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  • AEP Releases 2017 Corporate Accountability Report

    American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) issued its 2017 Corporate Accountability Report today, the 11th annual assessment of AEP’s stewardship as a public company and a community partner. It is accessible online at www.aepsustainability.com. The report explores AEP’s business strategy, governance, financial performance, corporate culture and ...

  • Justan Steichen Promoted to Director of Engineering

    Jewell Instruments is pleased to announce the promotion of Justan Steichen as our new Director of Engineering. Justan has been with the company since 2014, most recently in the role of Engineering Manager for our Digital and Electrolytic products.  During that time, he has been instrumental in project leadership and design developments that have resulted in numerous new sensor products and ...


    By Jewell Instruments LLC

  • Senior appointment announced for high voltage power engineers

    Yorkshire-headquartered power engineering firm Smith Brothers has appointed Danielle Tile as head of business development. She joins from national electrical design consultancy British Power International. Based in Essex, Danielle will strengthen the team's presence in the South of England, whilst investigating new market opportunities throughout the UK. Although many opportunities are emerging ...

  • Global expert Geotech to showcase renewable energy solutions at Oman event

    Geotech, a QED Environmental Systems company is showcasing its market leading solutions at the Oman Energy and Water Exhibition this May. Earlier this year, the United Arab Emirates invested £134bn in clean energy projects to ensure that half of the country’s power needs could be generated from renewable sources by 2050. UAE’s Prime Minister, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid ...


    By Geotech

  • GE Announces Clarke Energy as a Jenbacher gas engines distributor for an additional six countries in Africa

    GE Announces Clarke Energy as a Jenbacher Gas Engines Distributor for an Additional Six Countries in Africa GE’s Gas Engine Technology Helps Customers in Africa Address Ongoing Energy Supply and Grid Reliability Concerns With Addition of Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco and Rwanda, Clarke Energy is Now a Distributor of GE’s ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Thailand gears up to be ‘The energy hub for Asia` with Ministry of Energy setting the stage for it next December

    Mr. Areepong Bhoocha-Oom, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Energy of Thailand launched today the ‘Future Energy Asia Exhibition & Conference’ as a major initiative towards securing the path to Thailand’s Energy 4.0. The transformation and development of Thailand is a major priority for the government which creates incredible business ...


    By dmg :: events

  • Turning On N.Ireland’s Largest Solar Project!

    We’re pleased to announce the commissioning of a major solar development in Antrim, delivering over 32 MW of clean, renewable energy into the Northern Irish energy grid. This is Northern Ireland’s largest solar energy development. The Antrim project will create enough energy to power more than 11,000 homes. This latest Lightsource solar development will reduce Northern Ireland’s ...

  • Wind energy accounted for 5.5 percent of U.S. demand in 2016

    Wind power accounted for 5.5 percent of all electricity consumed in the United States in 2016, up from 4.7 percent in 2015, according to new data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). In addition, the EIA data shows that Iowa, South Dakota, Kansas, Oklahoma, and North Dakota all sourced more than 20 percent of their electricity generation from wind power during 2016. At least 14 ...

  • NextEra Energy recognized as a World`s Most Ethical Company for the 10th time

    NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) announced that it has been named a World's Most Ethical Company® for the 10th time by the Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. NextEra Energy, whose principal subsidiaries are Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) and NextEra Energy Resources, LLC,  is one of only ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Schneider Electric to Help Enable Energy Resiliency at USMC Logisitics Base

    Schneider Electric recently announced it has been awarded a subcontract from Constellation, a subsidiary of Exelon Corp., to support the development of smart controls as part of an energy savings performance contract at the U.S. Marine Corps Logistics Base (MCLB) in Albany, Georgia. Energy security and resiliency is a priority for military installations tasked with keeping personnel safe through ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • SgurrEnergy appoints Claus Hjoerringgaard as director of clean energy

    SgurrEnergy, part of Wood Group’s clean energy business, has appointed Claus Hjoerringgaard as its new director of clean energy. Based at SgurrEnergy’s Glasgow headquarters, Claus will be responsible for heading up the leading renewable energy and grid integration consultancy which provides engineering and technical advisory services in onshore and offshore wind, solar, wave and ...


    By SgurrEnergy Ltd.

  • Richard Smith joins Inprova Energy as Director of Business Strategy

    Former Mitie director Richard Smith has been appointed Director of Business Strategy at independent energy consultancy Inprova Energy.   He joins Inprova from Mitie Technical Facilities Management, where he was Energy and Controls Director, responsible for driving energy management across the FM sector. Previously, he was Head of Multi-Site Development at Dalkia Technical ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • GridBright to Leverage ARPA-E GRID DATA Repository to Support Integration of Solar

    GridBright, Inc. recently announced that it is part of three of the thirteen projects selected for award negotiations by the DOE SunShot Initiative ENERGISE; a $30M program to support integration of solar energy into the nation's electric grid, while diversifying the nation's electricity sources and improving the reliability and security of the electric grid. The three projects represent ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Corporate energy plans are playing a bigger role in the renewable energy market

    Big companies - from Google to the candy maker Mars—have become big players in the renewable energy market, which has until now been dominated by utilities. In 2105, large corporate customers contracted for a record 3.2 gigawatts of renewable energy, including the majority of wind power purchase agreements (PPAs) for the year, and another 1.6 gigawatts was contracted in 2016, according to ...

  • Rocky Mountain energy providers to explore SPP participation

    Ten electricity service providers representing approximately 6.4 million customers in the U.S. Rocky Mountain region have announced plans to explore potential participation with an existing regional transmission organization (RTO). The informal group, which calls itself the Mountain West Transmission Group, began discussions in 2013 to evaluate ways to expand their market operations, including a ...

  • Atlanta Airlines Terminal Corporation renews contract with CH2M

    The Atlanta Airlines Terminal Corporation (AATC) recently approved a contract renewal with CH2M for continued facility maintenance services at the nation's most traveled airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (HJAIA). AATC agreed to a new 3-year contract with two 1-year extension options, reflecting positively on CH2M's commitment to providing first-rate service and expertise. ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd) Leverages SoftInWay’s Flagship Software AxSTREAM for Industrial Fan Design

    SoftInWay is pleased to announce that BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd.), India’s largest manufacturer of auxiliary fans for power and industrial applications, has switched to AxSTREAM as its software of choice for the design of axial and centrifugal fans (both single-stage and multi-stage). Founded in 1964 and headquarter in New Delhi, India, BHEL deals in industries such as power, ...


    By SoftInWay Inc.

  • Switch2 Energy achieves triple for international management standards

    These international standards have been integrated with the company's existing ISO 9001:2015 quality management system to mark a triple achievement. The company was supported through the process by FPA Consulting, and LRQA, which recommended Switch2 for the double certification following a five-day audit process. Kirsty Lambert, Managing Director, Switch2, said: ...


    By Switch2 Energy Limited

  • Natcore’s 200 MW Vietnam Solar Project receives essential government approvals

    A US$300 million solar project managed by Natcore Technology Inc. (TSX-V: NXT; OTCQB: NTCXF) has been included in the list of selected projects for the development of solar energy in Vietnam’s Binh Thuan Province of Vietnam, and has been approved by the Province People’s Committee. ...


    By Natcore Technology, Inc.

  • AWS Truepower, a UL Company, Contributes to Large-Scale Latin American Interconnection Study

    AWS Truepower, a UL company and expert in renewable energy consulting and engineering services, participated in a continent-wide study that examined the viability of a low-carbon interconnected electricity system from Mexico to Argentina.  The work was performed by employees of AWS Truepower, LLC which has since been acquired by UL. On behalf of the Inter-American Development Bank, AWS ...


    By UL LLC

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