Black & Veatch to Expand Offerings in Smart Grid, Analytics

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 11:59
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Black & Veatch to Expand Offerings in Smart Grid, Analytics

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 11:59
...Black & Veatch to Expand Offerings in Smart Grid, Analytics TMCNet: Black & Veatch to Expand Offerings in Smart Grid, Analytics [July 14, 2014] Black & Veatch to Expand Offerings ...

Itron Selects Microsoft Azure as Preferred Cloud Platform

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 09:39
...effective option for hosting Itron Analytics, Itron's analytic application that harnesses the value of the data generated by utility smart grid and smart distribution investments. With Microsoft Azure, Itron will have access to highly-available, scalable and durable cloud storage ...

HACKED THE $3 TRILLION THREAT [Gulf Business (United Arab Emirates)]

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 08:54
...although its responsibility could not be verified. As more of the GCC's infrastructure is exposed to the internet via smart grids and smart metering, attacks on energy companies are expected to become more and more common. However, security vulnerabilities from ...

ReportsnReports.com: US Synchrophasors Market to Grow at a CAGR of 30.1% by 2018

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 04:18
...Group, Inc. * Comverge, Inc. * ERLPhase Power Technologies Ltd. * Green Mountain Power Corporation * Macrodyne, Inc. * Utility Systems, Inc. Key Market Driver * Increasing Smart Grid Investments * For a full, detailed list, view our report Key Market Challenge * Interoperability Issues * For a full, detailed ...

Sensus FlexNet Named Best Smart Grid Solution

SmartMeters.com - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 10:03

At the recent Municipal Smart Grid Summit (MSGS) Sensus’s advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) product portfolio received the Best Smart Grid Solution award. The technology features the FlexNet communication system, a long-range radio network that communicates via primary-use Federal Communications Commission licensed spectrum. The summit featured smart grid technology companies presenting to more than one hundred…

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Bidgely Launches Solar Disaggregation for Utilities

SmartMeters.com - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 10:02

Bidgely has introduced solar disaggregation, which enables utilities and their residential solar customers to track solar generation and consumption in tandem with grid energy use on the HomeBeat home energy portal. The new technology provides a unified energy management experience through which utilities gain a comprehensive view of the energy demands of all solar and…

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LG Introduces HomeChat Appliance Service

SmartMeters.com - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 10:02

LG Electronics has introduced the HomeChat messaging service for its premium smart appliances. Currently just available in South Korea, HomeChat utilizes natural language processing (NLP) and LINE, a mobile messenger app with more than 300 million users, to let homeowners communicate, control, monitor, and share content with LG’s latest smart appliances. LG’s premium smart appliance…

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FERC to Request Rehearing on Demand Response Ruling

SmartMeters.com - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 10:01

The Advanced Energy Management Alliance (AEMA) has issued a statement supporting the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) decision to request a rehearing of the US Court of Appeals May 23 ruling that vacated a 2011 FERC order requiring grid operators to pay customers and demand-response providers the market value of unused electricity. AEMA executive director…

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Consumers Energy Improves Power Reliability

SmartMeters.com - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 10:01

Consumers Energy is using state of the art technologies to improve customer electric reliability, prevent animal interference, and quickly locate outages. Mary Palkovich, Consumers Energy’s vice president of energy delivery says, “Our Promise to Michigan is delivering the energy you need whenever you need it. This continued investment in electric reliability upgrades using the best…

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ZigBee Completes Testing on Home Energy Management Standard

SmartMeters.com - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 10:00

The ZigBee Alliance has completed testing 920IP for an IPv6-based full wireless mesh networking solution to control low power, low cost devices. Development efforts of the updated standard were led by Texas Instruments, OKI, NEC Engineering, Ad-Sol Nissin, and Skyley Networks. Alliance members developed 920IP, an update to ZigBee IP, in response to Japan designating…

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ESB and Vodafone Teaming on Fibre Network

SmartMeters.com - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 10:00

ESB and Vodafone are partnering to invest €450 million in building a 100 percent fibre-to-the-building broadband network in Ireland, making it the first European country to utilize an existing national electric infrastructure to deploy fibre directly into homes and businesses. The initial deployment, which will reach 500,000 residences in fifty towns and provide speeds from…

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CEIVA, Carrier in Home Energy Partnership

SmartMeters.com - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 09:59

CEIVA Energy is integrating its home energy management system (HEMS) with Carrier’s smart ComfortChoice to enable utility companies to communicate energy-efficiency and demand-response programs to residential customers. National Grid is the first utility to roll out the integrated solution to its residential customers. The collaboration enables utilities to share real-time demand information and adjust thermostat…

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Market Trends Digest: July 2014

SmartGridNews - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 14:15
The Newton-Evans Research Company has published a series of 18 electric power distribution market two-page snapshot market summaries. The new series of market overview reports (executive market summaries) includes supplier listings, representative products, and estimated market size for each topic, vendor market share estimates and market outlook and growth factors through 2016.

EPB eyes gigabit expansion beyond Chattanooga [Chattanooga Times Free Press, Tenn. :: ]

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 04:00
...5 million stimulus grant awarded in 2009 by the U.S. Department of Energy to build out the fiber-optic Smart Grid, which opponents have claimed means that taxpayer dollars were used to compete against the very businesses and employees who ...

Survalent Technology Announces Launch of its New Customer Forum Within Their Support Portal

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 03:10
...intelligence. We partner with utilities across the globe to create mission critical solutions that will achieve the promise of the Smart Grid. Learn more at http://www.survalent.com . Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/07 ...

House Passes Payne Smart Grid Study as Part of Larger Appropriations Bill

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 01:24
...House Passes Payne Smart Grid Study as Part of Larger Appropriations Bill TMCNet: House Passes Payne Smart Grid Study as Part of Larger Appropriations ...

How Seattle City Light spent big bucks to make itself look stupid

SmartGridNews - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 17:17
Smart Grid News has published stories on utilities that have won high marks for how well they use social media to engage customers. So it seems only fair to share a story about one utility that illustrates how to do it wrong. Click for details.

Checking in with Pecan Street’s latest project

SmartGridNews - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 17:10
Austin’s Pecan Street, the community-scale test bed for smart grid technologies, has taken on a new project that could significantly change how we use electricity and monitor consumption. We thought you’d like to take a look at what they’re up to now.

Smart grid wins: new transmission projects and a major solar farm at Indy 500

SmartGridNews - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 16:59
In this week’s smart grid wins roundup you can read about new transmission projects for ABB, Alstom Grid and others, an impressive new solar farm at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, grants for Washington energy storage projects and an award for Sensus.
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