Industry News

  1. Hawaiian Electric And Open Access Technology International Plan For Innovative Grid Services Wins PUC Approval

    A pioneering Grid Services Purchase Agreement between the Hawaiian Electric Companies and Minneapolis-based OATI has been approved by the Hawai‘i Public Utilities Commission, advancing a project to bring Hawai‘i customers more renewable energy choices

  2. SDRPY Establishes New Electricity Infrastructure In Hajjah

    Hundreds of families in the northwestern province of Hajjah, Yemenhave started to benefit from the new electrical infrastructure completed with the support of the Saudi Development and Reconstruction Program for Yemen (SDRPY)

  3. Bloom Energy Introduces ‘AlwaysON’ Microgrid Solution To Provide Power Resiliency During Grid Outages

    Bloom Energy, the market leader in microgrids, recently announced a new AlwaysON Microgrid solution with attractive financing which is designed to make it easier and convenient for companies to protect themselves from extended grid power outages and escalating grid electricity rates

  4. Gexa Energy Powers All New Plans With 100% Renewable Energy

    Gexa Energy, a leading retail electricity provider in Texas, recently announced that going forward all new Gexa Energy residential plans will be powered by 100% renewable energy at no additional cost to customers

  5. NEC To Install More Than 20MW Of Municipal Energy Storage Projects In New England

    NEC Energy Solutions recently announced six additional energy storage projects of more than 20 MW at municipal power plants throughout New England including Madison, Maine, and Ashburnham, Templeton, Wakefield, Middleton and Taunton, Massachusetts

  6. Fingrid Is Acquiring New 400 MVA Power Transformers

    The electricity transmission connection between the south and north of Finland is being improved. Power transformers have been ordered for the transformer substations in Pyhäselkä and Petäjävesi, and the contract on their delivery was signed by Fingrid and KOLEKTOR ETRA on 13 August

  7. Chroma Released 105kVA Regenerative Grid Simulator To Deliver 500VL-N

    Chroma Systems Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of power conversion testing equipment and automated systems, announces the release of a 105kVA model to their 61800 series of Regenerative Grid Simulators

  8. Smart Grid Project By Bracebridge Generation And Opus One Solutions Receives $2.9M From Government Of Canada

    The Government of Canada has announced a $2.9 million investment in a smart grid project in the town of Parry Sound, led by Bracebridge Generation and utility software engineering pioneer Opus One Solutions

  9. Verizon Lights The Way For Smart Grid Technology Of The Future With Peninsula Light Company

    Verizon has been chosen to update Washington State’s Peninsula Light Company (PenLight) power distribution system with Verizon’s Grid Wide Utility Services Intelligent Energy platform. Electric meters equipped with Verizon cellular connectivity will replace end-of-life meters in the homes and businesses of over 33,000 PenLight members

  10. United States Sets New Daily Record High For Natural Gas Use In The Power Sector

    The United States likely set a new daily record on Friday, July 19, of 44.5 billion cubic feet (Bcf) for natural gas consumption by electric power plants, according to S&P Global Platts. U.S. power sector natural gas consumption exceeded the previous record of 43.1 Bcf—set on July 16, 2018—on five days in July. Higher-than-normal temperatures and relatively low natural gas prices contributed to increased natural gas consumption by electric generators.