• May 21, 2014

    WESCO Adds to its Utility Market Offerings with Acquisition of Hi-Line Utility Supply

    WESCO Distribution, Pittsburgh, agreed to acquire Hi-Line Utility Supply Co., with locations in Illinois and Massachussetts....More
  • Apr 10, 2014

    Southwire Opens Energy Center to Focus on Substations and Smart Grids

    Wire giant Southwire, Carrollton, Ga., opened a new Southwire Energy Center at its Villa Rica, Ga., plant where the company will develop components and products for smart grids and renewable energy products and expand the company’s cable technology and solutions for substations....More
  • Mar 4, 2014

    Insights on Tesla's bet on batteries and the potential disruptive force of its "Gigafactory"

    The question of grid-scale energy storage continues to be one of the most promising and most vexing in technology development right now, and as it cuts across so many sectors of the economy....More
  • Feb 21, 2014

    Researchers devise a way to keep plug-in electric vehicles from crashing the grid

    A team of engineers from the University of Vermont says it has come up with a novel solution for handling plug-in electric vehicles on the grid that uses the same principles of packet-switching used by communication and data networks....More
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