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Xcel creates two transmission-only units

Jul 31 - David Shaffer Star Tribune (Minneapolis) - Xcel Energy said Thursday that it is a step closer to entering the business of building multistate power transmission projects to serve customers other than its own. more...
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Appalachian Power proposes $25 million in upgrades to prevent 'thermal violation'

Jul 31 - Christopher Clay Bluefield Daily Telegraph, W.Va. - A spokesperson for Appalachian Power Company said Wednesday that the proposed Richlands-Whitewood 138 kV Transmission Line Project is essential to maintaining a stable power supply through 2017. more...
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JCP&L Continues Tree Trimming Program to Help Enhance Service Reliability

MORRISTOWN, N.J., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire - To help maintain proper clearances around electrical equipment and help prevent tree-related outages, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) forestry contractors trimmed trees in more than 60 communities in July. more...
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Work Underway on New FirstEnergy Transmission Substation in West Virginia to Support Shale Gas Industry and Enhance Mon Power Service Reliability

FAIRMONT, W.Va., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire - Construction is underway on a new FirstEnergy Corp. more...
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Getting smarter about electricity

Jul 30 - Lenore Sobota The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ill. - Helping teachers and their students become smarter about the new "smart grid" technology is the goal of a program funded by a $450,000 grant to Illinois State University. more...
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Utilities and Grid Operators Will Invest More Than $42 Billion in Flexible Alternating Current Transmission Systems from 2014 to 2022, Forecasts Navigant Research

BOULDER, Colo., Jul 29, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE - The first flexible alternating current transmission systems (FACTS), which mitigated voltage drops on the power grid, were deployed in the late 1920s. more...
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By Carin van Vuuren
On: July 10, 2014
Consumers everywhere are using their mobile devices to make life easier, gain quick access to information, and manage their day-to-day activities. Smartphone adoption and usage more...
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By Suzanne Jones
On: June 17, 2014
In his keynote address to the spring conference of the Association of Energy Services Professionals here, Roland Risser, of the Building Technologies Office of the more...
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By PJ Davis
On: June 12, 2014
How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time. The world of big data is getting bigger. The last few months have produced more...
Filed under: Metering
By Ronald Willoughby
On: June 2, 2014
In recent months, many of you have visited the 9's of reliability and are in the process of setting strategic goals on how many 9's more...
Filed under: Grid Operations
By PJ Davis
On: May 20, 2014
From BYOD, to giving field workers immediate access to information, to the policies and technologies that make it all work; the changing state of mobile more...
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Arizona Public Service unveils plans to install 20 MW of solar PV on customer rooftops

By John Ryan - Arizona Public Service (APS) has filed with state regulators for a change to its AZ Sun Program that would allow more...
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Chinese government, companies blast US anti-dumping tariff decision

By John Ryan - The Chinese government and leading Chinese solar companies have blasted the preliminary anti-dumping tariffs issued by the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) more...
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Tips for Outdoor Security Lighting

By Annie K - Security is an important part of life since it allows people to carry on with their activities as usual. The more...

LPP Combustion CEO To Present Revolutionary Clean Technology at ASME 2014 Power Conference

By Mostafa Razzak - Cost-effective, Expedient Means to Collect, Transport, Liquefy and Use Natural Gas Liquids; Solution Eliminates Waste From Flare Gases, Mitigates Risk more...
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Pointers to Help You Choose Solar Streetlights

By Annie K - Solar energy is rapidly gaining popularity among green energy enthusiasts and it is mostly being used for outdoor lighting. Outdoor more...

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Thursday Jul 31, 2014 - 2:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Please join Black & Veatch as we review our Mid-Year 2014 Energy Market Outlook and Industry Trends in a free, one-hour webinar. This webinar will discuss our insights into the near and long-term energy market, providing an outlook for the more...

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Preparing for NERC CIP 014: Understanding the Regulations and Interpreting Their Impact

Wednesday Aug 13, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Points for discussion: How do new NERC CIP 014 regulations impact me? What are other utilities doing?What are the industry best practices? How will the CIP evolve? Register for this free webcast led by Utility Experts. more...

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