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GRID was established in accordance with the Energy Commission Act, 1997 (Act 541) and the Volta River Development (Amendment) Act, 2005 Act 692, which provides for the establishment and exclusive operation of the National Interconnected Transmission System by an independent Utility and the separation of the transmission functions of the Volta River Authority (VRA) from its other activities within the framework of the Power Sector Reforms.

Sensus Wins Best Smart Utility Solution Award for Fourth Consecutive Year

Sensus Wins Best Smart Utility Solution Award for Fourth Consecutive Year

Municipal leaders again recognize Sensus AMI solution for smart city innovation

For the fourth consecutive year, the Sensus Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) solution has been honored by municipal utility executives as the “Best Smart Utility Solution” during the Municipal Smart Grid Summit (MSGS).

The Sensus AMI solution is comprised of

Solar Eclipse Essentials

Solar Eclipse Essentials

Not only has the US become more energy dependent since the last total solar eclipse took place in 1979, its energy infrastructure has become increasingly reliant on solar energy. So what will happen on August 21st when the sun is temporarily obscured by the moon?

According to the Solar Energy

Northern Power Now Offering Turnkey Energy Storage Solutions

Northern Power Now Offering Turnkey Energy Storage Solutions

Megawatt-scale systems available with three different battery technologies

Northern Power Systems Corp (TSX: NPS), a global leader in distributed energy power systems, now offers a full suite of megawatt-scale energy storage solutions that incorporate various battery types and capabilities, depending on the application and end-user need. In addition to providing multiple

Lakewood, California Selects FATHOM to Modernize Utility Billing and Customer Service With Big Data

Lakewood, California Selects FATHOM to Modernize Utility Billing and Customer Service With Big Data

FATHOMTM Water Management, Inc. (“FATHOM”), the utility-to-utility Smart Grid for Water technology leader, today announced a new partnership with the city of Lakewood, California. Lakewood will employ FATHOM’s complete suite of software and managed services solutions, including the installation and financing of Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) to ensure Lakewood’s continued

Geosynthetics for Roadway Construction

Geosynthetics for Roadway Construction

Ever since the Romans used palm fronds and other plant fiber matting to reinforce the sub-bases of their famous roads, fabrics have been used to improve road longevity and performance. Modern road construction methods rely on a family of materials called geosynthetics to achieve the same results. But these more sophisticated materials can

Three Key Challenges for Today’s Electricity Market

Three Key Challenges for Today’s Electricity Market

As we continue to move through 2017, utility operators are anxiously waiting to see which energy regulations the new US administration will implement this year. While President Trump has repeatedly indicated that he plans to lend his support to the fossil fuels sector, interest remains high in the US and

Aclara to Acquire a Majority Interest in General Electric Philippines Meter & Instrument Company, a Joint Venture Company with Manila Electric Company

Aclara to Acquire a Majority Interest in General Electric Philippines Meter & Instrument Company, a Joint Venture Company with Manila Electric Company

Acquisition Furthers Aclara Strategy of Targeted International Expansion by Providing Smart Infrastructure Solutions to ASEAN and APAC Customers

Aclara, a leading supplier of smart infrastructure solutions (SIS) to electric, gas and water utilities worldwide, has acquired GE’s majority equity position in General Electric Philippines Meter & Instrument Co., Inc. (GEPMICI), the

Shannon Helps Albany Medical Center Insulate District System, Save Energy

Shannon Helps Albany Medical Center Insulate District System, Save Energy

Shannon Enterprises of W.N.Y., Inc., the world-leading designer and maker of reusable insulation blankets, covers and jackets for conserving energy and thermal efficiency, has supplied Albany Medical Center’s district heating system with a self-contained insulation system.

Initially, the medical center purchased reusable blankets as part of a pilot project for steam

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