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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...

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By Arun Krishnamurthi
On: April 22, 2014
Modern energy and utility companies are becoming vulnerable in ways they are not familiar with: via cyber-attacks. A Symantec report in January said that in the first half of 2013, energy was the fifth most more...
By Ashish Kumar Das , Ketan Puri
On: March 26, 2014
Consumer is the most important stakeholder in smart metering program and consumer engagement is utmost important for successful value delivery. more...
By David Pope
On: March 18, 2014
Analytics can deliver on the promise of new opportunities by revealing the insights needed to successfully pursue them. Customer-centric utilities need analytics for better targeting, higher response rates and improved campaign ROI. If you need more...
By Phrantceena Halres
On: February 4, 2014
As a chief information security officer (CISO) for any company, the role has traditionally represented those in charge of IT security administration, area-wide anti-virus signatures and general IT hardware and inventory. However, that is changing, more...
By Radha Swaminathan
On: January 31, 2014
Effectively implementing cyber security to protect power grids has become one of the most serious economic and national security challenges of today. As investment increasingly flows towards creating smarter digital grids, the cyber tightening of more...

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