Transmission & Distribution


CPUC approves North Tahoe Lake transmission project

03/31/2015 The CPUC approved construction of the agency preferred alternative identified in the September 2014 final environmental impact statement for the pr...

Hydro One invests $845 million in transmission, grid reliability for Toronto area


In addition, the company plans to complete over $688 million in additional improvement and replacement work

VIDEO: Central Maine Power, Iberdrola finish transmission upgrade


CMP broke ground for the project in August 2010 and expects to complete construction on time, and on budget in June of this year 

VIDEO: GE unit to auction transmission capacity from its smart grid project

03/25/2015 General Electric unit GE Energy Financial Services announced today that it will auction 315 MW of bi-directional electricity transfer capacity acro...

West Penn Power to strengthen electric grid with 50 T&D projects

03/23/2015 FirstEnergy Corp. has scheduled nearly 50 major transmission and distribution infrastructure projects and other work in 2015 to help enhance servic...

PNM files agreement in FERC transmission rate case

03/23/2015 The agreement with key parties resolves all matters relating to the proposed formula transmission mechanism used to adjust transmission rates annua...

Penn Power to invest in transmission infrastructure upgrades

03/23/2015 FirstEnergy Corp. has planned about 70 major transmission and distribution infrastructure projects and other work in 2015 to help enhance reliabili...

Ohio Edison to invest $383 million on power grid upgrades

03/23/2015 Major projects scheduled for 2015 include transmission enhancements to reinforce the system and support economic growth, construction of new circui...

Arkansas judge grants OK for 161-kV transmission line


The judge denied the cooperative’s request for a navigable water crossing over the Black River 

The Illuminating Co. to upgrade power lines, build new substations

03/23/2015 Major projects scheduled for 2015 include installing voltage-regulating equipment, building new substations, rebuilding and upgrading circuits, and...



Beyond Integration: Three Dynamics Reshaping Renewables and the Grid

In a unique industry research initiative, DNV GL gathered views from over 1,600 energy sector participants across 71 countries on a scenario in which renewables account for 70% of power sector gene...
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Engaging the Small and Mid-sized Business (SMB) Marketplace

This session will outline how Duke Energy leveraged Voice of Customer insights, previous experience in similar outreach programs, and careful internal analysis to identify an improvement opportunit...
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When Grid Optimization is Not Enough: Making Cents of Disruptive Change.

Electric utilities today face unprecedented volatility and business challenges. To stay competitive and ensure a managed transition to a sustainable future, electric utilities must ensure grid reli...
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Avoiding the Pitfalls of Premium Power

Premium power is an increasingly valuable tool for utilities and municipalities, who can charge more for supplying power to customers with critical loads. At the same time, more customers have thei...


Cooling System Technology for Cube-Based Display Walls

The cooling system in a cube-based display wall is a critical factor to consider when you're planning which technology would be best for your contr...

Envisioning the Smart Grid of the Future

While it is true that the future is unknowable, it’s a safe guess that the smart grid of tomorrow will be dramatically different than the smart gri...

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

Planning and deploying smart grid solutions is a challenge under the best of circumstances, and for many, balancing the risk-reward continuum is a ...

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EtherMate® Industrial Ethernet - IO Modules

LioN-M ProfiNet device with 16 digital I/O channels, channels can be used universally as inputs o...

Low-Smoke Zero Halogen Premise Distribution Cable

AFL’s Low-Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH) distribution cable offers all of the benefits of a traditiona...

TRM® 2.0 - Test Results Manager PC Analysis and Reporting

Test Results Manager 2.0 (TRM® 2.0) is an all-in-one analysis, viewer and reporting tool designed...

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