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  • Electric Co-ops Release Ready-to-Use Tools for Securing the Smart Grid

    ARLINGTON, VA; May 11, 2011—The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) hosts a conference call for reporters on Monday, May 16, at 11:00 a.m. to release to the industry and other stakeholders a set of practical tools that together comprise its new "Guide to Developing a Cyber Security and Risk Mitigation Plan." These practical tools – a guide...(more)

  • MISO Reaches Milestone on Integration of Smart Grid Technology

    Grid Modernization Effort Enhances Reliability Carmel, Ind. — As part of a national effort to modernize the grid, MISO and its members have achieved a major milestone in their three-year smart grid program to install sophisticated electronic measurement devices known as synchrophasors across the region, completing the integration of 44 such devices at...(more)

  • MISO Reaches Milestone on Integration of Smart Grid Technology  

    Carmel, Ind. — As part of a national effort to modernize the grid, MISO and its members have achieved a major milestone in their three-year smart grid program to install sophisticated electronic measurement devices known as synchrophasors across the region, completing the integration of 44 such devices at strategic points along the regional transmission network...(more)

  • Registration open for 2011 TCIPG Summer School on Cybersecurity for Smart Energy Systems

    May 6, 2011 Power industry practitioners, researchers, and graduate students are invited to participate in the 2011 TCIPG Summer School on Cybersecurity for Smart Energy Systems. The Summer School will be held June 13-17, 2011 at the Q Center (1405 North Fifth Avenue, St. Charles, IL 60174), which is located on a 95-acre wooded property on the Fox River in St....(more)

  • Leesburg Electric Saves $2.5 Million from Energy Conservation and Strategic Partnerships with Local Businesses

    During a sweltering hot afternoon on Wednesday, April 20, emergency generators across Leesburg stirred awake in a unified effort to control energy costs for the city and partnering businesses. An emergency generator on Meadow Street provides backup power to Leesburg City Hall.The carefully choreographed event lasted only two to three hours. But if timed...(more)

  • Smart Grid Panel Agrees on Standards for Wireless Communication, Meter Upgrades

    April 26, 2011 The governing board of the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP) has voted in favor of a new standard and a set of guidelines important for making the long-planned “smart” electricity grid a reality. The two documents address the need for wireless communications among grid-connected devices as well as the ability to upgrade household...(more)

  • Future of Energy on Display at Naperville Smart Grid Initiative Open House

    NAPERVILLE, Ill.— WHO: * Naperville City Council members * Naperville Smart Grid Initiative (NSGI) Steering Committee members * Naperville utility customers WHAT: The NSGI Steering Committee invites the public to an engaging and educational open house to learn more about the city’s $356 million electric utility asset and its exciting transformation to a more...(more)

  • Ada Is Joining The Smart Grid - Smart Meter installation to begin in late April

    OKLAHOMA CITY -- The benefits of smart grid technology are coming to Ada later this month as OG&E installs about 12,000 smart meters on area homes and businesses. OG&E and contracted personnel will take a few weeks to perform the upgrades and will be driving vehicles and wearing clothing that clearly identifies they are part of the installation effort....(more)

  • Smart Meter Fort Collins - Fort Collins Utilities will upgrade meters

    Through the Smart Meter Fort Collins project, Fort Collins Utilities will upgrade meters in homes, schools and businesses throughout the community beginning in early 2012. Learn about this project at the next program in the Residential Environmental Series, Wednesday, April 27 from 7-9 p.m. at the Drake Centre, 802 W. Drake Rd. Once installed, smart meters will...(more)

  • BWP’s Smart Grid Program will Address Energy Needs of Burbank Residents More Efficiently and Effectively

    BURBANK, Calif. (April 7, 2011) -- Burbank Water and Power’s (BWP) citywide Smart Grid initiative in Burbank will allow the city and its residential customers to take advantage of evolving technology and innovations in water and energy. Smart Grid describes the modern electric infrastructure composed of advanced meters and systems for enhanced customer and...(more)

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