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Maine regulators divide over CMP's 'smart meters'

Sep 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Tux Turkel Portland Press Herald, Maine - A four-year debate over the safety of the digital "smart meters" that Central Maine Power Co. 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...

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...
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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...

Aclara Announces Its Next Generation Advanced Metering Infrastructure Communication System for Electric Utilities at TechAdvantage

Aclara Power-Line Systems (TWACS Technology) - Aclara Technologies LLC, a leading provider of intelligent infrastructure solutions and a member of the utility solutions group of ESCO Technologies Inc. more...

Articles 

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...
By PJ Davis
On: June 12, 2014
How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time. The world of big data is getting bigger. The last few months have produced a number of insightful articles to help slice this topic more...
By Howard Ng
On: April 17, 2014
Several years ago, many utilities went down the path of attempting to use advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) for demand response (DR). As more pursued this option and implemented pilots that served to "kick the tires," more...

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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...

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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