Your Smart Meters Say the Power is out; Are They Lying?

04/23/2015 Whether it's during a coastal hurricane or blue skies, knowing about outages before customers call can dictate whether utilities achieve top perfor...

ABB software solution enables smart grid network in Houston


This intelligent 'self-healing' grid can more quickly identify, isolate and restore power outage locations 

Rockland Electric spending $60 million on electric system storm hardening


Rockland Electric developed this new program in response to an order by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities

CenterPoint Energy completes DOE-supported smart grid project

04/09/2015 The company was one of only six utilities awarded the maximum grant amount by the DOE in 2009, with $150 million used toward smart meter deployment...

Lincoln Electric System hires Itron for meter replacement project


Itron distributor, the Dutton-Lainson Co., located in Hastings, Neb., will provide LES with more than 100,000 Itron electricity meters

We Energies uses Oracle customer service solution to cut costs

03/25/2015 We Energies, which provides electrical service to areas of Wisconsin and Michigan's Upper Peninsula, is using an Oracle solution to deliver better ...

VIDEO: Prepaid electric meters market set for expansion

03/25/2015 The market for prepaid electric metering is steadily gaining ground, due to the spread of smart metering technology and growing acceptance of the i...

Distributed Intelligence Provides Resilience in Storms

03/13/2015 S&C Electric Company's Chris McCarthy shares how smart grids have saved utilities and their customers money, specifically at EPB of Chattanooga...

ERCOT 2014 Energy Use up 2.5 Percent From 2013

03/13/2015 Electric use in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) region increased 2.5 percent in 2014 compared with 2013 while peak demand during ...

ZBB Energy Corp. designs behind the meter energy storage battery

03/12/2015 Energy management firm ZBB Energy Corp. introduced its ZnBr flow battery designed for behind the meter energy storage applications in the commercia...

VIDEO: Utility distribution microgrid revenue to total $41.6 billion from 2014 to 2023

03/12/2015 Today’s utility distribution microgrid market shows potential for investment opportunities for both the regulated and unregulated business units of...

Opower has conducted 400 billion meter reads worldwide


Opower’s platform uses energy data from over 55 million energy customers aggregated from nearly 100 utilities worldwide

Silver Spring Networks wins AMI contract in New Zealand

03/02/2015 The deployment will leverage Silver Spring’s multi-application, standards-based IPv6 networking platform and deliver two-way communications 

Tantalus expands power line carrier AMR overlay with AMI platform


Tantalus, is offering a new network overlay package designed for rural electric cooperative and municipal utilities  

VIDEO: Comision Federal De Electricidad selects Elster technology


Elster's system was selected by a consortium chosen by Mexico's federal electricity company, Comision Federal de Electricidad de Mexico 

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