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Enel has announced that the total revenues of the Enel Green Power Group amounted to 2.7 billion euros in 2012, an eight percent increase over its 2011 totals. The increases it attributed to electricity sales resulting from higher output in Iberia, Latin America, North America, and the rest of Europe.
Cyan’s CyLec smart electricity metering technology has been deployed as part of a smart grid pilot in India. John Cronin, Cyan executive chairman says, “We are delighted that one of our key strategic partners has implemented a further pilot in India, demonstrating an additional step in the adoption of CyLec as a standard for smart electricity metering across India.”
Delmarva Power has announced plans to host a community meeting on February 20 to provide information about the utility’s proposal to build a new high-voltage transmission line between Millington’s Church substation and the Wye Mills substation. The community meeting will give the public an opportunity to ask questions about the $31.3 million project that is designed to enhance electric service reliability on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, especially for customers in Queen Anne’s, Talbot and Caroline counties.
Itron is collaborating with Qualcomm Technologies on a next-generation smart energy platform that will combine Itron’s OpenWay smart meters with Qualcomm Technologies’ Gobi MDM8x15 multi-mode modem and integrated application processor. The new Itron smart meters will bring greater choices to utility customers deploying smart metering solutions.
Tollgrade Communications has launched new cellular sensors, which help utilities improve asset management and increase reliability by analyzing and digesting grid health data into meaningful and actionable intelligence. The new sensors are a cellular version of its LightHouse Medium Voltage (MV) distribution line sensors.
Tendril has introduced a new version of Tendril Energize, the company’s home energy management application suite, which increases the number of customers utilities can offer energy efficiency and demand management programs. The new release also offers support for customers who are not connected to a smart meter or an Automatic Meter Reading/Advanced Meter Infrastructure (AMR/AMI) network as well as . Another is an enhanced mobile experience for the iPhone.
The City of Kings Mountain has awarded the Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) a contract to deliver its Smart Grid as a Service (SGS) infrastructure on the 1,200 meter smart grid pilot project. The integrated hardware and software solution will encompass smart meters for electric, water, and gas.
Texas Instruments has introduced the TMDSDC-EVMAM335x Smart Data Concentrator Evaluation Module (EVM), which gives developers performance, cost, and connectivity options for their data concentrator designs. The EVM includes advanced hardware and software that reduce development time by up to nine months while still supporting connectivity to more than 1,000 smart meters.