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2010-11-09 15:38:00

LONDON, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- When National Grid needed to transform its business operations as it moved to develop a new generation of energy-management solutions, it turned to Verizon Business to design, implement and manage a new, highly flexible, global communications environment. The Verizon team will be working alongside National Grid, an international electricity and gas company, to develop the company's new fully managed communications capability. Services will encompass...

2010-07-09 12:23:00

HYANNIS, Mass., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report on the financial threat posed by Cape Wind to consumers makes it even more clear that Attorney General Martha Coakley is taking the right steps by demanding more answers about the true cost -- and true profits -- of this beleaguered project. The Attorney General is demanding that Cape Wind and National Grid spell out how much the wind project will actually cost -- something the company will not reveal -- and how much the builder and...

2010-06-17 11:50:00

WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Demand Response Coordinating Committee (DRCC) applauded the issuance today by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) of a National Action Plan on Demand Response, calling it a significant step on the road to establishment of the smart grid. The DRCC is a non-profit organization formed in 2004 whose mission is to facilitate the exchange of expertise and information on demand response and smart grid. FERC developed the Plan in...

2010-04-21 23:01:00

NEW YORK, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- They call themselves the Green Team: 13 ninth-grade girls from some of the most blighted neighborhoods of Brooklyn along with their teachers and mentors, professors from Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly). For Earth Day, April 22, they will share their passion for math, science and engineering with boys and girls throughout the city. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091027/NY99197LOGO ) The result will be a day of...

2010-01-27 10:01:00

HYANNIS, Mass., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A new poll released by the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Policy Analysis found that while Massachusetts electric ratepayers generally support wind energy, this support erodes rapidly if wind projects contribute to an increase in electric bills. The poll found a majority of respondents (55 percent) report they would not pay more for electricity produced by wind turbines. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100127/NE44673...

2009-11-30 08:58:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Analysis of China`s Future Development of Smart Grid, 2009 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0166491/Analysis-of-China`s-Future-Development-of-Smart-Grid-2009.html Smart grid is a power system based on generating, transmission, distribution and consumption with the integration with new power control technology, information technology and management techniques, its...

2009-11-19 12:10:00

GLASTONBURY, Conn., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- GEI Consultants, Inc., one of the nation's leading environmental, geotechnical, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms, announced today that it has entered into a Master Services Agreement (MSA) with National Grid, one of the largest utility companies in the nation. National Grid chose GEI to provide environmental assessment and remediation activities at multiple sites within the company's territory, including New England,...

2009-06-24 17:04:30

A New York state man said even his National Grid customer service representative was shocked by the size of his $280,000 gas bill. Jack Herrick of Long Island, whose gas bill usually hovers around $10 a month, said he called the National Grid immediately after receiving the bill for 17,000 decatherms of gas -- enough to heat 130 homes for a year, WPIX-TV, New York, reported Wednesday. She pops in the account number and she says 'Oh my God!' Herrick said of the customer service representative....

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2009-05-19 14:05:57

Net firm Cisco is working on plans for global electricity networks to become smart grids that can help monitor and control energy usage, BBC News reported. The U.S. company, which believes the market could be worth up to $20 billion a year, is building a two-way link into electricity grids in which smart grids would allow devices to communicate with utility firms to give an accurate view of energy use that could cut CO2 emissions by 211 million tons. Cisco plans to link different parts of the...

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2009-05-08 09:30:00

America's power grid today resembles the country's canal system of the 19th Century. A marvel of engineering for its time, the canal system eventually could not keep pace with the growing demands of transcontinental transportation. More than 150 years later, America's infrastructure is again changing in ways that its designers never anticipated. Distributed and intermittent electricity generation, such as wind power, is rapidly expanding, new smart meters are giving consumers more control...


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