Smart grid winsâ€¦ new projects, awards and developments
Itâ€™s a broad array of interesting smart grid projects and developments this week, so we will get right to it. Also, donâ€™t miss the awards recognizing CenterPoint Energy and Silver Spring Networks for their commitment to consumer education programs.
PROJECTS AND DEVELOPMENTS
C3 Energy announced that it has been selected by Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE), a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation, has selected its Energy Smart Grid Analytics software to achieve its goal of ensuring cost-effective, efficient, and reliable energy delivery as it continues to develop its smart grid. Read more >>
Leidos, an engineering, health and national security solutions company, was awarded the next phase of a 10-year contract with United Power to implement an additional 20,000 meters supporting the utility's advanced metering infrastructure project. United Power is a rural electric cooperative providing service to homes and businesses in Colorado'snorthern Front Range. Read more >>
Indiana Michigan Power plans to invest $500 million to upgrade northeast Indianaâ€™s facilities for distributing electricity. The project -- called â€œPowering Up Northeast Indianaâ€ by the utility -- involves rebuilding and improving power lines, building some new transmission lines, building and improving substations and updating equipment. Read more >>
Elster has announced a major new release of its EIServerâ„¢ platform. EIServer version 9.1 is an end-to-end meter data collection (MDC) and meter data management (MDM) solution designed to provide utilities with high performance and cost-effective scaling for residential and C&I deployments. Read more >>
Alstom T&D has won a smart grid contract from Power Grid Corporation of India. Alstomâ€™s grid security equipment will allow Power Grid Corporation to monitor nationwide power flows on a real time basis and adjust supply and demand. Read more >>