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ComEd Partners with Nest to Offer Customers Energy Savings and Rebates

CHICAGO, Apr 10, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE - ComEd today announced it is partnering with Nest(R) Labs, Inc. More...

SAIC to Address Federal Energy Challenges at Power Up Energy Expo

SAIC (Science Applications International Corporation) - Senior Systems Engineer Feras Karim of Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) will speak to government concerns, possible solutions, and successes in working toward sustainability at this year's Power Up Energy Expo, to be held at the Emerald Coast Convention Center in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., March 18-20. more...

Sensus Gains MultiSpeak 3.0 Certification for Integration With NISC iVUE

Sensus - Sensus, a leading utility infrastructure company today announced that its open standards-based FlexNet communication network has achieved MultiSpeak® 3.0 certification for interoperability with the popular iVUE® system from National Information Solutions Cooperative, or NISC®. more...
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SAIC Experts to Present at SOLAR Power Gen Conference

SAIC (Science Applications International Corporation) - Renewable energy experts Heidi Larson and Sean McPherson of Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) will speak on emerging markets and operations and maintenance (O&M) considerations at the annual SOLAR Power Gen conference to be held at the San Diego Convention Center, Feb. more...

Hitachi Communication Technologies America, Inc. and Tendril Partner to Deliver Smart Energy Applications - Companies will present combined solutions at DistribuTECH 2013 in San Diego

Tendril Inc. - Hitachi Communication Technologies America, Inc. (Hitachi CTA) and Tendril® today announced that the companies are partnering to deliver a wide range of smart energy applications to consumers via an array of set-top boxes, wireless gateways and other devices that are already in the home. This dramatically improves the economics of home energy management by providing an economical and operational alternative to special-purpose gateways and other specialized hardware for each application used by the subscriber. more...

Ameresco and Fall River Housing Authority Execute Energy Performance Contract

Ameresco, Inc. - Ameresco, Inc., (NYSE:AMRC), a leading energy efficiency and renewable energy company, announced today the execution of an energy performance contract with the Fall River Housing Authority (FRHA). more...

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By Kenneth Wacks, Ph.D.
On: February 25, 2014
Power utilities may significantly reduce operating costs and increase grid reliability if appropriate pricing signals or event notices are sent to assist the balancing of power supply and demand. By sending regional prices to energy-consuming more...
By Paul Batistelli
On: December 24, 2013
The United States is facing some serious issues with its electricity grid. The infrastructure was established more than a century ago, before the Internet or cellphones or a lot of renewable energy generation. It simply more...
By Satish Balantrapu
On: October 28, 2013
The daily operations of an electric utility like fuel resource planning and taking strategic decisions in balancing the supply and demand of electricity are influenced by load forecasts. When the electricity market has undergone a more...
By Ajit Tawde
On: August 28, 2013
Energy traded like a commodity, and not just on power exchanges by large consumers & producers in megawatts, but by citizens in kilo watts scale. more...
By Rafael Herzberg
On: August 5, 2013
The demand response (DR) classical definition is changes in electric usage by end-use customers from their normal consumption patterns in response to changes in the price of electricity over time, or to incentive payments designed more...

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Boosting Reliability & Efficiencies for Resiliency - How Munis, Coops, IOUs See Big Gains from Distribution Automation

Tuesday Apr 22, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Listen to how the City of Orangeburg (Munil), Wake Electric (Coop) and Con Edison (IOU) are using increased intelligence in their distribution networks to achieve reliability. Moderating this important discussion is Martin Rosenberg, Editor-in-Chief, EnergyBiz Magazine. more...

Best Practices in Recruiting Participants for Energy Management Programs

Wednesday Apr 23, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

The key to success for energy management programs, whether demand response or energy efficiency, is getting customers enrolled. This free webcast will feature Pepco Holdings, Inc. (PHI) discussing the marketing tactics and tools that have contributed to the success of more...

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Demand Response Might Put Fossil Fuels Out of Business

By Jessica Kennedy - Fossil fuels are nearly obsolete.  They will not last forever, and they are the primary cause of anthropogenic climate change more...

7 Tips To Successfully Select an Energy Management Solution

By Daniel Tuohy - Blog also available [External Link] In today’s highly competitive business environments, finding ways of reducing costs is on everyone’s agenda. Energy more...

Why Storage & Monitoring of Energy is Crucial for Tapping into Green Power

By Deja Kirkwood - One of the drawbacks of renewable power plants is that their fuel sources (tides, wind, sun etc.) fluctuate naturally, leaving more...
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Smart Energy Solutions for the Growing Urban Core

By Nate Nead - Today's interesting piece comes to us from Cities-Today.com, outlining some of the reaons building sustainable and energy efficient cities will more...
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New Verdantix Study Provides Insight into Growing Energy Management Software Market

By Nate Nead - The recently released study by Verdantix showcases not only some of the leaders in energy management software (EMS), but also more...


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