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Met-Ed brings power back to 90 percent of customers affected by snowstorm

Crews from Metropolitan Edison Co. and other FirstEnergy utilities continue service restoration to customers experiencing outages caused by the heavy, wet snow from this past weekend
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  • Illinois back in the smart grid game
  • Solar outlook sunny despite Solyndra
  • 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 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
  • Basin Electric named to top revenue-earning co-op list
  • Top 12 questions about energy storage
  • Protocols driving smart grid interoperability
  • Seizing microgrid opportunities Click to continue
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  • Could an investment in Greek energy save world stock markets?
    To put it mildly: The Greek economy is in a bad, bay way. All of Europe is trying to fix it Click to continue
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    Solar energy news
    Solyndra is in the news, and solar energy projects continue to switch on worldwide. It's been a big month for solar. See what you've been missing by clicking here Click to continue
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    Features
    Effective communications for smart metering programs
    The utility industry is reaching an inflexion point in smart tariff and metering initiatives' development, and enhanced customer communications will be vital to the programs' successes Click to continue
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    Customers cut spending, utilities start over
    These economic times have energy consumers cutting back in large numbers — a trend that will not soon reverse, experts say Click to continue
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    Industry news
    Weekly News Wrap-Up
  • Energy Secretary Chu will testify before Congress about Solyndra
  • APS, First Solar complete 17 MW solar power plant
  • Gov. Quinn's smart grid veto is overturned
  • Lisa Jackson sparks fighting words on coal power
  • Find out more about the EL&P Executive Conference Click to continue
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  • Worst October storm in PECO history blacks out more than 250,000 customers
    During the first 12 hours of response — while stormy conditions continued to cause power outages — PECO crews have restored service to more than 100,000 customers Click to continue
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    PHI offers blackout help to neighboring utilities following nor'easter
    Pepco Holdings sent a large contingent of personnel to other utilities to assist in the massive storm restoration effort in the aftermath of the first major winter storm of the season Click to continue
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    Post-storm power recovery may take a week or more, says CL&P president
    Damage assessment efforts have begun following a rare October nor'easter that sent trees and branches crashing down on electrical wires and equipment across the state Click to continue
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    More industry news
    Met-Ed restoration efforts continue following nor'easter snowstorm
    Additional resources aid JCP&L's efforts to restore service to 250,000 N.J. customers
    Saft selected by Solon to supply battery storage for Arizona renewable energy project
    ZBB Energy storage system delivered to South Korean smart grid test bed
    Entergy's Louisiana utilities file with public service commission to join MISO
    GE invests in German 50 MW concentrated solar power plant with energy storage
    Arizona Public Service's Paloma Solar Power Plant now online
    AES turns on facility using energy storage, wind power
    Rolls-Royce tidal energy turbine feeds 100 MWh onto grid
    Bush economist, Obama primary rival to address utility execs
    Illinois enacts Energy Infrastructure Modernization Act

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    Liberty MSE battery is space efficient
    C&D Technologies introduces Liberty MSE 2V valve regulated lead acid battery product line for telecommunications, UPS applications Click to continue
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    Duplex compressors feature ASME certified air tanks
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