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 

VIDEO: SDG&E launches home area network device loaner program


Customers can now borrow an in-home display device from the utility at no cost

Putting the 'Smart' Back in Smart Grid-Cybersecurity for the Grid


Increasingly, utilities are challenged to modernize their power grid to become "smart."


02/12/2015 Digi International's XLR PRO line of radios for ultrareliable, long-range wireless data transmission for Ethernet and serial devices is ideal for i...

A Digital Utility Imperative: Protecting Your Customer Data

02/12/2015 PwC's Alan Conkle, Matt Wilson and Dave Sands share results of their company's 2015 "Global State of Information Security Survey," which ...

Intergraph, ETAP Partner for smart grid management solution


The partnership was announced at the DistibuTECH Conference and Exhibition 

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