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2014-04-22 12:35:53

Partnership Extends OpenADR 2.0 to Everyday Devices LAFAYETTE, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Candi Controls, creator of a breakthrough unifying framework for smart device data, and IPKeys, an expert developer of smart grid technologies for government and industry, have partnered to connect OpenADR 2.0b-certified communications from the smart grid to a multitude of everyday devices in homes and commercial buildings, creating price-based controls that reduce waste and energy...

2014-04-22 12:23:52

FORT WAYNE, Ind., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) is successfully executing its long-term earnings growth strategy, investing in the company's utility operations and building its transmission business to support an annual earnings growth rate of 4 percent to 6 percent, according to Nicholas K. Akins, AEP's chairman, president and chief executive officer. Akins addressed shareholders at the company's annual meeting today in Fort Wayne, Ind. "The...

2014-04-22 08:26:47

Communication and sensor vendors' technologies are combined to facilitate real-time temperature and humidity data reporting. NEWTON, Mass., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ambient Corporation (NASDAQ: AMBT), provider of a secure, flexible, and scalable communications and applications platform, and IntelliSAW, a leading provider of next-generation passive, cable-free sensor systems for smart grid applications, today announced the successful integration of their products to provide...

2014-04-21 12:22:57

The enhanced digital identity showcases IPERC's microgrid technologies which provide cyber-secure outage protection, crisis islanding and mission-critical continuous power when failure is not an option. FORT MONTGOMERY, N.Y., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- IPERC (Intelligent Power & Energy Research Corporation), leading provider of intelligent microgrid controls solutions to the U.S. Military, local governments and commercial sector clients, has announced the expansion of...

2014-04-17 16:23:07

Work on Distribution and Transmission Systems Will Help Enhance Service Reliability for West Virginia Customers FAIRMONT, W.Va., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) subsidiaries Mon Power and Potomac Edison have received authorization for a new tree trimming program to help lessen the frequency and duration of power outages associated with storms in their West Virginia service areas. The program was recently approved by the Public Service Commission (PSC)...

2014-04-16 23:01:58

The TechAmerica Foundation “Best Of” Award recognizes Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI) and its GridControlTM/SM solution. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 OATI has been named a finalist for an American Technology Award (ATA) in the Smart Grid & Smart Instruments category for OATI GridControl. The ATAs represent outstanding achievements and are the only “Best Of” national award in the energy industry. Being awarded an ATA means your product exemplifies...

2014-04-15 20:21:14

DUBLIN, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tcqjzw/hvdc_transmission) has announced the addition of the "HVDC Transmission Market - By Technology, Power Rating, Application, Component & Geography to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tcqjzw/hvdc_transmission ]report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The ever increasing demand of energy,...

2014-04-15 08:22:50

CHICAGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the IEEE PES T&D Conference and Exposition, S&C Electric Company, a smart grid leader shaping the future of power delivery, announces two new products designed to improve power system reliability: Vista® SD Underground Distribution Switchgear and the PureWave® SMS-250 Storage Management System. "The industry landscape is changing rapidly with new technology and new expectations from utility customers and regulators," says Tim...

2014-04-14 12:24:35

Ventyx energy management system provides modern platform and advanced applications for greater power availability and reliability ATLANTA, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventyx, an ABB company, today announced it has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Electricity (MOE) in Iraq to provide state-of-the-art energy management systems that will help improve the availability, performance and reliability of power supplies in Iraq from main control centers in Baghdad, Kirkuk and Basra....

2014-04-11 16:20:32

Rebuild Will Enhance Reliability, Allow Future Growth WILLIAMSPORT, Md., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Potomac Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), is rebuilding a major 500-kilovolt (kV) transmission line in Frederick County, Md., to enhance service reliability for existing customers and accommodate future electrical load growth in Maryland and West Virginia. The project will replace equipment that is more than 40 years old along a three-mile section of the...


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