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  1. Utilities Look To RF Mesh To Address Network Optimization For Next-Generation Distribution Grid

    Utilities will rely heavily on RF mesh networks as a key communication technology, according to new research commissioned by Silver Spring Networks, Inc. and conducted by Zpryme

  2. Launch Of Japan's First Microgrid System With A Total Of 117 Homes

    PanaHome Corporation, ENERES Co., Ltd, IBJ Leasing Co., Ltd. and the Public Enterprises Agency of the Hyogo Prefectural Government plan to embark on the urban development of a microgrid system (a regional energy distribution management system) (*1) starting October 2017

  3. ENGIE North America Announces Largest Utility-Scale Energy Storage Installation In Massachusetts

    ENGIE North America and Holyoke Gas & Electric (HG&E) recently announced plans for the largest utility-scale energy storage installation in Massachusetts.

  4. Many Utilities Believe Cyberattacks Could Bring Down The Electric Distribution Grid In The Next Five Years, Accenture Research Finds

    Almost two-thirds (63 percent) of utility executives believe their country faces at least a moderate risk of electricity supply interruption from a cyberattack on electric distribution grids in the next five years

  5. PG&E Breaks Ground On A New, State-Of-The-Art Substation Training Center In Livermore

    Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) recently broke ground on a new 145,100-square foot substation training facility at the company’s Livermore Training Center

  6. XL Hybrids Introduces The First-Ever Hybrid Electric Upfit For Ford F-250 Pickups And Chassis For Commercial Fleets

    XL Hybrids, Inc., the leader in connected fleet electrification solutions for commercial and municipal fleets, recently announced that the company will begin production on the XL3 Hybrid Electric Drive System for Model Year 2018 Ford Super Duty F-250 pickups in first quarter 2018

  7. Sentient Energy Announces New Fault And Pre-Failure Analytics Scalable Across Large Multi-Communications Sensor Deployments

    Sentient Energy, Inc., a leading provider of advanced grid monitoring and analytics for electric utilities, recently announced the newest release of its flagship Grid Analytics Solution (GAS) v1.6

  8. Tantalus Acquires Demand Management Company Energate To Expand Smart Grid Applications Portfolio

    Tantalus Systems, a leading provider of smart grid solutions for electric and multi-commodity utilities, announced recently that it completed the acquisition of Energate, Inc., a leader in interactive demand management solutions

  9. AECOM Prepares Landmark Environmental Impact Statement For Major TransWest Express Power Transmission Project

    The TransWest Express Transmission Project has passed a significant regulatory milestone with public release of the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Western Area Power Administration (Western)

  10. ISO New England Releases Regional Power Grid Look-Ahead
    ISO New England Inc. recently released the 2011 Regional System Plan (RSP11), a comprehensive report on New England’s electric power system, including progress to date, an outline of transmission upgrades and resource additions needed to provide a reliable supply of electricity, and challenges and opportunities facing the region through 2020