Fitch: U.S. Utilities 'Well Positioned' To Deal With Upcoming Obstacles
U.S. public power utilities and electric cooperatives are well positioned to cope with near-term challenges, such as impending environmental regulation, persistent rate pressures and increased  [read more]
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 13:01:43 -0500
MISO Board Approves $2.5 Billion In New Transmission
The Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) board of directors has unanimously approved the MISO Transmission Expansion Plan (MTEP) for 2014. The grid operator says MTEP14  [read more]
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 13:01:34 -0500
South Carolina Solar Stakeholders Sign Net Metering Agreement
South Carolina's Office of Regulatory Staff has filed an agreement with the state's Public Service Commission (PSC) that spells out solar net metering policies. The  [read more]
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 13:01:25 -0500
Black & Veatch Joins Smart City Demo At Port Of San Diego
Black & Veatch has announced it is providing its Asset360 analytics software for the Port of San Diego Smart City Initiatives demonstration project. The project  [read more]
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 12:08:56 -0500
EnerNOC Adds Kirk Arnold To Its Board Of Directors
EnerNOC Inc., a provider of energy intelligence software, has added software and services executive Kirk Arnold to its board of directors. Arnold is CEO of  [read more]
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 12:03:30 -0500
Green Light From FERC Moves U.S.-Canada Transmission Line Forward
Minnesota Power says its proposed Great Northern Transmission Line has received another important approval: The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) recently signed off on a  [read more]
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 -0500
National Grid And Anbaric Partner On Renewables Transmission Work In New England
National Grid, a utility company with deep roots in the U.S. Northeast, and Anbaric, a Massachusetts-based transmission project developer, have announced they are joining forces  [read more]
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 14:33:32 -0500
Coalition Launches New York Microgrid Research Project
GE says it has partnered with National Grid, the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), and Clarkson University on a microgrid  [read more]
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 14:31:32 -0500
To Help Combat Costly Electricity Theft, Emerging Markets Turn To Smart Grid Infrastructure
Electricity theft is a widespread problem across the globe, especially in many emerging market countries, according to a new study by Northeast Group LLC. In  [read more]
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 14:23:05 -0500
Solar And Wind Power Increasingly Shaping California Load Curves
As more solar and wind electric generating capacity is added in California, the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) is facing an increasingly different net load  [read more]
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 00:00:00 -0500
Sensus Conducting AMI Long-Range Radio Trial In Tokyo
Sensus has announced it will be conducting a trial of long-range radio technology for advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) in Tokyo. The purpose of the trial,  [read more]
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 00:00:00 -0500
Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative Highlights Florida Power And Light Co.'s Efforts
The Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative (SGCC) has released a case study on Florida Power and Light Co. (FPL). In 2013, the utility completed one of  [read more]
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 13:17:04 -0500
Comverge Names Art Beckman Chief Technology And Information Officer
Comverge Inc., a provider of demand management solutions for electric utilities, has appointed Art Beckman the company's chief technology and information officer. Previously, Beckman led  [read more]
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 00:00:00 -0500
Report: Utilities Face Big Revenue Cuts From Distributed Energy Resources
Continued growth of distributed energy resources and energy-efficiency measures could cause significant demand disruption and drive down utilities' revenues by up to $48 billion a  [read more]
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 00:00:00 -0500
Siemens And Duke Energy Demonstrate Smart EV Charging Tech
Siemens' energy management division teamed up with utility company Duke Energy to demonstrate the results of an 18-month effort to expand and reduce the cost  [read more]
Fri, 05 Dec 2014 00:00:00 -0500