Saft Providing Energy Storage System For Hawaiian Solar Project
Saft has been awarded a contract by Kauai Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC) to provide a 6 MW/4.63 MWh battery-based energy storage system as part of  [read more]
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:25:51 -0400
White House Taps Colette Honorable To Join FERC
President Barack Obama has announced his intention to nominate Colette Honorable as a commissioner of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Honorable currently is commissioner  [read more]
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:08:19 -0400
Duke Energy Indiana Ready To Implement Smart Grid Technology
Duke Energy Indiana has filed a plan with Indiana state utility regulators to modernize its electric grid, which provides power to more than 800,000 homes  [read more]
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:06:18 -0400
ABB Commissions Massive HVDC Transmission Link For Abengoa
ABB has commissioned high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) converter stations as a part of Abengoa's Rio Madeira HVDC link in Brazil. The 1,500-mile, 3.15 GW power connection  [read more]
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:58:31 -0400
Minnesota Utility Embarking on Major Solar Power Project
Minnesota Power is working with the Minnesota National Guard to develop a 10 MW solar power installation at Camp Ripley, the state's largest military base.  [read more]
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:53:14 -0400
Utility to Employ Outage, Distribution Management Systems
Cambridge and North Dumfries Hydro (CND) has chosen Advanced Control Systems (ACS) to supply an outage management system (OMS) and distribution management system (DMS) to  [read more]
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:36:53 -0400
Hawaiian Utilities Will Go All-Out On Renewables, Smart Grid
Hawaiian Electric Co. Inc. and its Hawaii Electric Light Co. Inc. and Maui Electric Co. Ltd. subsidiaries will be significantly boosting the amount of renewable  [read more]
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0400
New Smart Meters Make Debut
Sensus, a company specializing in advanced metering infrastructure, utility communications platforms and other smart grid technologies, has introduced its new family of residential smart meters:  [read more]
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0400
National Grid Chooses Trilliant For Smart Grid Communications Platform
Trilliant, a global smart grid communications company, says it has been selected by National Grid to deploy its smart grid communications platform for volt/VAR optimization  [read more]
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:37:31 -0400
Qubitekk Gets DOE Grant For Development Of Cyber-Attack Protection
San Diego start-up Qubitekk, formerly GridCOM Technologies, has been given a $3 million Department of Energy (DOE) grant to speed up the development of its  [read more]
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:11:52 -0400
GE Helps Bring More Wind Energy To New England Transmission Network
GE Digital Energy has announced that in order to support the public's demand for wind energy, it is providing a synchronous condenser technology for First  [read more]
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0400
Spending On Smart Grid Tech Poised To Total $594B From 2014 Through 2023
Global spending on smart grid technologies will total $594 billion from 2014 through 2023, according to a new report from Navigant Research. The report explains  [read more]
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:20:48 -0400
ABB Launches New HVDC Cable System To Help Tap Distant Renewables
ABB has announced a new 525 kV extruded high-voltage direct current (HVDC) cable system that the company says can help make renewable energy installations more  [read more]
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:11:11 -0400
Surge In Smart Meter Deployments Could Boost MDM Market In Europe
Although the scope for meter data management (MDM) in Europe is currently limited, the market is slated to take off in the foreseeable future, according  [read more]
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:11:03 -0400
IEEE, Consumers Energy Sign MOU On Synchrophasor Conformance Testing
The IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Michigan-based utility Consumers Energy regarding synchrophasor conformance testing. The collaboration supports the  [read more]
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:10:52 -0400