Energy Department Announces New Investments in Advanced Nuclear Power Reactors

DOE RSS - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:20
October 31, 2014Energy Department Announces New Investments in Advanced Nuclear Power Reactors

WASHINGTON – Today, as part of the President’s all-of-the-above energy approach and Climate Action Plan, the Energy Department announced awards for five companies to lead key nuclear energy research and development projects supporting advanced reactor technologies. These projects will receive $13 million in cost-share agreements to help address significant technical challenges to the design, construction and operation of next generation nuclear reactors, based off needs identified by industry designers and technical experts.

ResearchMoz : Global Digital Economy - the Rapidly Evolving E-Commerce and M-Commerce Markets Reprot Share

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:06
...services, as well as a whole range of emerging ones, such as e-commerce, m-commerce, e-health, e-education, smart grids and the digital economy in general. While the rise of OTT services has created serious concerns for the traditional ...

SBIR/STTR Release 2 Topics Announced—Includes Hydrogen and Fuel Cells

DOE RSS - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:05
October 31, 2014SBIR/STTR Release 2 Topics Announced—Includes Hydrogen and Fuel Cells

The 2015 Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) Phase I Release 2 topics include fuel cell-battery electric hybrid trucks and in-line quality control devices for polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel cells.

DOE Issues Draft RFP for Waste Treatment Services

DOE RSS - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:00
October 31, 2014DOE Issues Draft RFP for Waste Treatment Services

Cincinnati -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a Draft Request for Proposal (DRFP) for Low-Level Waste (LLW) and Mixed-Low Level Waste (MLLW) treatment services that may result in the issuance of one or more Basic Ordering Agreements (BOAs).

Korea Energizes High Voltage Direct Current Superconductor Cable

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 10:00
...AMSC), today announced that a high voltage direct current high temperature superconductor cable has been energized on Jeju Island's smart grid demonstration site. The 500 meter, 80kV DC cable is powered by AMSC's Amperium HTS wire and installed in ...

NETL-Managed Electric Vehicle/Smart Grid Transportation Projects Continue to Advance

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 06:47
...NETL-Managed Electric Vehicle/Smart Grid Transportation Projects Continue to Advance TMCNet: NETL-Managed Electric Vehicle/Smart Grid Transportation Projects Continue to Advance [October 31 ...

Alstom to advance microgrid work in Philadelphia

SmartGridNews - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 20:45
Microgrids are gaining a higher profile in conversations about improving the electric grid. Now Alstom and its partners will research and design a demonstration of advanced microgrid technology at Philadelphia’s Navy Yard that will combine several smart grid technologies. Click for details on what the project will entail.

Florida Power & Light: Taking intelligence to the edge of the network

SmartGridNews - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 20:30
Every once in a while an announcement is more than just an announcement. And so it is with a recent one from FP&L. Read about the forward-thinking utility’s decision to employ distributed intelligence to improve reliability and reduce outages and associated costs. We consider it a tipping point.

Utilities agree on tough times ahead (but disagree on the future of transmission)

SmartGridNews - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 20:18
Utilities agree they will face strong competitors as the U.S. works to expand and upgrade the electric grid. But they certainly don’t agree on the future of transmission and how much change will occur over the next 10 years.

UK Smart Grid Project Publishes New Consumer Data

SmartMeters.com - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 18:11

The Customer-Led Network Revolution (CLNR) project has published new data showing the consumption and generation patterns of more than 12,000 UK electricity customers. The key partners in the project are Northern Powergrid, British Gas, EA Technology, Durham University and Newcastle University. The CLNR, which is partly paid for by the Office of Gas and Electricity…

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CE Energy Holds Smart Grid Security Workshop

SmartMeters.com - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 18:11

C3 Energy held a two-day collaborative workshop that focused on smart grid operational cyber security to help utilities manage and protect against cyber risks. The participants included Enel, Exelon, Entergy, the US Department of Energy’s trustworthy cyber infrastructure for the power grid (TCIPG) Center, and the University of California, Berkeley. William Sanders, TCIPG director and…

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U.S. Department of Energy Wind Program Announces New Round of Funding for 2016 Collegiate Wind Competition

DOE RSS - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 17:30
October 30, 2014U.S. Department of Energy Wind Program Announces New Round of Funding for 2016 Collegiate Wind Competition

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) National Renewable Energy Laboratory today issued a Request for Proposals seeking teams of students to participate in the 2016 U.S. Department of Energy Collegiate Wind Competition.

Siebel Chair in the History of Science at Illinois Named

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 17:06
...About C3 ( News - Alert ) Energy C3 Energy is an enterprise application software company that harnesses the power of big data, smart grid analytics, social networking, machine learning, and cloud computing to improve the safety, reliability, and efficiency of power delivery. C3 ...

NRTC Welcomes Greg Santoro as Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 17:06
...rural utilities and their customers, such as high-speed Internet access via satellite, full service Internet access and support, integrated smart grid technologies and energy efficiency solutions, wireless technologies, long distance programs, mobile phone service, IP backbone services and programming distribution ...

Energy Secretary Moniz to Keynote ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit

DOE RSS - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 12:40
October 30, 2014Energy Secretary Moniz to Keynote ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Energy today announced that Secretary Ernest Moniz will serve as a keynote speaker for the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy’s (ARPA-E) Energy Innovation Summit, which will be held from Feb. 9-11, 2015 in National Harbor, Md. In addition, other renowned speakers at the Summit will include, former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, University of California President Janet Napolitano, CPS Energy CEO Doyle N. Beneby, DBL Investors Founder and Managing Partner Nancy Pfund, SolarCity CEO Lyndon Rive and Archer Daniels Midland Company Chairman and CEO Patricia Woertz. Additional speakers will be announced as the agenda is finalized.

Finalists Announced in Third Annual Fierce Innovation Awards

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 09:06
...of publications reaches more than 1.3 million executives in more than 100 countries. Current publications include: Energy: FierceEnergy; FierceSmartGrid; Smart Grid News Healthcare: FierceEMR; FierceHealthcare; FierceHealthFinance; FierceHealthIT; FierceHealthPayer; FierceHealthPayerAnti-Fraud; FierceMedicalImaging; FierceMobileHealthcare; FiercePracticeManagement; Hospital Impact Telecom: FierceWireless; FierceCable; FierceDeveloper; FierceOnlineVideo ...

Greenlots And Powertech Labs Usher in EV Smart-Charging for the Connected Home of the Future [Global Data Point]

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 08:47
...for interoperability. To test the platform's interoperability, Powertech has incorporated it into their Smart Utility Lab environment, alongside other smart grid technologies such as smart meters, in-home-displays, and simulated utility communications infrastructure. Electric vehicles on average have over ...

Delta to Showcase Energy-efficient "Intelligent" Solutions at 2014 CIIF [Global Data Point]

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 08:44
...be applied in a wide variety of industries, including energy production and management, smart factories, data centers, environment monitoring, petrochemicals, smart grids, intelligent transportation systems, smart cities, and wireless communications. -High-efficiency power solutions: To meet demands for a green power ...

CCS heads to finals of Fierce Innovation Awards for small cell microwave backhaul solution; CCS shortlisted in Wireless Networks category by exclusive judging panel of major global operators

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 06:46
...of publications reaches more than 1.3 million executives in more than 100 countries. Current publications include: Energy: FierceEnergy; FierceSmartGrid; Smart Grid News Healthcare: FierceEMR; FierceHealthcare; FierceHealthFinance; FierceHealthIT; FierceHealthPayer; FierceHealthPayerAnti-Fraud; FierceMedicalImaging; FierceMobileHealthcare; FiercePracticeManagement; Hospital Impact Telecom: FierceWireless; FierceCable; FierceDeveloper; FierceOnlineVideo ...

Centero Named Exclusive Distributor for ISA100 Wireless Test Technology

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 06:18
...Internet of Things. These include multiple standards-based wireless communication platforms suitable for markets and applications such as process automation, Smart Grid/AMR/AMI, Smart Lighting as well as healthcare, energy, logistics, and environmental monitoring. About the ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute ...
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