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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...

2014-05-29 16:22:20

AKRON, Ohio, 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 in its Ohio Edison northeast and central Ohio territory that are intended to enhance service reliability. Helicopter patrols are completing inspections on more than 4,100 miles of FirstEnergy transmission lines located in the Ohio Edison area. The inspections are...

2014-05-29 16:22:17

AKRON, Ohio, 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 in its Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company (CEI) northeast Ohio territory that are intended to enhance service reliability. Helicopter patrols are completing inspections on more than 1,200 miles of FirstEnergy transmission line circuits located in the CEI area. The...

2014-05-29 08:24:00

Advanced vanadium flow battery provides containerized multi-megawatt "all in one" solution MUKILTEO, Wash., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UniEnergy Technologies (UET), manufacturer of large-scale energy storage systems for utility, commercial and industrial, and micro-grid applications, today announced commercial availability of the Uni.System(TM) grid-scale energy storage system. The Uni.System is modular, factory-integrated (including power conversion), and "plug & play,"...

2014-05-28 16:23:02

SAN FRANCISCO, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company is completing key electric infrastructure projects throughout its service area to ensure customers receive safe and reliable performance during the hot summer months ahead. "As customers use air conditioning to cool their homes and businesses, they draw more energy from the grid. Completing these key projects in advance of the summer season will help ensure we can meet their needs," said Patrick Hogan, vice...

2014-05-28 16:22:22

GREENSBURG, Pa., May 28, 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 in its West Penn Power central and western Pennsylvania territory that are intended to enhance service reliability. Helicopter patrols are completing inspections on more than 1,800 miles of FirstEnergy transmission lines located in the West Penn Power area. The inspections...


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