Commonwealth Edison on Thursday unveiled a plan that it billed as an expansion of ongoing efforts to overhaul the power grid and invest in renewable energy but that critics said would result in customers paying more to the electricity giant.
In Canada, the new Schneider Electric Smart Grid laboratory at Ryerson University’s Centre for Urban Energy in Toronto, was officially opened this week. A collaboration between the Ministry of Energy, Schneider Electric and RyersonShow More Summary
Smart Grid, Lithium-ion Battery, and Ethernet all share a deep connection in uniting the communities around us. Like the technologies, the forerunner of each share a passion of influencing ideas and invention to inspire the world. via...Show More Summary
ARENA will fund WA utility Synergy to do yet another trial involving batteries, solar PV, energy efficiency and smart meters with developer Lend Lease. It could cut the cost of connecting new homes to the grid by thousands, but may also be the very definition of insanity.
Although most utilities view microgrids as a threat, a small but growing number view utility distribution microgrids (UDM, a microgrid they own and operate) as the next logical extension of their efforts to deploy smart grid technology, Navigant Research has found. Show More Summary
The latest report by TechNavio highlights the increased installation of smart energy meters. Power utilities worldwide are making huge investments to change the way data is transmitted and collected from consumers through different communication networks. Show More Summary
New terms and jargon sometimes appear over time. “Sustainable” is one example. From a shorthand description of smart, long term practices applied to fisheries and agriculture, the term, and its conceptual basis, is now migrating into electronic component power technologies and designs. read more
When EPB embarked on its smart grid upgrade, the utility may or may not have anticipated the benefits that were to come beyond more reliable, cheaper electric service and ultra-fast Internet for the 169,000-plus residences and businesses in its service area. Show More Summary
Intel Security and Wind River have introduced a new technology platform that has the potential to secure both legacy and new capabilities within the electric power grid. The solution, called the Intel Security Critical Infrastructure...Show More Summary
(Image Vancover 24) The privacy battle between American citizens and utility companies over the Obama administration’s Smart Grid has now reached the Show-Me-State. The Bell News reports that an Anti-Smart Meter bill, which will allow consumers to opt out of … Continue reading ?
We just published a new case study where partner eSmart Systems helps Utilities keep the lights on with an automated energy management system based on Microsoft cloud services, including Azure Machine Learning (ML). What does this mean...Show More Summary
The utilities sector offers the largest business opportunity in Latin America for applying smart technologies. However, the lack of regulation and timeframes for making infrastructure smarter is slowing adoption, Jo Arne Lindstad, VP of Ericsson’s industry and society division for Latin America, told BNamericas. Show More Summary
The Electrical Power Research Institute, an independent non-profit national organization that works to improve electric service to utility customers, has honored the Hawaiian Electric Companies for their efforts in applying research and development. Show More Summary
Democrats, Republicans and energy industry leaders agree that the electrical grid is the most important engineering achievement of the 20th century. Where there’s some confusion is around how to ensure a more secure, reliable and advanced electricity system for the 21st century. Show More Summary
Beyond the Grid investors can learn from Silicon Valley VC's about building "smart money". In order to realize full investment potential and maximize shareholder returns, beyond the grid investment funds need to deliver value above and beyond money. Show More Summary
Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, Ryerson University, and the Ontario Ministry of Energy today officially unveiled the Schneider Electric Smart Grid Laboratory (SESG Lab) at Ryerson’s Centre for Urban Energy (CUE) in Toronto. Show More Summary
China may be the world’s biggest emerging market for renewable energy and smart grid technology. But to date, it has lagged behind North America and Europe on implementing another important technology to manage its electric grid: demand response. But that’s starting to change. read more
There’s been a significant amount of hype about the Smart Grid’s four Vs of data – volume, velocity, variety, and veracity. But there’s a missing element to these discussions, and that’s the fifth V – the value of data. In the Age of the Prosumer, the value of data has profound implications for the utility sector. read more
Heater air conditioners are considered the evil vampire of the grid. But they already have the internet smarts to make them the smart grid and solar's best asset - while reducing energy consumption and making your home more comforta...
Seven more leaders in demand response and smart grid have joined the Association for Demand Response & Smart Grid (ADS), the national DR and smart grid organization. They come aboard as ADS prepares for the upcoming National Town Meeting on Demand Response and Smart Grid (www.demandresponsetownmeeting.com). Show More Summary