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2014-10-31 08:22:03

WAKE FOREST, N.C., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerSecure International, Inc. (NYSE: POWR) today announced it has been awarded approximately $13 million of new distributed generation (DG) business and approximately $2 million of new utility infrastructure (UI) business. The $13 million in new DG business awards include a $9 million solar project and approximately $4 million of DG projects which include an expansion of service for an existing hospital customer, a DG solution for a...

2014-10-30 23:06:44

Employees Donate More Than $100,000 to American Cancer Society Waltham, Mass. (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 In just one year, a National Grid employee fundraiser and breast cancer awareness campaign has blossomed from $3,600 in donations to more than $100,000. The company’s program to give employees pink hard hats in exchange for $20 donations to the American Cancer Society dramatically increased in popularity in its second year, as it expanded to include Massachusetts, New York and Rhode...

2014-10-30 16:23:19

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its efforts to help support Ohio's growing shale gas industry, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) recently completed a new 3.5 mile, 138 kilovolt (kV) transmission line in its Ohio Edison territory to serve a Pennant Midstream natural gas processing facility in Springfield Township in Mahoning County. The nearly $3 million project replaces temporary equipment installed earlier and allows for future expansion at the facility. The plant...

2014-10-30 12:33:43

DALLAS, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds The Future of the Smart Grid 2014 market research report of 79 pages to the energy and power segment of its online industry intelligence and data library. This research provides analysis of smart grid technology costs, concepts, drivers and components. It provides insights relating to the most innovative technologies and potential areas of opportunity for manufacturers. Examination of the key smart grid...

2014-10-30 08:28:51

A Smart Energy Solution for Old Energy Power Outages DALLAS, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acclaim Energy Advisors created GenMAX to help its customers remain fully powered during grid emergencies, and to earn significant revenue and utility savings through demand response programs. In 2013, Pat Lobb Toyota dealership in Dallas, Texas became the first Acclaim customer to benefit from GenMAX. Power outages at critical times can cripple an auto dealership. In today's interconnected world, power...

2014-10-29 08:26:17

WINDSOR, England, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trilliant, a global smart grid communications leader, today announced the launch of its new Smart Energy Access Layer, otherwise known as SEAL. SEAL is a new way of integrating disparate IT systems and processes for Smart Metering and Smart Grid, allowing many operational systems access to smart energy data and grid device activity. Additionally, SEAL facilitates energy companies in combining new and regulated processes with other utilities, as...

2014-10-29 00:20:48

LONDON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past decade, rapid growth and development in infrastructure led to significant increase in the demand for electricity across the globe. Rising population and migration of people from rural areas to urban cities also created an unprecedented demand for reliable power supply systems worldwide. As a result, the demand for transformers has been increasing at a rapid pace across the globe. Although the power infrastructure in North America...

2014-10-28 16:23:29

New Infrastructure Investment Will Provide Enhanced Reliability and Resiliency for Central Valley Customers FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today unveiled its new, state-of-the-art, $28.5 million electric distribution control center in Fresno. The Fresno facility is the first of three new control centers - other locations will be Concord and Rocklin - that will manage PG&E's more than the 140,000 miles of electric...

2014-10-28 08:25:45

Deployment Brings Increased Grid Reliability and New Jobs to the State of Florida CHICAGO, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&C Electric Company, a smart grid leader shaping the future of power delivery, today announces an agreement with Florida Power & Light (FPL) for S&C's TripSaver(®) II Cutout-Mounted Reclosers to be installed throughout the utility's system to reduce momentary outages for its 4.7 million customers. As part of its commitment to Florida, S&C will...

2014-10-27 12:34:20

DUBLIN, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Smart Grid Storage Technologies Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The smart grid storage technology refers to the method used to store electricity on a large scale with integration of smart grid system. The electricity is stored during off-peak load hours and is delivered during on-peak load hours. The smart grid storage technology...


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