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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...

2014-08-07 23:01:30

August 11 (8-11) is National 811 Safe Digging Day Waltham, Mass. (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 August 11 (8-11) is National 811 Safe Digging Day and National Grid wants to remind customers to put safety first. Whether you're planting a tree or shrub, or installing a deck or pool, every job requires a call to 811. Knowing where underground utility lines are buried before you dig will help protect you from injury and prevent damages to utilities, service disruptions and potential fines and...

2014-07-08 23:13:45

The Advanced Energy Management Alliance notes that a varied and powerful assortment of interests are aligned when it comes to appealing the U.S. Circuit Court decision to vacate FERC Order 745. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 In a rare show of unity in response to a U.S. Circuit Court decision (USCA Case #11-1486) to vacate Order 745--the landmark order from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) –state utility regulators, electric grid operators, demand response...

2014-06-25 08:23:43

Organization Signs Multimillion Dollar Agreement with Doble Engineering, Invests in Advanced Services to Support Grid Health and Reliability WATERTOWN, Mass. and RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In line with national initiatives to advance the capacity and reliability of its electric power grid, National Grid Saudi Arabia has contracted Doble Engineering Company to help reach its continuing goal of developing and maintaining a state-of-the-art electric power grid....

2014-06-04 08:24:55

LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: The High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) Transmission Market 2013-2023http://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/electricity/high_voltage_direct_current_hvdc_transmission_market_2013_2023.html Report DetailsHigh Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) transmission is the method of choice for the subsea transmission of electricity, the connection of disparate AC grids and/or the movement of bulk amounts...

2014-06-03 12:25:04

-- New Market project in upstate New York would serve National Grid companies RICHMOND, Va., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE: D) yesterday asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to approve two projects that would provide additional natural gas supplies from the ever-growing production in the Appalachian Region. The New Market project in upstate New York improves access for National Grid to meet its customers' growing demand for natural gas, while the Clarington...

2014-05-30 23:05:19

Company Recognized by Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council for U.S. Procurement Supplier Diversity Achievements Waltham, Mass. (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 National Grid today announced that it was awarded Local Corporation of the Year 2014 by the Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council (GNEMSDC) at an awards gala held earlier this month. “It is such an honor to receive this award on behalf of National Grid’s procurement team,” said Supplier...

2014-05-28 12:23:20

WASHINGTON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association for Demand Response and Smart Grid (ADS) announced today the winners of its "Griddie" Awards for Excellence in Communications. The Griddie winners were honored at the National Town Meeting on Demand Response and Smart Grid held on May 19-21 in Washington, DC. "Those of us in the smart grid and demand response community are knowledgeable about the technologies, policies, and potential for grid modernization. This...

2014-05-21 23:04:23

Interstate Reliability Project Construction Part of $512 Million Project to Strengthen New England’s Electric Transmission System Waltham, Mass. (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 National Grid today announced that it would begin construction on a 15.4 mile 345 kV electric transmission line project within its existing right-of-way in the towns of Millbury, Sutton, Northbridge, Uxbridge and Millville following the Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board’s (EFSB) final approval, which was issued...

2014-05-20 23:01:27

National Grid issues in acknowledgment of the final rule released by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under section 316(b) of the Clean Water Act. Waltham, MA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 National Grid issued a statement today in acknowledgment of the final rule released by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under section 316(b) of the Clean Water Act. Issued on May 19, the rule will affect cooling water intake structures at U.S. power plants, achieve significant environmental...


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