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Structure Receives Top Ratings From ETRM Software Users

Structure Group, The - Structure™, an industry leader in business advisory and consulting services to the energy and utilities industries, was voted #1 in Energy Risk’s Software Rankings 2013 in both the Best Advisor/Implementation Specialist and the Delivery on Time categories. more...

Gamesa Secures 10-year O&M agreement for 264-MW Mount Storm Wind Farm in W.Va.

Gamesa Energy USA - Gamesa Technology Corp., Inc., has secured a 10-year, full-service operation and maintenance (O&M) agreement with NedPower to service their 264-megawatt Mount Storm Wind Farm in West Virginia's eastern panhandle. more...

Hartigen PowerOptix(tm) Delivers Successful Solution for Southwest Power Pool's Integrated Market Connectivity Testing

Hartigen Solutions, LLC - Hartigen Solutions, LLC has announced that one of the largest independent power producers in the U.S. more...
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Siemens to continue providing service and maintenance at White Creek Wind I (WCWI) in Washington, USA

Siemens Energy, Inc. - Siemens Energy has signed a service contract extension with White Creek Wind I, LLC, Summit Power Group, managing member, for the 89 SWT-2.3-93 units at the White Creek wind project near Roosevelt, Washington. more...

Siemens wins extension to continue providing service and maintenance at the Wildorado Wind Ranch in Texas, USA.

Siemens Energy, Inc. - With continued growth in its wind power service business, Siemens Energy has signed a contract extension with Edison Mission Energy to continue providing service and maintenance on the 70 SWT-2.3-93 wind turbines operating at the Wildorado Wind Ranch, near Amarillo, Texas. more...

The Energy Authority selects PowerOptix ISO/RTO Transaction Management System from Hartigen Solutions to manage settlement transactions and market data in the California ISO

Hartigen Solutions, LLC - Hartigen Solutions, LLC has announced that The Energy Authority (TEA) has deployed Hartigen PowerOptix to manage settlement transactions and market data for participation in the California Independent System Operator (CAISO). more...

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By Steve Ehrlich
On: October 14, 2014
Consider this near-perfect storm: Many utilities in the United States have some part of their infrastructure that is more than 50 years old and long past its predicted useful life. Many utility workers are aging more...
By Mark Cerasuolo
On: June 23, 2014
The economic and environmental benefits of solar and other clean energy sources are well documented and represent added value for the developed world, where sustainability is considered a lifestyle goal. But in the developing world, more...
By Bryan Leyland
On: May 30, 2014
The technologies described in this series generate electricity when their resource is available not when it is needed. In any power system, the generation must match the demand on a second by second basis. So, more...
By Bryan Leyland
On: May 23, 2014
The potential energy in waves is enormous, so it is not surprising that there have been many attempts to use them to generate electricity. But while the potential is there, harnessing it is neither easy more...
By Bryan Leyland
On: May 16, 2014
The current worldwide installed solar capacity is about 40,000 MW of photovoltaic power and about 1,170 MW of concentrated solar power. 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...

NERC Reliability Assurance Initiative (RAI): Bolstering your internal controls for compliance in the new paradigm

Tuesday Oct 28, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Since 2007, the utility industry has been working to improve its compliance programs based on guidance from NERC and the Regional Entities, as well as lessons learned through audits. "Internal Controls" are central to the RAI, so it is critical 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...

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