Smart Grid Interest Continues To Spread Among U.S. Rural Utilities

A new survey gauges rural smart grid efforts across the country and offers key findings, one of which is that nearly all utilities polled are doing something to modernize their systems.




A study conducted by Minnesota public utilities in cooperation with the Midcontinent Independent System Operator says Minnesota's power system can accommodate renewable generation [Read More]

Hybrid Energy Innovations

The past two years have seen accelerating technological advancements and shifting priorities among utility industry stakeholders, according to a report from Navigant Research. The benefits of smart grid technology [Read More]


The past 12 months have been somewhat uncertain for utilities and ratepayers in terms of the increasing availability and decreased costs of installing renewable energy systems, such as solar [Read More]


As the Canadian utility continues to remove all Sensus smart meters across Saskatchewan, SaskPower is now investigating a new fire tied to a meter. According to a Canadian Press [Read More]


S&C Electric Co., a smart grid solutions provider, has announced a deal with Florida Power & Light (FPL) that aims to boost grid reliability and is slated to bring [Read More]


In October 2012, Superstorm Sandy hit the U.S. East Coast, leaving behind a path of destruction and causing millions of power outages. Some utilities came under fire for their [Read More]




The Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) has unanimously approved an order granting a certificate of public convenience and necessity to construct and operate the [Read More]


Apex Clean Energy has secured renewable energy purchase agreements with two Texas-based electric cooperatives for the majority of the output from an Oklahoma [Read More]


Hybrid Energy Innovations 2015


Community-owned energy company PowerStream has signed on to the Ontario Ministry of Energy's "Conservation First" framework for 2015-2020. PowerStream's agreement, which was signed [Read More]


Georgia Power has launched its new electric vehicle (EV) charger rebate program for business customers. The utility's two-year program, informed by feedback from [Read More]




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