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2014-05-12 12:23:01

- Hawaiian Electric to roll out DVI EDGE® solution in conjunction with AMI to monitor and optimize distribution system voltage RICHMOND, Va., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Electric, in collaboration with DVI, a grid-optimization subsidiary of Dominion Resources (NYSE: D), has executed a license agreement for the use of DVI's EDGE® advanced Grid Optimization solution. EDGE® will initially be deployed benefitting 5,200 customers as part of a larger grid modernization...

2014-05-12 12:22:48

MORRISTOWN, N.J., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) plans to build a $10 million substation expansion in Hunterdon County to enhance customer service reliability and meet the growing demand for electricity in the area. The construction project involves adding new 230-kilovolt circuit breakers, transformers and other equipment to the existing Rocktown Substation in West Amwell Township. A new, half-mile transmission line loop also will be...

2014-05-12 08:24:27

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Microgrid Alliance (MGA), a group initiated to provide a collective voice for companies and other stakeholders involved in microgrids, announced its formation today, along with its initial membership. MGA will host two inaugural events in the coming weeks: a Microgrid Workshop at the National Town Meeting on Demand Response & Smart Grid in Washington, D.C on May 19, and a meeting of members and prospective members at the...

2014-05-09 12:22:23

WASHINGTON, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association for Demand Response and Smart Grid announced today the finalists for its "Griddie(®)" Awards for Excellence in Communications. The Griddie winners will be chosen by attendees of the National Town Meeting on Demand Response and Smart Grid to be held on May 19-21 in Washington, DC. The "Solutions Promo" category consists of video spots that promote a utility program offering or smart grid-enabled products and services to...

2014-05-05 12:23:36

MORRISTOWN, N.J., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing efforts to enhance customer service reliability, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) is installing a massive new circuit breaker and transformer as part of a $1.2 million upgrade project at its Manalapan Substation. The 230 kilovolt (kV) circuit breaker, measuring 15 feet tall and weighing about 5 tons, will help limit the frequency and duration of power outages and meet the increased demand for electricity...

2014-05-02 12:23:34

-- Extreme cold's impact on natural gas prices, purchased power driving 4.1 percent request RICHMOND, Va., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Virginia Power today asked the Virginia State Corporation Commission for a 4.1 percent increase in residential customer rates to cover the higher cost of fuel used in its power stations, primarily during this year's extremely cold winter. If approved as requested, the increase would take effect July 1. A typical 1,000-kilowatt-hour...

2014-04-30 16:24:24

FAIRMONT, W.Va., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) subsidiaries Mon Power and Potomac Edison today jointly submitted a request to the Public Service Commission (PSC) of West Virginia for a rate increase of $96 million. The request was filed to move the costs currently being collected for the Harrison generation transaction to Mon Power's and Potomac Edison's permanent rates. Submitting this filing was part of the PSC's order approving the Harrison...

2014-04-30 12:24:29

Apex CoVantage partners with Ferguson Meter & Automation Group to upgrade Washington utility's manual meter reading system HERNDON, Va., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ferguson Meter & Automation Group has selected Apex CoVantage as its sub-contractor to complete installation of a full-scale Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) system for Woodinville Water District. Following successful pilots with Advanced Meter Reading (AMR) and AMI technology, this deployment...

2014-04-28 16:33:28

DUBLIN, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wkfng6/global) have announced the addition of the "Global Microturbine Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wkfng6/global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) One of the major trends being witnessed in the Global Microturbine market is the opportunity to sell excess generated power to...

2014-04-28 12:23:39

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three more companies will be attending the upcoming National Town Meeting on Demand Response and Smart Grid as members according to an announcement today by the Association for Demand Response & Smart Grid (ADS). The new members are Nest, C3 Energy, and Sensus. ADS is a non-profit organization based in Washington, DC, that focuses on development and exchange of information among policymakers, utilities, technology companies,...


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