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Verizon’s Internet of Things vision: Modernize the grid 

These days, it seems like pretty much every information technology is sold as a service. Why not smart grid applications?That’s the latest vision of Verizon’s Internet of Things division, which has become far more aggressive in the past several years when it comes to developing services focused on several industries, including energy and utility companies. […]

WattTime Pinpoints the Greenest Grid Power 

The ability to track and respond to real-time grid power prices is being programmed into a growing number of grid-edge devices, such as electric-vehicle chargers, smart thermostats and appliances, and behind-the-meter battery control systems. But there’s the price of grid electricity, and then there’s the greenhouse gas emissions profile of grid electricity — and the […]

SunPort Plugs America Into 100% Solar Energy Without Requiring Purchase of Panels

The new SunPort Internet of Things (IoT), smart device is bringing the solar energy revolution to an electrical plug near you. Giving people the power to choose renewable energy, SunPort is the world’s first smart grid, solar delivery, plug-in device. It allows anyone to instantly use 100% grid-connected solar energy just by plugging it into […]

Electric Vehicles and the Smart Grid Get a Boost From eMotorWerks Intelligent Charging Stations

OSIsoft, a global leader in operational intelligence, and eMotorWerks, a leading provider of SmartGrid EV charging solutions, today announced that eMotorWerks has incorporated OSIsoft’s PI System within its cloud-based Smart[Grid] charging platform through a Connected Services Agreement. Show More Summary

Smart Grid Consortium offers utility photovoltaic forecasting models

The Smart Grid Research Consortium (SGRC) today announced new SGRC Utility Solar Photovoltaic Forecasting Models and Forecasting Service. The SGRC Solar Models and Service provide the first commercially available annual forecasts ofShow More Summary

3 questions with a PGE Smart Grid expert 

Last week, word arrived that extensive tests on smart grids throughout the Pacific Northwest show plenty of promise.Shortly after the report was issued, Portland General Electric Co. revealed that it would continue its own participation in the Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project. PGE (NYSE: PCG) said it will keep operating its Smart Power Center […]

Smart grid mega trends: Wearables and the Internet of Things 

Aside from existing, well-established lead acid, lithium-ion, and flow batteries, Frost & Sullivan predicts there will be several mega trends creating a high demand for batteries with different chemistries and applications.For example,...Show More Summary

ChargePoint + Green Charge Networks = Smart EV Charging + Energy Storage

Originally published on Gas2. By Tina Casey As more electric vehicles take to the highway, they pose a huge challenge for grid costs and reliability, but they also have something unique to contribute. As rolling energy storage units,...Show More Summary

Smart building monitoring to respond to all climate conditions

A grid of sensors embedded into an innovative building insulation activates specific façade components to optimise energy savings while improving aesthetics.

How EV Chargers and Energy Storage Can Make Good Grid Partners

Electric vehicles could be a challenge or a resource, according to utilities plotting ways to turn EV charging stations into smart, grid-responsive resources. But the first steps toward making EV charging an asset may come from the demand charges that penalize utility customers for spikes in their electricity consumption. read more

ComEd SVP talks smart grids, smart cities and smart women

2 months agoUtilities / Energy : Smart Grid

Michelle Blaise is senior vice president of technical services at ComEd in Chicago, IL. She’s also a member of IEEE and an advisory board member of the IEEE Power and Energy Society’s Women in Power, which she talks to us about today as part of our women-in-energy series — along with insights on the future […]

Smart stuff: IQ of Northwest power grid raised, energy saved

Smart grid technologies and approaches can improve energy efficiency and possibly reduce power costs, according to the Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project's final report.

Landis+Gyr to supply smart meters to four Dutch distribution grid operators

2 months agoUtilities / Energy : Smart Grid

Landis+Gyr has secured contracts with four Dutch distribution grid operators Liander, Stedin, Delta Netwerkbedrijf and Westland Infra to supply three million smart meters in the Netherlands.The company will provide smart electricity and smart gas meters that comply with the Dutch Smart Meter SMR5 specifications. Show More Summary

Grids Instagram Client For Windows Desktop Now Available For Download

Grids for Instagram  s one of the best Instagram clients for Windows. Features: Responsive UI Clean and smart UI works amazingly at fullscreen as well as at widget-size. Notification Get notification when there are new feed, followers, likes, comments, mentions or requests. Show More Summary

To educate customers on smart grid, first understand who they are

2 months agoUtilities / Energy : Smart Grid

The 2015 Smart Grid Customer Education Awards have been presented by SmartEnergy IP, a division of SmartMark Communications, to those utilities demonstrating excellence in smart grid education. Four utilities received the honor. These award-winning utilities obviously know that customer engagement is key to customer education. Show More Summary

Comverge IntelliSOURCE Software Receives 2015 Smart Grid Product of the Year Award

2 months agoUtilities / Energy : Smart Grid

Comverge, Inc., the leading provider of demand management solutions for electric utilities, announced today that its enterprise software platform, IntelliSOURCE, received a 2015 Smart Grid Product of the Year Award from, a TMC and Crossfire Media sponsored technology media website. Show More Summary

Distributed technique for power scheduling advances smart grid concept

2 months agoUtilities / Energy : Smart Grid

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new technique for “scheduling” energy in electric grids that moves away from centralized management by tapping into the distributed computing power of energy devices.Show More Summary

First energy storage system for primary frequency regulation in France

2 months agoUtilities / Energy : Smart Grid

The Alstom-Saft consortium has successfully commissioned its smart battery energy storage system (BESS) at the EDF’s Concept Grid Lab. The project is led by Electricité de France (EDF), a French electric utility company. The objective is to test battery storage in real conditions, thanks to its Concept Grid platform, for the purpose of frequency regulation […]

The Open Standard for Grid-Edge Controls Is Emerging

2 months agoUtilities / Energy : Smart Grid

At this week’s Grid Edge Live conference, we’ve heard a lot of discussion about the need for technology that can standardize how distributed solar, smart inverters, energy storage, microgrids and other edge-of-network energy systems interact with the grid at large. Think of concepts like an operating system for the distributed energy landscape, or an internet […]

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