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GE and ike(GPS) Improve Utility Worker Efficiency with Mobile MapSight Device

December 19, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy, Maintenance, Products

Improving field utility worker efficiency and building on its advanced utility asset measurement offering, GE's Digital Energy business has announced it is branding ikeGPS' innovative field measurement product as MapSight. This revolutionary solution integrates…

Energy Mapping Firm Introduces New Online and Mobile Applications

December 13, 2013 - in Analysis, Corporate, Energy, Oil & Gas

Energy mapping firm, MAPSearch, has developed two additional platforms for displaying and analyzing their oil and gas infrastructure data based on their…

Driving Discipline and Rigor for Utility Asset Management

December 12, 2013 - in Energy, Interview

Spatial Business Systems (SBS) has been consulting with utility customers on the use of geographic information systems (GIS) for more than ten years,…

ETI Seeks Proposals to Reduce District Heat Network Costs

December 11, 2013 - in Energy, Maintenance, Projects

The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) is seeking proposals from organisations to deliver a new project to identify novel ways of reducing the capital costs of district heat network infrastructure. District heat networks supply heat to homes and businesses…

Bluesky Helps UK Government Research into Viability of Solar Energy to UK PLc

December 5, 2013 - in Analysis, Energy, Projects

Aerial mapping company Bluesky is supporting a million pound research project into the potential costs and benefits of solar energy in the UK. Funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), PV2025 aims to answer a number of questions…

Esri Introduces ArcGIS for Electric and Gas

December 4, 2013 - in Corporate, Electric Grid, Energy, Products

Esri today announced the release of ArcGIS for Electric and ArcGIS for Gas—ready-to-use maps and apps designed for utilities. Both are freely available to Esri customers. Developers and utility experts at Esri spent years studying industry needs and trends…

Ubisense Launches VeroTrack 2.0 Enabling Natural Gas Utilities to Achieve Greater Surveying Efficiency

December 3, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy, Maintenance

Ubisense, the market leader in location intelligence solutions for enterprises, today announced the availability of VeroTrack 2.0, its natural gas leak survey tracking system. Developed with support from the Gas Technology Institute, VeroTrack has been found…

IUS Technologies Develops Remote Smart Sensors for Energy Theft Protection

November 29, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy, Sensors

With recent estimates placing energy theft across the U.S. power grid at over $6B in losses per year, IUS Technologies has taken the initiative to create an affordable and accurate line of smart sensors to aid utilities in their battle against energy theft.…

Could Sensors Help Green Roofs Grow?

November 28, 2013 - in Energy, Maintenance, Projects, Sensors

Just as wireless sensor networks increasingly are helping building owners and tenants keep track on energy efficiency and water conservation inside, they are also at the center of several new research projects that aims to build a better understanding of their…

Gainesville Regional Utilities Mines with Cityworks Analytics

November 19, 2013 - in Analysis, Corporate, Energy

Gainesville Regional Utilities (GRU) is reaping the benefits of Cityworks Analytics, a set of templates designed to help organizations better measure their work activities, expenses, and key performance indicators (KPIs). The solution has provided GRU a means…