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Centralia City Light Eyes Land Near Washington Elementary for Substation

Oct 18 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Christopher Brewer The Chronicle, Centralia, Wash. - A vacant field near Washington Elementary School in Centralia could soon be home to a new electric substation designed primarily to serve a planned retail complex. More...

Mon Power Installs New Equipment to Enhance Service Reliability in Pocahontas County, W.Va.

Oct 15 - PR Newswire - As part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance service reliability, Mon Power, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. More...

SAIC Opens New Office in Downtown Chicago to Support Transmission and Distribution Market

SAIC (Science Applications International Corporation) - Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) [NYSE: SAI] announced today the opening of its Chicago, Ill. more...
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Are Utilities Wasting Money on Marketing?

E Source Companies, LLC - A new three-part E Source report reveals strategies for calculating the return on marketing investment (ROMI) for utilities, along with case studies of existing measurement solutions and future opportunities based on smart grid data. more...

ABB wins PV SCADA solution project in Arizona

ABB Inc. - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, today announced that it has won a contract from Fluor Corporation for the 125-megawatt photovoltaic (PV) Arlington Valley Solar Project (AVSE II). more...

OSI Receives Contract from Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska for a Generation Management System

Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) - Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) has been awarded a new contract by the Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska (MEAN), for a new SCADA and Generation Management System (GMS) based on OSI’s monarch™ (Multi-platform Open Network ARCHitecture) platform. more...

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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...
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...

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DEVELOPING THE SECURITY PLAN: Protecting the Grid with an Integrated Plan

Thursday Oct 23, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

POINTS FOR DISCUSSION: * How does a quality security plan provide strong value to the utility? * How can I leverage technologies across my operations, network/cybersecurity, and physical security as part of my security plan? * What are the steps more...

Preparing for the next big convergence: smart grids and smart cities

Wednesday Nov 5, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual event

It's not a question of when it's coming; it's how fast, what it means to utilities and how to be ready. If you are interested in what the smart grid-enabled community of the future will look like, this is a more...

ISO 55000 Planning: A Guide to Getting Started

Thursday Nov 13, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

In a world of aging assets and limited financial and human resources, organizations often struggle to decide which asset-related capital projects should get the most attention. The new ISO 55000 international standard for asset management tells us it's not just more...

2014 Knowledge Executive Summit

Monday Nov 10, 2014 - Wednesday Nov 12, 2014 - NewPort Beach, CA

Connect with an exclusive gathering of over 100 elite CIOs, VP's of Customer Service and VP's of Operations to network and share knowledge around the most critical issues and opportunities facing utility executives. Enjoy a breathtaking resort setting along the more...

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