Plans to Jump-start Market Growth LONDON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This research analyzes the Asia-Pacific microgrid market. The Asia-Pacific microgrid market is in its early stage with several pilot projects invested in by the electricity utilities in the region. The study covers market trends, regulatory policies, business models, value chain, revenue forecast, pricing trends, and business case studies of microgrid...


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