Exelon seeks OK for Pepco purchase... and more smart grid developments


There’s some big news in this week’s smart grid wins with Exelon Corporation’s proposed purchase of Pepco Holdings, not to mention new projects. And don’t miss the awards presented to Memphis, Light, Gas and Water and EnerNOC for their achievements.



Smart grid communications company Tantalus announced the results of significant utility cost savings through its Closed Loop Voltage Reduction (CLVRâ„¢) application at Morristown Utility Systems in eastern Tennessee. MUS had previously secured funding through a grant from the Tennessee Valley Authority to deploy voltage management applications as part of a broader energy efficiency strategy. Read more >>


Avantha Group Company CG closed a $40.85 million contract with Spanish multinational electric utility company Iberdrola to supply over 1 million ZIV single smart meters in a year. The order comprises single phase and three phase meters. Read more >>


Aclara Technologies has completed an agreement with Toho Water Authority in Kissimmee, FL. to deploy 45,000 additional meter transmission units (MTUs) over the next 24 months. This brings the total number of AMI-enabled meters managed by Toho to 115,000. Toho is the largest provider of water, wastewater and reclaimed water services in Osceola County, with 125,000 total water meters. Read more >>


Locus Energy, a solar monitoring and data analytics platform provider for the distributed solar PV market spanning the residential, commercial and utility sectors, was recognized as the largest independent solar monitoring provider in the U.S. residential market for the second consecutive year in a joint GTM Research and SoliChamba Consulting research report entitled "Global PV Monitoring: Technologies, Markets and Leading Players, 2014-2018." Read more >>