Industry News

  1. AEP Signs Agreement To Purchase Wind Assets From Sempra
    2/12/2019

    American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) today announced that its competitive renewable energy subsidiary has signed an agreement to acquire Sempra Renewables LLC and its 724 megawatts (MW) of operating wind generation and battery assets for approximately $1.056 billion, including $551 million in cash, assumption of $343 million in existing project debt and $162 million in tax equity obligation

  2. Grid Customers Facing Increasingly Complex Grid Transmission Systems Turn To GE’s Fixed Series Compensation (FSC) Systems
    2/6/2019
  3. Mocana Introduces Device Security Solutions To Protect The Electric Grid
    2/5/2019

    Mocana, the leading provider of device security solutions for IoT and industrial control systems, today announced the availability of solutions to protect and manage the security of legacy devices and industrial equipment

  4. Aclara Energizes The Industry By Expanding Power Sensor Product Line For 48kV Sub-Transmission Networks
    2/4/2019

    Aclara, a leading supplier of smart infrastructure solutions (SIS) to electric, gas and water utilities worldwide, today announces the expansion of its grid monitoring platform power sensor product line that operates on sub-transmission networks up to 48kV to increase visibility beyond the distribution network

  5. Hawaiian Electric And Landis+Gyr Agree On First Phase Of Grid Modernization Project
    2/4/2019

    Landis+Gyr (SWISS: LAND.SW) and Hawaiian Electric Company are preparing for the first phase of an advanced metering project built on Wi-SUN-certified network components to support the utility's Grid Modernization Strategy, subject to approval by the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission

  6. EarthRenew Launches Program To Restart Electricity Generation
    2/2/2019

    EarthRenew Inc. (CSE:ERTH) (“EarthRenew” or the “Company”) reports that having recently completed an RTO with Valencia Ventures and a concurrent private placement of $1 million, it has now commenced Phase 1 of the redevelopment of its Strathmore facility (the “Strathmore Plant”)

  7. National Grid Expands Volt/VAR Optimization (VVO) Deployment With Utilidata
    1/31/2019

    Utilidata®, Inc., the industry leader in energy optimization software extending from the substation to the grid edge, today announced National Grid is extending its real-time Volt/VAR Optimization (VVO) solution to the utility’s customers in Massachusetts

  8. Power Distribution, Inc. Makes A Strategic Investment In GateView, Expanding Its Product Portfolio Within The Mission-Critical Data Center Market
    1/23/2019

    Power Distribution, Inc. (PDI), the leading supplier of power distribution and monitoring solutions for data centers and other critical or high-value electrical systems, today announced the company has entered into a strategic agreement with GateView, a technology company focused on IT power distribution for data centers

  9. Department Of Energy Announces $38M For Improving Existing Coal-Fired Power Plants
    1/23/2019

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced up to $38M in federal funding for cost-shared research and development (R&D) projects enhancing technologies that improve the overall performance, reliability, and flexibility of the nation’s existing coal-fired power plant fleet

  10. NGCP Boosts Leyte - Samar Power Corridor
    1/18/2019

    NGCP delivers on its commitment to improve the transmission of electricity in the Eastern Visayas region before the year 2018 ends with the completion of Line 2 of the Ormoc-Babatngon 138-kiloVolt (kV) transmission line