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Obama and Modi Signal a Shift Towards Action on a Global Climate Deal

Amidst the Republic Day celebrations on Monday, President Obama and Prime Minister Modi signaled a stronger relationship in fighting global climate change and growing clean energy markets. The leaders of the largest democracies in the world agreed to cooperate on several climate-related issues. read more

CES 2015 Home automation (VIDEO)

Z-wave at CES 2015 via CES 2015 home automation – YouTube. The post CES 2015 Home automation (VIDEO) appeared first on NTS-AT Smart Technology Blog & News.

Smart Grid Communications Market Continues to Mature

A recent report from Navigant Research analyzes the global market for smart grid networking and communications technology, including global market forecasts for shipments, average selling prices, and revenue through 2023. As grid operators...Show More Summary

Domus system promises simple home automation

Domus is the latest addition to the growing number of connected home automation systems, and it promises to have a low bar of entry with a $33 starting price. Using Android and iOS smartphones and tablets, users are able to remotelyShow More Summary

Lighting features in Internet of Things system at new Deloitte headquarters

New headquarters built in Amsterdam for consultancy Deloitte have incorporated lighting into an Internet of Things (IoT) system, for smart management of the offices. Details of the integrated smart system were presented by Philips, the lighting supplier on the project, at the recent Lighting Japan 2015 event in Tokyo, on 14-16 January. Show More Summary

BlackBerry CEO John Chen plugs the Internet of Things

Chief Executive John Chen’s turnaround plan at BlackBerry comes down to two words: network security.Since taking over in late 2013, he has worked to revamp the once-iconic Canadian device maker after its share of the global smartphone...Show More Summary

A Northwest Passage to Nuclear Energy

Interesting doings in Washington state: The bills by Republican Sen. Sharon Brown go to a public hearing before the Senate Environment, Energy & Telecommunications Committee on Tuesday. Four committee members also belong to a House-Senate task force studying whether nuclear power should be expanded in Washington. Show More Summary

Q&A: ARM CEO sets sights on servers, Internet of Things

Just about everyone knows about PCs that have Intel inside. But you may actually own more devices now that have ARM inside. And if you don’t, there’s a good chance you soon will. ARM’s made a name for itself by designing chips that emphasize power efficiency. Show More Summary

Japan Seeks to Rein In a Solar Juggernaut

Japan's government says new solar development rules will preserve grid stability. Critics see an attempt to preserve a leading role for Japan's idled nuclear reactors.

Schneider Electric moves on the Internet of Things

Schneider Electric is bringing the Internet of Things to the energy sector with a new range of smart devices. The new Enerlin’X range enables detailed visibility and insight into what is happening in their facilities to comply with green standards, by keeping a close eye on their energy consumption and operating costs. Show More Summary


How solar owners can be 'good citizens of the grid'; A new SunPower Roadmap points to solutions for the PV challenges utilities face. Herman K. Trabish, November 19, 2014 (Utility Dive) click to enlarge A major force in the solar industry...Show More Summary


GOV CHRISTIE’S WHITE HOUSE BID AND NJ OCEAN WIND Christie's 2016 ambitions are stalling N.J. wind energy project, Sweeney says Matt Friedman, January 26, 2015 ( “…Gov. Chris Christie's presidential ambitions are holding up a wind...Show More Summary

4 Things to Watch For in the 2015 Energy Storage Market

The energy storage market really began to heat up in 2014, but the coming year promises a faster pace and bigger scale, according to Ravi Manghani, senior energy storage analyst with GTM Research. Here's what to keep an eye on in this year. read more

Energy Data Privacy Risks: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

Wednesday is Data Privacy Day in the USA, and it should receive heightened awareness after the recent Sony Pictures cyberattack. While media attention focused on cybersecurity weaknesses, privacy is the natural consequence of good cybersecurity. Security is a strategy that ensures a privacy outcome. read more

Chemical Safety Board Seeks Better Process Safety Management Requirements

Within the US, most chemical safety requirements are imposed by OSHA and the EPA. For example, OSHA (or delegated state agencies) administers a Process Safety Management (PSM) Standard, while EPA (or delegated state agencies) administers the Accidental Release Prevention (ARP) regulation. Show More Summary

Explore Worldwide smart grid managed services market that is poised to grow at a CAGR of 53.96% to 2019

Global Smart Grid Managed Services market 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Americas, and the APAC and EMEA regions; it also covers the Global Smart Grid Managed Services market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. Show More Summary

Core Concerns to Address when Choosing a Disaster Restoration Service

In the wake of the blizzard that has been battering New England, New York-based disaster restoration service company Total Environmental Restoration Solutions, Inc., offers a list of suggestions on planning ahead for unexpected disasters,...Show More Summary

Can Mammograms Teach Us Something Useful About Energy Efficiency?

At first blush, mammograms and energy efficiency investments appear to have nothing in common – one’s a personal, preventative health tool and the other helps you save money and energy. But I suspect they raise similar time-management issues. Let me explain. read more

Michigan v. EPA

David B. Rivkin Jr., Mark DeLaquil, Andrew M. Grossman, Patrick J. Michaels, Ilya Shapiro The Supreme Court has resolved to answer whether it was unreasonable for the Environmental Protection Agency to ignore the costs of its actions...Show More Summary

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