smart grid investments

Michael Bloomberg

Former NYC mayor Bloomberg commits $500 million to anti-coal effort

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is plunging $500 million into an effort to close all of the nation’s remaining coal plants by 2030 and put the United States on track toward a 100% clean energy economy.
USDA

USDA announces $858 million in rural electricity funding

The USDA is providing $858 million in loans to upgrade rural electric systems in 17 states. The loans will finance smart grid technologies
revenue protection, energy distribution

Investors put money behind revenue protection software

A group of energy and water technology investors announced today that they have acquired a controlling interest in Choice Technology Holdings (Choice),...
smart streetlight projects

Tampa Electric commits to smart street-lighting programme

Tampa Electric has signed a contract with Itron as part of its street-lighting modernisation efforts.
energy tariff

US utility files decade’s first tariff review

Duke Energy Kentucky is seeking regulatory approval to increase tariffs for gas consumers, the division’s first review in nine years. The utility has asked the Kentucky...
cyberthreats

$8 billion investment insufficient to fight cyberthreats, ABI Research

The modernization of utility infrastructures is enabling increased efficiencies and reliability through digitization, connectivity, and IT-based approaches. Smart cyber assets are transforming both power...
virginia

Entergy selects base software for smart grid rollout

US integrated energy company Entergy Corporation has selected technical services provider Willdan Group to improve its smart grid investments planning. Entergy has adopted LoadSEER, a...
funding

New Jersey to recover $60.4m infrastructure upgrade costs with tariff increase

The New Jersey Natural Gas has filed a proposal with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities to recover its investments made in upgrading...

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