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American Transmission Co. has big plans

PEWAUKEE -- Oct 5 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Thomas Content Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Mike Rowe is the third chief executive for American Transmission Co., the power company formed in 2000 to help Wisconsin strengthen its electricity transmission system by pooling resources of local utilities. more...
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Pro/Con: Should power lines be buried?

Oct 05 - Victoria Advocate (TX) - About 50 people died when the power was out for an extended period of time after Superstorm Sandy pummeled the East Coast in November 2012. more...
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Residents worried by plans to rebuild transmission line

TOWN OF ONALASKA -- Oct 4 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Chris Hubbuch La Crosse Tribune, Wis. - Dairyland Power Cooperative's plans to replace a 65-year-old power line have raised concerns of residents living near the high-voltage line. more...
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Florida Power & Light Company sends crews to Baltimore to support anticipated power restoration efforts from Hurricane Joaquin

Oct 02 - Global Data Point - FPL crews will assist Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) and other utilities with their respective restoration efforts. more...
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Norwich Public Utilities upgrading security at Bean Hill substation

NORWICH -- Sep 30 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Claire Bessette The Day, New London, Conn. - Norwich Public Utilities has embarked on a $350,000 cyber and physical security upgrade of the Bean Hill power substation at the Stanley Israelite Norwich Business Park to comply with federal security standards that take effect April 1, 2016. more...
Filed under: Communications & Security

Delmarva Power to enhance electric service in Worcester and Accomack counties

Sep 29, 2015 -- MarketLine - Delmarva Power, an electric utility company, has announced plans to enhance electric service in Worcester and Accomack counties by building a new 138kV transmission line and rebuilding an old 69kV line between Piney Grove substation in Salisbury, Maryland and Wattsville substation in Virginia. more...
Filed under: Grid Operations


By John Egan
On: September 18, 2015
This is the most important tool you will ever use," a crusty editor (is there another kind?) told me on my first day as an more...
Filed under: Communications & Security
By Charles Y. Chen, PhD
On: September 16, 2015
In prior articles, I wrote about the vulnerability of the nation's electrical grid. After all, the picture of the U.S. energy infrastructure is far from more...
Filed under: Grid Operations
By Darek Letkiewicz, PE, LEED AP
On: September 14, 2015
It is clear why city leaders are turning their attention to community microgrids. Energy is the lifeblood of any contemporary community, and severe storms in more...
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By Steve Ehrlich
On: August 12, 2015
In the wake of the massive 2003 power outage throughout the northeast United States and eastern Canada, research by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory found more...
Filed under: Grid Operations
By John Cray
On: August 10, 2015
As utility companies adopt new technologies to run their businesses more efficiently, they'd be wise to make sure their communication channels keep up. more...
Filed under: Communications & Security


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Can Utilities Get Smarter with Smart Meters?

By Coley Girouard -   In this day and age where information is always at our fingertips and we are constantly connected, the l more...
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Thin Film Solar Technology Market Rewsearch And Forecast set to grow to $338.2 billion by 2017

By swapnil devale - MarketResearchreports.Biz Research announces that it has a new study on Solar Panel and System Market Shares and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2011-2017. more...
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Innovative Organic Photovoltaics (OPV): Technologies, Markets & Players 2013-2023

By swapnil devale - MarketResearchReports.Biz include new market research report "Organic Photovoltaics (OPV): Technologies, Markets & Players 2013-2023: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends more...
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UK: 27,000 solar jobs could go if FIT cut proposals are enacted

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Western Australia to take small communities off-grid with solar plus storage

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A fresh approach to enhancing the income-qualified program experience

Tuesday Oct 6, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Consumers Energy's income-qualified "Helping Neighbors" program expands on the traditional program approach to include multiple avenues to reach, engage and spur action among customers to take control of their energy use. Together, Consumers Energy and CLEAResult have innovated marketing design more...

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Kick Starting Your Big Data Journey with Hadoop

Wednesday Oct 7, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

The utility industry is undergoing a powerful transformation, and big data is right in the thick of it. As utilities wrestle with challenges of distributed energy resources, renewed emphasis on customer engagement, improving grid reliability, upgrading transmission infrastructure and more, more...

Filed under: Metering

Save Energy, Save Money: Energy Analytics Goes Mobile

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

In its quest to continually maintain its high customer service, ensure customer retention and lead the market, Greenchoice Utility, the largest green and renewable sources energy provider in the Netherlands, partnered with ONZO Ltd., to develop a new mobile customer more...

Filed under: Metering

15th Annual Outage Response & Restoration Management

Wednesday Oct 21, 2015 - Friday Oct 23, 2015 - Atlanta, GA


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Utility Analytics Week 2015

Wednesday Oct 28, 2015 - Friday Oct 30, 2015 - New Orleans, Louisianna

As analytics progress in the utility industry, so do the needs for greater return on investment while gaining maximum strategic advantage and value. Utility Analytics Week will help you ignite your program and tackle the most challenging analytic hurdles. more...

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