Honeywell And CPS Energy Expand Efforts To Help Make The Electrical Grid Smarter, More Reliable [Global Data Point]

Smart - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 09:04
...and delivering repeatable results is critical to having the lasting impact utilities need," said Jeremy Eaton, vice president of Honeywell Smart Grid Solutions. "We assist customers like CPS Energy in striking this balance to help create a more stable, sustainable grid ...

Siemens to equip Deutsche Telekom's largest data center

Smart - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 05:17
...on sustainable and intelligent infrastructure technologies. Its offering includes products, systems and solutions for intelligent traffic management, rail-bound transportation, smart grids, power distribution, energy efficient buildings, and safety and security. The Sector comprises the divisions Building Technologies, Low and Medium ...

New Webinar Series to Address Climate Change Impacts in Indian Country

DOE RSS - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 19:32
March 26, 2014New Webinar Series to Address Climate Change Impacts in Indian Country

On Thursday, April 3, the White House and eight federal agencies will launch a four-part webinar series focused on evaluating, assessing, and mitigating the impacts of climate change on U.S. tribal communities.

April 2 Webinar to Introduce Five-Step Tribal Energy Project Development Process

DOE RSS - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 19:12
March 26, 2014April 2 Webinar to Introduce Five-Step Tribal Energy Project Development Process

Attend this webinar to learn about the five key steps to successful tribal energy project development.

It will soon be easier to mix and match wireless and powerline communications

SmartGridNews - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 16:41
Hybrid networks with both powerline and wireless communications are inevitable, and two major standards organizations are working toward a solution to make that coexistence easier to manage. Read the story to find out what the HomePlug and Wi-SUN alliances are doing to make it happen.

Utilities: Forget about Big Data! (Start with small data, then work your way up)

SmartGridNews - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 16:25
If your utility is trying to figure out how to approach enterprise data analytics, you won’t want to miss our webinar on how to get started. So mark your calendar for Wednesday, April 2nd and register to reserve your spot to hear from experts in the field. The webinar is free to Smart Grid News readers while space remains.

Coming to your territory soon? More jurisdictions require energy storage

SmartGridNews - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 16:18
It all started when California required utilities to store much of the electricity they produce. Now jurisdictions in other parts of the world are pushing storage too. Click to read how and where the trend continues. Is it time for utilities to start talking with regulators about future energy storage plans?

Renewable Energy Starts The Year Off Strong

Renew Grid - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 15:22
For the first two months of this year, renewable energy sources accounted for 91.9% of the 568 MW of new installed U.S. electrical generating capacity, [...]

Vermont Legislature Votes To Nearly Quadruple Solar Net-Metering Cap

Renew Grid - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 15:18
The Vermont legislature has voted to increase the state's solar net-metering cap from 4% of a utility's peak load to 15%. The bill is now [...]

University Receives $5 Million Grant For Smart Grid Research

Renew Grid - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 15:17
The National Science Foundation Center for Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) has awarded a $5 million grant to New Mexico State University (NMSU) [...]

ABB Introduces Wireless Bridge And Mesh Router

Renew Grid - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 15:17
ABB Tropos Wireless Communication Systems has unveiled the Tropos 1410-DIN industrial automation wireless bridge and mesh router. The Tropos 1410-DIN, ABB says, is a version [...]

Nanogrid Market To Reach Nearly $60 Billion In Annual Vendor Revenue By 2023

Renew Grid - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 15:17
Worldwide vendor revenue from nanogrids will grow from $37.8 billion annually this year to $59.5 billion in 2023, according to a new report by Navigant [...]

Southern California Edison Signs Up For 40 MW Of Solar Power

Renew Grid - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 15:16
Duke Energy Renewables has awarded turnkey engineering, procurement and construction services to Swinerton Renewable Energy for the Pumpjack and Wildwood solar power projects, located near [...]

Companies To Develop Solar Farm For Midwestern Utility Cooperatives

Renew Grid - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 15:16
Commercial solar developer Dragonfly Solar and manufacturer SolarWorld will partner to deliver a 517 kW solar array to four electric utility cooperatives in the U.S. [...]

PCTEL Launches Dual 4G LTE MIMO & GPS Multiband Antenna at IWCE

Smart - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 13:31
...material to allow customers to cost effectively deploy and upgrade networks. The company's vertical markets include SCADA, Health Care, Smart Grid, Positive Train Control, Precision Agriculture, Indoor Wireless, Telemetry, Off-loading, and Wireless Backhaul. PCTEL's products are sold worldwide ...

Teaming Partner List Available for the Innovative Composites Institute FOA

DOE RSS - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:34
March 26, 2014Teaming Partner List Available for the Innovative Composites Institute FOA

AMO is compiling a Teaming Partner List to facilitate the formation of new project teams for the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for the Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation Institute. This opportunity is focused on low-cost, energy efficient manufacturing and recycling of advanced fiber-reinforced polymer composites. See the FOA for instructions on how to be added to the Teaming Partner List. Slides and a transcript of an informational webinar on the FOA are now available.

Utilidata Names Siobhan MacDermott as Chief Information Security Officer [Global Data Point]

Smart - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 09:20
...bringing my cyber experience to the utility sector and to helping Utilidata continue to be a thought leader in the Smart Grid space." Ms. MacDermott is a US and EU citizen, has worked on four continents and speaks five languages. She ...

Mocana Named 2014 "Vendor to Watch" by Enterprise Management Associates

Smart - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 08:31
...expertise born from a decade securing everything from medical devices to defense electronics, from point-of-sale terminals to the smart grid to home automation. The company's Mobile Application Protection (MAP™) offering, distributed globally by SAP, automates end-to-end ...

Global Supercapacitor Market to Grow at a CAGR of 26.93% to 2020

Smart - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 06:09 . Supercapacitor is gaining attention due to its fast charging and discharging ability in various applications such as electric vehicles, smart grids, consumer electronics, and industrial applications. Surge in demand for flexible, transparent, and super performance offering reliable products from ...

Report: Global Solar Deployment Topped Wind In 2013

Renew Grid - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 00:00
The world installed 36.5 GW of new solar photovoltaic generating capacity in 2013, surpassing the 35.5 GW of wind power installations, according to cleantech research [...]
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