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Global GIS Market in the Utility Industry 2014-2018

July 30, 2014 - in Corporate, Electric Grid, Modeling

A GIS is a system or a set of tools that interprets geographical or geospatial data or information. It integrates hardware, software, and data for processing geographically-referenced data. These systems digitize the received geospatial data, process (store,…

Australia Sees Great Promise with Smart Grid Smart City Trial

July 29, 2014 - in Electric Grid, Energy

More than $28 billion in net economic benefits could flow to Australia over the next 20 years if smart grid technologies trialled in the Hunter were adopted…

Central Hudson Selects Ubisense Location Intelligence Solution to Improve Response Time and Customer Service during Severe Storms

July 21, 2014 - in Corporate, Electric Grid, Emergency, Energy

Ubisense, a market leader in location intelligence solutions, announced today that Central Hudson, a New York State regulated electric and gas utility,…

FAA Approves Limited Use Of Drones for San Diegeo Gas & Electric

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently granted San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) a Special Airworthiness Certificate for a small Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), allowing the utility to research, test and train flight crews on the UAS in…

Cisco to Help Address European Unemployment by Imparting Internet of Everything Skills

July 18, 2014 - in Corporate, Electric Grid, Energy

Cisco today announced at the Digital Venice week a new Networking Academy® Internet of Everything (IoE) curriculum giving electricians the Internet Protocol (IP) skills to service the millions of potential new intelligent Smart Grid devices, such as the estimated…

Xcel Energy to implement GeoDigital’s WorkStudio Software for Vegetation Management and Pole Maintenance

GeoDigital today announced that Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy has chosen to implement its WorkStudio work management system for Vegetation Management and Pole Maintenance.  Over 700 contractor personnel and company employees in eight states will use the system…

MyMeter Behavioral Program Savings Approved by the State of Minnesota

July 15, 2014 - in Corporate, Electric Grid, Energy, Sensors

Accelerated Innovations (AI) announced today that the Minnesota Department of Commerce, Division of Energy Resources determined the MyMeter program demonstrated significant energy savings reductions resulting from behavioral changes made by residential customers…

Siemens New Mobile-Web App Enables Utilities to Maximize Customer Engagement While Increasing Operational Efficiency

July 14, 2014 - in Corporate, Electric Grid, Energy

Siemens Smart Grid today announced the release of Energy Engage Mobile, the company's first mobile-web application that brings energy consumption information directly to the consumer's fingertips helping utilities connect with their customers. Energy Engage…

3-GIS Continues ‘Mapping the Future’ by Upgrading to 3-GIS Network Solutions 2.2

3-GIS has announced they’ve released version 2.2 of the award winning 3-GIS Network Solutions software suite. The upgraded version of Network Solutions 2.2 is able to run on the 10.0, 10.1, and 10.2.2 versions of Esri ArcGIS Server. The new release also…

Jiangxi Electric Power Design Institute (JXEPDI) Increases Substation Design Efficiency

As an energy industry leader, the Power Construction Corporation of China (POWERCHINA) provides the full range of services from planning, survey, design, and engineering to finance, construction, installation, and operation and maintenance of hydropower, thermal…