Does Income Determine Who Benefits The Most From Smart Grids?

According to the Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative, low-income consumers may be at a disadvantage.

Ambient Corp., a provider of a smart grid communications and applications platform, has announced the availability of its smart meter communications module. The [Read More]


S&C Electric Co., a smart grid solutions provider based in Chicago, has introduced new grid controls and radios designed to help simplify deployment and management of grid automation systems. [Read More]

Accenture and Siemens have completed the formation of a joint venture company called OMNETRIC Group that will focus on smart grid solutions. According to Accenture, OMNETRIC will bring together [Read More]

Sensus, a technology company that offers smart meters, communication systems, and software and services for electric utilities, has acquired Atlanta-based Verdeeco, a smart grid analytics company. Verdeeco's core competencies [Read More]

Utility National Grid has launched the technology phase of its Smart Energy Solutions Program and is now making available to nearly 15,000 participating customers in Worcester, Mass., new tools [Read More]

FirstEnergy has selected Accenture, a management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, to manage the rollout of approximately 2 million smart meters to customers across FirstEnergy's four Pennsylvania-based utilities: [Read More]

Survalent Technology, a smart grid solutions provider, has commissioned an advanced distribution management system (ADMS) for Pennsylvania-based REA Energy Cooperative. The new system, [Read More]

Minnesota Power has applied to state and federal regulators for permits to build the 500 kV Great Northern Transmission Line from the Minnesota-Manitoba [Read More]

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Boston-based independent renewable energy company First Wind and Hawaiian Electric Co. have announced that a request has been filed with the Hawaii Public [Read More]

Veridian Connections, a provider of electricity distribution services to more than 116,000 customers in nine municipalities across east-central Ontario, has deployed the LightHouse [Read More]

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