Smart Grid


Emerson to help improve efficiency of Catalina Island’s power microgrid


Catalina Island’s Pebbly Beach Generating Station is both an electric generating station and a liquefied petroleum gas distribution facility

The Connected Home and Consumer Engagement: Next Up, Energy


Much has been said, written and thought about how to better engage energy consumers.

Intelligent Communications for a Dynamic Smart Grid

08/27/2015 The emergence of smart grid has created a dynamic electric power environment that is allowing utilities to meet profitability numbers and ensure th...

What Utilities Need to Know to Gain Competitive Advantage From the Cloud


Companies are deploying cloud computing to increase efficiencies and manage costs.

Digitally Connected Customers Offer Substantial Opportunitie for Savvy Utilities

08/27/2015 When I look at the various stories in this issue, I'm reminded that it takes many businesses within a business to operate and maintain a utility.

Tantalus to deliver smart grid solution to Marietta Water and Power


The utility also plans to leverage a number of advanced data-driven features delivered through TUNet

VIDEO: PG&E opens $40 million electric control center in Concord


The facility is the second of three new control centers

Wire News

United States : APPROVAL to the coal-fueled power plant purchase plan of FPL

The customers of Florida Power & Light Co. (FPL) have decided to acquire a 250MW coal-fueled power generation facility for an amount of $520.5 million.

Canada : New Agreement marks Step Forward in Connecting First Nation Communities to the Electricity Grid

Today Minister of Energy Bob Chiarelli was in Thunder Bay to witness a signing ceremony for an agreement between Wataynikaneyap Power, a partnership of 20 Ontario First Nation communities, and Fortis-RES, an electricity transmitter.

NITI Aayog introduces IESS 2047 2.0- integrated energy tool; The policy was originally introduced by Planning Commission in 2013-14

The policy was originally introduced by Planning Commission in 2013-14NITI Aayog following the footsteps of its erstwhile predecessor, the Planning Commission will be bringing out a new integrated energy policy, which was originally introduced by ...

Himanta ready for new innings

'Wrong to envisage BJP-AIUDF alliance'Interview - Himanta B. Sarma Former Congress strongman Himanta Biswa Sarma, who will join the BJP tomorrow, in an exclusive interview to Umanand Jaiswal talks about his agenda for his new party, why he left th...

Thompson: WOTUS Rule Will Cause Great Harm to Pennsylvania Economy

Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Pa. (5th CD), issued the following news release:Congressman Glenn 'GT' Thompson (PA-05) today applauded a federal court decision to block a proposed Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulatory action, entitled the Water...




Horizon Utilities Goes Mobile. Tablets…Then Ongoing Field Feedback Drives Success.

Horizon Utilities of Hamilton, Ontario went from paper to Tablet PCs over a 3 year period with significant results including immediate cost savings and improved productivity. Today, they have the l...
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Solar + Storage: Capturing Opportunities and Overcoming Challenges

The convergence of solar and energy storage applications is under way. The combined application of solar generation and energy storage can provide multiple benefits to many system stakeholders. Acr...
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Storage Enters the Global Stage: What’s the value proposition for your region?

For electricity storage, the events of the last two years have shown that the skepticism around the technology is rapidly evaporating as the storage transitions to a state of deployment. Definitive...
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How to deploy mobile forms + devices to speed up field service processes & reporting

Overcoming the pain points associated with any process is much simpler and more cost effective than you think. This webinar will detail the benefits of switching to mobile forms for field data coll...


The future of energy and utilities: An IBM point of view

Read this white paper for insight into the trends and factors driving the future of energy and utilities, and the resulting implications for the in...

Spotlight on Energy and Utilities: Featuring Research from Gartner

Read this issue of Spotlight on Energy & Utilities from IBM featuring research from Gartner to learn how to tap into the massive amounts of dat...

OSHA 1910.269 Question & Answer Sheet

Read this Q&A to learn about changes to federal regulations and how to select FR garments for employees working in the generation, transmission...

Is Direct View LED Ready?

If you’ve ever been to the Auto Show or taken in a game at a stadium with a video scoreboard, chances are you’ve noticed the brightness and color d...

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POWERGRID International

August 2015
Volume 20, Issue 8



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August 2015
Volume 20, Issue 8


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