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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...

Articles 

By Brooke Davies
On: February 26, 2014
This winter, Mother Nature has had consumers, governments, utility line workers, system managers, and CEOs all planning for the worst-an extended power outage. For the most part, utilities have been and are prepared to respond more...
By Matthew Cohen
On: January 16, 2014
Matthew Cohen Interviews Dennis Quinn of Joule Assets and Richard Huntley of Retroficiency. more...
By Davis Swan
On: January 14, 2014
In this situation demand rose throughout the week as a strong high pressure system spread across the state bringing with it colder temperatures while at the same time shorter days required more lighting. One of more...
By Davis Swan
On: December 2, 2013
It was in May of 1961 that President John F. Kennedy declared that the United States would do the things required to land a man on the moon before the decade was out "not because more...
By Kimberly Klemm
On: November 12, 2013
Analysis of the cost benefit of distribution generation for renewable energy leads to the conclusion that short-term return on investment is low and long-term investment shows profitable returns if development capital is produced. more...

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A New Approach to Substation Security and NERC compliance

Tuesday Apr 29, 2014 - 1:00 PM Eastern - Fremont

High profile intrusions and physical attacks against substations have spurred a lot of discussion about physical security resulting in a FERC directive, for NERC to propose new physical security standards from NERC. A holistic approach to security has been proven more...

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No US solar shortage this year, says IHS

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The Importance of Advanced Lead Acid Batteries in Renewable Power Generation

By Deja Kirkwood - When renewable energy sources are used to produce electrical power, the output cannot be guaranteed. It can be estimated with more...
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Suspended Sentence for Plumber Whose Illegal Gas Work Put People in Danger

By Kevin Burke - An unregistered plumber has been given a suspended prison sentence after putting people's lives in danger by performing illegal gas more...


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