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SPI Slideshow Day Three: Seen on the Tradeshow Floor
24.10.2014
The last day of Solar Power International tends to be a little more casual. Exhibitors, exhausted from frenzied activity over the first two days, can take a step back and reflect a bit. Check out our slideshow for more scenes from the tradeshow floor.

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Share Your Insight with the Hydro Audience - Call for Abstracts Deadline Extended to Mon. Oct. 27
24.10.2014
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Commissioning of the Swedish SouthWest Link Postponed
24.10.2014
The Swedish TSO Svenska kraftnät has informed the Nordic power exchange Nord Pool Spot AS that the planned commissioning of The SouthWest Link is to be postponed from the first quarter of 2015 to the end of the third quarter of 2015. read more

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Construction Underway on New FirstEnergy Transmission Line in Toledo Area
24.10.2014
FirstEnergy Corp. is building a new 48-mi, 345-kV transmission line that will enhance service reliability in the Toledo Edison service area. read more

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TVA Asks for Comments on Proposed Transmission Project
24.10.2014
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is asking the public for input about transmission system upgrades that will support growing industrial load and increase power reliability in Rickman, Tenn. and the surrounding area. read more

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Mon Power Installs New Equipment to Enhance Service Reliability in Pocahontas County, W.Va.
24.10.2014
As part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance service reliability, Mon Power, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp., is installing new automated switching equipment on a 47-mi, 69-kV transmission line serving nearly 6,000 customers in the Marlinton and Snowshoe Mountain Resort areas of Pocahontas County, W.Va. read more

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Transmission Line Will Be Rebuilt Next to Energized Line
24.10.2014
Materials are arriving for a transmission line rebuild project in Halfway, Oregon where the construction work will be done adjacent to the existing – and energized – transmission line. read more

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Penn Power Rebuilds Bessemer Line to Enhance Reliability
24.10.2014
As part of ongoing efforts to help enhance service reliability, Penn Power, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Inc., is rewiring a 4,100-V circuit that runs from Bessemer Borough to Hillsville in far western Pennsylvania. read more

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Hydro One Invests to Refurbish Ontario Michigan Interconnection Transmission Circuit
23.10.2014
Hydro One announced that the refurbishment of an international transmission circuit linking Ontario and Michigan is complete. read more

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Grid Modernization Event Series: An Even-Handed Discussion
23.10.2014
Preparing for the Power Evolution, an online conference on November 6, is devoting an entire track to Grid Modernization issues. The Grid Modernization track puts the emphasis on implementing hardware and software solutions for real results in improved reliability and optimized operations. read more

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Making Renewable Power Mainstream
23.10.2014
The ABB virtual conference on November 6 will feature a Renewables and Distributed Energy track. Discussions in this track will focus on what the growth in renewables and distributed energy resources (DERs) mean and how utilities can successfully integrate these new generation sources into the existing grid without sacrificing reliability or worker safety. read more

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AREVA and Schneider Electric Sign an R&D Cooperation Agreement in Energy Storage
23.10.2014
AREVA and Schneider Electric have signed an R&D agreement to develop a new energy storage solution, called the flow battery to produce and store electricity by combining hydrobromic acid and hydrogen. read more

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Fortum: Uusiutuvan energian tukia tulisi leikata
23.10.2014
Euroopan unionin jäsenmaiden pitäisi leikata uusiutuvan energian tukia, energiayhtiö Fortumin pääekonomisti Simon-Erik Ollus sanoo uutistoimisto Bloombergin mukaan.

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Westar Energy and Landis+Gyr Agree to Comprehensive Smart Grid Services Contract
23.10.2014
Westar Energy, Inc. and Landis+Gyr have agreed to a comprehensive smart grid infrastructure and services contract to support the utility's grid modernization and consumer choice initiatives. read more

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Swaziland Utility Upgrades Asset Management Platform
23.10.2014
Ventyx has signed a significant software license agreement with Swaziland Electricity Co., the government-owned provider of electricity generation, transmission and distribution to the Kingdom of Swaziland. read more

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NOJA Power Recloser App Now Extended to Android Smartphones and Tablets
23.10.2014
NOJA Power has released an Android version of its automatic circuit recloser software application. read more

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Cloudera and Teradata Extend Partnership To Drive Big Data Analytics
23.10.2014
Teradata Corp. and Cloudera have announced an expanded partnership that covers broad technology integration and development road map alignment, and a unified go-to-market, sales and support offering. read more

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Investment in Dynamic Volt/VAR Control Architectures Is Expected to Total Nearly $17.7 Billion From 2014 to 2023
23.10.2014
A recent report from Navigant Research analyzes the global market for dynamic volt/volt-ampere reactive (VAR) solutions and components, including global market forecasts for revenue, segmented by region, solution type, and component segment, through 2023. Content Classification:  Curated read more

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More Than 1.5 Million Fuel Cell Systems Are Expected to be Shipped Annually by 2023
23.10.2014
A new report from Navigant Research provides a global analysis of major developments and trends in the fuel cell industry, including global market forecasts for fuel cell systems and capacity shipped and system revenue through 2023. Content Classification:  Curated read more

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Sensing Platform Puts Computing Power into Edge Devices
23.10.2014
Itron, Inc. has launched Riva, its new edge intelligence platform that supports sensing technologies and dynamic applications at the device level. read more

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When Disaster Strikes Twice
23.10.2014
By Jeff Wadsworth, Poudre Valley Rural Electric Association When a disaster strikes, most people think of firefighters, the Red Cross, search-and-rescue teams and others as first responders to the scene, but many forget a crew that is just as critical — the crew made up of linemen. read more

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Communication System Provides Platform to Capture Data, Communicate and Control Public Services
23.10.2014
Cities are getting smarter – from U.S. communities tapping into technology for operational efficiency to developing nations looking to increase the standard of living and drive economic growth. read more

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ComEd Launches Peak Time Savings; Open for Customer Enrollment
23.10.2014
ComEd has launched its smart meter-enabled program called Peak Time Savings, which saves customers money by applying a credit to their bill for reducing electricity usage during high demand periods. read more

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Vineland Municipal Electric Utility Enhances Energy Security, Reliability and Grid Modernization
23.10.2014
SourceOne, a nationally recognized energy services firm managed by Veolia North America, is serving as owner’s representative for the design and implementation of a SCADA system for the Vineland Municipal Electric Utility. read more

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Community Solar Allows Utilities to Adapt, Thrive as Energy Landscape Evolves
23.10.2014
Adaptability is the key to survival — both in nature as Charles Darwin observed, and in the business sector. As the solar industry continues to flourish, utility companies across the U.S. are beginning to witness how the traditional electric grid is transforming. As tens of thousands of residents have solar photovoltaic (PV) panels installed on the

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The Next Revolution: Discarding Dangerous Fossil Fuel Accounting Practices
23.10.2014
The green revolution and, in particular, renewable energy products such as solar power, wind turbines, geothermal and algae-based fuels are not waiting for viable technology — it already exists in many forms. What they are waiting for is a massive sea change in our antiquated financial accounting systems.

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Economists Say Curbing Climate Change Will Help Our Economy
23.10.2014
It was great to see economists in two separate New York Times opinion pieces recently noting that controlling climate pollution may be economically beneficial rather than restraining growth, as conventional wisdom among economists has held.

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Neste Oilin tulos romahti – nosti tulosnäkymiä
23.10.2014
Öljyjalostaja Neste Oilin liikevaihto ja tulos pienenivät vuoden kolmannella neljänneksellä. Yhtiö kertoi kuitenkin muuttavansa tulosnäkymiään koko vuodelle aiempaa paremmiksi.

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Fortum kiri – varautuu alan järjestelyihin
23.10.2014
Energiayhtiö Fortumin tulos koheni kolmannella vuosineljänneksellä, mutta liikevaihto hieman laski.

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US Energy Secretary Tours 6.4-MW Rooftop Solar Array in Las Vegas
23.10.2014
With more than 20,000 panels, one of the largest rooftop solar arrays in the U.S. is about to be commissioned on top of the Mandalay Bay Convention center in Las Vegas, Nevada. A 6.4-MW solar array, which uses SMA inverters and panels from Hanwha Q CELLS and JA Solar, covers the 20 acres of roofs on the convention center and its neighboring buildings.

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