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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...

2014-06-05 12:24:35

WASHINGTON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a Department of Energy Smart Grid Demonstration Project, Alstom has been awarded a contract to deliver Demand Response Management System (DRMS) to Con Edison. Con Edison provides electric service to 3.3 million customers in New York City and Westchester County, New York. Alstom's DRMS, based on its e-terraDRBizNet 3.0 technology, will allow Con Edison to efficiently use consumer loads to manage energy supply and demand, with...

2014-06-04 12:22:45

Wireless sensors and cloud-based analytics improve operational efficiency and reduce energy consumption PITTSBURGH and NEW YORK, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Energy Business entered into an exclusive partnership with Panoramic Power to offer a quickly deployable and cost effective device-level energy monitoring and analytics solution to Direct Energy Business customers to improve operational efficiency, reduce energy consumption, and provide the necessary visibility into...

2014-06-03 08:25:07

AmbientNMS in the cloud offers utilities flexibility to provision secure computing resources for mission critical applications in minutes. NEWTON, Mass., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ambient Corporation (NASDAQ: AMBT), provider of a secure, flexible, and scalable smart grid communications and applications platform, today launched the cloud-based version of AmbientNMS(®), the extensible network management system that manages communications between grid devices and the utility...

2014-05-30 08:22:03

Other Inspections and Maintenance Work Also Being Completed TOLEDO, Ohio, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toledo Edison is in the final stages of testing new equipment installed at two large substations that will help enhance service reliability in the area and support the expected increase in demand for electricity during the summer months. The massive 345-kilovolt transformers have been installed at Toledo Edison substations near Sylvania and Oregon and will be operational by June...

2014-05-29 23:13:03

Standardized outage information expected to aid first responders, public health officials, utility operations, and the public during times of natural disaster or crisis. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 iFactor Consulting, a premier developer of mobile apps, real-time outage maps and multi-channel alert systems for the utility sector, has announced its intent to support the development and use of a voluntary open standard for publishing power outage and restoration information through its...

2014-05-29 16:22:22

WILLIAMSPORT, Md., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the upcoming hot summer months expected to produce higher electrical demand, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) is completing inspections and conducting equipment maintenance across its Potomac Edison area in western Maryland and the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia that are intended to enhance service reliability. Helicopter patrols are completing inspections on nearly 1,400 miles of FirstEnergy transmission line circuits located in the...


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