Will Utilities Control Behind-the-Meter Solar Batteries? [Breaking Energy]

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 17:43
...a partner in the Energy Innovation Hub at Philadelphia's Navy Yard redevelopment project, where it and a number of smart grid companies are working on distributed energy and net-zero energy concepts. Whichever angle Sunverge's customers end up pursuing ...

Utility CIOs: How you stack up against other industries

SmartGridNews - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 17:22
PricewaterhouseCoopers has released the results of a worldwide survey conducted with CIOs from several different industries. It’s interesting because it reveals how utility CIOs see themselves and how their thinking compares with counterparts in other industries. And you can learn how to raise your Digital IQ.

Smart grid wins: a first for Tollgrade, a multi-million dollar deal for Pulse Energy

SmartGridNews - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 17:11
It’s been a huge week for several smart grid companies. Read about an array of projects and developments, including a first in the sensor market, a merger, a multi-million dollar contract and other news from several smart grid sectors.

Why California's new building code is good for Google (but dangerous for utilities)

SmartGridNews - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 16:51
It appears that California’s new building energy efficiency standards will have primarily good implications for utilities. They are expected to eventually have a better way to reap the benefits of automated demand response, for example. But there are dangers, too. Click to get the details.

BPA and Oregon BEST Launch New Prize Program for Energy Innovation

DOE RSS - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 14:54
April 18, 2014BPA and Oregon BEST Launch New Prize Program for Energy Innovation

The Bonneville Power Administration has partnered with Oregon BEST in a new academic prize program that engages teams of the region's most promising university students in collaborative, real-world, applied study projects that support the development of innovative solutions to the challenges faced by the Northwest's electric grid.

ThingWorx Powers Largest Japan Mobile Service Provider NTT DOCOMO M2M Cloud Solution

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 07:13
...Machine-to-Machine (M2M) remote monitoring and service, as well as in emerging Internet of Things applications, including smart cities, smart grid, agriculture, and transportation. For more information, please visit our website at www.thingworx.com and our blog at www ...

India Photovoltaic Generator Market Trends & 2014 Analysis in New Study Available at MarketReportsOnline.com

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:18
...Challenges Trends Applications of Solar PV Government Participation Competitive Landscape Strategic Recommendation Appendix Related Reports on Energy and Power Market: China Smart Grid Market Outlook 2018: China's smart grid strategic agenda helps it to encourage the use of renewable energy ...

TIA 2014 Playbook Presents Annual Guide to Driving Innovation and Investment

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 23:23
...Access & Trade * Research & Development * Tax Reform * Standards & Intellectual Property Rights 3. Enable Forward-Looking Technologies through: * Global Cybersecurity * Green ICT & Smart Grid * Accessibility * Public Safety Communications * Health IT * Device Approval * Intelligent Transportation Systems Click here for TIA's 2014 Innovation Agenda ...

Lieutenant General Frank G. Klotz, USAF (Ret) Sworn In as NNSA Administrator

DOE RSS - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 19:03
April 17, 2014Lieutenant General Frank G. Klotz, USAF (Ret) Sworn In as NNSA Administrator

Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz swore in Frank G. Klotz as the Department of Energy’s Undersecretary for Nuclear Security and NNSA Administrator.

April 23 Webinar to Examine First Two Steps of Tribal Energy Project Development Process

DOE RSS - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 18:17
April 17, 2014April 23 Webinar to Examine First Two Steps of Tribal Energy Project Development Process

Attend this webinar for an in-depth look at the first two steps of the energy project development framework developed by the DOE Office of Indian Energy and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory to help guide Tribes on the path toward successful tribal renewable energy project development.

How to improve resiliency: Adopt the Incident Command System

SmartGridNews - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 16:25
The federal government’s Incident Command System is an incident management approach for all hazards, including severe weather and terrorist attacks. While most utilities consider it important, only about 50% use it for each incident. Learning how to use the system now could prove well worth the effort in the future, even if there are challenges and it isn’t tailor-made for utilities.

Want to know where we are headed? Study National Grid's pilot

SmartGridNews - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 16:17
National Grid’s smart grid pilot project in Worcester, Massachusetts has been a constantly evolving series of lessons to be learned and a microcosm of the current state-of-the-art. The next phase of the project will be no less so. It’s not just about technology; it’s also focused heavily on consumer engagement and education, time-based pricing and other areas.

Is this what it will take to finally grow the smart water meter market?

SmartGridNews - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 16:08
The smart water meter market is growing, but more slowly than expected. A new report from Statplan Energy says the market would grow more quickly with a shift in priorities: concentrate less on the residential sector and more on commercial smart water meters. Click to learn more about the benefits that approach could bring.

Supply and installation of a r & d systems for lacquering [TendersInfo (India)]

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 15:15
...The system should GaN-on-silicon semiconductors for applications in the power circuit are such as for hybrid vehicles and smart grids, tested and developed. The products are based on 4 "and 6" substrates.Of application:The overall system is to ...

AMO Requests Technical Topics Suitable for a Manufacturing Innovation Institute

DOE RSS - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 12:23
April 17, 2014AMO Requests Technical Topics Suitable for a Manufacturing Innovation Institute

The Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) seeks information on mid-Technology Readiness Level (TRL) research and development (R&D) needs, market challenges, supply chain challenges, and shared facility needs to address challenges associated with clean energy manufacturing.

A Statement from U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz on New Leadership at Ames National Laboratory

DOE RSS - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:30
April 17, 2014A Statement from U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz on New Leadership at Ames National Laboratory

This week, the Energy Department welcomes Dr. Adam Schwartz as the new director of Ames National Laboratory.

White House Solar Champions of Change - Watch Now

DOE RSS - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:29
April 17, 2014White House Solar Champions of Change - Watch Now

On April 17, 2014 the White House honored solar energy deployment Champions of Change from across the United States. The honorees include several current and former SunShot awardees.

Earth Day 2014: Clean Technology Solutions from Sensus Support Green Cities

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:11
...global scale." Sensus is committed to helping customers and their communities lower their environmental impact through clean technologies such as smart grids , smart water networks and street lighting automation and control. About Sensus Sensus is a leading clean technology solutions company ...

Energy Department Announces $15 Million to Help Communities Boost Solar Deployment

DOE RSS - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 09:48
April 17, 2014Energy Department Announces $15 Million to Help Communities Boost Solar Deployment

In support of the Administration’s goal of doubling renewable energy generation for a second time by 2020, the Energy Department today announced $15 million to help communities develop multi-year solar plans to install affordable solar electricity for homes and businesses.

Revolution Lighting Technologies Closes Acquisition of Value Lighting Inc.

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 09:11
...signage industry; Relume Technologies, a leading manufacturer of outdoor LED products; and Sentinel, a revolutionary patented and licensed monitoring and smart grid control system for outdoor lighting applications. Revolution Lighting Technologies markets and distributes its product through a network of independent ...
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