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California energy storage group signs up Eaton, Volkswagen, Hitachi, others

An initiative to accelerate the development of the energy storage sector in California has signed its first corporate members

EEI honors AEP for customer service

This marks the seventh time that AEP’s National Account program has received EEI’s top award for providing superior service to multi-site customers

Mon Power, Potomac Edison announce tree trimming program

Mon Power and Potomac Edison initially will focus on trimming trees near distribution lines in rural areas and along transmission lines to enhance service reliability

Oklahoma House approves solar power surcharge

The House passed Senate Bill 1456 in a 83-5 vote. The Senate approved the bill in March.

Robot helps with cleanup at Japan's Fukushima

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) completed demonstration work of its MEISTeR remote controlled robot to help with decommissioning efforts inside Unit 1 at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant...

Smart thermostat company ecobee wins OpenADR certification

ecobee’s certification of OpenADR 2.0b was sponsored by the Ministry of Energy and funded in part through the Ontario Smart Grid Fund initiative

EPA grants permit for Texas gas plant, compressed air energy storage project

The energy from stored compressed high pressure air will be supplemented with natural gas-fired combustion turbines to produce electricity during off-peak hours

NV Energy files to be in California ISO energy imbalance market

The energy imbalance market is a voluntary, five-minute balancing market that provides participants the opportunity to more efficiently manage existing energy resources

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