IEEE and the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Align Efforts to Address Energy Infrastructure and Market Challenges

Dec 2, 2016 - IEEE, the world's largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, announced the IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) and the United States Federal...  MORE »

PSEG Long Island's New Power Outage Map Lights Up with Information
Interactive Outage Map Keeps Customers Informed on all Devices

Dec 2, 2016 - PSEG Long Island announced the launch of its updated and mobile-friendly outage map. With people always on the move, the utility's new outage map provides customers with the most up-to-date...  MORE »

Met-Ed Completing Long-Term Infrastructure Improvement Plan
Work in 2016 Includes Adding Equipment and Installing Remote Control Devices to Reduce Number and Duration of Power Outages

Dec 2, 2016 - Metropolitan Edison Company (Met-Ed) is completing work on approximately $7.5 million of electric system projects as part of its 2016 Long-Term Infrastructure Improvement Plan to reduce the number...  MORE »

Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory developed technology that can convert human waste into sustainable biofuel

Dec 2, 2016 - Last night's dinner could be tomorrow's liquid fuel. Yes, the technology to turn ordinary human waste into biocrude oil is here, thanks to developments at the Department of Energy's...  MORE »

Xcel Energy offers winter heating and energy saving tips

Dec 2, 2016 - Now that the cold weather has finally settled in Xcel Energy wants to give its Colorado customers tips on how to save energy this winter. Making a few small changes in energy use habits can lead...  MORE »

NRC Renews Operating License of Grand Gulf Nuclear Plant in Mississippi

Dec 2, 2016 - The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has renewed the operating license of the Grand Gulf Nuclear Station, Unit 1, for an additional 20 years, through Nov. 1, 2044. The Grand Gulf plant is a...  MORE »

Calpine Closes on Acquisition of Noble Americas Energy Solutions

Dec 2, 2016 - Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) closed the previously announced acquisition of Noble Americas Energy Solutions, LLC ("Noble Solutions"), the nation's largest independent supplier of power to...  MORE »

Siemens Announces U.S. Leadership Changes

Dec 1, 2016 - Siemens Corporation announced that Eric Spiegel (59), CEO of Siemens in the U.S., will leave the company at the end of the year. Lisa Davis (53) has been appointed Chair and CEO of Siemens...  MORE »

Alterra Power Announces Favorable Arbitration Results for Icelandic Subsidiary

Dec 2, 2016 - Alterra Power Corp. (TSX: AXY) is pleased to report that its 66%-owned subsidiary HS Orka hf ("HS Orka") has received positive results from the arbitration concerning the validity of a power...  MORE »

Dominion Midstream Partners Completes Acquisition of Questar Pipeline

Dec 2, 2016 - Dominion Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: DM), closed on the transaction to acquire Questar Pipeline, LLC, from Dominion Resources, Inc. (NYSE: D), for $1.725 billion. As part of the transaction,...  MORE »

Advantech Launches IEC-62439-3 Compliant HSR/PRP Expansion Module

Aug 25, 2016 - Reliable network communications are critical for smart substation systems. Breakdowns, even within milliseconds, could pose threats to essential power supplies and even personnel safety and, with...  MORE »

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  • Analytics and real-time data play a prominent role in today's utility grid, each opening opportunities for both large investor owned utilities as well as smaller municipal and co-op utilities to better operate their networks. Maneuvering through layers of complicated architecture and vast amount of data is a challenge for utilities that are looking to both retrofit an outdated, underinvested distribution network while modernizing it for the adaptation of new energy resources. We are talking with Erik Christian, vice president, smart grid of Aclara, about using analytics to bridge that gap. [More]
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