Energy efficiency programs from electric utilities in the Southwest U.S. will save customers $5.5 billion net according to the utilities' own data.
Amid the proposed $12.2 billion merger of Great Plains Energy with Kansas electric utility Westar Energy, the Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) is investigating the rate design for distributed power generation customers.
A smart inverter technology able to meet real-time grid demand complies with an industry standard that will become mandatory for some in the near future.
An 832kW "flex Power System" microgrid created by energy and control technology company CleanSpark has been completed in Borrego Springs, California.
The U.S. Department of Energy will fund 12 cybersecurity projects with up to $34 million to the reliability and resilience of the nation's energy infrastructure.
The project scope includes building automation modifications, HVAC enhancements and interior-to-exterior building improvements, and is expected to take about 18 months at a cost of $6.7 million.
A new report from KPMG shows that utility CEOs are looking to invest in automation and cybersecurity technology in the near future.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has committed $40 million to support development of an open-water wave energy testing facility.
FirstEnergy announced Monday that it is mid-project on distribution and transmission infrastructure upgrades to the Potomac Edison territory power grid that will be worth $128 million when complete.
A report from IoT Analytics tracking the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem showed that oil and gas is one of the leading IoT-connected industries. The second and third largest IoT-related segments were in smart city and smart energy.
A Cisco security intelligence organization has found a system vulnerability in an Allen-Bradley supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) controller system, the firm announced last week.
In the pursuit of fair rate fees for distributed energy resources generation, Xcel Energy has backed off of its initial request for grid use fees and settled for two pilot projects that will instead test time-of-use and demand rates.
Smart grid technology company Nexgrid will implement a city-wide smart grid for Cuero, Texas, by October, providing real-time outage notification, distribution management, electric and water meter reading, advanced analytical capabilities for energy usage, a customer web portal and intelligent streetlight control.
Smart meter company Sensus is being acquired by water tech company Xylem in a $1.7 billion dollar deal announced today by Reuters.
The Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) voted 4-1 last week to approve new rate plans proposed by UniSource Energy Services (UES), a subsidiary of UNS Energy.
PG&E and labor and environmental groups have filed a joint proposal with the California Public Utilities Commission to retire the state's Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant (DCPP) and replace its power generation with renewables, energy efficient technology and electric storage equipment by 2025.
The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) is assessing how the state's power grid can benefit from a collection of carefully located microgrids, and has up to $2 million to support a maximum of 10 feasibility studies at $200,000 per study.
Energy storage company Stem has received up to $100 million in new financing, pushing the tech company's total project financing pool over the $350 million dollar mark.
LED bulbs can cut energy use by more than 80 percent, and smart water meters save water and money, leading multiple jurisdictions across the country to invest in these infrastructure upgrades.
Montana electric utility NorthWestern Energy is resisting larger net-metered solar-power systems, according to local news outlet KPAX.com.