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EIP to advance diversity and equity with $120M energy transition fund

A new cleantech investment platform has been launched by Energy Impact Partners (EIP) to ensure underrepresented groups have access to funding that will enable them to play a role in the transition to low-carbon...

Energy supply and demand changes create opportunities in connected energy, but competition looms

The utilities industry is facing disruption of monumental scale and scope.  On the demand side, electric vehicle (EV) adoption is accelerating, particularly in regions that have enacted laws to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.  Current projections from the European...

Eaton acquires data center energy equipment supplier Power Distribution Inc.

Irish-based power management company Eaton is acquiring a Virginia power distribution, switching and monitoring equipment company. Eaton is buying Power Distribution Inc. for an undisclosed sum. Power Distribution is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia and had 2019 sales of $125...

New Mexico Supreme Court: New law applies to energy case

The New Mexico Supreme Court ruled Wednesday a landmark energy law that sets the state on a path toward more renewable energy must be applied as regulators consider plans by the state's largest electric utility to close a major coal-fired power plant.

Schneider, Scale Microgrid supplying solar, storage, gas-fired power for indoor farming operation

During its annual breakfast briefing at DISTRIBUTECH International, Schneider Electric detailed its move into this relatively new arena for microgrid technology. Indoor agriculture is new territory, but it is definitely seen as a growth opportunity for the French company.

Schneider, Scale Microgrid supplying solar, storage and gas-fired power for indoor farming operation in...

As populations shift more toward urban centers, they still desire food that is locally generated, energy efficient, fresh and healthy.

PPL begins celebration of 100 years of utility history

Fast-forward 100 years and PPL now owns PPL Electric Utilities, Louisville Gas & Electric, Kentucky Utilities and Western Power Distribution in the United Kingdom. Overall the company has more than 10 million customers.

Schneider Electric releases new GIS application for utilities

ArcFM Designer 11.1.4 is the next generation of Graphic Work Design, providing engineers with a purpose-built application that supports the entire design lifecycle with simplicity, efficiency and intelligence

Omnetric to supply Tacoma Public Utilities with Siemens meter data management system

Tacoma Public Utilities picked Omnetric to implement the Siemens EnergyIP meter data management system as part of TPU's smart meter program

Eos supplying non-lithium batteries for Duke, UCSD storage projects

Eos Energy Storage is manufacturer and supplier of the zinc-based Aurora 2.0 battery system for Duke Energy's McAlpine substation and as a behind-the-meter solution at the University of California, San Diego.