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Electric Use In San Diego Reaches New All-Time Peak Record

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -  Following a record-breaking five-day heat wave combined with a microburst of thunderstorms bringing high winds, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is thanking customers and community partners for their efforts to save energy and for their patience during power outages. More...

LADWP electrical grid strains under heat and record demand

Sep 17 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Mike Reicher and Rick Orlov Daily News, Los Angeles - As the city broke the record for power usage again Tuesday, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power officials said they have a large backlog of repairs on old, failing electric equipment and struggle to keep the lights on. More...

ISO, PacifiCorp Outline EIM Implementation Plans for Oct. 1

FOLSOM, Calif., Sep 15, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE - The California Independent System Operator (ISO) and PacifiCorp will launch the Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) on October 1 in planned stages to ensure seamless integration. More...
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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...

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...

Articles 

By Sarah Battaglia
On: September 16, 2014
If you've participated in a demand response (DR) event before, you probably have a reduction strategy already in place. But what if you're forgetting something? What if there are more ways to reduce energy and more...
By Matt Smith
On: September 2, 2014
Demand Response (DR) has become a strategic program for many utilities in recent years for several reasons, including cost-effective peak load management and the opportunity to build stronger customer relationships by offering money saving programs. more...
By Will Fadrhonc
On: July 3, 2014
Demand response (DR) is critical for reducing peak demand on the grid and, at the same time, avoiding system emergencies. When delivered via behind-the-meter energy storage, DR can play an even more significant role in more...
By Howard Ng
On: June 11, 2014
In April, I published the first of a series of articles in which comparing the various communications options for demand response (DR) programs. In this first installment of the series, I shared my perspective on more...
By Howard Ng
On: June 3, 2014
In a recent article, I discussed the strengths and weaknesses of a ZigBee-based advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) system for demand response (DR). In the second installment of this series, I will be exploring an alternative more...

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8th Rocky Mountain Utility Efficiency Exchange

Wednesday Sep 24, 2014 - Friday Sep 26, 2014 - Aspen, Colorado - USA

Rocky Mountain Utility Efficiency Exchange (formerly Colorado Utility Efficiency Exchange) facilitates a networking and professional development conference for staff representatives of energy and water utilities serving Colorado and neighboring states who are responsible for developing and implementing customer programs related more...

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