OSIsoft, a global leader in operational intelligence, today announced the award of a grant from the US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) to Turkish electrical utility company, Kayseri ve Civar? Elektrik Türk A.?. (KCETA?), to investigate the deployment of the PI System software as a real-time data infrastructure. The US funded grant is aimed at […]
A new technique for 'scheduling' energy in electric grids has been developed. It moves away from centralized management by tapping into the distributed computing power of energy devices. The approach advances the smart grid concept by coordinating the energy being produced and stored by both conventional and renewable sources.
Price signals are the key to altering actual customer behavior with regard to energy consumption, but something as simple as a smart meter alone may not be enough to advance many of the lofty goals promised by the smart grid or microgrids. read more
eMotorWerks, a leading manufacturer of intelligent and connected Smart[Grid] charging solutions for electric vehicles, announced a partnership with Slingshot Power, a provider of highly efficient solar solutions, to offer a unique solar...Show More Summary
Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, has announced Nova Scotia Power has completed the implementation of an Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS)-based Outage Management System (OMS) that will allowShow More Summary
Today Silver Spring Networks (NYSE:SSNI) announced that its Gen5 networking platform has been recognized with a ‘Smart Grid Product of the Year’ award from SmartGrid.TMCnet.com. With major advancements in speed, latency, range, distributed...Show More Summary
Texas has a legacy of pioneering smart grid initiatives. Since 2007, Texas has installed over seven million smart meters, an achievement that helped it rank first on GridWise Alliance’s “2013 Grid Modernization Index, "tied with California, a state also thought of for its forward-thinking energy policy. read more
As more wind and solar energy comes online, the people who run the power grid have a problem: how do they compensate for the variable nature of the sun and wind? California plans to spend billions of dollars for batteries to even out the flow of power from solar and wind, much the way shock absorbers smooth out bumps on the road. But do they need to? Not at all! read more
Today Silver Spring Networks SSNI, +1.53% announced that its Gen5 networking platform has been recognized with a ‘Smart Grid Product of the Year’ award from SmartGrid.TMCnet.com. With major advancements in speed, latency, range, distributed...Show More Summary
The threat is increasing that hackers could shut down so-called smart cities, where network sensors connect traffic, water, waste and air management systems and the electric grid online.
Tony Rooney, Managing Director of S&C Electric EMEA, discusses how grid radio technology ensures disruption to the end-user is kept to a minimum and how it helps Distribution Network Operators reduce their chances of receiving huge financial penalties as a result of power outages.Worldwide revenue from Smart Grid Technologies is expected to reach £45 billion […]
Linking 160 commercial and industrial buildings in New Delhi, India, the automated demand response system is expected to reduce peak power demand by an average 15 percent.
Early in his presidency Barack Obama made a pledge to modernize the nation’s power grid, comparing its state at the time to early roads before the Interstate system.”It was a tangled maze of poorly maintained back roads that were rarely the fastest or the most efficient way to get from point A to point B,” […]
Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and Tata Power Delhi Distribution (TPDDL) today announced that they have successfully implemented the first ever automated demand response (ADR) project for commercial and industrial facilities in India.TPDDL is...Show More Summary
Electricity consumers are becoming more demanding for information on energy consumption as they become more technologically-aware, Marie-Jose Nadeau, chair of the World Energy Council, WEC, said on Tuesday.Speaking at the Sixth World...Show More Summary
Green Charge Networks the leading intelligent energy storage company was named today as one of the “15 Smart Grid Companies to Watch in 2015? by Smart Grid News. Smart Grid News differentiated Green Charge from other energy storage vendors based on its strong customer base, with an emphasis on schools and industry partnerships — including […]
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a much-hyped market promising a number of futuristic applications. The reality is that the first mass deployment of the IoT has already occurred in the electric power sector. Smart grid infrastructure has been deployed in many geographic regions already and between 2015-2025, a further $380.1 billion will be invested […]
The OpenADR standard for automated demand response is often misunderstood as just a standard for demand response. In fact, it is a powerful standard capable of supporting a broad spectrum of applications that fall under the demand response umbrella. As the only global standard for demand response, OpenADR is uniquely positioned to address a multitude […]
Next week, at Vienna’s Pioneers Festival, attendees will be the first to lay their eyes on the new, stylish “smart home” that allows you to live completely off the grid. It’s called the “Ecocapsule” and it’s a wind and solar-powered 14 x 7 x 7-foot pod that gives you total independence. Show More Summary
Cities around the world are spending billions to automate and computerize everything from traffic control to the power grid. But fears are growing that these networks are easy targets for attacks.