Industry News

  1. TEP Plans New Wind Energy Project That Could Power More Than 30,000 Homes

    Tucson Electric Power (TEP) plans to issue a request for proposals (RFP) this week for the design and construction of new wind energy resources that could power up to 31,000 homes annually

  2. ATXI Receives Final Approval To Construct The Mark Twain Transmission Project In Northeast Missouri

    Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois (ATXI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), received approval from the Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC) to proceed with the construction of the Mark Twain Transmission Project, a 100-mile, 345,000-volt transmission line and substation to be built in northeast Missouri

  3. Green Charge And Hawaiian Electric Work To Bring Advanced Grid Services To University Of Hawaii

    Green Charge, an ENGIE company, recently announced a demonstration project with Hawaiian Electric Company to bring distributed energy storage services to the University of Hawaii medical campus near downtown Honolulu

  4. EWEB Realizes Customer Safety And Service Goals With Sensus Stratus Electricity Meter

    (Click to Tweet) – As Oregon’s largest customer-owned public utility, the Eugene Water & Electric Board (EWEB) staff put their customers first in everything they do. That includes their deployment of metering technology. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: The Sensus Stratus meter has delivered over 99 percent read success for EWEB. (Photo: Business Wire) “Safety and the ability to provide better, faster and more affordable customer service are

  5. Empire State Connector Successfully Completes First Of Two Stages Of Solicitation For 1,000MW Utica To Brooklyn HVDC Transmission Line

    Empire State Connector Corp. today announced the successful completion of Stage One of a two-stage Open Solicitation process for interested parties to reserve space on the proposed 265-mile, 1,000 megawatt (MW) fully buried Empire State Connector (ESC) high voltage direct current (HVDC) electric transmission line

  6. New Time-of-Use Rate Plan Will Support Cleaner, More Reliable Grid And Enhance Choice And Control For PG&E Customers

    Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced today that it is introducing a new electric Time-of-Use rate plan to promote more efficient energy usage and provide customers with additional rate plan options. Starting in April 2018, approximately 150,000 residential electric customers across PG&E’s service area will transition into the new rate plan, unless they choose another rate plan. This is the first phase of a multi-year, statewide effort to create a smarter energy future

  7. Fluor Completes Major Transmission Lines In Puerto Rico

    Fluor Corporation confirmed recently that the company, working under its contract with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) in support of a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) mission to help repair and restore the power grid in Puerto Rico, has completed work on two 115kv transmission lines between substations in Sabana Llana and Canóvanas in Puerto Rico

  8. NEC Energy Solutions Commissions 50 MW Of Grid Energy Storage Facilities In UK For VLC Energy

    NEC Energy Solutions (NEC ES), a wholly-owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, announced recently it has completed the commissioning of a total of 50 MW of energy storage projects in the UK with VLC Energy, a joint venture between Low Carbon, a renewable energy investment company, and VPI Immingham, owner of one of the largest combined heat and power plants in Europe and part of the Vitol Group

  9. Wärtsilä Smart Power Generation Plant Will Ensure Reliable Power Supply For Jakarta’s New Transport System

    The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to deliver a 100 MW Smart Power Generation plant to PT Indonesia Power, a subsidiary of PT PLN (Persero).

  10. Cross Texas Transmission Partners With Think Power Solutions For State Of The Art Aerial Inspection And Vegetation Management Software

    After a successful pilot program, Cross Texas Transmission, LLC (CTT) has engaged Think Power Solutions (Think Power) to develop a comprehensive vegetation management inspection application using Think Power's lightweight suite of software services