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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…

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…

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…

Most of the World’s Solar Panels Face the Wrong Direction

November 19, 2013 - in Energy

Follow conventional wisdom handed down from architects, which holds that in the northern hemisphere, windows and solar panels should face south. This makes intuitive sense since it would seem to maximize the amount of sunlight a panel will get as the sun tracks…

Mosaik Solutions Launches Simplified Cloud-Based Mapping Intelligence Platform With MapELEMENTS Express

November 9, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy

Mosaik Solutions, the global source for geospatial network intelligence, today announced the launch of MapELEMENTS® Express. The new cloud-based interactive mapping platform simplifies the user's ability to access network coverage information for the wireless,…

Jamaica Get Help on Groundbreaking Sustainable Energy Roadmap

November 7, 2013 - in Energy, Planning, Projects, Roads, Transit

The Worldwatch Institute today launched its groundbreaking Sustainable Energy Roadmap for Jamaica, a look at the measures that the Jamaican government can take to transition its electricity sector to one that is socially, environmentally, and financially sustainable.…

NIST Revises Smart-Grid Guidance with Focus on Security

November 6, 2013 - in Energy, Projects

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is revising its smart-grid guidance to address technological and policy changes over the past three years that have made the grid more susceptible to vulnerabilities and threatened utility customers' privacy.…

NIST Seeks Public Input on Updated Smart Grid Cybersecurity Guidelines

October 28, 2013 - in Energy, Projects

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is requesting public comments on the first revision to its guidelines for secure implementation of "smart grid" technology. The draft document, NIST Interagency Report (IR) 7628 Revision 1: Guidelines…