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PG&E Pays $172 million to California Counties

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  - Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) increased its payment of property taxes sharply this year as the utility continued to make significant investments in its gas and electric system to improve safety and reliability. more...
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UGI plans power line upgrades in Wapwallopen

Dec 16 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - The Citizens' Voice, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. - The electric division of UGI Utilities Inc. will upgrade a portion of its power distribution line system in Wapwallopen on Wednesday. more...
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GE Improves Grid Reliability with New UL-Certified Smart Meters

ATLANTA, Dec 16, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE - GE's Digital Energy business (NYSE:GE), in collaboration with Underwriters Laboratories (UL), has announced that its commercial and industrial smart meters have achieved a UL voluntary safety certification, making them the first meters of this type in the industry to receive this significant mark. more...
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Nebraska Transmission Infrastructure Ready to Accommodate At Least 2,000 MW of Additional Wind Generation According to Brattle Study

Dec 15 - PR Newswire - Economists at The Brattle Group authored a study that identifies the factors that impact the desirability of developing 5,000 to 10,000 MW of renewable generation in Nebraska for export purposes. more...
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PG&E Responds To Largest Storm In Years

(The Associated Press) - Dec 12 - As a powerful weather system continues to batter Northern and Central California, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) crews are working around the clock to restore service to customers and repair damage to electrical equipment throughout the utility's service area. more...
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Federal Approval of a Construction Agreement for the Great Northern Moves International Transmission Project Forward

DULUTH, Minn. (The Associated Press) - Dec 12 - Minnesota Power’s Great Northern Transmission Line has received another important approval. more...
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By Tye Limuel
On: December 18, 2014
In much of California, electric and gas Smart Meters are wireless. Smart Meters can also be wired. The meters collect our energy usage information in more...
Filed under: Metering
By Trilochan Sahoo , Mukul Sarkar
On: November 26, 2014
Smart Grid connectivity continues to gain momentum as global utilities embrace the technology and invest in the infrastructure. Bulk of the investment is seen in more...
Filed under: Metering
By Joyce Tam
On: November 25, 2014
Over the last decade, field service organizations have been overwhelmed by the relentless flow of information coming in from multiple sources, in various formats and more...
Filed under: Metering
By PJ Davis
On: November 18, 2014
On October 29, 2012, Hurricane Sandy moved in on the Jersey shore. Local and national crews rallied to restore power to over 2 million. Impressively, more...
Filed under: Grid Operations
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


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Briquetting Plant Is A Great Way To Keep Environment Clean

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NHPC - Floating Solar Power Plant - Kerala - Construction Project Profile Report Published

By Vasudev Maskare - Synopsis   The "NHPC - Floating Solar Power Plant - Kerala - Construction Project Profile" contains information on the scope more...
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Notice for preventing counterfeit cards, stolen card risk

By kxpos Dan jin rong - Dear Merchant: Recently, in Zhejiang Province Economic Investigation Police linvestigated that activity traces of the counterfeit cards groupappeared in Zhejiangrecently more...

A Big Kudos to SICAS and Xiexie

By Zhang Ming Zhang Ming - Editor’s note:  Monyom Olofin, Phd Student from Nigeria at Jiangsu University with [External Link] My personal effort in securing admission for more...
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Solution of entrap phenomenon of Gear Pump

By ming li -   As for gear pump, in order to work smoothly, the gear meshing of the coincidence degree must be greater more...

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Alstom Grid's IDMS/OMS Live at Alabama Power: Business drivers, benefits and lessons learned

Thursday Jan 15, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Today's Distribution Management System is more than a collection of applications designed to monitor and control the entire distribution network efficiently and reliably. The integrated functions of SCADA, DMS and OMS systems and their related advanced 3-phase unbalanced applications are more...

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Best Practices for Integrating Your Residential Demand Response and Energy Efficiency Programs

Thursday Jan 29, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Today's utility must address complex demand management challenges brought on by increasing amounts of variable electricity supply and more environmental mandates. Driving customer engagement and satisfaction is also a growing focus for many utilities. more...

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