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Centralia City Light Eyes Land Near Washington Elementary for Substation

Oct 18 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Christopher Brewer The Chronicle, Centralia, Wash. - A vacant field near Washington Elementary School in Centralia could soon be home to a new electric substation designed primarily to serve a planned retail complex. more...
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Cybersecurity Labor Shortage Hurting Battle Against Internet Attacks

Oct 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Kenneth R. Gosselin The Hartford Courant - A cybersecurity labor shortage is hamstringing efforts in business and government to combat an ever-widening online threat from hackers, a senior White House security said Monday at a symposium on Internet security. more...
Filed under: Communications & Security

SAIC Opens New Office in Downtown Chicago to Support Transmission and Distribution Market

SAIC (Science Applications International Corporation) - Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) [NYSE: SAI] announced today the opening of its Chicago, Ill. more...
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Are Utilities Wasting Money on Marketing?

E Source Companies, LLC - A new three-part E Source report reveals strategies for calculating the return on marketing investment (ROMI) for utilities, along with case studies of existing measurement solutions and future opportunities based on smart grid data. more...
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ABB wins PV SCADA solution project in Arizona

ABB Inc. - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, today announced that it has won a contract from Fluor Corporation for the 125-megawatt photovoltaic (PV) Arlington Valley Solar Project (AVSE II). more...
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OSI Receives Contract from Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska for a Generation Management System

Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) - Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) has been awarded a new contract by the Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska (MEAN), for a new SCADA and Generation Management System (GMS) based on OSI’s monarch™ (Multi-platform Open Network ARCHitecture) platform. more...
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Articles 

By Malcolm Loro
On: October 16, 2014
The primary goals of any national electrical Smart Grid program are to add monitoring, analysis, control and communication capabilities to a nation's power delivery system more...
Filed under: Communications & Security
By Joel Gordes
On: October 13, 2014
Actions are taking place in several states to repeal or significantly alter what are called the Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) and/or net metering. The former more...
Filed under: Metering
By Rudi Carolsfeld
On: October 6, 2014
Utilities face unique security challenges in that they cannot possibly track every possible “leak” in their distribution grids using smart meters alone. With yearly losses more...
Filed under: Metering
By Joyce Tam
On: September 24, 2014
The pressures of running a fleet leave managers little time for strategic changes because they spend most of their workday reacting to the constant demands more...
Filed under: Grid Operations
By James Romlein Sr. PE
On: September 11, 2014
When I proposed that the City of Watertown join the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP) to Mayor John David, he was probably thinking to himself more...
Filed under: Metering
 

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Preparing for the next big convergence: smart grids and smart cities

Wednesday Nov 5, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual event

It's not a question of when it's coming; it's how fast, what it means to utilities and how to be ready. If you are interested in what the smart grid-enabled community of the future will look like, this is a more...

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ISO 55000 Planning: A Guide to Getting Started

Thursday Nov 13, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

In a world of aging assets and limited financial and human resources, organizations often struggle to decide which asset-related capital projects should get the most attention. The new ISO 55000 international standard for asset management tells us it's not just more...

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2014 Knowledge Executive Summit

Monday Nov 10, 2014 - Wednesday Nov 12, 2014 - NewPort Beach, CA

Connect with an exclusive gathering of over 100 elite CIOs, VP's of Customer Service and VP's of Operations to network and share knowledge around the most critical issues and opportunities facing utility executives. Enjoy a breathtaking resort setting along the more...

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