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Change the rules on smart-grid investments

July 24, 2015 Allen Greenberg - Thanks to a rare showing of bipartisanship, the House on July 20 rolled out a much-anticipated energy reform bill that, if eventually passed, would give tech companies serving the utility industry a huge lift. More...

How well do you know your security shortcomings?

July 22, 2015 Kathleen Wolf Davis - The convergence of information technology (IT) and operations technology (OT) -- one of the biggest trends in the industry today -- has one positive, if unexpected, side effect, according to Brett Luedde, director of critical infrastructure security for ViaSat -- namely that it gives utilities a leg up on security. More...

M.C. Dean Named Siemens Solution Partner for Protection Systems, Smart Grid Division

Siemens Energy, Inc. - CIM Automation Systems, a division of M.C. Dean, Inc. has been appointed an "Energy Automation-Smart Grid" Siemens Solution Partner. M.C. Dean is the first "Energy Automation-Smart Grid" Siemens Solution Partner in the United States. more...
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ABB provides Public Power utilities with a broad range of new Smart Grid solutions

ABB Inc. - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, today announced plans to help empower Public Power and rural electric utilities with future-proofing their systems for a reliable, efficient and sustainable grid. more...

Hitachi Communication Technologies America, Inc. and Tendril Partner to Deliver Smart Energy Applications - Companies will present combined solutions at DistribuTECH 2013 in San Diego

Tendril Inc. - Hitachi Communication Technologies America, Inc. (Hitachi CTA) and Tendril® today announced that the companies are partnering to deliver a wide range of smart energy applications to consumers via an array of set-top boxes, wireless gateways and other devices that are already in the home. This dramatically improves the economics of home energy management by providing an economical and operational alternative to special-purpose gateways and other specialized hardware for each application used by the subscriber. more...

Tantalus Joins Alcatel-Lucent's ng Connect Program

Tantalus Systems Corp. - Tantalus, a leading provider of Smart Grid communications, today announced that it has joined Alcatel-Lucent's (EURONEXT and NYSE: ALU) ng Connect program, a multi-industry ecosystem dedicated to the creation of the new generation connected user experience. more...

Articles 

By John Cray
On: July 30, 2015
Competition changes everything, and while the energy sector remains highly regulated, things are evolving rapidly and utilities face new challenges that cannot be left unmet. more...
By Eileen Unger
On: May 20, 2015
When disasters strike, utilities depend on communications networks built to meet Critical Infrastructure (CI) reliability and capability requirements. However, in extreme cases communications infrastructure can be threatened. more...
By Joel Gordes
On: December 29, 2014
Frequently we have been exposed to the terms "redundant," "distributed generation," and "decentralization" but they are rarely, precisely explained or the properties that may or may not make them candidates as a likely solution for more...
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 to maximize the system's efficiency, streamline operations, and upgrade security more...
By Rob Adams
On: September 10, 2014
Utilities, like other industry sectors in today's technology-driven economy, rely heavily on networked communications to support practically all their business operations. Among the external operations that depend on the network are advanced metering infrastructure, customer more...

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