Putting the Smart in Energy Management [Breaking Energy]

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 16:50
...co-founder of EcoFactor, Scott Hublou is a leading voice in the cleantech and energy industries, frequently speaking about emerging smart grid technologies and the important role that smart homes play in creating a truly efficient energy system. Prior to EcoFactor ...

Smart Grid Events and Smart Grid Conferences

SmartGridNews - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 16:30
Industry events and conferences can help you stay on top of industry trends and technologies and make important contacts. Our calendar is loaded with upcoming events, with links for further details. And be sure to jump to page 2, where you can see the conferences Smart Grid News Chief Analyst Jesse Berst will be attending.

Energy Department Announces $13.4 Million to Develop Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts

DOE RSS - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 11:48
October 9, 2014Energy Department Announces $13.4 Million to Develop Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts

The Energy Department announced today up to $13.4 million for five projects to develop advanced biofuels and bioproducts that will help drive down the cost of producing gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel from biomass.

C3 Energy CTO Ed Abbo Addresses Big Data Analytics for Modern Utilities

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 11:36
...Alert ) Energy exemplifies CITRIS' mission as we apply advanced technology to enable utilities to realize the full promise of their smart grid investments," said Abbo. "As an active participant in the CITRIS Research Exchange, C3 Energy hopes to accelerate the application ...

Fierce Innovation Awards: Energy Edition Program Announces Winners; Digital Lumens Receives Top Recognition

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 10:06
...J. Olnick, Vice President of Distribution Operations in Power Delivery, Florida Power & Light; and Joseph E. Svachula, Vice President of Smart Grid and Technology, Commonwealth Edison. Judges evaluated submissions based on technology innovation, financial impact, market validation, ability to integrate into ...

Itron Brings Edge Intelligence with Itron® Riva™ Platform

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 09:37
...intelligence to field devices, Itron is helping create a breakthrough sensing ecosystem to enable growth in global markets ranging from smart grid to the Internet of Things (IoT). The Itron Riva edge intelligence platform enables easy integration of third-party devices ...

Truckee Meadows Community College and Colorado School of Mines Win Geothermal Student Competitions

DOE RSS - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 09:09
October 9, 2014Truckee Meadows Community College and Colorado School of Mines Win Geothermal Student Competitions

The Energy Department announced the 2014 winners of the National Geothermal Student Competition and the Geothermal Case Study Challenge last week at an industry gathering in Portland, Oregon. These competitions challenged college and university students to develop professional business solutions for public outreach as well as case studies that could help industry more accurately pinpoint geothermal resources in subsurface areas across the United States.

Global Biofuels Market to Grow at 9.6% CAGR from 2013 to 2019: Transparency Market Research

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 09:01
...http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/co2-eor-market.html Enhanced Oil Recovery Market: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/enhanced-oil-recovery.html Smart Grid Market: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/smart-grid-market.html This report studies the global biofuels market on the basis ...

Choptank Electric Cooperative Selects Silver Spring Networks For Advanced Metering Infrastructure Deployment

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 08:37
...Choptank's members across its 7,500 square mile service territory, while providing the option to cost-effectively add additional smart grid applications in the future. “Millions of people nationwide are served by cooperative utilities, and we view this market as ...

New York Power Authority President Gil Quiniones and Dentons' Clinton Vince Join Alliance to Save Energy's Board of Directors

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 07:21
...power-research-institute-epri ) Board of Directors, serving as the Chair of the Committee on Energy Efficiency, Energy Storage and Smart Grid. "I look forward to working with fellow efficiency advocates on the Alliance to Save Energy's Board and I ...

Research and Markets: Global Smart Grid Storage Technologies Market Outlook 2018

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 07:06
...Research and Markets: Global Smart Grid Storage Technologies Market Outlook 2018 TMCNet: Research and Markets: Global Smart Grid Storage Technologies Market Outlook 2018 [October 09 ...

Melike Erol-Kantarci Appointed Assistant Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Clarkson University

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 06:17
...received her Ph.D. in computer engineering from Istanbul Technical University. Before coming to Clarkson, she was coordinator of the Smart Grid Communications Lab at the University of Ottawa. Prior to that, she was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of ...

Big Data Discrimination the Focus of FTC Workshop

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 05:48
...that, while there may be some data collections where we would want everyone to participate, such as improvements to the smart grid, what about when a person walks into a fully-wired IOT home, do they "have the ability to opt ...

Global Smart Grid Storage Technologies Market Outlook 2018

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 05:06
...Global Smart Grid Storage Technologies Market Outlook 2018 TMCNet: Global Smart Grid Storage Technologies Market Outlook 2018 [October 09, 2014] Global Smart ...

A quick scan of smart grid and related markets

SmartGridNews - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 18:09
The energy industry environment changes constantly and while market forecasts aren’t written in stone, it’s always a good idea to keep an eye on what the analysts envision for the future. Click to read about predictions for programmable DC power supplies, demand response, energy storage and other markets.

Detroit's largest utility teams with Itron to showcase smart city technologies

SmartGridNews - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 17:59
DTE Energy and Itron recently showcased smart technologies that underscored their increasingly important role in helping cities manage their energy use. As many utilities are well aware, they will be called upon to pitch in as smart city initiatives progress.

How the Polar Vortex almost killed the grid (are you ready for next time?)

SmartGridNews - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 17:51
Utilities know how to deal with periods of extremely hot weather, but very cold weather throws an entirely different kind of challenge at them. A new report from NERC found that the U.S. electric grid managed to get by during the extreme cold of the Polar Vortex early this year, but barely.

IEEE provides guidance on president’s energy review

IEEE Smart Grid News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 13:06

Date: October 8, 2014
Publication: Intelligent Utility

The IEEE Power & Energy Society’s President-elect Damir Novosel discusses the IEEE’s efforts to respond to President Obama’s request for a Quadrennial Energy Review (QER). As a result, the U.S. Department of Energy asked IEEE to comment on seven critical areas of interest—from renewable energy to smart grid issues. Novosel provides a brief recap on the IEEE’s findings after the organization conducted an extensive look at all the issues outlined by the President. In the article, published by Intelligent Utility, a link to IEEE's final report is available. Read more

Westar Energy And Landis+Gyr Ink Comprehensive Smart Grid Deal

Renew Grid - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:58
Westar Energy Inc. and Landis+Gyr have agreed on a comprehensive smart grid infrastructure and services contract to support the Kansas utility's grid modernization and consumer [...]

Thanks To Smart Meters, ComEd Launches Demand Response Program

Renew Grid - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:39
Chicago-based ComEd has launched a smart-meter-enabled demand response program called Peak Time Savings. Enrollment is now open for the utility's residential customers whose homes have [...]
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