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2014-08-05 20:21:41

Company Helps Leading Utilities in Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand Deliver Smarter Energy Benefits to Customers KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trilliant, a leading U.S.-based smart grid platform company, today announced further expansions of its smart grid projects with leading Southeast Asian utilities Tenaga Nasional Berhad ("TNB") in Malaysia, Manila Electric Company ("Meralco") in the Philippines and Provincial Electricity Authority ("PEA") in...

2014-08-05 12:27:48

LONDON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Demand Response Management System (DRMS) Market [C&I, Residential, Automated DR, Curtailment Services, System Integration and Consulting, Managed Services, Devices] - Worldwide Market Forecasts and Analysis...

2014-08-04 16:22:32

Economic Stability Program will mitigate long-term price volatility, reliability challenges AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp.'s (NYSE: FE) Ohio utilities today filed a proposed Electric Security Plan (ESP) called Powering Ohio's Progress with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO). The proposed plan will freeze distribution rates in place while helping keep critical baseload power plants available to serve Ohio customers. Powering Ohio's Progress proposes to...

2014-08-04 12:23:05

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the next decade, the world will need to invest between $140.2bn to $170.5bn per year on traditional transmission and distribution (T&D) infrastructure in order to keep pace with growth in electricity demand. An additional $8.0bn to $27.3bn will be invested annually in smart grid infrastructure to improve the efficiency and reliability of T&D grids, according to a new dataset published today by Northeast Group, LLC. "The...

2014-08-04 12:22:50

ALBANY, New York, August 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Substation Automation Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020," the market was valued at USD 96.52 billion in 2013, which is expected to reach USD 139.34 billion by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 5.4% from 2014 to 2020. Increasing number of smart grid improving grid efficiency and reliability and...

2014-08-04 00:20:37

EDMI Joins Trilliant's OSDI Partner Program KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trilliant, a leading Silicon Valley-based smart grid communications company with a strong presence in Asia and Europe, today announced the launch of its innovative Open Smart Device Interface (OSDI) Partner program. The announcement is made ahead of Asian Utility Week, Asia's premier smart energy conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, which will be attended by thousands of delegates from leading...

2014-07-31 16:22:27

New Head End Software Released on Completion of Successful Beta Program ST. LOUIS, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the announcement today of a new head end software solution (TNS 2.9), the enhanced TWACS (eTWACS(TM)) power-line communications technology from Aclara Technologies LLC, a leading supplier of smart infrastructure technologies to gas, water, and electric utilities, delivers on customer demands. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100921/CG68648LOGO The Aclara®...

2014-07-31 08:27:47

- Best-In-Class Providers Will Globalize Voltage Optimization RICHMOND, Va., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GRID20/20(®), Inc., a leading distribution transformer monitoring provider and Dominion Voltage, Inc. (DVI), a grid optimization solutions provider, have teamed up to bring grid optimization into new markets. "By taking advantage of the GRID20/20(®) technology and integrating it into our platform, we are able to offer our EDGE(®) solution into markets that were previously...

2014-07-31 08:25:36

Line would improve reliability and lower costs for millions of electricity users in Mid-Atlantic region ALLENTOWN, Pa., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) announced Thursday (7/31) that its Pennsylvania utility, PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, is proposing to build a major new regional transmission line that would make electric service more reliable and enhance the security of the electric grid while reducing the cost of electricity for consumers....

2014-07-30 16:23:56

FAIRMONT, W.Va., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Construction is underway on a new FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) transmission substation in Doddridge County, West Virginia, to support the electric demands of the area's rapidly expanding Marcellus Shale gas industry and help enhance service reliability for Mon Power's customers in Doddridge and neighboring counties. As part of the construction process, crews recently completed the foundation work and erected steel structures at the new...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.