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“Ecotram“ Research Project Successfully Completed

July 10, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy, Transportation

As part of the “Ecotram” research project, Wiener Linien’s energy-saving tram was used on Line 62 in Vienna until the beginning of May. During its ten months in operation, the Ecotram collected valuable data on its power requirement in passenger service.…

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…

Energy Department Makes Additional $4 Billion Available for Renewable Energy and Efficiency Projects

July 6, 2014 - in Energy, Renewables

In support of the President’s Climate Action Plan, the Department of Energy issued a loan guarantee solicitation today, making as much as $4 billion…

Ensuring the Resiliency of Our Future Water and Energy Systems

June 30, 2014 - in Energy, Projects, Water

As the Energy Department pursues our important mission areas of climate change, energy security and environmental responsibility, we must take into account dynamic interactions among our energy system, the population, the economy, other infrastructure systems…

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…

Avineon Releases Avineonics ORMS Version 5 with Storm Management and Wires Down Features

June 25, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy, Modeling

Avineon, Inc., a successful provider of information technology, geospatial, and engineering support services, has released Version 5 of the Avineonics® Outage Restoration Management Suite (ORMS) software and mobile apps, which improves utility companies'…

New Energy Efficiency Standardization Roadmap Details 125 Recommendations to Advance Energy Efficiency

June 24, 2014 - in Energy, Roads, Transit

With the release today of the Standardization Roadmap: Energy Efficiency in the Built Environment, U.S. industry, government, standards developing organizations (SDOs) and other energy efficiency stakeholders now have a national framework for action and coordination…

Ubisense Introduces Suite of Location Intelligence Applications for the Ubisense myWorld Platform

June 23, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy, Modeling

Ubisense today launched a suite of location intelligence applications designed to solve specific challenges faced by utilities and communications service providers. The suite of applications leverages the power of the Ubisense myWorld platform, giving operations…

New Device will Map and Assess Fukushima Damage

June 18, 2014 - in Energy

Toshiba, the contractor in charge of the initial cleanup work, and the laboratory expect to sign a formal agreement to deploy a new technology that experts believe will yield three-dimensional images of the wrecked reactor cores, and will be able to differentiate…

Secretary Jewell, Governor Patrick Announced the Nation’s Largest Offshore Wind Energy Area Available for Commercial Development

June 17, 2014 - in Energy, Projects, Site Development

As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Planto create American jobs, develop domestic clean energy resources and cut carbon pollution, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Acting Director Walter Cruickshank…