News

  • Feb 20, 2013 |
    Aclara Technologies LLC, a leading provider of intelligent infrastructure solutions and a member of the utility solutions group of ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ESE), today announced enhanced TWACS® (eTWACS™) at TechAdvantage 2013 in New Orleans. Aclara’s TWACS power-line communications technology is the leading advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) solution nationwide, communicating with more than 13.5 million deployed smart devices and retrieving hourly data with a read rate higher than 99 percent for over 360 utilities.
  • Feb 20, 2013 |
    Sensus, a leading utility infrastructure company today announced that its open standards-based FlexNet communication network has achieved MultiSpeak® 3.0 certification for interoperability with the popular iVUE® system from National Information Solutions Cooperative, or NISC®.
  • Feb 20, 2013 |
    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, today announced plans to help empower Public Power and rural electric utilities with future-proofing their systems for a reliable, efficient and sustainable grid.
  • Feb 14, 2013 |
    Renewable energy experts Heidi Larson and Sean McPherson of Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) will speak on emerging markets and operations and maintenance (O&M) considerations at the annual SOLAR Power Gen conference to be held at the San Diego Convention Center, Feb. 13-15.
  • Feb 11, 2013 |
    ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America's leading energy consulting firms, is pleased to join forces with Energy Central to present an interactive webinar, "The State of the Energy Industry," on Friday, March 8, 2013, from 12:00-1:00 PM EST. To learn more about the webinar or to register, please click here: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/767445185
  • Feb 11, 2013 |
    ABB, a global leader in power and automation technology, has won an order worth around $260 million from the U.S. utility Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), a power marketing agency within the U.S. Department of Energy, to upgrade the existing Celilo HVDC (high-voltage direct current) converter station in Oregon. This station is an important part of the electricity link between the Pacific Northwest and southern California commissioned more than 40 years ago in 1970. The order was booked in the fourth quarter of 2012.
  • Feb 11, 2013 |
    Structure™, an industry leader in business advisory and consulting services to the energy and utilities industries, announced that it has been voted to the list of “13 Smart Grid Companies to Watch in 2013” by the readers of Smart Grid News for the second consecutive year.
  • Jan 25, 2013 |
    Hitachi Communication Technologies America, Inc. (Hitachi CTA) and Tendril® today announced that the companies are partnering to deliver a wide range of smart energy applications to consumers via an array of set-top boxes, wireless gateways and other devices that are already in the home. This dramatically improves the economics of home energy management by providing an economical and operational alternative to special-purpose gateways and other specialized hardware for each application used by the subscriber.
  • Jan 16, 2013 |
    Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) and regional partner, Automatizacion y Tecnologia Mexicana SA de CV (Atemex) have been selected by the Division de Distribucion Noroeste (Northwest Division) of the Comision Federal de Electricidad (CFE), to supply their next generation SCADA system based on OSI's monarch (Multi-platform Open Network ARCHitecture) platform, intended for the distribution center in the city of Culiacan, in the Mexican state of Sinaloa.
  • Jan 10, 2013 |
    Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) [NYSE: SAI] offers transmission engineering and design expertise, combined with proven experience in reviewing and implementing tactics to meet North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) compliance requirements for transmission owners.