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2014-01-15 16:20:52

Multiyear Smart Grid Investment Grant project improves reliability and efficiency across state ATLANTA, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power customers are starting 2014 with increased reliability due to the recent completion of a statewide smart grid improvement project conducted through a multiyear Smart Grid Investment Grant (SGIG) awarded by the Department of Energy (DOE). The $109 million project, which includes $52.5 million in funds from the DOE and $56.5 million from...

2014-01-14 23:04:46

Join Policy-Makers, Industry Leaders and Senior Executives as they Discuss How to Seize Business Opportunities and Transform the Transmission Industry Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Infocast, the leading business intelligence and networking events producer, has announced the 17th Annual Transmission Summit scheduled on March 12-14, 2014, at the Almas Temple Club in Washington, DC. The transmission industry is changing radically. Policy developments have not only opened up...

2014-01-14 16:21:27

$60 Million Spent Last Year to Expand and Strengthen Electric System and Meet Growing Electric Demand in Region FAIRMONT, W.Va., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mon Power, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has completed scheduled reliability projects for 2013 designed to further enhance the electrical system and reliability in its 34-county service area, primarily in north-central West Virginia. Major projects included transmission improvements, completion of new distribution...

2014-01-14 12:22:42

About $23 Million Spent Last Year to Strengthen Electric System in Northwest Ohio TOLEDO, Ohio, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) spent more than $23 million on service reliability upgrades in its Toledo Edison service territory in northwest Ohio in 2013. These investments are expected to improve the flexibility and increase the durability of the company's network of transmission and distribution lines throughout the area. "The numerous projects completed by our...

2014-01-13 12:21:36

ATLANTA, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company today announced that it has completed the smart grid development efforts associated with the $165 million Smart Grid Investment Grant awarded to the company by the U.S. Department of Energy in 2009. Through a combination of matching funds and additional investments, the company spent a total of $363 million to accelerate smart grid implementation and make the grid more reliable, efficient and secure. (Logo:...

2014-01-09 16:22:22

Company Experts to Present Five Technical Sessions and Three In-Booth Demos RESTON, Va., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy and utility experts from Leidos [NYSE: LDOS] will speak and present in-booth demonstrations at the DistribuTECH Conference and Exhibition, to be held Jan. 28-30 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131120/PH20896LOGO ) Formerly named SAIC - and including strategic acquisitions of The...

2014-01-09 12:22:48

$50 Million Spent Last Year to Expand and Strengthen Electric System and Meet Growing Electric Demand in the Region WILLIAMSPORT, Md., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Potomac Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has completed scheduled reliability projects for 2013 designed to further enhance the electrical system and reliability in its Western Maryland and Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia service areas. Major projects included transmission improvements, completion of new...

2014-01-08 23:02:19

Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI) to provide expertise at the EUCI-hosted Fast Ramp and Intra-hour Market Incentives Conference. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 OATI is excited to participate in the upcoming EUCI-hosted conference, which will examine what California and other markets are doing in order to define, incentivize, and acquire services and products that allow faster and more flexible ramping capacity to serve a grid with accelerating penetrations of...

2014-01-08 12:23:53

VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PJM Interconnection, the electric grid operator for more than 61 million people in 13 states and the District of Columbia, has ended its special request for the public to conserve electricity. The call to reduce electricity use was prompted by the intense cold weather. The request to reduce electricity use had applied to the entire region served by PJM. "Our thanks go to all of the consumers who heeded our call yesterday to conserve...

2014-01-08 12:23:50

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GridSense, an Acorn Energy company (NASDAQ:ACFN), announced that a Central American utility recently placed an order for 150 TransformerIQ(® )monitoring units and requisite ancillary support hardware. The utility previously ordered TransformerIQ units and tested their capability. This new order valued at more than $250,000 encompasses a variety of communications options that will be tested as part of the second stage of preparation...