In this month’s issue, Olga Gorstenko discusses the next phase of smart grid development, in which smart grid technologies are being implemented on a wide scale throughout the U.S. as a result of their adoption by ISOs, including NYISO and CAISO. Erynn Reitmayer’s In Depth article addresses the challenges and opportunities available for utilities managing big data, which is one direct result of wide scale smart grid implementation. Numerous short articles provide updates on new Shale Value Chain assessments being launched by Platts, the launch of the HKEx’s new commodities business, Bloomberg’s acquisition of the UBS Australia Bond Indexes, and more.

More News This Month

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EEX Extends Spanish and Italian Power Futures Product Offering

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Platts Seeks Feedback for Shale Value Chain Assessments

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RMK NWE Barge Assessments and Differentials Introduced by Argus

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New Series Added to Argus Global LNG

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Hubei Province in China Launches ETS

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HKEx Launches Commodities Business with Metals Futures

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AccuWeather Enhances INRIX Traffic App

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World ETS Database Renamed “World Carbon Market Database”

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ICAP Introduces i-Swap for Australian Dollar

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ISE Adds 650 Equity Options

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NASDAQ OMX and Chaikin Analytics Introduce Enhanced Alpha Indexes

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FTSE TMX Global Debt Capital Markets Acquires MTS’s Indices Business

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Euronext to Wind Down Alternext Amsterdam

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Bloomberg Indexes Acquires UBS Australia Bond Indexes

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MDA Expands Distribution of RADARSTAT-2 Products in Japan

DataWatch April 2014