U.S. Utility-Scale Solar Is Getting Closer To Cost-Competitiveness
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that the U.S. solar industry is more than 60% of the way to achieving cost-competitive utility-scale solar  [read more]
Wed, 12 Feb 2014 15:03:03 -0500
California Utility Broadens Customer Engagement Program With CEIVA Energy
California-based utility Glendale Water & Power (GWP) and CEIVA Energy, a utility-controlled home energy management system provider, will expand their customer engagement program after what  [read more]
Wed, 12 Feb 2014 15:02:50 -0500
Jackson Associates' 2014 Energy Use Databases Include Smart Grid Support
Florida-based Jackson Associates has released its 2014 Market Analysis and Information System (MAISY) utility customer energy use and hourly load databases. The company says that  [read more]
Wed, 12 Feb 2014 15:02:32 -0500
GE Bolsters Distribution Management Solutions Using Meridium's Software
GE's Digital Energy business is collaborating with Meridium, a provider of asset management optimization software, to help strengthen GE's grid and asset management optimization offering.  [read more]
Wed, 12 Feb 2014 15:02:20 -0500
Companies Partner To Develop 62.5 MW Wave Energy Project
Bethesda, Md.-based security and aerospace company Lockheed Martin has signed a contract with Victorian Wave Partners Ltd., an Australian special-purpose company owned by Ocean Power  [read more]
Wed, 12 Feb 2014 15:01:56 -0500
Iberdrola Completes Wind-Grid Integration Demo Project In Spain
Iberdrola says it has completed a two-year demo project to create new power-frequency and voltage-control equipment and systems to optimize the connection between wind farms  [read more]
Wed, 12 Feb 2014 15:01:41 -0500
Dominion Green Power Program Reaches 20,000 Customers
Five years into the program, more than 20,000 Dominion Virginia Power customers are now signed up for the Dominion Green Power program, the utility says.  [read more]
Wed, 12 Feb 2014 15:01:22 -0500
President Obama Signs Farm Bill Into Law
As expected, President Barack Obama has signed the farm bill, which passed the House and Senate on a bipartisan basis with the energy title intact.  [read more]
Tue, 11 Feb 2014 16:35:21 -0500
New Jersey Utility To Pump Over $250M Into Electricity Infrastructure
FirstEnergy Corp. subsidiary Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) plans to spend $251 million this year to further expand and strengthen infrastructure to enhance and  [read more]
Tue, 11 Feb 2014 16:35:07 -0500
Colorado Utility Goes With Landis+Gyr For Advanced Load Management Program
Colorado Springs Utilities has signed an agreement with Landis+Gyr, a provider of smart metering and grid management solutions, to initiate an advanced load management program  [read more]
Tue, 11 Feb 2014 16:34:49 -0500
California Utility Selects GRIDiant For Advanced Grid Analytics
GRIDiant Corp., a provider of software applications for electric utilities, is deploying its GRIDview Asset Loading & Voltage Monitoring solution for California-based utility Burbank Water  [read more]
Tue, 11 Feb 2014 16:34:17 -0500
ABB Cables To Connect 400 MW Offshore Wind Farm With U.K. Grid
ABB has won an order worth around $55 million to supply a submarine alternating-current (AC) power cable system for the 400 MW Dudgeon offshore wind  [read more]
Tue, 11 Feb 2014 16:34:02 -0500
Solar Projects Totaling 23.5 MW Delivering Energy To Georgia Power
Investment and development firm Origis Energy has announced the completion and dedication of two solar power plants with a combined capacity of 23.5 MW in  [read more]
Tue, 11 Feb 2014 16:33:48 -0500
U.S. Renewable Energy Maintains Growth In 2013
Renewable energy provided 13% of U.S. electricity generation in 2013, up from 12% in 2012 and just 8% in 2007, according to a new report  [read more]
Mon, 10 Feb 2014 12:35:53 -0500
DOE To Provide Funding For Microgrid Development
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced up to $7 million in funding to advance the design of microgrids that will help communities become  [read more]
Mon, 10 Feb 2014 12:35:42 -0500