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RESA Power buys Western Utilities Transformer Service

Power distribution equipment service provider RESA Power, LLC announced the acquisition of Western Utilities Transformer Service, Inc.   Based in Visalia, CA, Western Utilities Transformer Service provides testing, assembly, repair, rewinding and oil processing services...

COVID-19 slows US energy efficiency sector despite increase in policy adoption

Despite an increase in the number of US states adopting energy efficiency codes/laws or setting ambitious energy-saving targets, COVID-19 has slowed overall market growth in 2020, according to a new study released by the American Council for an Energy Efficiency Economy (ACEEE).

Electric truck maker hits 100,000 orders ahead of fall start

The light duty truck has a range of about 250 miles and is mainly being marketed to commercial customers such as utility companies and municipal governments.

Morgan Stanley sees promise in resilient microgrids, takes stake in SolMicroGrid

Investment funds managed by Morgan Stanley Energy Partners (MSEP), part of Morgan Stanley Investment Management, announced today that they have completed an investment in Alpharetta, Georgia-based SolMicroGrid to help support the growth of SolMicroGrid’s...

PSE&G to make $700M investment in smart meters

Public Service Electric & Gas (PSE&G) said Thursday that it received approval from the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities to invest approximately $700 million during the next four years to provide its 2.3...

Groundbreaking QUEST project could save UK utilities more than £250M

Smarter Grid Solutions (SGS) said yesterday that it has been selected to provide active network management for flexibility management in the groundbreaking QUEST project in partnership with Electricity North West, National Grid Electricity System...
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345,000-volt transmission line project in Illinois completed by Ameren

Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois (ATXI) has completed and energized the Illinois Rivers Project, a 375-mile, 345,000-volt transmission line from Palmyra, Missouri, to Sugar Creek, Indiana. The final span of the project was placed into service in late December. The...

Xcel Energy seeks rate increase to recover investments

Xcel is proposing a rate increase to recover some of the more than $1 billion in investments it has made since 2019.

The “Bubba” vote: McDonald delivers win for Republicans

Lauren “Bubba” McDonald won more votes than either David Perdue or Sen. Kelly Loeffler in Tuesday's election to claim a fourth term on the Georgia Public Service commission. McDonald defeated Democrat Daniel Blackman in a runoff after falling short of a majority in the November general election.

Mexico’s state power company admits it falsified document

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s state-owned electrical power company acknowledged Tuesday it presented a falsified brush fire report to explain a widespread blackout in December. The Federal Electricity Commission has been criticized for being antiquated...