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CenterPoint Energy to file application to construct 345-kV electric transmission line

(The Associated Press) - Apr 24 -  CenterPoint Energy, Inc.'s (NYSE: CNP) electric utility will file an application tomorrow for a Certificate of Convenience and Necessity (CCN) with the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC) to construct a portion of the Houston Import Project, a 130-mile, 345-kV transmission line that will run from Harris County to Limestone County. more...
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Changes possible for proposed Great Northern power line route

Apr 25 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - John Myers Duluth News Tribune - A few additional routes have been thrown into the mix for the long-planned Great Northern Transmission Line from Manitoba to Minnesota's Iron Range. more...
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Construction Underway on $36 Million JCP&L Project in Morris County

(The Associated Press) - Apr 23 - Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) is expanding a substation in Wharton, N.J., to accommodate new voltage-regulating equipment designed to help reinforce the electric system and enhance service reliability for customers. more...
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BRIEF: Dominion Virginia Power wins reliability award

Apr 23 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - The Virginian-Pilot - Dominion Virginia Power has received the SERC Reliability Corporation's 2015 President's Award, given annually in recognition of electric reliability excellence. more...
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NREL Purchases Second AC/DC High Power Source from AMETEK

Apr 21 - Cision - AMETEK Programmable Power (, the global leader in programmable AC and DC power test solutions, announced that the U.S. more...
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Power line project wins Army Corps OK

Apr 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Suzanne Moore and Dan Heath The Press-Republican, Plattsburgh, N.Y. - The Champlain Hudson Power Express project has cleared most every permitting hurdles, with plans to begin construction late this year or early 2016. more...
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By Anjan Lahiri
On: April 27, 2015
Going digital is the latest buzzword in the utilities sector. One sees utilities drawing up digital roadmaps and making investments geared towards a `digital transformation'. more...
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By Ronald Willoughby
On: April 17, 2015
The term "Automation (A)" was introduced in the 1970s as a way to describe the use of advanced controls and communication technologies to improve power more...
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By John Cameron
On: April 13, 2015
Mobile technology is redefining the workday. Field techs increasingly leverage mobile devices for tasks that previously required time-intensive phone calls and paperwork. more...
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By Mark Hill
On: April 6, 2015
Who can forget the dreaded Polar Vortex of '14? Energy retailers were caught in a vice-like grip of spiking demand, diminished supply and a rapidly more...
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By Joyce Tam
On: March 17, 2015
As field-based work becomes increasingly complex and time-sensitive, more and more businesses are focusing on mobile solutions integrated with back-end field service solutions to help more...
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Research Of Pakistan Power Future Market Outlook To 2020-Industrial Analysis,Trends,Growth & Demands

By swapnil devale - Pakistan Power Market Outlook to 2020 provides information on pricing, market analysis, shares, forecast, and company profiles for key industry participants. more...
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Wave Energy Market Analysis, Competitive Strategy And Forecasts To 2020

By Anurag Sharma - San Francisco, February 4th, 2015 – High energy demand coupled with increasing environmental awareness are expected to drive the global more...
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Market Research Of Energy Storage Market Forecast To 2020 - Targeting Transportation Sector

By swapnil devale - Global Energy Storage Market to 2020 - Targeting Transportation Sector Applications, Advanced Batteries, Ultracapacitors and Fuel Cells all Set for Growth provides more...
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Market Research On Offshore Drilling Expenditure in Europe Expected To Worth $12.8 billion in 2016

By swapnil devale - Offshore Drilling Industry in Europe to 2016 - Norway a Driving Force for the European Offshore Drilling Industry, Reserves and Development more...
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Europe LNG Industry Outlook To 2019 - Analysis, Trends, Capacity And Capital Expenditure Forecasts

By swapnil devale - LNG Industry Outlook in Europe to 2019 - Capacity and Capital Expenditure Forecasts with Details of All Operating and Planned Terminals more...

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Defining the Value of the Grid

Wednesday Apr 29, 2015 - 2:00 PM Eastern - Virtrual Event

Our legacy grid has value and deserves continued investment. As we transition toward a more integrated grid that can accommodate new distributed energy sources, utility-scale renewables and energy storage, we need to keep the best of the old while embracing more...

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Evolving Beyond AMI to the Utility/Customer Nexus

Thursday Apr 30, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Enabled by two-way communications between the utility customer and the utility, smart grid technologies like Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) have fundamentally changed the energy landscape. And with a future sure to be characterized by a growth in distributed generation and more...

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From Forecast to Discovery: Applying Business Intelligence to Power Market Simulations

Tuesday May 12, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Power market participants, investors, project developers and industry stakeholders routinely rely on forecasts of market economics and operations to support their decision processes. The most accurate and comprehensive forecasts are developed with the use of power market simulators that provide more...

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CS Week 2015 & Conference 39

Monday Apr 27, 2015 - Friday May 1, 2015 - Charlotte, NC - US

The premier utility customer service conference - presenting a wide range of current utility topics at levels from introductory to advanced. more...

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National Electric Safety Code® (NESC®) Summit: Past, Present and Future

Tuesday Apr 28, 2015 - Wednesday Apr 29, 2015 - Alexandria, Virginia - USA


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Energy Central's SmartCities

Tuesday May 12, 2015 - Wednesday May 13, 2015 - Charlotte, NC

SmartCities is an Energy Central event established to educate utilities on the steps and paths to collaboratively develop smart cites in their region. At this event attendees will establish early relationships with key stakeholders; discover collaboration strategies that have been more...

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