Core Resource Management Announces New Director and Chairman

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 00:53
...Core Resource Management, Mr. Nuciola was the Chairman/CEO of PowerOneData (P1DI) International, a US/India Based Advanced Metering Infrastructure (Smart Grid) company. He was responsible for sourcing $30 million in funding for PowerOne. He also served as CEO of American ...

Electronics component giant Hon Hai buys stake in SK CandC [Big News Network (United Arab Emirates)]

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 23:39
...Chairman of Hon Hai Terry Gou had recently remarked that his company will focus on development in four key areas -- smart grid networks, smart broadband networks, smart information networks and cloud computing-based artificial intelligence networks. "We will launch new investment ...

Landis+Gyr To Supply 1.7 Million Meters To Indian Utility

Renew Grid - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 15:39
Landis+Gyr has won a contract from Indian utility BESCOM to supply 1.7 million single-phase digital electricity meters over the next 12 months. BESCOM is responsible [...]

Silver Spring Integrates GridSense Transformer Monitoring Solution

Renew Grid - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 15:39
Under a new partnership, Silver Spring Networks will integrate GridSense's transformer monitoring solution with Silver Spring's multi-application networking platform. Silver Spring says the integration of [...]

Report Highlights U.S. Northeast's Renewable Energy Momentum

Renew Grid - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 15:04
Combined, northeastern U.S. states added more than 800 MW of new renewable energy capacity in 2013, mostly from solar installations, and the region serves as [...]

Shadow Energy Minister visits E.ON Smart Metering Center

SmartMeters.com - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 13:16
Shadow Energy Minister Jonathan Reynolds recently visited E.ON’s Smart Metering Centre of Excellence in Bolton to learn how smart metering will help end estimated billing, eliminate the need for visits from meter readers, and enable customers to track their energy use in real time. Reynolds also listened in on customer service calls. 

ADS Applauds EPA Suggestions on Energy Efficiency

SmartMeters.com - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 13:15
The Association for Demand Response & Smart Grid (ADS) commended the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) draft regulations to address CO2 emissions and for the agency’s recognition that there are numerous ways to introduce greater efficiency into the United States’ electricity system to help reduce its carbon footprint. 

DEWA Offers Full Smart Services

SmartMeters.com - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 13:14
Less than a year after the launch of the Smart Dubai initiative, the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) reports it now offers full smart services. The goal of the initiative is to make Dubai the “smartest” city in the world with all its services and utilities run by integrated and connected smart systems. In addition, DEWA has a 94.3 percent customer satisfaction rate, the highest of any country.

Continuum Wind Energy Announced India Wind Project

SmartMeters.com - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 13:13
Continuum Wind Energy has awarded India’s Inox Wind a wind turbine order that is one of the largest ever in India for a single project. The deal calls for 85 units of Inox Wind’s newly launched 2MW wind turbine with 100 meter rotor diameter, a variant of its established 2MW wind turbine platform. 

CLP India Selects Suzlon Wind Turbines

SmartMeters.com - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 13:12
CLP India has given the Suzlon Group a notice to proceed (NTP) for a 100.8 MW wind power project, which will use 48 units of Suzlon’s S97-2.1 MW wind turbines featuring doubly fed induction generator (DFIG) technology. When completed, the project will increase CLP India’s wind power portfolio to approximately 1000 MW.

GOWEX Partnering with Cisco on Wi-Fi for Cities

SmartMeters.com - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 13:11
GOWEX is teaming with Cisco to promote a comprehensive smart Wi-Fi connectivity solution for cities, becoming a Smart+Connected Communities (S+CC) global strategic partner.

SCE, FirstFuel Team to Improve Energy Efficiency

SmartMeters.com - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 13:11
Southern California Edison (SCE) has selected FirstFuel Software to deliver a continuous engagement program using advanced analytics to help scale energy efficiency delivery. The program is part of California’s IDEEA365 initiative, which is designed to help investor-owned utilities adopt new ideas and technology that can improve the quality of energy efficiency delivery. 

Trina Solar Supplies PV Modules in China

SmartMeters.com - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 13:10
Trina Solar Limited will supply 60MW of PV modules to Xinyi Solar for its utility scale and agricultural greenhouse solar projects in Anhui, China. Xinyi Solar has selected 5MW of Trina Solar’s TSM-PC05A modules, 30MW of TSM-PC14 modules, and 25 MW of dual glass TSM-PDG5 solar panels, which will be used for roof bracing for an agricultural greenhouse located within Xinyi Solar’s power plant in Anhui province. 

Silver Spring Networks and GridSense Partner on Advanced Transformer Monitoring Solution

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 09:10
...voltage," said Brett Sargent, President and COO of GridSense. "We are excited to partner with Silver Spring Networks, a global smart grid leader, to bring utilities enhanced reliability and efficiency to the grid." With more than 65 partners, the Silver Spring ...

UK Govt Okays East Anglia One Wind Farm

SmartMeters.com - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 08:10
The UK Government has given consent to go ahead with the East Anglia One offshore wind farm. The project, a joint venture owned 50/50 by ScottishPower Renewables and Vattenfall, is expected to bring more than £520 million of investment into the UK’s economy as well as creating almost 2,900 jobs.

Barker Comments on Green Deal Stats

SmartMeters.com - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 08:08
Commenting on the latest Green Deal and Energy Company Obligation statistics, Gregory Barker, Minister of State at the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) observes, “New systems are being developed to make it easier and quicker to switch energy providers.

Sunetric Deploying New PV System in Hawaii

SmartMeters.com - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 08:06
Sunetric has deployed a 198.8 kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system with automated curtailment and smart-grid controls at resort on the Hawaiian island of Kauai. All the electricity generated by the PV system is used by the local facility and not fed back to the utility grid. This reduces the impact on the local circuit and makes it easier for the Kauai Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC) to manage the grid. The project was funded by Kairos Energy Capital.

Essel to Deploy Smart Meters in India

SmartMeters.com - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 08:04
Essel Utilities has chosen a consortium led by Aquameas Instrument to deploy Cyan’s retrofit CyLec advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) solution in India. Essel’s initial order is for 5,000 CyLec AMI retrofit solution units, which contain Cyan’s CyLec 865MHz RF device.

ABB Bringing Smart Energy to PA Transit Authority

SmartMeters.com - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 08:04
ABB has released the results of the Wayside Energy Storage Project, a six-month pilot program for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transit Authority (SEPTA). Along with partners Viridity Energy and Saft Battery, ABB led the design, supply and integration of a public transit energy storage system (ESS) within SEPTA‘s aging transit infrastructure.

Ohio Freezes Renewable Energy Standard

SmartMeters.com - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 08:03
The Ohio legislature has passed a bill freezing the state’s renewable energy standard (RES) for two years. Gov. John Kasich has signed the bill into law.
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