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Cities Share Energy Use to Promote Conservation

September 4, 2012 - in Energy

Business and government leaders in a growing number of cities are recognizing that investment in smarter, greener technologies can help optimize resource use, offering a way to renew struggling urban economies while improving ecological well being. New York…

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Field Operations Deploys Cityworks

August 29, 2012 - in Corporate, Energy

More than 350 field operations staff managing billions of dollars in assets are getting the job done more efficiently and more effectively than ever before. …

Esri to Present GIS and Location Analytics Session at SAP for Utilities Conference

August 29, 2012 - in Energy

Esri experts and customers will demonstrate location-enabled SAP applications for utilities in the session GIS and Location Analytics: Building an Integrated,…

Utility Data Flow Will Expand Beyond Other Industries

August 16, 2012 - in Energy

At The Soft Grid conference in San Francisco, there was a lot of talk about phrases that software analytics and smart grid industry insiders hate. For starters, plenty of people are tired of the phrase "smart grid." For others, it’s "big data," which is…

Geospatial Data to Play Major Role in Smart Grid Technology

August 14, 2012 - in Energy, Modeling

Over the next five years, geospatial data will make significant inroads in the field of utilities, according to a report from Pike Research. Nearly all of this growth will come thanks to the emergence of smart grid technologies and the critical need for geospatial…

WegoWise Provides a Platform for Building Portfolio Energy Management

August 7, 2012 - in Energy, Facility Management

A Boston-based startup WegoWise has developed an online software tool that can track and analyze building energy use across a large portfolio. The tool helps building owners identify their worst buildings in order to prioritize where to invest to drive down…

Silver Spring Networks Offers Cloud Servicesfor Smart Grid Operations

August 2, 2012 - in Corporate, Energy

Silver Spring Networks, a leading networking platform and solutions provider for smart energy networks, today announced SilverLink cloud services, the energy industry’s first insight-as-a-service solution. Leveraging these unique smart grid operational…

The Integration of Geographic Data into Smart Grid Applications Will Drive Rapid Growth in the Utility GIS Market, According to Pike Research

August 1, 2012 - in Energy, Projects

While utility executives increasingly understand that geospatial data is critical to the future successful operation of the smart grid, the integration of geographic information system (GIS) tools and services with smart grid applications, such as supervisory…

City of Nixa, Missouri Selects Midland GIS Solutions to Complete an Electrical Utility GIS Program

July 31, 2012 - in Electric Grid, Energy, Projects

Midland GIS Solutions is pleased to announce a new business partnership with the City of Nixa, Missouri, one of the fastest growing cities in the state. Nixa is located just six miles south of Springfield, MO in Christian County, with a population of approximately…

DC Solar Mapping: Where and Why Does Solar Succeed?

July 18, 2012 - in Energy

Using data from DC Public Service Commission (DC PSC), Sol Systems mapped each solar array registered to produce SRECs in DC. The results may surprise you. At first glance, the solar map of DC is packed with systems – a sign of a healthy and thriving solar…