Industry News

  1. NIPSCO Marks Completion Of New 100-Mile Electric Transmission Line Project
    6/29/2018

    NIPSCO announced recently the completion of the new 100-mile ReynoldsTopeka electric transmission line project, connecting NIPSCO’s Reynolds substation (in Reynolds, Ind.), Burr Oak substation (in Burr Oak, Ind.) and Hiple Substation (near Topeka, Ind.).

  2. Maxwell Technologies Launches Advanced Energy Storage Power Delivery Solutions For Utility Grids And Microgrids
    6/27/2018

    Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: MXWL), a leading developer and manufacturer of energy storage and power delivery solutions, today announced the launch of two new highly scalable products to deliver reliable, fast responding, long lifetime storage in grids and microgrids.

  3. New 70-Mile Transmission Line Energized In Indiana To Improve Regional Reliability, Expand Access To Renewable Energy And Other Resources
    6/26/2018

    Pioneer Transmission, LLC – a joint venture of Duke Energy and American Electric Power (AEP) – and Northern Indiana Public Service Company, LLC (NIPSCO) today announced the completion of an approximately 70-mile transmission line connecting the Greentown Station near Kokomo, Indiana, to the Reynolds Station located in Reynolds, Indiana.

  4. Horizonte Completes Aero Survey For Powerline And Advances Permitting For The Araguaia Nickel Project
    6/21/2018

    Horizonte Minerals Plc, (AIM:HZM) (TSX:HZM) (‘Horizonte’ or ‘the Company’)the nickel development company focused in Brazil which is developing the Araguaia nickel project as Brazil’s next ferronickel mine, is pleased to announce that it has completed the detailed aero survey covering the route of the power line into the project and awarded contracts to cover the engineering design and permitting for the powerline and substation infrastructure for the Araguaia ferronickel project (‘Araguaia’).

  5. Louisiana Public Service Commission Approves Wind Catcher Project
    6/20/2018

    Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO), an American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) company, today announced that the Louisiana Public Service Commission (LPSC) has approved the proposed Wind Catcher Energy Connection project.

  6. High Plains Power Selects Landis+Gyr For Smart Grid Deployment
    6/20/2018

    Landis+Gyr (Swiss: LAND.SW) announced it has reached an agreement with High Plains Power to provide advanced metering and network technology for the utility's smart grid deployment.

  7. Hydro-Québec And Central Maine Power Announce Another Major Milestone Towards A Historic Agreement To Bring Clean Energy To Massachusetts
    6/14/2018

    Hydro-Québec and Central Maine Power Company (“CMP”) a subsidiary of AVANGRID, Inc., jointly announced the successful conclusion of contract negotiations with the Massachusetts electric distribution companies (EDCs) for the New England Clean Energy Connect (“NECEC”) 100 percent hydropower project

  8. Toledo Edison Adds New Line And Substation Workers From Power Systems Institute Training Programs
    6/14/2018

    Toledo Edison, a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utility, has hired 20 graduates of the company's utility worker training program as part of its ongoing efforts to enhance service reliability for customers in northwest Ohio.

  9. How Microgrids Could Boost Resilience In New Orleans
    6/14/2018

    During Hurricane Katrina and other severe storms that have hit New Orleans, power outages, flooding and wind damage combined to cut off people from clean drinking water, food, medical care, shelter, prescriptions and other vital services.

  10. Streamline Deployment Of Smart Energy Equipment With Flexible Power Line Communication (PLC) Modem
    6/12/2018

    With the uptick in smart grid infrastructure adoption globally, utilities are seeking ways to improve reliability and performance of smart meters to address multiple markets