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Met-Ed to inspect power lines by helicopter

Sep 17 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Brett Sholtis York Daily Record, Pa. - If you see a black helicopter flying around York County in the next few weeks, you might be tempted to think it's something out of a spy novel. More...

Transmission line proposal sparks high-powered dispute

Sep 17 - Ryan Holeywell Houston Chronicle - A battle is brewing between three Houston-based Fortune 500 companies -- and Texas electricity customers could be stuck in the middle. More...

MS Power replacing 600 power poles in city

Sep 17 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Michael Stewart The Meridian Star, Miss. - Mississippi Power crews are about halfway through replacing 600 power poles in the city of Meridian. More...
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Ashtabula wants old utility poles removed

Sep 17 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Shelley Terry Star Beacon, Ashtabula, Ohio - Out with the old, in with the new. So it goes with the utility poles that are critical to keeping the lights on in the city. More...

FirstEnergy, Ohio Edison install new security fencing, thermal-monitoring cameras to thwart metal thieves at substations

Sep 16 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Betty Lin-Fisher The Akron Beacon Journal - FirstEnergy and its subsidiaries, including Ohio Edison, are installing security fencing and monitoring systems at some of its substations in an effort to thwart metal thieves. More...

Westinghouse Launches New Outage Control Center

PITTSBURGH, Sep 16, 2014 -- GLOBE NEWSWIRE - Westinghouse Electric Company LLC today announced the opening of the company's first outage control center to provide vital central monitoring and response to its utility customers' outage operations at U.S. More...

Articles 

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...
Opposition to new transmission lines is nothing new. Concerns about cost, sensitive habitat, safety, and aesthetics are a constant in the debate over all large infrastructure projects. However, significant new challenges are now facing the more...
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 is not limited to certain age groups, markets or demographics; more...

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Utility Analytics, Challenges & Solutions Webcast Series - Session Two

Tuesday Sep 23, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

The utility analytics marketplace is evolving so fast that it is hard to keep up with new technologies and processes that are transforming how utilities accomplish their mission. This webcast series provides attendees with an opportunity to see and hear more...

Utility Analytics, Challenges & Solutions Webcast Series - Session Three

Wednesday Sep 24, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

The utility analytics marketplace is evolving so fast that it is hard to keep up with new technologies and processes that are transforming how utilities accomplish their mission. This webcast series provides attendees with an opportunity to see and hear more...

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

Thursday Sep 25, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

POINTS FOR DISCUSSION: • How do new NERC CIP 014 regulations impact me? • What are other utilities doing? • How do approaches to utility security differ now versus pre-CIP 014? • How will the CIP evolve? more...

How Utilities Can Mitigate Collections Risk

Tuesday Sep 30, 2014 - 1:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

For any utility, managing collections risk effectively is vital to the business. At the center of this, is the customer who’s satisfaction level is impacted by bill payment requests, shut-offs and reconnects. How can utilities operate with less risk, adhere more...

Is Your Utility Part of Your Customer's "Digital Life?"

Thursday Oct 2, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Utilities play an important role in a customer's life and yet they have not made the leap to be part of their customer's "digital life" - with an average of only 15% receiving their utility bills electronically. more...

2014 Utility Analytics Week

Wednesday Oct 22, 2014 - Friday Oct 24, 2014 - Newport Beach, CA

Join us for our Third Annual Utility Analytics Week event where you will hear and learn about the hottest topics in analytics today. The analytics revolution is pushing utilities to respond to real time needs arising in the industry as more...

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