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2014-09-02 12:22:39

3.9MWh GSS(TM) to support a distributed energy storage integration project WESTBOROUGH, Mass., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NEC Energy Solutions, a leading energy storage system manufacturer, has been awarded a contract to supply a 2.5MW, 3.9MWh GSS(TM) to one of the largest electric utilities in the United States. As a key part of a distributed energy storage integration program, the GSS, or Grid Storage Solution, will be used to support analysis of the value streams that energy...

2014-08-30 12:21:20

DALLAS, August 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The HVDC transmission market is expected to reach $9.62 billion by 2018, at an estimated CAGR of 16.97% from 2013 to 2018. The major driving factors for HVDC transmission market are the growth in offshore wind farms installation and increasing the government incentivization. In the report, different technologies are discussed like line commutated converters and voltage source converters. The configuration includes back to back,...

2014-08-29 08:22:15

PLAINFIELD, Ind., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Seven-year plan adds advanced technology to pinpoint power outages and speed service restoration -- Provides for better and faster communication with customers -- Includes investments in power lines, utility poles, transformers and substations to update aging electric grid -- Creates and supports thousands of Hoosier jobs during seven-year modernization...

2014-08-28 23:06:49

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Substation Automation Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 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...

2014-08-27 12:24:04

Keeping customers informed during storms and hastening recovery from outages will be focus of upgrades ATLANTA, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Control Systems (ACS) has been selected by Cambridge and North Dumfries Hydro (CND) to deliver state-of-the-art outage management (OMS) and distribution management (DMS) systems to the utility. The OMS/DMS will integrate fully into the utility's existing PRISM(TM) supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system (also from ACS) to enable...

2014-08-26 16:22:20

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help enhance the reliability of its electric system, Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company (CEI) crews have replaced or repaired more than 830 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. Overall, CEI, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has budgeted more than $6.8 million in 2014 to inspect more than 45,000 of its almost 400,000 wooden poles for signs of wear, insect infestation, or damage...

2014-08-26 16:22:18

TOLEDO, Ohio, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help enhance the reliability of its electric system, Toledo Edison crews have replaced or repaired almost 350 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. Overall, Toledo Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), expects to spend more than $550,000 in 2014 inspecting more than 22,500 of its 240,000 poles for signs of wear, insect infestation, or damage from a car accident. A standard...

2014-08-26 12:32:24

ALBANY, New York, August 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Smart Demand Response Market By End User - Residential, Commercial, and Industrial) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2025", Global Smart Demand Response Market was valued at USD 5,041.4 million in 2013 and is expected to reach 51,478.9 million by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 21.6% from 2014 to 2025....

2014-08-26 08:25:08

Trilliant's Smart Grid Communications Platform to help the US' 2nd-largest utility deliver benefits to customers REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trilliant, a global smart grid communications leader, announced today that it has been selected by National Grid, one of the largest utilities in the world with more than eight million customers in Northeastern US, to deploy the Trilliant's Smart Grid Communications Platform for Volt/VAR Optimization. The project will...

2014-08-26 08:24:26

Interactive Energy Platform project deploys at second-largest government-owned Colombian utility AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interactive energy platform developer, Innovari, announced today the launch of its grid optimization project for Colombian utility Empresas Municipales de Cali E.I.C.E. E.S.P. (EMCALI). EMCALI is a multi-sector utility owned by the Municipality of Cali, a city of 2.6 million people located in the Valle del Cauca, Colombia. Funded through a...


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