California heat, poor planning led to August power outages

Energy regulators on Wednesday last week blamed blackouts last summer that affected hundreds of thousands of Californians on poor planning, electrical market problems and an extreme heat wave that blanketed the West.

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How Smart Utilities are Using IoT to Enable Smart Cities and Plan for a...

This webinar will explore how utilities are planning for and developing eco-friendly infrastructure. It will present drivers of smart city initiatives and the essential...

Microgrids: The Future of Energy in Healthcare

Now available for on demand viewing.

In the United States, our grid infrastructure is aging.
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How to Build a Low Power, Secure Smart Metering Solution

Now available for on demand viewing.

Water conservation, recapturing lost revenue from leaks and theft, and reducing utility operating costs are key benefits of a smart metering solution. Governments and utilities need reliable, long-lasting solutions.

Two solar projects in South Georgia to help power Facebook data center

McCarthy Building Companies Inc. today announced that it has begun construction on two solar projects in South Georgia for Silicon Ranch Corporation. The utility-scale...

Report: Energy as a service offers $88B market opportunity for on-site power, microgrids

When they look around the corner as the energy future, what do giant firms such as Siemens, MacQuarie Group, Schneider Electric and Carlyle Group...

UN calls on humanity to end ‘war on nature,’ go carbon-free

With new reports highlighting 2020’s record-breaking weather and growing fossil fuels extraction that triggers global warming, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres delivered yet another urgent appeal to curb climate change.

From the Editor: Now more than ever, hospitals must be resilient

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Jacobs to take equity stake in PA Consulting in a deal worth $2.4B

Power and infrastructure engineering and services firm Jacobs is acquiring PA Consulting to form a partnership focused on next-gen technologies in tackling climate change...

Siemens providing long-term gas-fired turbine AI and machine learning upgrades for Jebel Ali power...

Siemens Energy will supply new controllers and other major upgrades as part of an extended service agreement for a Dubai power plant. Dubai Electricity and...

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