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U.S. electric cooperatives prepare for hurricane season

05/29/2015 This year the NOAA predicts a 70 percent likelihood of 6 to 11 named storms  

Texas regulators OK transmission line for 200 MW Salt Fork Wind project

05/29/2015 PUCT approved Cross Texas Transmission’s proposed 345-kV Salt Fork to Gray transmi...

Senator wants power utilities to invest in energy storage

05/28/2015 Sens. Angus King and Martin Heinrich introduced legislation to establish a nationa...

SunEdison brings 14 MW of solar power to Long Island

05/29/2015 SunEdison signed agreements with five municipal entities on Long Island to build s...

Solar power project gets OK from Minnesota regulators

05/29/2015

The utility's project would increase Minnesota's solar output sevenfold 

Met-Ed helicopters inspect 1,300 miles of transmission lines

05/29/2015 The inspections are designed to look for damaged wire, broken cross arms, failed i...

U.S. electric cooperatives prepare for hurricane season

05/29/2015 This year the NOAA predicts a 70 percent likelihood of 6 to 11 named storms  

GE installs solar power at New York factory

05/29/2015 The facility will become the first industrial scale solar project in Orange County...

Penelec wraps up summer transmission and distribution inspections

05/29/2015 Cost-effective helicopter patrols have completed inspections on about 2,500 miles ...

Wisconsin gov calls EPA power plant rule unworkable

05/29/2015 In a letter to Obama dated May 21, Walker complained that the proposed rule was ri...

West Penn Power completes summer inspections and maintenance

05/29/2015 Cost-effective helicopter patrols have completed inspections on more than 1,700 mi...

Texas regulators OK transmission line for 200 MW Salt Fork Wind project

05/29/2015 PUCT approved Cross Texas Transmission’s proposed 345-kV Salt Fork to Gray transmi...

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The thin film solar cell industry in transition

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OSHA 1910.269 Question & Answer Sheet

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Is Direct View LED Ready?

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Managed Services: More Smart Grid Benefits; Less Smart Grid Risk

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Mobile Awareness

Designs, develops, and markets commercial vehicle safety products utilizing leading-edge sensor, computing, and communication technology.

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PW Power Systems Inc

Manufactures 25-120MW gas turbines for quick installation, high efficiency mobile power, mechanical drive, simple/combined cycle and cogeneration applications. Provides advanced technology parts, coatings and repairs for heavy-duty gas turbines.

HD Electric Co

HD Electric Company provides the utility industry with test, measurement and control products that improve the safety and quality of utility work practices.

Plant Specialties Inc

Custom built rubber piping expansion joints to 180" ID, rubber pipe, rubber duct expansion joints. Custom Replacement Pinch Valve Sleeves to 24' ID.
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HD Electric Co

HD Electric Company provides the utility industry with test, measurement and control products that improve the safety and quality of utility work practices.

TC Communications

Specializes in rugged Ethernet, voice and data communications products for power utilities. Flagship product is the JumboSwitch, an industrial hardened multi-service Ethernet switch platform that integrates 23 different interface options.

Elan Technical Corp

S-Products Inc

Designs, develops and manufactures temperature transmitters, alarms, digital panel meters, process indicators and digital thermometers for the power industry.

Mueller Systems

Provides smart metering solutions, including advanced AMI/AMR, to optimize the delivery and use of water and energy.

Bronto Skylift

Offers a variety of insulated and non-insulated truck-mounted aerial work platforms with platform heights to more than 300 ft. and horizontal outreach to 108 ft.

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Overseas energy blueprint

BY WILLIAM R. LEVESQUETimes Staff WriterST. PETERSBURG - The Germans call their nation's energy policy Energiewende. But the literal translation of the word - energy transition - belies the green revolution behind those few syllables.

FERC Protest

Click here for full-size imageUNITED STATES - MAY 29: Demonstrators block 1st. NE, in front of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's office to protest fracking policies, May 29, 2015. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

US Congress must renew nuclear cooperation pact

Recent months have seen the flow of unwelcome undercurrents impeding the good momentum in China-US ties, with Washington labeling unwarranted charges against China over a number of issues. This has raised concerns on both sides. And whether or not...

Wind power helps Guj reduce carbon emission; In last 5 years, state has added nearly 1,000MW of wind power; target for 2020 is to generate 8,800MW

In last 5 years, state has added nearly 1,000MW of wind power; target for 2020 is to generate 8,800MW Gandhinagar: With an annual wind energy generation of 7,084 million units, Gujarat has managed to c...

Bipartisan Policy Center co-hosts event on implementing EPA's Clean Power Plan in the Midcontinent region

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