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  • AZ Utilities Encourage Consumers to Chase Water Waste This Week

    The average American family could be wasting more than 10,000 gallons of water each year due to easy-to-fix household leaks, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) WaterSense program. That amount of water could increase a water bill by as much as 10 percent while wasting precious resources. That’s why EPA is encouraging consumers to participate in ...

  • Illinois Commerce Commission Initiates NextGrid Utility of the Future Study

    The Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) has launched its consideration of the utility of the future, announcing NextGrid -- a statewide collaborative to transform Illinois' energy landscape and economy. Convened by the Commission and led by an outside, expert facilitator, NextGrid is an approximately eighteen-month consumer-focused and collaborative study. In addition to identifying ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • European Water Utilities Striving to Reduce their Carbon Footprint, finds Frost & Sullivan

    LONDON, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Concerns about steep increase in the carbon footprint of the water industry are rising. Population growth, tightening of legislative standards resulting in further treatment needs, resource scarcity, and deteriorating quality levels are, however, resulting in ever increasing energy consumption. This is highlighting the importance of innovative, ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • CA Utilities Encourage Consumers to Chase Water Waste This Week

    The average American family could be wasting more than 10,000 gallons of water each year due to easy-to-fix household leaks, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) WaterSense program. That amount of water could increase a water bill by as much as 10 percent while wasting precious resources. That’s why EPA is encouraging consumers to participate in ...

  • European water utilities striving to reduce their carbon footprint, finds Frost & Sullivan

    Concerns about steep increase in the carbon footprint of the water industry are rising. Population growth, tightening of legislative standards resulting in further treatment needs, resource scarcity, and deteriorating quality levels are, however, resulting in ever increasing energy consumption. This is highlighting the importance of innovative, environment-friendly practices across the value ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Four Ways First Utility Aims to Revitalise UK Energy Industry

    In late 2011 First Utility (http://www.first-utility.com/), Britain's largest independent domestic energy company and the provider of the UK's cheapest gas and electricity deal(i), launched a manifesto to create a more competitive UK energy sector. Darren Braham of the gas and electricity provider stated: "High ...


  • United Utilities upgrades ‘trouble-free’ peristaltic pump `technology

    Four Watson-Marlow Bredel 520 series dosing pumps have been installed at United Utilities Haslingden Grane Water Treatment Works in Rossendale, Lancashire. The new pumps will replace earlier 500 series pumps which have delivered trouble-free service since commissioning in 1993. The new 520 series pumps have been supplied under United Utilities’ framework agreement with Falmouth-based leaders ...

  • Framework agreement established between Watson-Marlow Bredel Pumps and United Utilities

    Watson-Marlow Bredel Pumps, a world leading manufacturer of peristaltic pumps, has established a framework agreement for the supply of pumps and spares to United Utilities, with effect from 1st April 2007. The agreement will strengthen the long-standing relationship between the two companies, which has been in existence for over 25 years. “We are delighted to be continuing our long ...

  • Nick Clegg Notes First Utility and Opower Partnership in Green Energy Speech

    On 11th April Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg delivered a speech on the green economy, including an announcement of how a partnership between UK's cheapest gas and electricity supplier(i) First Utility and US energy management software company Opower could help Britain's households to save money and energy. Mr Clegg stated: "The ...


  • Synerall signs reseller agreement with Dynamic Utilities GmbH for the German energy market

    The IT company NetGroup OÜ from Tallinn/Estonia announces that it has signed a reseller agreement with Dynamic Utilities GmbH for integration and sales of the energy solutions from Synerall in terms of eCommerce and Energy Webportals in the German market.Dynamic Utilities commented: "We are very pleased to team up with Synerall, which greatly enhances our current range of energy ...


  • Finalists announced in African Utility Week’s Innovation Hub for energy and water industry

    Aquaponic farming, a geyser switch and other water and energy savings gadgets and software are amongst the winning innovations and inventions that will be showcased at the Innovation Hub taking place during the upcoming African Utility Week in Cape Town from 17-19 May. Fifteen SMEs, start-ups and young innovators have been selected for the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be part of the event ...


    By Clarion Events Ltd

  • Oracle Announces Oracle Utilities Network Management System 1.11

    Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) News Facts Extending Oracle's smart grid capabilities, Oracle Utilities Network Management System 1.11 offers new modeling and analysis features to improve distribution-grid management for electric ...


    By Oracle

  • California utilities encourage consumers to Chase Water Waste this week

    The average American family could be wasting more than 10,000 gallons of water each year due to easy-to-fix household leaks, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense program. That amount of water could increase a water bill by as much as 10 percent while wasting precious resources. That’s why EPA is encouraging consumers to participate in WaterSense’s ...

  • Pioneer Solutions Announces Implementation of TRMTracker Product for New Braunfels Utilities

    Pioneer Solutions is pleased to announce that New Braunfels Utilities (NBU) of Texas has purchased the TRMTracker C/ETRM software product. Pioneer Solutions will provide the ...


  • GU-General Utility Ltd. - Exclusive Representative for LDS in Korea

    GU-General Utility – provider of advanced test and measurement solutions - is the exclusive representative of LDS in Korea. Sales of LDS products, which range from very small to very large solutions, make up 55% of GU’s revenue and its main markets include automotive, governmental bodies, aerospace and defence and electronics. GU has also had a great deal of success as a supplier to ...

  • FortisBC Selects Itron as Supplier of Advanced Metering Solution

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) announced today that FortisBC Inc. has selected Itron’s smart grid solution, consisting of advanced metering, network communications and software systems, to support the utility’s Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) project. The solution will enable FortisBC, an integrated energy solutions provider serving approximately ...


    By Itron Inc

  • Itron Awarded Gas Meter Contract in Poland

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) announced today that it signed a contract with Pomerania Gas Company for the supply of nearly 200,000 residential and commercial gas meters. The meters will be deployed over the next three years by the gas company, one of six gas distribution companies in Poland. Situated in north Poland, Pomerania Gas Company serves approximately ...


    By Itron Inc

  • Favorable Attitudes Toward Smart Meters Continue to Increase

    Smart grid rollouts continue in the United States, albeit at a pace slower than in previous years. Utilities and vendors are now in a period of looking for ways to maximize the impact of these deployments, through demand response (DR) programs, home energy management (HEM) bundles, and smart thermostats. Consumer resistance to these technologies, however, has been a significant obstacle. ...

  • Sensus Introduces the accuSTREAM Positive Displacement Meter

    Sensus introduces the accuSTREAM™ meter, providing water utilities with a new option to continuously and affordably measure residential water use. The accuSTREAM meter applies proven positive displacement measuring technology and is the most recent lead-free water meter from Sensus, manufactured using composite materials. Sensus continues to expand its line of ...

  • Entergy Selects Accenture to Provide Advanced Metering Solution

    Accenture recently announced that it has been selected by Entergy Services, Inc. to provide an advanced metering solution to enhance grid reliability and customer service with digital technologies. This includes more efficient billing and field maintenance, faster outage detection to bolster network reliability and greater data and analytics capabilities. Working with OMNETRIC Group, ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

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