Department of Energy Awards $425 Million for Next Generation Supercomputing Technologies

DOE RSS - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 11:05
November 14, 2014Department of Energy Awards $425 Million for Next Generation Supercomputing Technologies

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz today announced two new High Performance Computing (HPC) awards to put the nation on a fast-track to next generation exascale computing, which will help to advance U.S. leadership in scientific research and promote America’s economic and national security.

DOE Announces Webinars on Hydrogen Fueling Infrastructure Technology, Energy Efficiency and Conservation Loan Program, and More

DOE RSS - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 10:04
November 14, 2014DOE Announces Webinars on Hydrogen Fueling Infrastructure Technology, Energy Efficiency and Conservation Loan Program, 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. Webinars are free; however, advanced registration is typically required. You can also watch archived webinars and browse previously aired videos, slides, and transcripts.

Silver Spring Networks Celebrates 20 Million Connected Devices Delivered and Hits Record Backlog

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 10:01
...include: • the SilverLink Sensor Network big data analytics solution, which was recently selected by Consumers Energy in Michigan to leverage smart grid data to empower 2.9 million customers with greater electricity and gas management capabilities; • Florida Power & Light's adoption ...

Elster Provides SaaS to Manage Power Meters

SmartMeters.com - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 04:09

Supermarket chain ASDA, which is owned by Walmart, has signed a five-year contract with Elster EnergyICT to deliver EnactoTM 9.3, the latest version of the energy monitoring management platform. ASDA will use the solution, delivered as software as a service (SaaS), to manage more than 10,000 meters in more than 660 sites across the UK.…

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DHS warns of serious cyber threat to critical U.S. infrastructure

SmartGridNews - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 22:37
The Department of Homeland Security has warned of a serious cyber threat to transmission grids, oil and gas pipelines, water systems and more critical infrastructure. The Russian government, DHS says, appears to be behind the threat.

World Bank loans Vietnam $500M for transmission efficiency project

SmartGridNews - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 22:30
The populations of its major cities and economic centers are growing so quickly that Vietnam has been hurrying to upgrade its electric grid and boost its efficiency to meet demand. As part of that push, the country will receive a $500 million World Bank loan to build new transmission lines and incorporate smart grid technologies.

The Netherlands takes its first steps toward solar roads

SmartGridNews - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 22:22
Granted, it may not sound terribly ambitious: building a relatively short stretch of solar road, or more accurately, bike path. But it is the initial phase of a test to evaluate if the concept will pan out to be a practical and efficient way to harness solar energy. Click for details.

Energy Department Announces $5 Million for Residential Building Energy Efficiency Research and University-Industry Partnerships

DOE RSS - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 16:40
November 13, 2014Energy Department Announces $5 Million for Residential Building Energy Efficiency Research and University-Industry Partnerships

The Energy Department today announced a $5 million investment to develop and demonstrate new residential energy efficiency solutions, and that will support building energy efficiency research at universities and colleges.

Advanced Manufacturing Office Update, November 2014

DOE RSS - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 13:00
November 13, 2014Advanced Manufacturing Office Update, November 2014

November 2014 Update from the Advanced Manufacturing Office

Tom Siebel Keynotes Annual TCIPG Cybersecurity Conference

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 12:31
...infrastructure and ensure NERC ( News - Alert ) CIP 5 compliance. All of this is enabled by the advent of the integrated smart grid analytics platform." C3 ( News - Alert ) Energy launched C3 Grid Cybersecurity Analytics™ in June as a software application to provide ...

Enphase Energy and Groupe Solution Energie Enter Into a Strategic Agreement to Power Next Generation Residential Solar Solutions in Europe

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 10:02
...French residential photovoltaic market. The company is already well-positioned to address next generation residential solar solutions in the upcoming smart grid environment. With relevant expertise in distribution, design, manufacture and installation, GSE provides a full range of end-to-end ...

Webinar November 18: An Overview of the Hydrogen Fueling Infrastructure Research and Station Technology (H2FIRST) Project

DOE RSS - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 20:27
November 12, 2014Webinar November 18: An Overview of the Hydrogen Fueling Infrastructure Research and Station Technology (H2FIRST) Project

The Energy Department will present a live webinar entitled "An Overview of the Hydrogen Fueling Infrastructure Research and Station Technology (H2FIRST) Project" on Tuesday, November 18, from 12:00 to 1:00 Eastern Standard Time (EST).

Brattle Group: grid integrated storage could be a big plus for ERCOT

SmartGridNews - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 17:34
Grid-integrated distributed electricity storage could provide substantial benefits to the Texas power system managed by ERCOT. Among other advantages, storage deployment could reduce power outages for customers and defer transmission and distribution investment, according to a report from the Brattle Group.

A quick look at smart grid markets

SmartGridNews - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 17:25
This week’s smart grid markets report includes news and forecasts on smart water and electric meters, power and distribution transformers, industrial Internet sensors, flywheel energy storage and commercial and residential HVAC systems. Click for details.

Energy Department Awards New Contract to Manage and Operate Brookhaven National Laboratory

DOE RSS - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 16:00
November 12, 2014Energy Department Awards New Contract to Manage and Operate Brookhaven National Laboratory

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded a new five-year, $3.2 billion contract to Brookhaven Science Associates (BSA) to manage and operate Brookhaven National Laboratory. The award was the result of a DOE competition for the management and operations (M&O) contract for the laboratory, which has been operated by BSA for the Department since 1998.

DOE Releases 2013 Fuel Cell Technologies Market Report

DOE RSS - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 12:13
November 12, 2014DOE Releases 2013 Fuel Cell Technologies Market Report

The Energy Department today released the 2013 Fuel Cell Technologies Market Report, detailing trends in the U.S. fuel cell and hydrogen technologies market.

Tantalus and Itron Release New ERT-Reading Platform to Municipal and Cooperative Utility Markets

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 12:01
...New ERT-Reading Platform to Municipal and Cooperative Utility Markets RALEIGH, N.C. --(Business Wire)-- Tantalus , a leading provider of smart grid communications and applications, today announced with Itron Inc. , a world-leading technology and services company, the commercial availability of ...

CALMAC App Identifies Potential Energy Demand (kW) Savings for Commercial Installations Using Ice Storage

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 10:32
...storage systems, CALMAC's proven technology lowers cooling costs, supports sustainable energy and enables LEED certification. IceBank systems strengthen the smart grid storing critical energy sources - including renewables like wind power - for later use. Our IceBank tanks are installed at over ...

Utilities Partner With Energy Storage To Harness Renewables

Renew Grid - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 01:00
The past 12 months have been somewhat uncertain for utilities and ratepayers in terms of the increasing availability and decreased costs of installing renewable energy [...]

Vishay Focuses on the Connectivity, Mobility, and Sustainability Markets

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 17:50
...approved components. This also applies to components for power transmission, distribution, and supply, such as High-Voltage DC Transmission Systems, Smart Grids, and Electricity Meters where, in addition to longevity, ruggedness, and safety regulations, custom design matters. HVAC and DCMKP Vishay ...
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