Fire official: Arcing power lines caused big Reno brush fire

Satellite imagery and surveillance video from a casino roof 5 miles (8 kilometers) away helped pinpoint arcing power lines in gale force winds as the cause of a November brush fire that destroyed five Reno homes and damaged two dozen others, investigators said Tuesday

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.
How do ensure organizations that are critical to public well-being are protected? Enter Microgrids

How to Build a Low Power, Secure Smart Metering Solution

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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.

Judge declines to stop $1B power line in western Maine

By DAVID SHARP Associated Press PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A federal judge declined to intervene to stop construction of a 145-mile (230-kilometer) electricity transmission corridor...

The wisdom and inevitability of public safety power shutoffs – a utility vegetation management...

Based on California Public Utility Commission (CPUC) analysis, trees or parts of trees falling into overhead facilities during Red Flag events represented the single largest cause of fires related to utility infrastructure. It is not growth “into” lines, but rather trees or portions of trees located outside of normal clearing limits that have failed during high winds and caused the initiating spark.

Scotland’s SSEN Transmission to install first 420 kV Green Gas for Grid gas-insulated substation

SSEN Transmission announced this week that it has awarded a contract to GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business to manufacture, deliver and commission a...
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Unlocking transmission capacity is key to a renewable-energy powered future

As the world turns deliberately and inevitably towards a renewable energy future, innovators from around the world have worked tirelessly to improve upon renewable...
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Osmose Utilities acquires Provincial Pole Specialists

Osmose Utilities Services, Inc. announced the acquisition of Provincial Pole Specialists, Inc. (PPSI) and its sister company, Central Pole Inspection and Maintenance, Inc. (CPIM). Manitoba-based...

FPL tops PA Consulting’s annual ReliabilityOne awards as repeat champ

For the fifth time in six years, Florida Power & Light was ranked as the nation's most reliable electric power utility by a major...

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