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EPA Proposes Carbon Pollution Standards for New Power Plants

September 20, 2013 - in Energy, Environment, Projects

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today proposed Clean Air Act standards to cut carbon pollution from new power plants in order to combat climate change and improve public health. In addition, EPA has initiated broad-based outreach and direct…

Agriculture Secretary Announces Electric System Improvements in Seven States

September 13, 2013 - in Electric Grid, Energy, Projects

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced funding for projects in seven states, including Minnesota, to improve electric service for about 7,000…

The OGC Invites Review of Location Data Standards in Energy and Utility Worlds

September 13, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy

The OGC Energy & Utilities Domain Working Group (E&U DWG) invites you to attend presentations on Location Communication in Energy and Utility…

Energy Systems Integration Facility Dedicated at NREL Golden, Colorado Campus

September 12, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy, Simulation

Today, the design and construction team of SmithGroupJJR and JE Dunn Construction celebrates the dedication of the new $135 million Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF) at the Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) campus…

Enlighted Targets Singapore for Smart Lighting, Building Sensors

September 11, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy

Enlighted Inc., a leader in solutions for improving the effectiveness and value of commercial buildings and real estate worldwide, today announced a strategic partnership with EDBI, a leading investment firm headquartered in Singapore, to bring its advanced…

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 platform will improve the integration of renewable and decentralized energy sources, while also allowing…

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 annual report titled: Global Smart Infrastructure - The Smart Grid and M2M Movement offers a wealth of information…

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…