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2014-02-06 08:23:46

Landis+Gyr enables Nordic country to exceed EU and national targets by delivering a smart meter to every third Finnish household ZUG, Switzerland, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Landis+Gyr, the global leader in smart metering and grid management solutions, has led the roll out of smart metering systems to ninety eight percent of Finland's households. This development places the country as one of the most advanced in Europe in terms of ability to meter electricity consumption at the...

2014-01-29 23:26:37

MarketOptimizer.org adds “Smart Grid Market in North and South America – Key Issues, Regulations, Current Market Outlook and Key Equipment Market Size to 2020” to its store. Smart meter technology: Brazil to continue leading South American market by 2020. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 The report “Smart Grid Market in North and South America – Key Issues, Regulations, Current Market Outlook and Key Equipment Market Size to 2020″ provides analysis of the North and South...

2014-01-29 12:23:19

Company honored by POWERGRID International for customer benefits and renewable energy integration JUNO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) today announced that it has been awarded two prestigious electric utility industry awards for the company's comprehensive smart grid program. FPL received the "Smart Grid Project of the Year" and "Renewable Energy Integration Project of the Year" awards from the editors of POWERGRID International...

2014-01-29 12:22:43

Ambient PLC Module facilitates secure, reliable communication over existing low and medium voltage lines, and minimizes infrastructure and communication costs in hard-to-reach environments SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Booth 324 DistribuTECH -- Ambient Corporation (NASDAQ: AMBT), provider of a secure, flexible, and scalable smart grid communications and applications platform, today announced that its Ambient Smart Grid® Nodes now have an optional Powerline...

2014-01-28 16:21:48

Field service management solution provider to highlight how utilities can empower their mobile service employees to better comply with SLAs, increase productivity CLEVELAND and SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Utilities continue to transform their businesses, from smart grid implementations to more direct interaction with customers. As part of this transformation, they're rethinking the role of the mobile workforce - the field employees responsible for everything from maintaining...

2014-01-28 12:32:01

Optimized PLC module lets developers create the next generation of devices for the smart grid SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Easing the problems facing smart grid developers, Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today announced one of the industry's most flexible, robust and optimized power line communication (PLC) system-on-module on the market at DistribuTECH 2014. TI collaborated with Tailyn Technologies to offer a customizable field-tested PLC module with a variety of...

2014-01-28 12:22:28

HERNDON, Va., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In keeping with its global strategy, Apex CoVantage announced today plans to seek out new utility partnerships in the United Kingdom. With current projects underway in the United States, Brazil, South East Asia, India and Caribbean, the Smart Grid solutions provider will leverage its global expertise to meet the growing demand for AMI implementation overseas. Apex makes its official London debut at this week's Smart Metering UK...

2014-01-28 08:37:59

Robust solution allows developers to create IEC 61850-compliant solutions for smart grid implementations SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As smart grid substation automation deployments adopt Ethernet-based industrial networking, Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today announced a low-cost solution at DistribuTECH 2014 that eases the learning curve for developers needing to implement the IEC 61850 standard. The substation automation solution is a collaboration between TI and...

2014-01-28 08:24:24

10-year, $185 million deal supports prepay expansion and other advanced metering applications ATLANTA, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Salt River Project (SRP) has signed a long-term agreement with Landis+Gyr to update and expand its advanced metering and prepay technology in a phased, 10-year installation across their service territory. The utility plans to deploy Landis+Gyr's Gridstream(®) RF network beginning this summer to support ongoing improvements to the technology used by...

2014-01-28 08:24:00

Texas electric transmission and distribution provider selects Ventyx to automate outage management, increasing reliability and improving customer service SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DistribuTECH - Ventyx, an ABB company, today announced that Texas-New Mexico Power Co. (TNMP), a transmission and distribution service provider that delivers power to 230,000 homes and businesses on behalf of retail electric providers in Texas, has selected Ventyx software to help restore...


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