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Global High Voltage Switchgear Market to Approach $16 Billion by 2021, says GlobalData

June 15, 2017 - in Electric Grid, Energy

The global high voltage (HV) switchgear market is set to rise from $11.6 billion in 2016 to just under $16 billion in 2021, registering a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.4%, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData. The company’s latest…

Bayernwerk Receives Innovation Award from Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure

June 15, 2017 - in Awards, Energy

Huntsville, Alabama – Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure presented Bayernwerk with an Icon Award for Bayernwerk’s efforts to improve the management…

The Results are in: These are the Most Energy-Efficient Utilities in the US

June 14, 2017 - in Energy, Featured

Our first-ever scorecard of US utilities, released today, reveals striking regional differences and the best — and worst — performers on energy efficiency.…

NERC’s Summer Reliability Assessment Highlights Seasonal Electricity Reliability Issues

June 14, 2017 - in Electric Grid, Energy

The North American Electric Reliability Corporation's (NERC) recent 2017 Summer Reliability Assessment finds that there are enough resources to meet this summer's projected peak electricity demand in all areas of the country. Anticipated reserve margins, the…

Three Mile Island is the Latest Nuclear Power Plant to Announce Retirement Plans

June 14, 2017 - in Energy, Featured

At the end of May, Exelon, the owner of the Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station in southeastern Pennsylvania, announced its intention to retire the plant in 2019 unless the company is given assistance by the state to help keep the plant financially…

Urban Solar Lands UL Approval for Entire Product Line

June 14, 2017 - in Energy, News, Renewables

BEAVERTON, OR - Urban Solar is proud to announce that all of our solar powered LED systems are now UL Listed.  This listing covers all transit-related lighting products as well as all commercial solar LED lighting systems for applications including pathways,…

The Project to Turn Alaska Nuclear

June 14, 2017 - in Energy

ALASKA – Galena, Alaska, has a population of less than 500 people. But, the little, bush town near the Arctic Circle made big headlines when it was targeted to build a nuclear plant by the TOSHIBA Corporation.   In “The Galena Nuclear Project: Pursuing…

SynTech Bioenergy Announces Advances in Biomass Renewable Technologies

June 14, 2017 - in Energy, Renewables

Denver, Colo.: SynTech Bioenergy, a Denver based renewable energy technology company, is committed to delivering distributed clean energy through advanced thermal conversion of biomass and other wastes around the…

Dawn of the Digital Transformer

June 14, 2017 - in Electric Grid, Energy

No matter how good a piece of technology is, there comes a time when it needs to evolve. The creation of the distribution transformer in the early 1880s was a technological marvel. For the first time, it allowed the high voltage flowing through the national…

GE Ventures Launches Data-Driven Company to Advance Industry Inspection Services

June 14, 2017 - in Energy

BERLIN - Today at GE’s Minds + Machines Europe event, GE Ventures (NYSE:GE) announced the launch of Avitas Systems, a new company that will use predictive data analytics, robotics, and artificial intelligence to deliver advanced inspection services to the…