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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...

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...
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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...

Telit Introduces Two Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. Based Modules Expanding 3G HSPA and HSPA+ Offerings for Global M2M Markets

Telit Wireless Solutions Inc. - Telit Wireless Solutions, a leading global vendor of high-quality machine-to-machine (M2M) modules and value-added services, today announced the introduction of the UE910 V2 HSDPA and HE910 V2 HSPA+ modules based on Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. more...

DNV KEMA surveys smart grid demonstration projects around the world

DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability - Energy consulting and testing & certification company DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability was hired by Netbeheer Nederland - the Association of Energy Network Operators in the Netherlands - to study smart grid demonstration projects around the world, with a focus on technical, policy, regulatory and social aspects. more...

Articles 

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...
By pradeep pathak
On: April 2, 2014
Communication Systems are used in automation to pass data between device level (sensors, actuators, transducers etc.) and control level (PLC's, RTU's, IED's etc.), between different control level devices, or between control level and supervisory level more...

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