FEMP Releases New Training Course on Energy Conservation Measures in ESPCs

DOE RSS - Mon, 09/14/2015 - 11:31
September 14, 2015FEMP Releases New Training Course on Energy Conservation Measures in ESPCs

This course provides experienced energy savings performance contract (ESPC) practitioners with insight into gaining additional savings from ESPC projects.

Energy Department Awards $6.5 Million to Advance Low Environmental Impact Hydropower Technologies

DOE RSS - Mon, 09/14/2015 - 10:00
September 14, 2015Energy Department Awards $6.5 Million to Advance Low Environmental Impact Hydropower Technologies

Today, the Energy Department announced seven organizations selected to receive $6.5 million to advance the manufacturing and installation of low environmental impact hydropower technologies. The projects will address three technical areas: rapidly deployable civil works technologies, innovative methods and materials for hydropower construction, and powertrain components.

Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Mon, 09/14/2015 - 08:36
...systems market forward. In the electrical power sector, SCADA systems are being deployed in countries like India and China for smart grid techniques and to reduce power transmission and distribution losses. The existing supply and demand gap in the oil and ...

Catalyst Business Innovation Finalists Announced

DOE RSS - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 14:31
September 11, 2015Catalyst Business Innovation Finalists Announced

The second cycle of the Catalyst prize program is taking off with today's announcement of the finalists who will enter the prototyping contest. The finalists were selected following the business innovation contest, designed to help teams form and explore business solutions to the most compelling problems facing solar energy.

2015 Tribal Energy Summit to Explore Solutions to Energy and Climate Challenges

DOE RSS - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 10:39
September 11, 20152015 Tribal Energy Summit to Explore Solutions to Energy and Climate Challenges

The U.S. Department of Energy is participating in the Tribal Energy Summit: A Path to Economic Sovereignty in partnership with U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Indian Energy, the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED), and the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), Sept. 23–25, 2015, in Washington, D.C.

Energy Department Announces $11 Million to Accelerate Alternative Fuel Use in Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles

DOE RSS - Thu, 09/10/2015 - 13:44
September 10, 2015Energy Department Announces $11 Million to Accelerate Alternative Fuel Use in Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles

The Energy Department today announced $11 million in available funding to support development and demonstration of innovative alternative technologies for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, designed to help reduce U.S. reliance on gasoline, diesel, and oil imports. 

The funding opportunity includes two areas of interest:

Energy Department Releases Second Quadrennial Technology Review

DOE RSS - Thu, 09/10/2015 - 13:20
September 10, 2015Energy Department Releases Second Quadrennial Technology Review

Report examines identifies hundreds of clean energy research opportunities that could support the effort to modernize the power sector.

Smart Grid Protective Relay Revenue is Expected to Total $73 Billion from 2015 to 2024, According to Navigant Research

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 09/10/2015 - 06:02
...Smart Grid Protective Relay Revenue is Expected to Total $73 Billion from 2015 to 2024, According to Navigant Research TMCNet: Smart ...

Green is the Way to Go! - Presenting the Winners Aseptoray and Chakratec at the Cleantech Open Israel Competition 2015

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 09/10/2015 - 05:11
...dollars , that have a technology / product breakthrough in one of the following areas: energy generation, energy efficiency, water and waste, smart grid technology, energy distribution and storage, green building, and smart transportation.   This year the competition in Israel had 2 tracks ...

IEEE Celebrates Global Impact of Wireless Communications at 25th Anniversary of Ubiquitous IEEE 802.11™ Standard

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 09/10/2015 - 00:32
...wireless communications, and their relevance continues to expand with the emergence of new devices, supporting new applications such as the smart grid and the Internet of Things (IoT). After the Federal Communications Commission ( FCC ( News - Alert ) ) opened the 2.4-2 ...

MStar, Intertrust and Rambus to Showcase an Integrated, End-to-End Security Solution for 4K UHD TVs at IBC 2015

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Wed, 09/09/2015 - 17:02
...subsidiaries are also developing new trust services for vertical markets related to consumer privacy, Internet processing of DNA data, and smart grids. Intertrust also actively creates and invests in ventures that extend its market vision. Current and former portfolio companies include ...

Encore Networks Routers First to be Certified for Category 1 on the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Network

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Wed, 09/09/2015 - 12:02
...and EN™ routers are purpose built for numerous Internet of Things (IoT), M2M and Business Continuity applications including SCADA, Smart Grid, Security, Transportation, Lottery, Retail and Banking industries. Encore enables companies to reduce total cost of ownership by reducing dependence on ...

Encore Networks Teams with Sequans to Deliver Industry First Category 1 LTE M2M Routers

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Wed, 09/09/2015 - 08:32
...and EN™ routers are purpose built for numerous Internet of Things (IoT), M2M and Business Continuity applications including SCADA, Smart Grid, Security, Transportation, Lottery, Retail and Banking industries. Encore enables companies to reduce total cost of ownership by reducing dependence on ...

N-Dimension Introduces N-Sentinel Continuous Vulnerability Assessment for Utilities

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Wed, 09/09/2015 - 08:32
...of end point devices which has been a serious gap as utilities have modernized and placed more reliance on the smart grid and connectivity of critical infrastructure systems to the Internet" said Tom Ayers, CEO, N-Dimension. "We have seen first ...

Pulse Electronics' Isolation Power Transformers Offer 2.5KV Isolation for Communications Interface Applications

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Wed, 09/09/2015 - 08:32
...of power transformers that offers isolation to communication interfaces such as RS485, CAN, MODBus, and ProfiBus for automation, automotive, and smart grid applications. The PH9085 Series is part of Pulse ( News - Alert ) Electronics' isolation transformer line that offers a range of ...

Research and Markets: Global Digital Power Electronics Market 2014-2020 With ABB, Intel Corporation, Texas Incorporation, Rockwell Automation Dominating

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Wed, 09/09/2015 - 06:32
...The growth in the Digital Electronics market is mainly driven by the increase in the applications in various sectors including smart grid and smart cards, power sector along with lighting, telecommunications. The use of digital power supplies (SMPS) for numeros applications ...

September 10th Webinar for the Energy Storage Safety Working Group on Safety Validation and Risk Assessment R&D

DOE RSS - Tue, 09/08/2015 - 17:43
September 8, 2015September 10th Webinar for the Energy Storage Safety Working Group on Safety Validation and Risk Assessment R&D

On Thursday, September 10, the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE), together with Sandia National Laboratories, will present a kick-off webinar for the Energy Storage Safety Working Group on Safety Validation and Risk Assessment Research and Development. Information on current energy storage safety R&D across government, industry and academia will be shared, as well as activities from the other two OE Energy Storage Safety working groups on Codes, Standards, and Regulations, and Outreach.

DOE Issues Final Request for Proposal for the Operation of Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride (DUF6) Conversion Facilities

DOE RSS - Tue, 09/08/2015 - 15:00
September 8, 2015DOE Issues Final Request for Proposal for the Operation of Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride (DUF6) Conversion Facilities

Cincinnati -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a Final Request for Proposal (RFP), for the Operation of Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride (DUF6) Conversion Facilities at Paducah, Kentucky and Portsmouth, Ohio. A cost-plus award fee and firm-fixed-price contract line item contract will be awarded from this Final RFP.

Ethertronics Introduces EtherModule 2.0™, a Robust Plug-and-Play Active Antenna System Module for M2M and IoT Vendors

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Tue, 09/08/2015 - 09:32
...variety o M2M/IoT applications including: WiFi ( News - Alert ) , M2M, ISM (2.4 GHz, 868 MHz, 915 MHz), smart meters / smart grid systems and other wireless devices. "With the continued expansion of the M2M and IoT markets, we're seeing increased ...

Energy Department Lab Researcher Wins HENAAC Award for Outstanding Achievement

DOE RSS - Tue, 09/08/2015 - 09:17
September 8, 2015Energy Department Lab Researcher Wins HENAAC Award for Outstanding Achievement

For his contributions to storage risk assessment of CO2, NETL's Dr. Nicholas Huerta will receive the Great Minds in STEM™ Luminary Honoree by the Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Corporation. This award will be presented at the 27th HENAAC STEM Career Conference October 14–18, 2015, in Pasadena, CA.

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