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Utilities Warned To Prepare For Increasing Cyberattacks

Apr 15 - Brian Dowling The Hartford Courant - Many utilities that Connecticut residents rely on for electricity, natural gas and water have been compromised or penetrated by cyberattacks, according to a report released Monday outlining steps to further protect the state. more...
Filed under: Communications & Security

AEP plans upgrades in Fayette area

Apr 14 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Cody Neff The Register-Herald, Beckley, W.Va. - Appalachian Power has announced a project to improve the electric transmission system in and around Fayette County. more...
Filed under: Grid Operations

Malloy announces collaboration with utilities to prevent cyber attacks

Apr 14 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Johanna Somers The Day, New London, Conn. - Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has announced a cyber security plan for Connecticut's utilities to protect lives and commercial activities. more...
Filed under: Communications & Security

Ameren Illinois Electric Modernization Plan on Track

COLLINSVILLE, Ill., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ameren Illinois announced that it exceeded its yearly reliability performance goals required by the state's Energy Infrastructure Modernization Act (EIMA). more...
Filed under: Grid Operations

Met-Ed Continues Tree Trimming Work to Enhance System Reliability

READING, Pa., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  - Metropolitan Edison Company (Met-Ed) continues to conduct tree trimming work in communities across its 15-county service area in Pennsylvania as part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance system reliability. more...
Filed under: Grid Operations

Penelec contractors will trim trees in Erie region

Apr 11 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Erie Times-News, Pa. - Contractors hired by Penelec are trimming trees in parts of the region to keep limbs away from power lines and other electrical equipment. more...
Filed under: Grid Operations


By pradeep pathak
On: April 2, 2014
Communication Systems are used in automation to pass data between device level (sensors, actuators, transducers etc.) and control level (PLC's, RTU's, IED's etc.), between different more...
Filed under: Communications & Security
By Marc Tannenbaum
On: April 1, 2014
In spite of all the potential value ascribed to Smart Meters, retail electric providers have yet to overcome the inertia that has prevented them from more...
Filed under: Metering
By Dr. Nokhum Markushevich
On: March 27, 2014
The notion about the near-real-time information exchange between the Energy Management Systems of advanced microgrids and Distribution Management System of the area Electric Power System more...
Filed under: Grid Operations
By Dr. Nokhum Markushevich
On: March 20, 2014
The Distribution Management Systems (DMS) of Electric Power Systems (EPS) with a high penetration of Distributed Energy Resources (DER) will require near-real-time two-way information exchanges more...
Filed under: Grid Operations
By Chris Evanich
On: March 19, 2014
A typical distribution circuit is most susceptible to outages from weather, lightning and automobile accidents which are measured by Customer Minutes Interrupted (CMI) and relate more...
Filed under: Grid Operations


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IBC Solar lands in Japan, expands activities in India

By John Ryan - Germany’s IBC Solar is expanding its footprint in Asia with new projects in Japan and India. p style="border-top: 0px; border-right: more...
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Google buys solar-powered drone company

By John Ryan - Google on Monday announced the acquisition of Titan Aerospace for an undisclosed sum in a move that sees the technology more...
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How will this new development in batteries make wind and solar power more completive?

By Annie K - The trend is changing in obtaining energy from conventional sources to obtaining energy from solar and wind power units. The more...
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Spin Ice Revolutionizing Power Source Generation

By Danny Burns -   A recent discovery has enticed physicists to begin to reorder their understanding how energy particles behave after a thrilling 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...

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How to craft the perfect field mobility program: Trends to adopt, traps to avoid and tapping into experience

Wednesday Apr 16, 2014 - 2:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Efficiency isn't just for your customer, and it's not just about saving cash for your end-user. Putting efficiency to work within your field units can bring a real tech ROI into focus. One way to get clearer vision on that more...

Filed under: Grid Operations

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...

Filed under: Grid Operations

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...

Filed under: Grid Operations

Asset Intelligence - Using analytics to increase reliability and manage total cost of asset ownership

Tuesday Apr 29, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

The growing use of asset monitoring and management technologies is creating a new paradigm in asset management. This new model expands the use of existing data to arrive at a significantly deeper and more precise assessment of the utility operation's more...

Filed under: Metering

AGA/EEI Customer Service Conference & Exposition

Monday Apr 21, 2014 - Thursday Apr 24, 2014 - San Francisco, CA - USA


Filed under: Metering

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