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Apr 21, 2009

Tekron Reports Record End-of-Year Results

April 16, 2009 -- Tekron International, a developer of GPS timing products for the power industry, announced record sales figures for the year ending....More
Apr 21, 2009

Siemens Puts Medium-Voltage Switchgear Designed for Wind Turbines on the Market

Hanover/Erlangen, Germany, April 20, 2009 -- With the continuous increases in the size of wind farms and in the capacity of wind turbines the....More
Apr 09, 2009

ABB wins $20 million U.S. power order from Oncor

FACTS solution to maintain grid reliability and improve environment in Texas Zurich, Switzerland, April 9, 2009 – ABB, a power and automation....More
Apr 09, 2009

Three Nebraska Utilities Complete Transition to Southwest Power Pool

April 1, 2009, LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS – Today Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD), Lincoln Electric System (LES), and Omaha Public Power District (....More
Apr 09, 2009

CFE of Mexico Adopts OSI Platform for its Next-Generation Unified SCADA/DMS System for the Country's Midwest Region

April 8, 2009, Minneapolis, MN -- Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) and its Mexican partner, Automatización y Tecnología Mexicana SA de CV (....More
Apr 08, 2009

Caterpillar, Navistar Move Relationship Forward with Global Joint Venture for Commercial Trucks and North America Strategic Alliance for Vocational Trucks

April 6, 2009 -- As the next step in the alliance announced in June 2008, Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) and Navistar International Corporation (NYSE:....More
Apr 08, 2009

ABB Wins Order for Hybrid Integrated Solar Power Plant

Single window Electrical balance of plant solution to help expedite project Zurich, Switzerland, April 1, 2009 –- ABB, a power and automation....More
Apr 08, 2009

STAR Network System Helps Central Florida Gas Customers and Marketers Understand Usage Patterns

CLEVELAND– April 1, 2009 – Central Florida Gas, the Florida division of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, has implemented the STAR® Network system to....More
Apr 08, 2009

Utility Rate Assistance Program for Low-Income Residents Wins Award for Silicon Valley Power

Santa Clara, Calif., March 27, 2009 –- An electric utility rate assistance program for low-income households in the City of Santa Clara has won state....More
Mar 30, 2009

BirdXPeller PRO® and Terror Eyes® Help Rid Birds from Airplane Hangar

March 30, 2009, Chicago -- The threat that birds can pose to life was vividly demonstrated recently by the safe emergency landing of the U.S. Airways....More
Mar 26, 2009

Smart Electricity Meters Experience Continued Growth in 2008 Despite Economic Downturn

Austin, TX, March 24th, 2009 -- The latest data from IMS Research shows that shipments in 2008 of smart electricity meters grew by more than 15% from....More
Mar 26, 2009

SkyBitz Enables Disaster Recovery Teams to Have Fast and Effective Response During Utility Infrastructure Outages

SkyBitz Strengthens its Real-Time, Satellite-Based Solution to Manage Critical Assets and Infrastructure for Utilities STERLING, Va., March 24 --....More
Mar 26, 2009

City of Tallahassee Utility Company Selects Aclara Software Applications for Meter Data Management

WELLESLEY – March 25, 2009 – The utility company of the City of Tallahassee is implementing meter-data-management (MDM) and customer-care solutions....More
Mar 26, 2009

Aclara Recognized in Metering International 10 Years of Excellence Award Given to PPL Electric Utilities

ST. LOUIS – March 25, 2009 – Software from advanced metering and intelligent infrastructure brand Aclara is recognized for its ability to manage....More
Mar 26, 2009

City of Ann Arbor Wins Metering International Award With Implementation of the Aclara STAR Network System

ST. LOUIS – March 25, 2009 – The City of Ann Arbor, MI, a long-term municipal customer of intelligent infrastructure brand Aclara, has won a Ten....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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