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Energy-Hungry Google Draws 260 Million Watts

by Alex A. Kecskes If you’re a utilities engineer (or aspire to be one), large, power hungry companies may employ you to work with power utilities to cut their electric bill. To accurately measure a company’s carbon footprint, you’ll need to evaluate the total energy impact of its products and services. Take Google, for example. The search engine giant recently released figures detailing exactly how much electricity the company’s vast data centers use--over 260 million watts.
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Pacific Gas and Electric PowerPathway™ Program Offers Career Opportunities

Industries / Utilities : Utilities Jobs Blog (4 years ago)

by Alex A. Kecskes Energy hungry states like California will need new skilled energy workers in the coming decade. One company taking a lead in supplying those workers is Pacific Gas and Electric Company--through its (PG&E) PowerPat... Read Post

Texas CPS Energy kicks off 740k smart meter rollout

Utilities / Energy : Smart Grid (22 hours ago)

US utility CPS Energy started a four-year smart meter rollout this week as part of a US$290 million upgrade to electricity and gas customers within its service area. The energy company based in San Antonio, Texas, will install a tot... Read Post

Collecting Electric Meter Data Using Satellites

Industries / Utilities : Utilities Jobs Blog (3 years ago)

by Alex A. Kecskes MeterSmart, an energy data management company serving the utilities industry, announced an innovative new meter data collection service. One that allows utilities to collect accurate meter data across the globe, i... Read Post


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