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GE Unveils World’s First Battery Storage & Gas Turbine Hybrid with Southern California Edison

GE and longtime customer Southern California Edison (SCE) today announced a plan to install the world’s first battery storage and gas turbine hybrid. The two-project solution first calls for installation of a battery energy storage system f

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Duke Energy completes acquisition of Piedmont Natural Gas

Duke Energy has completed its acquisition of Piedmont Natural Gas, closing the transaction effective today. Piedmont will retain its name and operate as a business unit of Duke Energy. Both companies are headquartered in Charlotte. The acquis


Disaster preparedness in utilities: Because we’re all in this together

Disasters have become a part of our daily news cycle and our awareness. Communities are learning that the key to resilience is the understanding that we are all in this together. Electric utilities are vulnerable to the same risks and hazards


Tripwire Study: Energy Sector IT Professionals Overconfident in Cyber Security Capabilities as Attacks Increase

Tripwire, Inc., a leading global provider of security and compliance solutions for enterprises and industrial organizations, today announced the results of an extensive study conducted for Tripwire by Dimensional Research. The study evaluated


Dominion, Questar receives Wyoming Public Service Commission approval; energy companies close merger September 16

Dominion Resources, Inc. (NYSE: D) and Questar Corporation (NYSE: STR) announced today that the Wyoming Public Service Commission has approved their merger, subject to terms and conditions of an agreed settlement stipulation. Having received


Asset Management: What is it? Why do I need it?

Asset management can be expressed in both broad and narrow terms. For the power and utilities industry specifically, asset management can cover everything from people to facilities, equipment to information. Power stations, poles and crossarm


Historic Dell and EMC Merger Complete; Forms World’s Largest Privately-Controlled Tech Company

Dell Technologies this week announced completion of the acquisition of EMC Corporation, creating a unique family of businesses that provides the essential infrastructure for organizations to build their digital future, transform IT and protec


Sonardyne delivers acoustic positioning simulator to Brazilian DPO training school

Equipment that simulates acoustic positioning operations on dynamically positioned (DP) rigs and ships, has been supplied by Sonardyne Brasil Ltda. to vessel control and automation company, GE Power Conversion for their new training school in


Siemens helps Brazil reduce non-technical losses in the electrical power grid

As head of a consortium that includes Itron and Telemont, Siemens is supplying the Brazilian power utility company Eletrobras with smart grid solutions to reduce non- technical losses. To this end, Eletrobras has initiated the Energia + proje


GE’s Digital Wind Farm unlocks higher production for two aging wind power plants in Japan

GE’s Digital Wind Farm concept extends to a wide variety of existing turbine models, and the apps are also compatible with the company’s new 2 MW and 3 MW wind turbines.