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2012-07-20 02:20:47

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Second-quarter earnings $0.75 per share GAAP and $0.77 per share operating Disciplined approach to controlling costs continues AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER Preliminary, unaudited results ------------------------------ Second quarter ended June Year-to-date ended...

2012-07-19 06:21:34

CLEVELAND, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SecureState, a management consulting firm specializing in information security, today announced the public release of the full open source code of Termineter, a framework that allows users to assess the security of Smart Meter utility meters over the optical interface. This is the first framework designed to give authorized individuals access to manipulate and test the security of smart meters. A 'lite' version of the Termineter code with limited...

2012-07-19 02:20:34

HOUSTON, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Integrated Electrical Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: IESC) has been selected by Leviton to provide electric vehicle charging station installation services for multiple automotive manufacturers, dealerships, commercial and residential applications and regional facilities nationwide. IES and Leviton are partnering to offer a complete turnkey program including electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE), site assessment, permitting with local authorities,...

2012-07-16 02:21:05

LONDON, July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Most energy companies have not yet had the vision to monetise their smart meter investments, finds a recent Frost & Sullivan study. They focus more on meeting deployment timelines and do not have a strategic approach to leverage the revenue potential from smart meters in households. Straightforward solutions involving Information & Communication Technology (ICT) - introducing a user friendly web portal or exploiting the popularity of smart phones...

2012-07-13 23:03:39

Electric Generators Direct Lists Best Large Essential Circuit Standby Generators. Recommendations Based on Sales History and Expert Reviews. Bolingbrook, IL (PRWEB) July 13, 2012 With summer storm season coming on strong, Electric Generators Direct announced its recommendations for the best large essential circuit standby generators. "These essential circuit standby generators offer you a fully automatic backup power option," said Jim Baugher, resident product expert at Electric Generators...

2012-07-12 06:21:43

ALLENTOWN, Pa., July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Electric Utilities has ranked highest among large electric utilities in the eastern United States for residential customer satisfaction in a study by J.D. Power and Associates. The award is the company's 18th overall since J.D. Power and Associates began studying customer satisfaction among electric utilities. The company now has received nine top awards for residential customer satisfaction and nine for business customer satisfaction. PPL...

2012-07-12 06:21:33

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GridSense, an Acorn Energy (NASDAQ: ACFN) company that develops and markets advanced monitoring solutions for the electric power industry, has worked with Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE) to implement volt/VAR control using feeder capacitor banks instead of load tap changers (LTCs) and voltage regulators (VRs). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120426/NY96114LOGO )(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120504/NY01341LOGO ) The...

2012-07-12 10:45:22

Next-generation "smart" electrical meters for residential and commercial buildings will have computerized operating systems just as laptops or mobile devices do. On July 10, 2012, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) published its first-ever draft guidelines to help utility companies test their procedures for upgrading meters securely from a remote location. The draft publication offers a generic set of testing criteria to help any utility determine whether its method...

2012-07-12 02:21:14

RALEIGH, N.C., July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Elster (NYSE: ELT) today announced that Nebraska City Utilities, a not-for-profit, publicly-owned electric utility providing natural gas, water and sanitary sewer services, selected Elster's Q.Sonic Plus meters for its natural gas transmission main extension and service line to the Omaha Public Power District's (OPPD) power plant. The gas transmission main extension will also serve gas to areas south and west of Nebraska City. (Logo:...

2012-07-11 06:22:44

DALLAS, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Grid 21, in partnership with Oncor, launched the 2012 Biggest Energy Saver(SM) Campaign on June 20, 2012, to reward eligible, participating customers who use their advanced meter data to reduce their energy usage and potentially lower their electric bills. This year's campaign will feature both a residential consumer contest and a Lighten Your Load sweepstakes. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120402/DA80968LOGO) The consumer contest...