Utilities

Flowserve Provides Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 9:30pm

Throughout this pandemic, Flowserve has maintained cross-functional crisis management teams to respond to the changing conditions.

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  • Throughout this pandemic, Flowserve has maintained cross-functional crisis management teams to respond to the changing conditions.
  • Additionally, Flowserve has implemented a work-from-home policy for all employees in affected locations who are able to do so.
  • Flowserve continues to monitor the situation closely, and will act in accordance with decrees, orders and laws in the countries and geographies where the company operates.
  • About Flowserve: Flowserve Corp. is one of the worlds leading providers of fluid motion and control products and services.

Eversource Energy Changes Its Annual Meeting of Shareholders to a Virtual Format

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 9:00pm

Eversource Energy (NYSE: ES) today announced that the location of its Annual Meeting has been changed for 2020 to a virtual-only format.

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  • Eversource Energy (NYSE: ES) today announced that the location of its Annual Meeting has been changed for 2020 to a virtual-only format.
  • As previously announced, the Annual Meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time.
  • At the time of the Annual Meeting, they should go to http://www.meetingcenter.io/243957122 and enter their control number and the Annual Meeting password ES2020.
  • Whether or not they plan to attend the Annual Meeting, all shareholders are urged to vote and submit their proxies in advance of or at the Annual Meeting by one of the methods described in the proxy materials for the Annual Meeting.

Aqua Pennsylvania Resumes Critical Infrastructure Projects With State Recognition of Its “Life-Sustaining Service”

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 8:16pm

Aqua Pennsylvania announced today that it is resuming its infrastructure improvement program this week with the start of main replacement projects and the resumption of others that were temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Aqua Pennsylvania announced today that it is resuming its infrastructure improvement program this week with the start of main replacement projects and the resumption of others that were temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has identified Aqua as part of the life-sustaining business sector that contributes to the health and safety of Pennsylvania, said Aqua Pennsylvania President Marc Lucca.
  • Lucca said the utility is making some changes to its pipe replacement projects as a result of the pandemic.
  • Aqua Pennsylvania serves approximately 1.4 million people in 32 counties throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

American Water makes second donation in response to COVID-19; Donates $500,000 to American Water Charitable Foundation to support COVID-19 relief efforts

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 4:00pm

American Water (NYSE: AWK), the largest publicly-traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced today that it made a contribution of $500,000 to the American Water Charitable Foundation (AWCF), to support coronavirus relief efforts.

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  • American Water (NYSE: AWK), the largest publicly-traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced today that it made a contribution of $500,000 to the American Water Charitable Foundation (AWCF), to support coronavirus relief efforts.
  • AWCF, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization funded by American Water, will disburse the funds directly to several critical COVID-19 specific initiatives, including the American Water Employee Crisis Fund and a new community-focused COVID-19 Response Fund.
  • Providing this donation to our charitable foundation ensures that every grant dollar will be awarded directly to organizations making a valuable impact in the communities served by American Water and managing through the COVID-19 crisis, said Walter Lynch, chief executive officer, American Water.
  • Since 2012, the American Water Charitable Foundation has invested more than $5.5 million in programs and organizations that are important to American Water employees and the communities it serves.

Zinier Arms Utilities with Field Service Automation to Power Always-On Service and Workforces

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 3:00pm

These services power our daily lives and more than ever, electric and gas utilities are under pressure to empower their field service workforces to maintain always-on connectivity.

Key Points: 
  • These services power our daily lives and more than ever, electric and gas utilities are under pressure to empower their field service workforces to maintain always-on connectivity.
  • Traditionally, utilities' field service organizations are slowed down by legacy systems and manual processes with limited visibility into a highly distributed workforce.
  • In partnership with leading system integrators, Zinier helps utilities make the leap toward data-driven field service automation.
  • Field service organizations around the world use Zinier to connect all their teams and data in one place and supercharge every aspect of their field service operations.

Global Switchgears Markets, 2015-2030: World Projected to Reach $88.43 Billion by 2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 2:45pm

The global switchgears market was worth $57.9 billion in 2019.

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  • The global switchgears market was worth $57.9 billion in 2019.
  • It is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.1% and reach $88.43 billion by 2023.
  • This report covers market characteristics, size and growth, segmentation, regional and country breakdowns, competitive landscape, market shares, trends and strategies for this market.
  • It places the market within the context of the wider switchgear market, and compares it with other markets.

Global AC Power Sources Market, 2020-2027 - Growing Production of Equipment Used in Renewable Power Generation and Avionics - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 2:07pm

The Global AC Power Sources Market accounted for $0.98 billion in 2018 and is expected to reach $1.45 billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 4.4% during the forecast period.

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  • The Global AC Power Sources Market accounted for $0.98 billion in 2018 and is expected to reach $1.45 billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 4.4% during the forecast period.
  • Increased use of electronic appliances, growing production of equipment used in renewable power generation and avionics, and influence of western culture in developing countries are the factors driving market growth.
  • The PWM AC power sources are relatively smaller in dimension and have more efficiency than linear AC power sources.
  • The growing manufacture of equipment used in renewable power generation, and many other applications in Asia Pacific, boost the demand for AC power sources in this region during the forecast period.

OutBack Power Announces Rapid Shutdown Solution With Tigo for Solar Charge Controllers

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 2:00pm

Tigo Energy, Inc. , pioneer of the smart Flex MLPE & TS4 Platform, together with OutBack Power , a design leader in battery-based renewable energy systems, have announced the compatibility of their respective Fire Safety solution and FLEXmax charge controllers for rapid shutdown.

Key Points: 
  • Tigo Energy, Inc. , pioneer of the smart Flex MLPE & TS4 Platform, together with OutBack Power , a design leader in battery-based renewable energy systems, have announced the compatibility of their respective Fire Safety solution and FLEXmax charge controllers for rapid shutdown.
  • The FLEXmax 100 & FLEXmax AFCI from OutBack Power are the most innovated, advanced MPPT charge controller technologies designed for fault intolerance, says Ian McCluskey, Asst.
  • Tigo sees demand for rapid shutdown charge controller solutions, says Sarah Ozga, Product Manager at Tigo.
  • We are pleased to add OutBack Power and its portfolio charge controllers to our compatibility offering.

AECOM launches virtual public consultation tool

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 1:30pm

By providing a more resilient approach to community engagement, the new tool will allow clients to engage with a wider audience who cannot attend in-person meetings during consultation periods.

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  • By providing a more resilient approach to community engagement, the new tool will allow clients to engage with a wider audience who cannot attend in-person meetings during consultation periods.
  • Through the new platform, a virtual event can be personalized to show consultation materials including virtual reality and sound demonstrations, videos, maps, plans and pop up banners.
  • The tool allows for instant feedback so public reaction can be captured and saved for analysis and accurate reporting.
  • AECOM clients, East Lothian Council, Oxfordshire County Council, Public Health England and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, have signed up to use the public consultation tool.

Anue Water Adds Two Experts to Technical Staff

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 1:00pm

Both Phani and Avi will provide day-to-day technical assistance to Anue Waters channel partners and end-user customers.

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  • Both Phani and Avi will provide day-to-day technical assistance to Anue Waters channel partners and end-user customers.
  • Mr. Peddi is a water treatment expert, having won the Water Environment Federation's prestigious Rudolf Medal and other industry honors.
  • Im very pleased about these two strong additions to the Anue Water technical team.
  • About Anue Water Technologies: Founded in 2005, Anue Water Technologies Inc. is headquartered in Tucker GA.