Canada's National Energy Board releases update to its long-term energy outlook

Oct 27, 2016 - The National Energy Board (NEB) has updated its long-term energy outlook, lowering both the future price of crude and the estimated increase in Canadian oil production by 2040. Canada's...  MORE »

EPRI, Eaton Commence Field Test of Innovative Circuit Breaker Technology Seeking to Demonstrate More Intelligent, Responsive Grid and Smarter Homes

Oct 27, 2016 - The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and power management company Eaton announced a collaborative demonstration fielded by EPRI with utility providers across the United States to test a...  MORE »

Moray bears witness to cable project's progress

Oct 27, 2016 - Moray is playing a central role in the biggest renewal of the north of Scotland's electricity transmission system since it was first built, with around 140 people currently working across...  MORE »

Innovative project launched to examine how UK's electricity network can prepare for increase in electric vehicle ownership

Oct 27, 2016 - A new innovation project has been launched to examine how the UK's electricity network can prepare for the increase in electric vehicle (EV) ownership. The Smart EV project is launching its...  MORE »

In Indiana, Duke Energy installs free energy-saving products in Jeffersonville neighborhood

Oct 27, 2016 - Starting in early November, approximately 1,300 Duke Energy customers who live on Jeffersonville's south side are getting a home energy makeover, courtesy of Duke Energy Indiana. Through...  MORE »

City of Medicine Hat's New Generation Unit Construction Underway

Oct 27, 2016 - Construction is now underway for a new electrical generation unit in the city's northwest Box Springs area. Once completed, the new generation unit will ensure sufficient electricity supply to...  MORE »

WEG and Northern Power Systems look to the future with technology

Oct 27, 2016 - Northern Power Systems Corp. (TSX: NPS), a next generation renewable energy technology company, announced that WEG S.A. (Bovespa: WEGE3 / OTC: WEGZY) and NPS have executed a definitive...  MORE »

CenterPoint Energy appoints new board member

Oct 27, 2016 - Today (10/26), CenterPoint Energy, Inc.'s (NYSE:CNP) Board of Directors appointed John W. Somerhalder II as a director. Somerhalder is expected to stand for election at the company's...  MORE »

DTE Energy reports third quarter 2016 results

Oct 27, 2016 - DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) reported third quarter 2016 earnings of $338 million, or $1.88 per diluted share, compared with $265 million, or $1.47 per diluted share in 2015.  Higher reported earnings...  MORE »

Pressure ramping up for Federal and British Columbia Governments to ensure world class spill response

Oct 27, 2016 - Nearly two weeks after a diesel spill on the coast near Bella Bella, B.C. NDP leader John Horgan has asked the federal government to 'immediately establish strategic spill response capacity...  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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What's Next for Utility Fleet Management
Moving into 2017

The U.S. Mobile Resource Management Systems Market Study estimated that less than 5% of U.S. fleet vehicles were equipped with Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) units in 2003. Fast-forward to the... More »

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September/October 2016 Issue 5 • Volume20
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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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