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PSO implements higher interim rates for smart meter project, but lowers fuel charge

Oct 27 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Paul Monies The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City - Higher temporary rates will go into effect in November for electricity customers of Public Service Co. More...

Smart meters bring savings, privacy worries to Michigan

Oct 27 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Zlati Meyer Detroit Free Press - An electrical meter that tracks energy usage more accurately, lets utilities deal with outages faster and could lead to lower monthly bills. More...

SAIC to Address Federal Energy Challenges at Power Up Energy Expo

SAIC (Science Applications International Corporation) - Senior Systems Engineer Feras Karim of Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) will speak to government concerns, possible solutions, and successes in working toward sustainability at this year's Power Up Energy Expo, to be held at the Emerald Coast Convention Center in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., March 18-20. more...
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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...

Sensus Gains MultiSpeak 3.0 Certification for Integration With NISC iVUE

Sensus - Sensus, a leading utility infrastructure company today announced that its open standards-based FlexNet communication network has achieved MultiSpeak® 3.0 certification for interoperability with the popular iVUE® system from National Information Solutions Cooperative, or NISC®. more...

Articles 

By Joel Gordes
On: October 13, 2014
Actions are taking place in several states to repeal or significantly alter what are called the Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) and/or net metering. The former mandates certain amounts of renewable energy be part of the more...
By Rudi Carolsfeld
On: October 6, 2014
Utilities face unique security challenges in that they cannot possibly track every possible “leak” in their distribution grids using smart meters alone. With yearly losses estimated to exceed US$200 billion worldwide and growing, utilities are more...
By James Romlein Sr. PE
On: September 11, 2014
When I proposed that the City of Watertown join the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP) to Mayor John David, he was probably thinking to himself "Romlein, just why the heck a Wisconsin city with a more...
By Prasanth Kumar
On: September 8, 2014
Traditional Enterprise Asset Management in asset intensive utilities has grown into much wider dimension with the introduction of networked Smart Grids and installation of intelligent devices on the grid network.  Utilities that are in the more...
By Suzanne Jones
On: June 17, 2014
In his keynote address to the spring conference of the Association of Energy Services Professionals here, Roland Risser, of the Building Technologies Office of the U.S. Department of Energy said that buildings should be, and more...

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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...

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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The future of the digital utility: Behind the cloud.

By Thorsten Heller - The future of the digital utility. Utilities' transition towards the digital utility of the future forces the need for seamless more...
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Ofgem investigating British Gas, E.ON and Npower over slow business advance meter roll out

By Kevin Burke - Penned on behalf of 24/7 Home Rescue. Ofgem had begun investigating three of the Big Six over their slow advance-meter more...
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Smart Advice for Utility Companies: Better Meters Require Better Communication Channels

By John Cray - As utility companies adopt new technologies to run their businesses more efficiently, they’d be wise to make sure their communication more...
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Emerging technologies for the digital utility

By Thorsten Heller - "Software is eating the word.". Mark Andreesen - cofounder of Netscape - once said that. As digital disruption hits all more...
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Something Very New Indeed

By Joel Gilbert - Newton's laws of motion and universal gravitation, the laws of conservation of energy and momentum, the laws of thermodynamics, and more...


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