LG to Introduce Next-Gen Smart TV

SmartMeters.com - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 02:01

LG will introduce its new smart TV platform WebOS 2.0 at the upcoming International Consumer Electronics Show. The technology is building on key features currently found on first generation smart television. LG touted its previous WebOS smart TV operating system as having a simpler and more intuitive user interface, in an effort to set itself…

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Energy Department Announces Achievement of Major Cleanup Milestone at Savannah River Site

DOE RSS - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 16:30
December 19, 2014Energy Department Announces Achievement of Major Cleanup Milestone at Savannah River Site

Today, the Department of Energy reached a major milestone in efforts to clean up the Cold War legacy at the Savannah River Site (SRS) in South Carolina, and took a step forward to closing additional radioactive tanks at the site

Save the Date! Pennsylvania Strategic Energy Management Showcase 2015

DOE RSS - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 13:31
December 19, 2014Save the Date! Pennsylvania Strategic Energy Management Showcase 2015

Attend the Pennsylvania Strategic Energy Management Showcase on April 7, 2015, at the Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel in State College, Pennsylvania, and learn about the Better Plants Program and Superior Energy Performance® (SEP™). The Showcase includes presentations on how Better Plants and SEP work and the valuable tools and resources they offer to industrial manufacturers and facilities.

A Growing Economy and Exponential Rise in Power Consumption Will Propel the Smart Grid Equipment Market in Brazil: TechNavio

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 13:18
...A Growing Economy and Exponential Rise in Power Consumption Will Propel the Smart Grid Equipment Market in Brazil: TechNavio TMCNet: A Growing Economy and Exponential Rise in Power Consumption Will Propel the Smart ...

Silver Springs Networks Receives Top Honors from CPFL Energia for Smart Grid Program in Brazil

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 10:26
...Silver Springs Networks Receives Top Honors from CPFL Energia for Smart Grid Program in Brazil TMCNet: Silver Springs Networks Receives Top Honors from CPFL Energia for Smart Grid Program in Brazil ...

BETO Partner Secures Strategic Financing Commitment

DOE RSS - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 18:02
December 18, 2014BETO Partner Secures Strategic Financing Commitment

On December 11, 2014, biomass supply company Genera Energy Inc., announced that it received a strategic financing commitment from energy investment firm, WindSail Capital Group.

Energy Department Releases Roadmaps on HVAC Technologies, Water Heating, Appliances, and Low-GWP Refrigerants

DOE RSS - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 17:50
December 18, 2014Energy Department Releases Roadmaps on HVAC Technologies, Water Heating, Appliances, and Low-GWP Refrigerants

In Fall 2014, the Emerging Technologies Program released four roadmaps, providing BTO with recommendations for R&D activities to pursue and help aid in achieving BTO’s energy savings goals.

APAC Countries Moving towards Power Decentralization by Adopting Grid Scale Energy Storage Systems: TechNavio

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 12:56
...Company TechNavio currently has more than 3000 market research reports on a huge range of topics, including 300+ reports on Smart Grids: • Global Smart Grid Storage Technologies Market 2014-2018 If you are interested in more information, please contact our media ...

Now Available: Evaluating Electric Vehicle Charging Impacts and Customer Charging Behaviors - Experiences from Six SGIG Projects (December 2014)

DOE RSS - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 11:28
December 18, 2014Now Available: Evaluating Electric Vehicle Charging Impacts and Customer Charging Behaviors - Experiences from Six SGIG Projects (December 2014)

Under OE's Smart Grid Investment Grant (SGIG) program, six utilities evaluated operations and customer charging behaviors for in-home and public electric vehicle charging stations. The report is now available for downloading.

SunPower Invests in Tendril’s Smart Energy Platform

SmartMeters.com - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 19:23

SunPower has announced plans to license Tendril’s energy services management (ESM) platform software as part of a $20 million growth capital investment into Tendril. The ESM platform is expected to drive the development of new smart energy applications for both consumers and utilities. According to SunPower, “Combining the unique functionality of the Tendril ESM Platform…

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New York Announces New Smart Energy Initiatives

SmartMeters.com - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 17:21

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced new reforms designed to promote clean and sustainable energy, including increasing net metering caps from 3 percent to 6 percent, which will broadening access to the benefits of clean power; an energy management program for Con Edison that will offer more clean energy for customers; strengthened demand…

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Bioenergy Knowledge Discovery Framework Recognized at National Conference

DOE RSS - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 17:14
December 17, 2014Bioenergy Knowledge Discovery Framework Recognized at National Conference

The paper and poster presentation "Bioenergy KDF: Enabling Spatiotemporal Data Synthesis and Research Collaboration" was awarded second place for best paper at the ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems, held November 4–7 in Dallas, Texas.

Latest Certification Gives Volvo Top Three Plants at Platinum Level of Superior Energy Performance®

DOE RSS - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 16:10
December 17, 2014Latest Certification Gives Volvo Top Three Plants at Platinum Level of Superior Energy Performance®

AMO is pleased to announce that the Volvo Group Trucks facility in Hagerstown, Maryland, has become the third facility within the Volvo Group to be certified to the Superior Energy Performance® (SEP™) program and to ISO 50001. The facility improved its energy performance by 20.9% over three years to achieve SEP certification at the Platinum level.

Ford Merges Renewable Energy with Clever Marketing

SmartMeters.com - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 16:07

The Ford Motor Company is collaborating with Wind Energy Corporation to deliver an innovative new hybrid: micro wind turbines that double as a marketing strategy. The goal is to provide renewable power to dealerships and attract forward-thinking customers with one creative concept. Wind Energy is expected to invest nearly $750,000 to install wind sail and…

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More than Fifteen Municipal and Cooperative Utilities to Benefit From Tantalus AMI Overlay for ERTs

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 15:56
...announcing the commercial availability of its jointly developed Itron ERT (Encoder Receiver Transmitter)-reading platform, Tantalus , a leading provider of smart grid communications and applications, has engaged with more than fifteen public power utilities who are currently utilizing electric, water, and ...

DOE Announces Webinars on Best Practices in Energy Data Collection, Tools for Water Use Reduction, and More

DOE RSS - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 15:46
December 17, 2014DOE Announces Webinars on Best Practices in Energy Data Collection, Tools for Water Use Reduction, and More

EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, to training for the clean energy workforce.

DOE Publishes GATEWAY Report on High-Luminous-Flux LED Lighting in a High-Temperature Environment

DOE RSS - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 14:19
December 17, 2014DOE Publishes GATEWAY Report on High-Luminous-Flux LED Lighting in a High-Temperature Environment

The U.S. Department of Energy has released a GATEWAY report on a trial demonstration in which the incumbent quartz metal halide (QMH) area lighting was replaced with LED at three pole locations along a 7.2-mile stretch of the Yuma (Arizona) Sector Border Patrol Area. This high-luminous-flux and high-temperature application is not unique, and similar applications can benefit from the findings of this installation – including correctional facilities, military bases, and, more generally, street and area lighting.

Among the findings from the Yuma demonstration:

CIO Review Names NIKSUN in the Top 50 IoT Companies

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 07:56
...to establish operational efficiency in the IoT domain." "In the upcoming years, IoT verticals such as industrial automation, automotive advances, smart grid, manufacturing, distribution and logistics will be our areas of focus," says Dr. Parag Pruthi, NIKSUN Founder, Chairman & CEO. "These ...

Christopher A. Smith Confirmed as Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy

DOE RSS - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 23:15
December 16, 2014Christopher A. Smith Confirmed as Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy

Christopher A. Smith was confirmed by the Senate on Tuesday, December 16th, 2014, as the Department of Energy’s Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy.

New Energy Performance Database Being Used to Speed Energy Savings

DOE RSS - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 15:56
December 16, 2014New Energy Performance Database Being Used to Speed Energy Savings

The Technology Performance Exchange™ allows technology manufacturers, evaluators, utilities, consumers, modelers, and researchers to share energy performance data for building-related products.

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