Industry News

  1. Tenaska Signs Long-Term Power Purchase Agreement With Associated Electric Cooperative For Missouri Wind Project
    2/12/2018

    Tenaska, one of the leading independent power producers in the United States, has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with Associated Electric Cooperative Inc. (Associated) with a capacity of approximately 236 megawatts (MW) of renewable power from a wind project in northwest Missouri

  2. 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

  3. 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

  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. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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.

  8. JCP&L Completed Upgrades To More Than 80 Major Circuits In 2017 As Part Of Service Reliability Program
    1/18/2018

    Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has completed upgrades on more than 80 major circuits this year to help enhance service reliability to approximately 175,000 customers in about 150 communities in northern and central New Jersey

  9. ABB Wins $40M Order To Strengthen Indonesia’s Power Grid
    1/17/2018

    ABB has won an order worth more than $40M from a consortium comprising Doosan Heavy Industries and state-owned construction company PT Hutama Karya, to upgrade and expand the Muara Tawar combined cycle power plant in West Java, Indonesia

  10. ATXI Receives Final Approval To Construct The Mark Twain Transmission Project In Northeast Missouri
    1/10/2018

    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