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Seizing the day for microgrids

Discussion of national energy policy focuses on spurring power generation from sources that pollute less and building transmission capacity to interconnect that generation with often distant load within the macrogrid
Media
Weekly News Wrap-Up
  • Robert Galvin dies at 89
  • DOE, FERC to work together on transmission siting
  • Sensus, EnerNex, Oak Ridge to work on cyber security
  • ISO New England picks Alstom to improve power grid
  • PPL Utilities picks route for new transmission lines Click to continue
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  • Eye on the Grid blog
  • Illinois' smart grid soap opera
  • Obama wants to build a better grid right now
  • Autovation shows innovation
  • Utilities contribute backbone and Benjamins to the economy
  • China out Wal-Marts the Waltons and Solyndra collapses Click to continue
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  • Our top five stories from elp.com
    Here are this week's most-read stories, chosen by our readers at elp.com.
  • The time for solar is now
  • EIA data shows U.S. production of renewable energy greater than nuclear power
  • 12 questions about energy storage
  • California's electric policy is not a model for the U.S.
  • Solar forecasting: The next big thing in sun-based power? Click to continue
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  • Features
    Seizing the day for microgrids
    Discussion of national energy policy focuses on spurring power generation from sources that pollute less and building transmission capacity to interconnect that generation with often distant load within the macrogrid Click to continue
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    Solar forecasting: The next big thing for sun-based power?
    Knowing when, where and how strongly the sun will shine can make solar energy a more cost-competitive and reliable energy source Click to continue
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    Industry news
    Mexico smart grid market to reach $8.3 billion by 2020
    Mexico trails only Brazil in terms of potential for smart grid in the Latin America region Click to continue
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    OPDE starts work in solar power facilities totaling 19.3 MW in Italy, Spain
    Among the plants to be connected by OPDE by the end of this year there is the one in Ablitas, Navarra, with 8.8 MW Click to continue
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    GE to build solar panel factory in Colorado
    GE anticipates the new factory will first start up earlier than expected with the first panels coming off the line in 2012 with commercial availability in 2013 Click to continue
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    Echelon partner ELO wins Brazil's OK to sell smart meters
    Echelon is providing smart metering sub-systems to ELO including power line control and communication technology and embedded firmware for smart meters Click to continue
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    Utility Products
    Operator cab added to pilot line winder and puller
    Sherman & Reilly's HPLW-1004 is compact, hydraulic powered and now available with an operator cab Click to continue
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    Safety vests offer comfort and plenty of pockets
    Forestry Suppliers' mesh vests comply with ANSI/ISEA 107-2004 Class 2 standards for high-visibility safety apparel Click to continue
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    Thermal video imaging for outdoor security
    SightLogix's Clear24 thermal camera delivers clear, detailed images 24/7 in all conditions Click to continue
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    Conduit body covers reduce installation times
    O-Z/Gedney Clip-On conduit body covers provide high sealing protection, allow facilities to reduce inventory parts Click to continue
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