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PennWell Acquires Oil & Gas Pipeline Conference, Joins Forces with Geospatial Industry Association GITA

March 18, 2013 - in Announcement, Oil & Gas, Projects

PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, announced today that it has acquired the Oil & Gas Pipeline Conference from Willbros Engineers and entered into an agreement with the Geospatial Information & Technology Association…

PennWell Acquires Oil & Gas Pipeline Conference, Joins Forces with Geospatial Industry Association GITA

March 18, 2013 - in Announcement, Oil & Gas, Projects

PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, announced today that it has acquired the Oil & Gas Pipeline Conference from…

New NREL Facility in Denver Aimed at Smart Grid Research

March 15, 2013 - in Energy

A new, $135 million research laboratory at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden will be a one-of-a-kind facility, enabling researchers…

EPA Announces Cities with the Most Energy Star Buildings in the US

March 12, 2013 - in Energy, Facility Management

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a list of U.S. metropolitan areas with the most Energy Star certified buildings in 2012, highlighting how owners and managers of commercial buildings across the country are taking action on climate change…

Why Smart Cities Need Smart Grids

March 11, 2013 - in Energy, Smart Cities

The correlation between smart cities and smart grids is strong.  Around one-third of the smart city projects that Pike Research is currently tracking in North America and Europe are primarily focused on smart grids or other energy innovations. Almost half…

G.hn Recognized as Smart Grid Standard

March 8, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy

The HomeGrid Forum announced today that the G.hn home networking standard has been adopted into the prestigious Catalog of Standards created by the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP). The move represents another important step forward in the acceptance…

Bluesky's Digital Tree Map Helps Energy Companies Reduce the Risk of Power Cuts

March 6, 2013 - in Energy, Maintenance

Following warnings from the UK energy regulator Ofgem of an ‘horrendous’ energy crunch, aerial mapping company Bluesky is helping electricity companies ensure their power networks are resilient to the threats from falling trees and overgrown vegetation.…

Bluesky’s Digital Tree Map Helps Energy Companies Reduce the Risk of Power Cuts

March 6, 2013 - in Energy, Maintenance

Following warnings from the UK energy regulator Ofgem of an ‘horrendous’ energy crunch, aerial mapping company Bluesky is helping electricity companies ensure their power networks are resilient to the threats from falling trees and overgrown vegetation.…

Smart Grid Technologies Continue to Spread

February 27, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy

Driven by increasing shares of renewable energy in the electricity generation mix and by the need to update aging grid infrastructure, global investment in "smart grid" technologies rose 7 percent in 2012, totaling $13.9 billion worldwide, according to new…

New Solution Helps Utilities with Incident Management After a Storm

February 26, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy

While utility companies across large areas of the Midwestern and Northeastern United States work to restore utility service to their customers, 3-GIS, a leading GIS software solutions company, highlighted its release of a powerful tool for the utility industry…