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Butterfly Capital of the World Selects Innovyze Smart Water Network Modeling Technology

October 28, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling, Water

Broomfield, Colo., Oct. 28, 2014—Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that the City of Coconut Creek, Florida, has chosen the company’s industry-leading InfoWater…

Paragon Routing Software Helps Menzies Distribution Deliver Today’s News Today

October 21, 2014 - in Analysis, Corporate, Transportation

Dorking, UK, Oct. 21, 2014—Menzies Distribution, a marketing, logistics and delivery specialist, has implemented Paragon’s Multi Depot routing software…

Plans Come Together on 550-mile ‘Atlantic Coast Pipeline’ for Natural Gas Distribution

September 4, 2014 - in Construction, Corporate, Energy, Pipelines

Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas today announced the selection of Dominion to build and operate a 550-mile interstate natural gas pipeline from West…

Is the Electrical Grid Destined to Go the Way of the Telephone?

August 28, 2014 - in Energy, Renewables

New technologies are allowing consumers to move from grid-based electricity to personal home-based electricity. Instead of the two-way transactional process, electricity is going the way of personal solar power plants, and disrupting the electricity grid provider's…

Optech Targets Utility Market for both Aerial and Terrestrial Laser Scanning

January 22, 2014 - in Energy, Modeling

Optech, the world leader in the development, manufacture and support of advanced lidar and camera 3D survey systems, is pleased to announce its participation as an exhibitor at the DistribuTECH 2014 Conference and Exhibition being held this year in San Antonio,…

Application of Smart Grid Technology Requires Skilled GIS Professionals to Manage an Energy-Efficient Future

October 21, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy

Geographic information systems (GIS) play an important role to help the utilities industry manage the smart grid for an energy-smart future. And that means there is a growing need for professionals with a solid foundation in GIS technology to monitor electrical…

Can Smart Grids Limit Power Outages?

October 30, 2012 - in Emergency, Energy

For utilities that have made smart grid investments, especially in distribution automation or smart meters, the technology could help identify outages more quickly or minimize the spread. But in the case of Hurricane Sandy, utilities are mostly highlighting…