Industry News

  1. Sunverge Extends Advanced Virtual Power Plant Capabilities
    2/8/2018

    With its latest software release, Sunverge Energy has made it easier for electric utilities to use real-time data at the edge of the grid to better manage and optimize Distributed Energy Resources (DERs), Home Energy Management Systems (HEMS) and smart devices

  2. WAPA, Southline Transmission Sign Participation Agreement To Develop New Transmission Line In Southwest
    2/5/2018

    Western Area Power Administration's Desert Southwest Region and Southline Transmission, L.L.C., signed a participation agreement, Jan. 31, committing both parties to developing the Southline Transmission Project—a new critical energy infrastructure effort that will support grid reliability and facilitate renewable energy development in the region

  3. NTE Energy Signs Long-Term Power Purchase Agreement With The Town Of McCormick, SC
    2/1/2018

    NTE Energy (“NTE”) announced that it has entered into a long-term Power Purchase Agreement with the Town of McCormick, South Carolina. Under the terms of the agreement, NTE will supply all McCormick’s electric needs for a period of twenty years starting in 2019

  4. Historical Power Interconnector In Canada Achieves Key Milestone
    1/30/2018

    ABB recently achieved a major milestone with the successful testing of the Maritime Link, enabling Emera to exchange electricity between the Island of Newfoundland and Nova Scotia for the first time in history.

  5. Northern Pass Selected To Advance Massachusetts’ Clean Energy Goals And Deliver Substantial Benefits To New England
    1/25/2018

    Officials in Massachusetts announced recently that a bid submitted by Eversource and Hydro-Québec (HQ) to utilize Northern Pass Transmission (NPT) to deliver significant amounts of hydropower to the New England grid has been selected in the Massachusetts Clean Energy solicitation

  6. Another Record-Setting Year Of Power Reliability For ComEd Customers
    1/25/2018

    For the last five years, ComEd, a unit of Exelon, has worked on upgrading and modernizing its electrical grid to improve the reliability of its service to customers

  7. Energy Strong Advanced Technology Making PSE&G's Grid Smarter
    1/25/2018

    In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, Public Service Electric and Gas Co. (PSE&G), with support from the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, embarked on Energy Strong, a $1.2 billion program that is making electric and gas systems more resilient against severe weather

  8. Hawaiian Electric Utilities Accelerates The Connection Of New Distributed Energy Resources With GridUnity®
    1/24/2018

    GridUnity, a pioneer in distributed energy analytics software-as-a-service, announces Hawaiian Electric's rapid expansion of its software to help the three electric utilities efficiently and reliably connect new distributed energy resources (DER) to the grid

  9. IEEE Power & Energy Society And The North American Transmission Forum To Collaborate On Reliability And Resiliency Challenges In Energy Supply And Demand
    1/23/2018

    IEEE, the world's largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, recently announced the IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) and the North American Transmission Forum (NATF) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

  10. ABB Showcases Digital Grid Solutions At DistribuTECH 2018
    1/23/2018

    ABB will present leading-edge grid technologies at DistribuTECH, the leading annual electric power transmission and distribution conference and exhibition event being held in San Antonio, Texas.