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Oct 29, 2009

Glendale Notified of Smart Grid Grant By U.S. Department of Energy

Grant Will Help Fund Program Enabling Customers to Make Smarter Energy Decisions GLENDALE, California –- Glendale Water....More
Oct 29, 2009

Siemens Brings World's First 4000A Vacuum Circuit Breaker for Frequent-Operation Applications Without Forced Cooling Onto the Market

Erlangen, Germany, October 23, 2009 -- Siemens is meeting the steel industry's growing demand for every higher performance levels in melting down....More
Oct 29, 2009

Preformed Line Products Announces Agreement to Acquire Dulmison Business From Tyco Electronics

Mayfield Village, Ohio, October 26, 2009 – Preformed Line Products Company (Nasdaq: PLPC) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement....More
Oct 29, 2009

Tacoma Power Pole-Top Rescue Team Named State Champs

October 27, 2009, Tacoma, Washington -- Two of Tacoma Power's employees can add “Winners of the Washington State Pole Top Rescue Competition” to....More
Oct 14, 2009

Researchers Develop Improved Analysis for Predicting Hurricane Power Outages

October 14, 2009 -- As the hurricane season shifts into fall, a new study presents an improved analytical tool for predicting potential power outages....More
Oct 12, 2009

EcoFit Lighting Selected to Compete at the 2009 Clean Energy Venture Summit

AUSTIN – October 9, 2009 – EcoFit Lighting, ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­a developer of high output LED street light fixtures, is pleased to announce they have....More
Oct 12, 2009

Hyundai Heavy Enters U.S. Wind Turbine Market

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) signed a contract with Wave Wind, LLC to provide six 1.65MW wind turbines on September 30. The companies also agreed....More
Oct 12, 2009

GE Smart Grid Architect Lauded with Award for Engineering Accomplishment

John McDonald is Recognized with “Outstanding Electrical and Computer Engineer” Award from Purdue University ATLANTA, GA.—October 6, 2009—GE Energy....More
Oct 12, 2009

The Solar Electric Vehicle Company Brings Eco-Friendly Public Transportation to The Chicago Botanic Garden

October, 6, 2009 – Northbrook, Illinois-based The Solar Electric Vehicle Company, LLC (SEVC) is providing its exclusive 14-passenger Solar Electric....More
Oct 12, 2009

Hubbell Offers Overview Brochures

Hubbell Power Systems is offering a quick snapshot of the various business units and the products offered. Request Bulletin 19-2001 (Glance at....More
Oct 12, 2009

OSI Teams with Oracle to Develop Advanced Distribution Management Systems to Support Utilities' Smart Grid Initiatives

October 1, 2009, Minneapolis, MN -- Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) today announced it will work with Oracle to develop and market advanced....More
Oct 12, 2009

Power Integrations CEO Receives TechAmerica Innovator Award

Award Recognizes Benefits of Semiconductor Technology That Cuts Standby Power Waste SAN JOSE, CALIF. – October 5, 2009 – Power Integrations (Nasdaq:....More
Oct 12, 2009

Creative Pultrusions, Inc. Provides Fiberglass Pole for Fiber Optic Project

Alum Bank, PA, September 24, 2009 -- Creative Pultrusions, Inc. donated a fiberglass utility pole for use in a fiber optic project for the Chestnut....More
Oct 12, 2009

ESCO Announces Introduction of Wireless, Mesh-Based Wide Area Network

ST. LOUIS, September 24, 2009 –- ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ESE) today announced that it has acquired a minority interest in Firetide Inc., a....More
Oct 12, 2009

Siemens and Airtricity Sign Contract for Major Onshore Wind Farm in Scotland

Germany -- Siemens and Airtricity, the renewable energy development division of Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE), signed a contract on the supply....More

Amy Fischbach
Amy Fischbach is the contributing editor for the Electric Utility Operations section of Transmission and Distribution World. She worked for Prism Business Media (now Penton) for eight years, most recently as the managing editor of Club Industry's Fitness Business Pro magazine. More on Amy

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