Industry News

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Clear Blue Technologies Illuminates Toronto’s Bloor Street With Smart City Lighting Systems
    1/15/2019

    Clear Blue Technologies International (“Clear Blue” or “the Company”) (TSXV: CBLU) (FSE: 0YA), the Smart Off-Grid™ company, today announced that 40 of its Illumient solar-powered street lights have been installed along Bloor Street West in Toronto

  6. New Standard Communication Model Enables Grid Operators To Enhance Performance, Value Of Distributed Energy Resources
    1/14/2019

    A collaborative team published a new Application Note, DNP3 Application Note AN2018-001 - DNP3 Profile for Communications with Distributed Energy Resources, to help grid operators communicate with distributed energy resources (DER) and enhance use and value of energy storage and solar generation connected to smart inverters

  7. Wärtsilä Provides Efficient And Flexible 90 MW Power Plant To Supply Electricity And District Heating For Dresden, Germany
    1/14/2019

    The technology group Wärtsilä has been awarded a contract to deliver a combined heat and power engine power plant (CHP) to Dresden, Germany.

  8. LineVision Closes $2M Series A To Accelerate Adoption Of Transmission Line Monitoring Solution
    1/8/2019

    LineVision, Inc., which enables utilities to improve transmission line capacity, resilience and safety through advanced technology, today announced that it has closed a $2 million Series A round. The lead investor was Clean Energy Ventures

  9. Iberdrola Completes The Digitisation Of Its Distribution Networks For The Intelligent Use Of Electricity
    12/31/2018

    Iberdrola has completed the process of digitising its distribution network with the installation of 10.7 million digital meters in Spain and their supporting infrastructure, as well as the adaptation of around 90,000 transformation centres, to which remote management, supervision and automation capabilities have been added

  10. Sumitomo Electric Connects NEMO Link Cable Between UK And Belgium
    12/18/2018

    Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has completed the connection of a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) interconnector cable system between the United Kingdom and Belgium after the high voltage test