In 2011 First Utility (http://www.first-utility.com/) announced its partnership with Opower, the leading US efficiency and smart grid software company, to create a programme which could reduce UK households’ energy bills by as much as £400 million each year. Using Opower’s software First Utility will translate its customers’ smart meter data into a range of brand Continue reading ?
Honeywell and Opower have introduced new technology designed to help utilities attract more homeowners to voluntary programs that decrease electricity usage and help create an effective energy grid without having to build new power ... Read Post
Can a power grid manage the load when 250 million electric vehicles (EVs) are all plugged in at the end of rush hour? Can the batteries of plugged-in electric vehicles act as a power reserve to help utilities smooth generating load?... Read Post