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September 20, 2011
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Hundt joins board of

Connecticut green bank:  Reed Hundt, CEO of the Coalition for Green Capital, joined the board of the Connecticut Clean-Energy Finance and Investment Authority (CEFIA), that group told the press Friday.  The coalition called CEFIA the nation's first full-scale state-run green bank. CEFIA will work to expand opportunities for energy efficiency and renewable generation in the state, Gov Dan Malloy said in prepared remarks.  Connecticut's green bank was created under a law passed in June (SGT, Jun-17).  Hundt is a prime mover in the US toward green banks, which supply low-cost financing to clean-energy projects (SGT, Mar-07).

 

Xcel antagonist banned

from 2 PUC proceedings:  Boulder, Colo, resident and Xcel Energy antagonist Leslie Glustrom is banned from intervening in two proceedings at the Colorado PUC, the Boulder Daily Camera reported Saturday.  Glustrom has participated in more than a dozen dockets involving Xcel, including Smart Grid City, since 2005, the report said.  This summer, a PUC ALJ agreed with Xcel in two proceedings that Glustrom's interest was adequately represented by state advocacy agency the Office of Consumer Counsel.  Glustrom in November documented examples of imprudence in planning and implementing Xcel's Smart Grid City project (SGT, Nov-19).

 

Glendale crosses AMI

rollout finish line:  Glendale (Calif) Power & Water is among the first US utilities to complete an AMI rollout, Pike Research told the press last week.  It was also the first utility to sign an SGIG (SGT, 2010-Mar-04).  The muni has installed 84,000 smart electric meters and 33,000 smart water meters over three years, it told Pike.  AMI in the US will continue to be regional in the absence of any federal policy, Glendale said.

 

Mahindra Satyam, school

plan research in Canada:

Consultancy Mahindra Satyam opened a smart grid research and innovation center on the campus of the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, it told the press yesterday.  The center will help students, faculty and IT professionals evaluate smart grid technology, Mahindra said.

 

Trilliant joins NRECA

MultiSpeak Initiative:  Trilliant joined the NRECA MultiSpeak Initiative, the Redwood City, Calif-based firm told the press yesterday.  MultiSpeak is a specification that defines standardized interfaces among software applications commonly used by electric utilities. It defines details of data that need to be exchanged between software applications in order to support different processes commonly applied at utilities.



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