Landis+Gyr — Anatomy of a Smart Meter Company for Sale

Landis+Gyr is on the auction block, and General Electric, Toshiba, Honeywell and ABB are rumored to be in the bidding. Why the interest? Whoever buys Landis+Gyr will be getting the company's extensive smart metering and distribution grid management technology to work with, and its extensive roster of moneymaking projects.…

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Why Texas is the Smart Meter Market to Watch

The Lone Star State may lag behind California in its number of smart meters deployed, but it’s taken a lead in regulations and funding. And those are just a couple items in a long list of reasons why, despite one or two cost barriers, Texas may emerge as the leader in smart meter deployment.…

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Vimeo Now On iPhone, iPad and Roku

Vimeo is expanding the availability of its online video site with a new universal player that will work on iPhone and iPad mobile devices, as well as a channel on Roku broadband set-top boxes. The site is also adding a "Watch Later" feature to its player.…

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Baltimore's Smart Meter Project Is Back On Track

After weeks of testimony, Baltimore Gas & Electric has gotten itself back into the good graces of Maryland state regulators. The utility announced Monday that the Maryland PUC approved the redrawn project on Friday, meaning BG&E won't have to return a $200 million DOE stimulus grant.…

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In the Heart of Texas, a Wind Power Transmission Snag

Nobody likes high-voltage transmission lines running through their backyards, not even in the energy-loving heart of Texas. Recently a group of landowners (the Heart of Texas Landowners Coalition) persuaded the state’s regulators to force utility Oncor to reroute a $100 million transmission line around their property.…

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