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M.C. Dean Named Siemens Solution Partner for Protection Systems, Smart Grid Division

Siemens Energy, Inc. - CIM Automation Systems, a division of M.C. Dean, Inc. has been appointed an "Energy Automation-Smart Grid" Siemens Solution Partner. M.C. Dean is the first "Energy Automation-Smart Grid" Siemens Solution Partner in the United States. more...

ABB provides Public Power utilities with a broad range of new Smart Grid solutions

ABB Inc. - 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. more...

Structure Named in Top 13 Smart Grid Company to Watch

Structure Group, The - 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. more...
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Hitachi Communication Technologies America, Inc. and Tendril Partner to Deliver Smart Energy Applications - Companies will present combined solutions at DistribuTECH 2013 in San Diego

Tendril Inc. - 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. more...

Smart Solutions. Smarter Grid.

Cooper Power Systems - Utilities face significant challenges: An aging infrastructure, reliability, and regulation are current top concerns. more...

North Carolina Emerges as Smart Grid Technology Hub

ABB Inc. - ABB's new Smart Grid Center of Excellence is the nation's first-of-its-kind demonstration center and testing lab using cutting-edge Smart Grid software and equipment aimed at improving reliability in the midst of extreme weather. more...

Articles 

By Thrinadh Dwibhashyam
On: April 8, 2013
Today, electrical utilities face the conflicting objectives of increasing reliability and reducing costs which forces utilities to concentrate on information driven planning activities. GIS in conjunction with other IT systems like WAMS, CIS etc. is more...
By Tony DiMarco
On: July 1, 2008
They don't have nearly as many customers and employees, and they have fewer meters and substations. However, smaller utilities have the same basic application needs as their larger neighbors. more...
By Ashish Sethia
On: October 9, 2007
The utility industry worldwide has been following a repetitive pattern in the change-cycle. The structure of the industry has changed from government owned generating, transmission & distribution companies existing as monopolies to that of a more...
By Tim Taylor
On: August 16, 2007
In the long-range planning of electric substation and distribution facilities, a long-range load forecast and a plan for future distribution substation locations and capacity are developed. more...
By Jeremy Sadler
On: May 14, 2007
Accurate, reliable maps of your field assets are critical to efficient operations. But keeping utility maps accurate and up-to-date -- and at the same time making them accessible to the people who need them -- more...

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