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  • Oracle Utilities Launches Smart Grid and IoT Device Management Solution in the Cloud

    Oracle recently introduced Oracle Utilities Operational Device Cloud Service (ODCS), a new cloud offering that is designed to enable utilities to further automate the management of their grid assets and devices, at a total lower cost of ownership. The utilities industry is going through tremendous transformation as a result of IoT and increasing distributed energy resources. The ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • New York PSC mandates grid-scale storage projects for investor-owned utilities

    With the mass proliferation of energy storage capacity, New York regulators have mandated investor-owned utilities deploy energy storage systems by the 2018. The state Public Service Commission (PSC) issued an order last week requiring each individual utility to have energy storage projects “deployed and operating at no fewer than two separate distribution substations or ...

  • Public Service Enterprise Group Outlines Capital Investment Program

    Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) said that it plans to invest approximately $15 billion over the next five years upgrading its energy infrastructure. PSEG reaffirmed its 2017 earnings guidance of $2.80 to $3.00 per share. Speaking at the company's Annual Investor Conference in New York, Ralph Izzo, PSEG chairman, president and CEO, told the financial community that the company's strategy ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • UL and Ricoh Announce Training Collaboration to Focus on Additive Manufacturing Education

    UL, a global safety science organization, and Ricoh USA, Inc., a technology and services company, today announced a collaboration through which the two companies will  provide training to UL and Ricoh customers. The initial goal of the relationship is to promote the proper usage and advancement of Additive Manufacturing (AM) ...


    By UL LLC

  • DN600 WaStop protects from flooding in Depew, New York

    Flooding occurred regularly at the pubic works (water and sewer) yard where offices, public works trucks and snow plows are located. An old underground valve vault in the compound flooded every year in the spring snow melt. The vault drained into the creek and was protected with an Iron flap valve. The flap valve always seized partly open rendering if useless for flood protection. The operators ...


    By Wapro AB

  • GUIDETTI SRL, as synonymous of innovation, easy-to-use technology

    GUIDETTI SRL, as synonymous of innovation, easy-to-use technology, solutions for different needs, electric cables’ recycling, radiators’ recycling, WEEE solutions, aluminum processing, separation between materials having different specific weight, has never disappointed market’s expectations. Every year, GUIDETTI ...


    By Guidetti Recycling S.r.l.

  • CNPC Valve Authorized Centralized Purchasing in 2014

    In the bidding process CNPC Valve Authorized Centralized Purchasing in 2014 organized by China Petroleum Materials Corporation for entrusting of CNPC, more than 30 China Valves manufacturers have won the qualification of CNPC Valve Authorized Centralized Purchasing to provide high pressure valve to CNPC, ...

  • US: Groundwater atlas

    The US Geological Survey series of publications “The Groundwater Atlas of the United States” describes the, location, extent and geological and hydrological characteristics of the nation’s important aquifers and is available online and in various print formats and scales. These have been produced over recent years as described in a useful summary fact sheet. Find out ...


  • Registration Open for Webinar on Water Sustainability through Nanotechnology: Increasing Water Availability

    Registration is now open for a December 7, 2016, National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) webinar, “ ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Government Officals and Special Guests Gather to Celebrate Completion of 3rd Largest AFO Project in North America

    Last week, government officials, special guests and educators gathered in London, Ontario to celebrate the successful funding, installation and commissioning of a 50 km AFO system on the Lake Huron Water System’s water main transmission pipeline – a 1200mm diameter PCCP supplying more than 500,000 people in southwestern Ontario. The event was covered by the London ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Baltimore region embraces program to locate, map, assess and repair water distribution assets

    Over the past decade, the City of Baltimore has seen vast improvements in control point operability and system sustainability of its water distribution assets. The report card is looking better each year. The Baltimore City Department of Public Works shoulders a big responsibility.  The Department provides 265 million gallons of water daily to 1.8 million ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • No “Tail-Light Warranty” here!

    Some bolted steel tank companies’ warranty lasts only as long as you can see the taillights on their trucks as they leave the job site. We take great pride in the quality of our bolted tanks and the skill of our tank installation teams. Superior Tank Co., ...


    By Superior Tank Co., Inc.

  • FirstNet Leadership to Present Opening Remarks at Penton’s IWCE’s Critical LTE Communications Forum on November 2 in Chicago

    Penton’s IWCE’s Critical LTE Communications Forum, a new business technology conference focused on mission-critical LTE network solutions, today announced that First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) leadership will present the Opening Remarks on Wednesday, November 2 at 9:05 a.m.The Forum is scheduled for ...


    By Penton

  • Heavy equipment isn’t something we take lightly

    For 10 months we’re focusing on a different hazard – the Top 10 safety hazards that reflect the most common risks and hazards we face every day in our jobs at CH2M, and we’re sharing the actions we can take to stay safe. This month we’re discussing the best ways to stay safe around heavy equipment.   Working with or around heavy equipment is dangerous. One of the most ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Solar power coming to new Crack Shack Encinitas location

    Chef Richard Blais (right) with Crack Shack owner Michael Rosen, inside the soon-to-be Crack Shack restaurant in Encinitas. (Photo by Hayne Palmour IV) Thanks to Pam Kragen: Union Tribune. “I want to elevate the chicken and egg back to the high perch they rightfully belong on.” Chef Richard Blais. Independent Energy Solutions will be adding the solar touch to the new Crack Shack ...

  • Europe collaborates to coordinate open ocean observatories

    European scientists are joining forces to better understand oceanic change, by coordinating ocean data acquisition, analysis and response on scales ranging from the provincial to the global. Marking a major milestone, the first Assembly of Members meeting of the European Multidisciplinary Seafloor and water-column Observatory (EMSO) will be held September 28-29th in Rome, Italy. Dr Henry Ruhl of ...

  • HubBoxes, Gateways, and a SPARC to light your way

    Well, it’s been a while since we’ve posted an update here, and that’s because we’ve been working like crazy on a brand new, totally revamped, hardware/software platform. It’s a line of fully autonomous wireless algae pond and PBR monitoring and control systems. This new hardware line is in a word, awesome, and customers are loving it. We’ve now incorporated ...


    By Algae Lab Systems

  • T-T’s New How To Area Makes Using Our Products Easy

    Picture the scenario. You open the box to see your shiny new pump. You’re ready to go, until it dawns on you that you’re yet to tackle the 57-page manual before even thinking of operating the equipment. As vital as manuals are, sometimes you just need the basic ‘How Tos’ and unfortunately there is a lot of excess information required within technical documentation that can ...


    By T-T Pumps Ltd.

  • Island Offshore Aims for Riserless Heavy Well Intervention

    Following a successful deployment of its riserless coil tubing (CT) technology in the offshore petroleum industry, Island Offshore is said to be taking it to the next level by performing heavy well intervention with coil tubing in producing subsea wells. In 2015 Island Offshore made history when drilling a pilot hole for Centrica by means of riserless coil tubing, in order to check for ...


    By Teledyne Webb Research (TWR)

  • Confined Space Rescue Teams in London

    Our Confined Space Rescue Teams in London London is full of hidden nooks and crannies, including confined spaces where workers are secretly beavering away. From underground tunnels to sewers, it’s can be just as dangerous as locations in those more remote locations. Civil engineering provides professional confined space rescue teams in London. Is your company one of those ...

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