The good news for consumers and the environment: smart energy and renewables such as solar and wind are steadily increasing the amount of energy they provide municipalities around the world. The bad news for utilities: smart energy and renewables such as solar and wind are steadily increasing the amount of energy they provide municipalities around…
Icontrol Networks has added the Nest learning thermostat to its OpenHome ecosystem. One of Icontrol’s partners, Peq is already offering the Nest thermostat on its system and other Icontrol-powered providers are expected to follow suit. Icontrol Networks chief executive officer Robert Hagerty says. “The Icontrol and Nest integration shows how two leading companies are working together to break…
Cincinnati -- The U.S. Department of Energy today issued a Final Request for Proposal (RFP), for the continued performance of infrastructure support services at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Piketon, Ohio.
The guidance requires federal agencies to review, revise, and submit to FEMP its metering implementation plan within one year.
The Energy Department today recognized 25 winners across the federal government as recipients of the 2014 Federal Energy and Water Management Awards.
WASHINGTON – Dr. Ellen Williams was confirmed by the United States Senate on Monday, December 8, 2014 as the Director of the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E).
The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued its FY 2015 Phase I Release 2 Funding Opportunity Announcement (DE-FOA-0001227) for the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs.
Now Available: Smart Grid Investments Improve Grid Reliability, Resilience, and Storm Responses (November 2014)
A new report from OE's Smart Grid Investment Grant (SGIG) program presents findings on smart grid improvements in outage management, based on the recent experiences of three SGIG projects.
Summary and Presentations from “Estimating the Benefits and Costs of Distributed Energy Technologies” Workshop Now Available
Beginning on September 30, 2014, the Department of Energy hosted a two-day workshop on “Estimating the Benefits and Costs of Distributed Energy Technologies” in Washington DC. The purpose of the workshop was to foster discussion about the analytic challenges associated with valuing the diverse impacts of deploying distributed energy technologies. Many valuation studies have been published in recent years, using different methods and assumptions.
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Pritzker and U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz Announce Business Development Mission to China
– U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz today announced that they will lead a Business Development Mission to China in April 2015, focused on industries supporting Smart Cities and Smart Growth.
IEC and USB-IF Expand Cooperation to Support Next-Generation High-Speed Data Delivery and Device Charging Applications
The Energy Department’s Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability announced that it is making up to $3.5 million in funding available for communities to deploy smart grid tools and technologies to advance climate preparedness and resiliency of the electricity delivery infrastructure. This Funding Opportunity supports the goals of other initiatives by the Administration to prepare the Nation for the impacts of climate change by providing funding to local and tribal governments.