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2014-05-21 23:04:23

Interstate Reliability Project Construction Part of $512 Million Project to Strengthen New England’s Electric Transmission System Waltham, Mass. (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 National Grid today announced that it would begin construction on a 15.4 mile 345 kV electric transmission line project within its existing right-of-way in the towns of Millbury, Sutton, Northbridge, Uxbridge and Millville following the Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board’s (EFSB) final approval, which was issued...

2014-05-21 16:23:19

Utility to get started replacing gas mains NEWARK, N.J., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G) announced today that it is ready to begin work to proactively protect and strengthen its electric and gas systems against severe weather conditions, now that the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities has approved a $1.22 billion settlement in the company's Energy Strong proposal. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120830/MM62627LOGO "Today's approval by...

2014-05-20 23:01:27

National Grid issues in acknowledgment of the final rule released by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under section 316(b) of the Clean Water Act. Waltham, MA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 National Grid issued a statement today in acknowledgment of the final rule released by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under section 316(b) of the Clean Water Act. Issued on May 19, the rule will affect cooling water intake structures at U.S. power plants, achieve significant environmental...

2014-05-20 12:25:28

RICHMOND, Va., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE:D) has issued the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency's new rule designed to protect aquatic life from cooling water intakes at power stations: The Environmental Protection Agency's final rule for Cooling Water Intake Structures at Existing Facilities under section 316(b) of the Clean Water Act requires new technology and monitoring requirements on electric generating stations to reduce impacts...

2014-05-20 12:25:00

Smart Grid Gotland to allow customers to control consumption based on energy prices and help utility meet European Union carbon emission reduction targets BARCELONA, Spain, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VENTYX WORLD -- Ventyx, an ABB company, today announced it is joining an innovative initiative to create one of the world's smartest electricity networks, part of a development project entitled Smart Grid Gotland. As part of the project, Ventyx will deploy a comprehensive Distribution...

2014-05-20 08:25:11

Heart-of-the-Grid Sensing is Affordable, Versatile, and Necessary RICHMOND, Va., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GRID20/20, Inc., a leading Distribution Transformer Monitoring (DTM) provider formally announced its release of CAMPAIGN 500 to the US and Canada electric utility markets. Beginning May 12, 2014, this unique Rebate Program makes available the patented GRID20/20 OptaNODE(TM) DTM hardware devices for a net price of only $500 each. This limited time offer is specific...

2014-05-16 12:23:18

Company Focuses on Trees Affected by Emerald Ash Borer AKRON, Ohio, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ohio Edison continues to conduct tree trimming work in communities across its 36-county service area in Ohio as part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance service reliability. Since the beginning of the year, Ohio Edison tree contractors have trimmed more than 1,500 circuit miles of electric lines as part of its approximately $18.6 million vegetation management spend for 2014, with an...

2014-05-15 08:24:27

Landis+Gyr has signed an agreement to purchase PowerSense, a Danish smart grid sensor and monitoring company with global reach to give utilities optimum distribution grid management options ZUG, Switzerland, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Landis+Gyr, the global leader in energy management solutions, today announced that it has acquired PowerSense, a global player in smart grid technologies, and will integrate it into its portfolio. With this development, utilities the world over will...

2014-05-14 23:07:46

One of four companies to be recognized to this list. Vancouver, B.C. (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Bit Stew Systems Inc., a world-leading provider of integrated, real-time network operations for the utility industry announces the company has been named to Gartner’s Cool Vendors in Energy & Utilities 2014 list. Bit Stew is one of four companies to be recognized this year. Each year, Gartner identifies new “Cool Vendors” in key technology and industry sectors and publishes a series of...

2014-05-14 12:22:13

LONDON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Smart Grid Market In North And South America - Key Issues, Regulations, Current Market Outlook and Key Equipment Market Size to 2020http://www.reportbuyer.com/automotive/hybrid_electric_vehicles/smart_grid_market_north_south_america_key_issues_regulations_current_market_outlook_key_equipment_market_size_2020.html Smart Grid Market In North And South America - Key Issues, Regulations, Current...


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