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Smart Grid Program Supported More Than 3,000 Jobs in Second Quarter

September 10, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy

ComEd announced that work related to the Smart Grid program resulted in more than 3,000 full-time equivalent jobs in the second quarter of 2013.  These include more than 1,000 direct full-time equivalent jobs at the utility and its contractors as submitted…

E.ON and IBM Deliver Innovative Service Offerings to Customers with New Smart Energy Solutions

September 9, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it has been selected by E.ON Metering to operate its Smart Metering IT infrastructure in a private cloud. The new…

Global Smart Infrastructure – The Smart Grid and M2M Movement

September 4, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Smart Infrastructure - The Smart Grid and M2M Movement" report to their offering. This…

Why the U.S. Power Grid’s Days Are Numbered

August 30, 2013 - in Energy

There are 3,200 utilities that make up the U.S. electrical grid, the largest machine in the world. These power companies sell $400 billion worth of electricity a year, mostly derived from burning fossil fuels in centralized stations and distributed over 2.7…

PennWell Acquires the Oil & Gas Pipeline Conference

August 29, 2013 - in Announcement, Energy, Oil & Gas, Pipelines

PennWell Corporation recently acquired the Oil & Gas Pipeline Conference from Willbros Engineers and entered into an agreement with the Geospatial Information & Technology Association to produce the annual conference and exhibition. The 22nd annual…

Austrian Power Grid to Use Aibotix Flight Robots

August 29, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy, Maintenance

The Austrian Transmissions System Operator Austrian Power Grid (APG) and the Aibotix GmbH signed a strategic cooperation agreement. The contract covers the relationship between the companies in regard to research and development of the application of the copter…

Top 10 States for Clean Energy Job Announcements in Q2 2013

August 28, 2013 - in Energy, Projects

Companies and communities across the United States announced at least 58 clean energy and clean transportation projects in the second quarter of 2013 that could create as many as 38,600 jobs, according to a report released today by the nonprofit business group…

Remote Sensing Will Play an Increasingly Important Role in the Wind Power Market

August 25, 2013 - in Analysis, Corporate, Energy

The wind power market currently provides almost 3 percent of global electricity production. As the wind power industry matures, wind forecasting technologies are becoming critical in order to integrate greater amounts of variable wind energy into the grid.…

New York Utility Starts Three-Year Smart Grid Pilot

August 22, 2013 - in Electric Grid, Energy

Pearl River, N.Y.-based Orange and Rockland Utilities Inc. (O&R) has begun a three-year, $7.3 million smart grid pilot program. According to the company, the program is designed to improve overall electric system reliability for more than 25,000 O&R…

www.WhatIsSmartGrid.org Aims to Educate the Public

August 22, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy

How can a smart grid save homeowners $500 a year? What is a smart meter? Consumers looking for information about smart grid online now have a new resource, WhatIsSmartGrid.org, launched today by the Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative (SGCC). WhatIsSmartGrid.org…