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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...

Hitachi Communication Technologies America, Inc. and Tendril Partner to Deliver Smart Energy Applications - Companies will present combined solutions at DistribuTECH 2013 in San Diego

Tendril Inc. - Hitachi Communication Technologies America, Inc. (Hitachi CTA) and Tendril® today announced that the companies are partnering to deliver a wide range of smart energy applications to consumers via an array of set-top boxes, wireless gateways and other devices that are already in the home. This dramatically improves the economics of home energy management by providing an economical and operational alternative to special-purpose gateways and other specialized hardware for each application used by the subscriber. more...
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E.ON IT Embraces Convergys Smart Revenue Solutions across its Group

Convergys - Convergys Corporation (NYSE: CVG) announced today that it has signed a new group-wide Framework Agreement with E.ON IT. more...

CSC and Proximetry to Deliver First Smart Grid Network Management Cloud Service for Utilities

CSC (Computer Sciences Corporation) - CSC (NYSE: CSC) announced today that it is collaborating with leading wireless network and performance management software provider Proximetry to leverage its AirSync platform as the foundation of a first-of-its-kind smart grid network management cloud service. more...

Utility Analytics Spending Nears $2 Billion by 2016

Energy Central - North American investment in utility analytics is expected to grow about 29% per year from $552 million in 2011 to nearly $2 billion in 2016. more...

Articles 

By Michelle Goldsmith
On: October 7, 2014
Disruptive technologies, or disruptive innovations, are those technological advances that fundamentally change a market or industry, often by displacing an existing technology. more...
By Steve Driver
On: September 17, 2014
Geographic remoteness and poor connectivity mean many electricity generators encounter issues when attempting to keep remote sites or workers up-to-date with essential data. more...
By Kai Hui
On: August 5, 2014
A utility with two million smart meters in the field is inundated with approximately 750 million data elements each day - that's almost twice as many data elements as there are tweets floating around the more...
By Harry Stephens
On: June 6, 2014
Almost every company today has access to considerable quantities of sensitive information regarding their customers. As a result, it has become critical to have the proper controls in place that fully protect customer data and more...
By Warren B. Causey
On: May 5, 2014
It really hasn't been long that utilities have been installing ever larger and more sophisticated (and expensive) software systems--CIS, ERP, Work Management, Outage Management, MDM, Call Centers, Telecom, etc. Technology has exploded in slightly more more...

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