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2014-06-11 12:22:16

FAIRMONT, W.Va., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mon Power, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has hired eight new line and substation employees as part of its ongoing efforts to enhance service reliability for customers in West Virginia. The employees are members of the first West Virginia graduating class of the company's Power Systems Institute (PSI), a utility training partnership established in 2012 with Pierpont Community & Technical College in Fairmont, W.Va....

2014-06-10 23:08:14

Leading provider of AMI enabled prepay billing and CIS solutions partners with Hawaiian Electric Company, enabling customers with AMI meters to pay in advance for electricity. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 SmartGridCIS, a leading provider of AMI enabled prepay billing and CIS solutions for utility companies, announced that Hawaiian Electric Company has selected SmartGridCIS for their Pre-Pay Metering Project associated with the smart grid initial phase. This is part of Hawaiian...

2014-06-10 23:02:35

Following the dismissal of FERC Order 745, Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI) is providing the industry a new approach to reliable and cost-efficient energy. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 On May 23, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals rejected Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Order 745, District of Columbia Circuit Case No. 11-1486, under which independent System Operators (ISOs) were ordered to compensate Demand Response (DR) at Locational Marginal...

2014-06-10 12:20:58

First-of-Its-Kind Power Generation System One of Two Honeywell Proposals to Receive Department of Defense Grants MINNEAPOLIS, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced a $3.4-million project to help improve energy security and surety at Fort Bragg, N.C. The company will build a microgrid that uses advance controls to network new and existing backup generators on the U.S. Army post, the first application of this technology for a federal agency. The...

2014-06-09 23:09:16

SmartWatt Energy, one of the country’s fastest growing turnkey design-build energy efficiency firms, has again expanded their Integrated Solutions Group on the West Coast. Jess McRaney will develop and implement turnkey, integrated, design-build energy-efficiency projects. Brea, CA (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 SmartWatt Energy, one of the country’s fastest growing turnkey design-build energy efficiency firms, has again expanded their Integrated Solutions Group on the West Coast. Jess McRaney...

2014-06-09 23:03:54

Proposed guidelines submitted to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) will result in increased efforts to protect the nation’s electrical grid from physical attacks, according to The Anfield Group, an Austin-based consultancy specializing in cyber security for the electric, oil and gas industries. Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Proposed guidelines submitted to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission by the North...

2014-06-09 20:21:16

ATLANTA, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Landis+Gyr, a global leader in energy management solutions, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire GRIDiant Corporation, a utility analytics company focused on the electric distribution grid. This transaction will expand Landis+Gyr's software analytics portfolio, further enhance end to end solution capability and underscores the company's commitment to becoming a global leader in smart grid technologies and products....

2014-06-09 12:24:33

Interactive Energy Start Up Launches out of Stealth LAS VEGAS, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interactive energy platform developer, Innovari, announced today that it is launching out of stealth mode with an initial B round investment from VantagePoint Capital Partners that allows the company to engage potential strategic partners to close the growth-focused Series B funding round. The Austin-based company, which was founded in 2011 and has commercial projects already underway on...

2014-06-09 12:24:17

Key smart grid demonstration projects, field force automation, and improvement of system reliability address the top priorities for utilities HERNDON, Va., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Apex CoVantage, a global provider of Smart Grid technology and services, is extending its outreach to India through the deployment of Advanced Meter Reading (AMR/AMI) pilots with utilities. With more than seven million meters being installed worldwide, Apex CoVantage is an industry leader...

2014-06-05 16:22:54

LONDON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Power Grid System Market In Subsea, By Offshore Power (Captive Generation, Wind Power, Others), Components (Cables, Variable Speed Drives, Transformers, Switchgears, Others) and Geography - Global Trends & Forecast To...


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