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IIT, ComEd, Silver Spring and West Monroe Partners open smart grid center

09/23/2014 The center together academic, industry and utility experts to provide a fully-functional test environment for smart grid and smart city techno...

Brazil adds 74 power generation projects to power auction

09/23/2014

Brazil's mining and energy ministry (MME) has added 74 power generation projects to its A-5 power auction catalog 

Senate resolution opposes Canadian nuclear waste plan

09/23/2014 A federal panel in Canada is taking testimony on the plan to store low- and intermediate-level waste from nuclear power plants in rock chamber...

University develops water-based nuclear battery

09/23/2014

The research, 'Plasmon-assisted radiolytic energy conversion in aqueous solutions,' was conducted by Kwon’s research group at MU 

Western power grid can handle 7 GW of coal power retirements

09/22/2014 In June EPA published its rule proposal to have states draft implementation plans to cut CO2 emissions from the power sector 30 percent by 2030

Governor: Montana can cut carbon emissions, keep jobs

09/22/2014 The White House goal of cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent by 2030 has generated a backlash in many coal-dependent states 

Mexico energy reform a credit positive

09/22/2014

The passage of the energy reform is unlikely to have a near-term impact on the sovereign ratings of Mexico 

VIDEO: Court OKs Entegra Power's Chapter 11 reorganization plan

09/22/2014

The plan approved by Judge Peter Walsh restructures and reduces the debt of those companies, allowing them to emerge intact

NYISO discusses distributed energy resources for New York

09/18/2014 DER power generation and storage resources are typically located on or near an end-user’s property and supply all or a portion of the end-user...

Greens leave Finnish government over nuclear energy

09/18/2014

The exit weakens Prime Minister Alexander Stubb's coalition though it retains a majority in Parliament by one seat 

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3D BIM for Substations—Driving Efficiency from Design Through Operation and Maintenance

In this webinar, PESTECH will describe their transition to intelligent substation design and its essential role in their corporate BIM strategy. The presentation will illustrate how a substation de...
( 09/30/2014 / 01:00 PM

High Availability Networks. Application of IEC6439-3 Protocols for IEC61850 Process Bus implementation

Networks can now be built for the first time with genuinely uninterrupted data communication between sensors, drives and measuring equipment. These new techniques, PRP (Parallel Redundancy Protocol...
( 09/25/2014 / 01:00 PM

Understanding Moisture Dynamics in Power Transformers

While the need to measure moisture in power transformers has been well documented and is universally accepted, the understanding of how moisture moves within a transformer under various conditions ...
( 09/23/2014 / 09:00 AM

Regional Market Outlook for the WECC and ERCOT

Looking for an independent market outlook and analysis of the WECC and ERCOT power markets?  Join this webcast during which DNV GL (uniting the strengths of DNV, KEMA, GL and Garrad Hassan) wi...
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Rethinking Smart Grid Data Analytics From difficult-to-understand data stores to profitable business insight

What’s driving the boom in smart meter data? Why is it becoming more urgent to unlock its value? How can utilities approach data analytics not only...

Securing the Smart Grid: Achieving the Ultimate Goals of Safe Information Access

What security measures should your AMI system employ? Has your system security been evaluated by third parties? What would happen if a new threat w...

3D Interoperability for Multi-Dimensional Benefits

Previous 2-dimensional approaches to interoperability are quickly being replaced by more advanced, benefits-enhancing 3-dimensional methods of comm...

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The What is Best-in-Class in Contractor Management? white paper delivers 10 strategic elements found in leading contractor management systems acros...
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