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  • April 22--HAMILTON -- Crews have started inspecting the 24,000 electric utility poles throughout the city of Hamilton. The project, which started Monday, will assess the condition of each wooden pole and check for any electrical safety issues. In addition, location data on each pole and its identification number will be collected. This will allow the city to prioritize pole replacements and to ...
  • By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Energy Weekly News -- The National Arbor Day Foundation, in cooperation with the National Association of State Foresters, has recognized FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) and its 10 electric utilities as a Tree Line USA utility for 18 consecutive years. The award recognizes investor-owned and public utility companies - electric, gas and water - that promote the ...
  • By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Energy Weekly News -- The National Arbor Day Foundation, in cooperation with the National Association of State Foresters, has recognized FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) and its 10 electric utilities as a Tree Line USA utility for 18 consecutive years. The award recognizes investor-owned and public utility companies - electric, gas and water - that promote the ...
  • April 24--The red lights that dot the giant wall inside TVA's power control center quickly turned green on the morning of April 27, 2011, signaling the loss of generation as tornadoes ripped across Mississippi and Alabama, twisting dozens of TVA transmission lines like pretzels in the wind. "Looking at the map and the plethora of alarms coming in for the operators, it was overwhelming," ...
  • THE collection of a 6.5-centavo-per-kilowatt-hour (kWh) hike in transmission charge would be enforced in June, according to the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC). The order will just be released before the end of the month. Given this, the NGCP [National Grid Corp. of the Philippines] will not be able to incorporate it in their April bill to their customers, the DUs [distribution utilities]. ...
  • April 21--At a Spring Valley home not far from the Las Vegas headquarters of the Public Utilities Commission, a group gathered Wednesday to showcase what it proclaimed as a potential game-changer in solar electricity generation. The focus: a new piece of technology designed to help solar energy users regain the upper hand after the commission increased their electricity bills last year. Adara ...
  • Jul 11, 2013 |
    E Source invites the community to an open house on August 1 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. to celebrate its new corporate headquarters at 1745 38th Street in Boulder, Colorado. Guests will enjoy cocktails and hors d'oeuvres while touring the building and learning about the energy-efficiency measures E Source implemented as part of the office facility retrofit.
  • Mar 28, 2013 |
    A new three-part E Source report reveals strategies for calculating the return on marketing investment (ROMI) for utilities, along with case studies of existing measurement solutions and future opportunities based on smart grid data.
  • Mar 27, 2013 |
    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, today announced that it has won a contract from Fluor Corporation for the 125-megawatt photovoltaic (PV) Arlington Valley Solar Project (AVSE II).
  • Mar 13, 2013 |
    Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) has been awarded a new contract by the Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska (MEAN), for a new SCADA and Generation Management System (GMS) based on OSI’s monarch™ (Multi-platform Open Network ARCHitecture) platform.