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JCP&L Completes Inspections and Maintenance to Help Prepare System for Winter Weather

PR Newswire - Nov 24 - FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), is completing inspections and conducting maintenance on weather-sensitive equipment across its service area. More...

New Line Workers Join PECO’s Field Force

PHILADELPHIA (The Associated Press) - Nov 24 - PECO welcomed 24 new aerial line mechanics to the company’s field force today as they celebrated the completion of a 12-week training program. More...

FirstEnergy's Power Plants Prepared to Operate Reliably through Winter Weather

Nov 20 - PR Newswire - Twelve coal and nuclear-powered generating stations owned by FirstEnergy Corp. More...
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500-Mile Transmission Line Proposed for Iowa

Nov 19 - Transmission & Distribution World - The Rock Island Clean Line LLC filed petitions with the Iowa Utilities Board on Nov. More...

IBM, Cisco Score Highest in Navigant Research Assessment of Smart City Technology Providers

BOULDER, Colo. (Business Wire) - Nov 20 - A new Leaderboard Report from Navigant Research examines the strategy and execution of 16 leading smart city suppliers, including vendor profiles, ratings, and rankings, with the goal of providing industry participants with an objective assessment of these companies’ relative strengths and weaknesses in the growing global smart city market. More...

Metropolitan Edison and Reading Area Community College to Offer Training Program for Future Utility Workers

Nov 19 - PR Newswire - Metropolitan Edison (Met-Ed), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. More...

Articles 

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, power companies managed to cut that number by almost half more...
By Joyce Tam
On: September 24, 2014
The pressures of running a fleet leave managers little time for strategic changes because they spend most of their workday reacting to the constant demands of tracking and maintaining field vehicles and keeping technicians on more...
By Sarah Battaglia
On: September 9, 2014
tasty sandwich. You pull out the turkey, unscrew the mayo jar, and start to slice the tomato. Just as you begin to un-twist the bag of bread, your electricity goes out, leaving you utterly ravenous more...
By Andres Carvallo
On: August 26, 2014
Innovations in the 20th century drove the fastest and most disruptive transformations in economic history. The automobile devastated the horse-and-buggy industry, railroads consumed large market share from shipping, and airplanes later took passenger and freight more...
By David Rizzo
On: August 18, 2014
Knowing about transformer construction provides the first line of defense. Rapid access to plug-and-play replacements can save hundreds of thousands of dollars per day. more...

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Five Year Outlook: Asset Management Practices and Challenges

Wednesday Dec 3, 2014 - 1:00 PM Eastern - Your City

Recently, Reliabilityweb.com and IBM conducted the largest and most inclusive asset management study ever, having surveyed 1,000 asset managers from around the world and cross-industries. In this video webcast, hear and watch our featured panel of EAM industry experts provide more...

W2W4: What to Watch for in 2015 & Beyond

Thursday Dec 4, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

The utility analytics market has developed at a dizzying rate over the last few years. Now, as utilities become more adept at leveraging data for business improvement and predictive operations, new challenges are on the horizon. How will utilities be more...

Training for Disruption - The PG&E and Con Edison Stories

Wednesday Dec 10, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Utilities are focused like never before on training to deal with disruptions - from increasingly violent weather events to threats of physical and cyber-terrorists and criminals. Two utilities have dealt with these issues in depth. more...

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Global Mobile Power Market Update 2014 - Published By Radiant Insights, Inc

By Vasudev Maskare - 2014 Market Research Report on Global Mobile Power Industry was a professional and depth research report on Global Mobile Power more...
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