Itron expands smart grid project in Austria with adaptive communications

05/20/2015 In the second phase of its smart grid pilot project, Salzburg AG will upgrade its OpenWay smart grid solution with Itron Riva edge intelligence tec...

ComEd electric distribution system ready for summer season

05/19/2015 This work includes upgrading substation equipment, installing new transmission wires, poles and smart meters, and inspecting circuits and equipment...

Case Study Electric Cooperative Switches Rural Lighting to LEDs


About two years ago, an electric cooperative in Spokane, Washington, began researching the benefits of LED technology.

How Electric Utilities Can Compete in the Digital Consumer Economy

05/15/2015 Since the dawn of the Internet, companies have operated in the Internet economy, a period during which there was an explosion of connectivity and c...

Who Owns the Data?

05/15/2015 We live in a world ripe with technological advancements that make our lives better, or at least more efficient. With many applications' being used ...

Eltel wins smart metering contract in Norway


The rollout consists of 180,000 AMM meters to be installed by 2019

Brazil’s Eletrobras picks Itron for power grid modernization

05/04/2015 Itron will work with Eletrobras, a major Brazilian electric utility and the largest power utility in Latin America, to modernize its electric grid&...

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...

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May 2015
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