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Operations Begin at New Solar Farm in Flambeau, WI to Provide Power to Dairyland Power Cooperative

    Operations Begin at New Solar Farm in Flambeau, WI to Provide Power to Dairyland Power Cooperative

groSolar, CMS Energy, Dairyland Power Cooperative, and Price Electric Cooperative recently announced the commercial operation of a new 3.4 megawatt (MW DC) Flambeau Solar project located in Flambeau, Wisconsin. The collaborative project is

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SUEZ North America to Manage Mohawk Valley’s Water Treatment Plant

    SUEZ North America to Manage Mohawk Valley’s Water Treatment Plant

SUEZ North America recently announced that it has secured a five-year contract with the Mohawk Valley Water Authority to equip and maintain Mohawk Valley’s water treatment plant. The $16 million agreement took

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Navigant and Public Utilities Fortnightly Release Exclusive Report Addressing Concerns of Electric Utility Industry.

    Navigant and Public Utilities Fortnightly Release Exclusive Report Addressing Concerns of Electric Utility Industry.

Navigant (NYSE: NCI) and Public Utilities Fortnightly released the second edition of “State & Future Power Industry.” This is an exclusive report that answers the question, “What is the state

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New Electricity Market Analysis Platform for Renewable Energy Developed By Rocky Mountain Institute

    New Electricity Market Analysis Platform for Renewable Energy Developed By Rocky Mountain Institute

The Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) and its Business Renewables Center (BRC) have created and recently launched a new software tool, the BRC Market Analysis Platform.  Designed to assist buyers and developers

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GE Supports Power Grids with Europe’s First Medium-voltage Direct Current Link

    GE Supports Power Grids with Europe’s First Medium-voltage Direct Current Link

UK’s Angle-DC Project Aims to Strengthen the Transfer of Increasing Renewable Power between Anglesey and Mainland North Wales GE will Provide AC-to-DC Converters for the Medium-voltage direct current (MVDC) Link

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Harris Corporation to Provide Critical Communication Solution for Major US Electric Utility

    Harris Corporation to Provide Critical Communication Solution for Major US Electric Utility

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has announced that it will supply a multi-state, integrated, critical communication solution to one of the largest electric utilities in the U.S. Harris will transition the customer

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Europe Emerges as Market for Smart Electricity Meters

    Europe Emerges as Market for Smart Electricity Meters

Europe will become the largest market for smart electricity meters, according to Frost & Sullivan Report Regulation-fueled rollouts of smart electricity meters are driven by the potential to reduce non-technical losses for electricity utilities,

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Utilidata and National Grid Partner Energy Vision Project

    Utilidata and National Grid Partner Energy Vision Project

Utilidata selected to deliver Volt/VAR Optimization in New York’s Clifton Park Utilidata has announced  a partnership in Clifton Park, NY with National Grid (LSE:NG; NYSE:NGG) intended to deliver energy savings

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Eversource Opens Electric Vehicle Lot In Boston

    Eversource Opens Electric Vehicle Lot In Boston

Eversource Energy (NYSE: ES),a top provider of electricity and natural gas delivery throughout New England has announced the opening of an electric vehicle lot in South Boston, giving Electric vehicles

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Baltimore Gas & Electric Customers Have Installed 25Mill LED and CFL Light Bulbs

    Baltimore Gas & Electric Customers Have Installed 25Mill LED and CFL Light Bulbs

Additional milestone includes the scheduling of 200,000 Quick Home Energy Check-ups with Baltimore Gas & Electric According to an announcement from Baltimore Gas & Electric, BGE customers have bought more

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Smart Substitutions Forefront of Analog Devices, China Electric Power Research Institute Partnership

    Smart Substitutions Forefront of Analog Devices, China Electric Power Research Institute Partnership

Norwood, Mass-based Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADI) has announced a collaboration with the China Electric Power Research Institute (CEPRI) to improve reliability of smart substations. New electronics and sensor technologies

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Capital Power Picks Up Two Awards from Canadian Electricity Association

    Capital Power Picks Up Two Awards from Canadian Electricity Association

Edmonton Power Producer recognized for Employee safety and Generation Safety excellence by Canadian Electricity Association Edmonton, Alberta-based Capital Power (TSX: CPX)  was  recently presented with the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) President’s

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PG&E Recognized for Supporting Minority-Owned Businesses

    PG&E Recognized for Supporting Minority-Owned Businesses

California utility receives Award for Minority Supplier Development   San Francisco-based Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) was recently honored for its success in accelerating the growth of minority-owned businesses.

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Con Edison CFO to Present at EEI Financial Conference

    Con Edison CFO to Present at EEI Financial Conference

Robert Hoglund, CFO for Con Edison, is slated to speak at this year’s 2016 Financial Conference by the Edison Electric Institute Con Edison (NYSE: ED)  announced today that its Senior Vice

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Pacific Gas & Electric Celebrates 2.5 Million Customers Joined to Allconnect

    Pacific Gas & Electric Celebrates 2.5 Million Customers Joined to Allconnect

Allconnect, a leader in sales and marketing solutions for energy companies, today announced that Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E), one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities

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Distributed Energy Resources – Services for the Grid?

    Distributed Energy Resources – Services for the Grid?

Distributed Energy Resources by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Facilitator Some key regions around the world – New York, California, and Germany among others – are amidst a major transformation

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High Energy Arc Fault Testing – KEMA Laboratories

    High Energy Arc Fault Testing – KEMA Laboratories

High Energy Arc Fault The United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has identified a potential vulnerability where existing analytical models supporting plant specific safety analyses may be non-conservative. This vulnerability

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A Microgrid Future: We Can See it from Here

    A Microgrid Future: We Can See it from Here

Radical decentralization may not be upon us yet.  But microgrids are most certainly advancing. ABB’s Bob Fesmire describes regulatory, market and technical changes needed to bring about a microgrid future.

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Power Transformers – Vital in the power supply network

Power transformers Power transformers are vital components in the power supply network. Once commissioned, they are expected to function reliably for at least three decades, without interruption. This means that

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Why Arlington Needed an Operations Management System

    Why Arlington Needed an Operations Management System

After years of using Access databases to inventory assets and manage work, the Arlington, TX Parks and Recreation Department realized it was time for an operations management system. With a large

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PEER as an Incentive for Microgrids – Resiliency Certification

    PEER as an Incentive for Microgrids – Resiliency Certification

Jeffrey Karp, Morgan Gerard and Van Hilderbrand of Sullivan and Worcester describe the value of PEER, a resiliency certification, and how it can act as an incentive for microgrids in places like

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How Utilities Can Respond to Increasing Power Disruptions from Climate Changes

    How Utilities Can Respond to Increasing Power Disruptions from Climate Changes

Increasing Power Disruptions Challenge Utilities’ Response  They grab the global headlines: hurricanes, typhoons, tornadoes, severe winter storms, and heat waves. While property destruction and loss of life deservingly dominate the

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Smart meters need to make nice with consumers

Utilities have had to contend with a lot of changes over the past couple of years – financial restructuring, new regulations, distributed generation.  But I’m a customer.  The issues that

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Double Utility Poles Can be Doubly Dangerous

    Double Utility Poles Can be Doubly Dangerous

2016 may be the year of double utility poles. Consult your favorite search engine’s news section and you will find an increasing number of stories about everyone’s (least) favorite double wood

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EVs Charge Ahead with New Technologies and Business Models

    EVs Charge Ahead with New Technologies and Business Models

Why EVs could be a grid’s best friend while freeing drivers from driving. A recent report from RMI’s Electricity Innovation Lab (eLab) describes how the rise of electric vehicles (EVs)

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