DOE Announces Webinars on Hiring Veterans for Solar Energy Jobs, Tribal Energy Development Best Practices, and More

DOE RSS - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 12:00
March 17, 2015DOE Announces Webinars on Hiring Veterans for Solar Energy Jobs, Tribal Energy Development Best Practices, and More

EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, to training for the clean energy workforce.

Huawei Launches Four New ICT Solutions at CeBIT 2015

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 11:57
...models within vertical industries such as the electric power, media, and finance sectors to drive the development of smart cities, smart-grids, omni-media and omni-financial services. Mr. Ryan Ding presented at Huawei Press Conference Keynote "The four major innovative ...

NETL Collaborates with Partners to Produce Global Outlook on Natural Gas Hydrates

DOE RSS - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 10:53
March 17, 2015NETL Collaborates with Partners to Produce Global Outlook on Natural Gas Hydrates

Researchers at the Office of Fossil Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) were part of an international team, including the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP), that contributed to a newly released report explaining the prospect of gas hydrates as a potential worldwide energy source that can contribute in the transition to the low-carbon energy systems of the future.

New Voices of Experience Report Now Available

DOE RSS - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 10:25
March 17, 2015New Voices of Experience Report Now Available

The Voices of Experience | Insights into Advanced Distribution Management Systems report is the result of a one-day meeting in May 2014 that was followed by a series of conference calls about specific aspects of ADMS, interviews with individuals leading ADMS projects at their utilities, and a final small group meeting in October 2014. The information in the report came directly from the people in the industry on the leading edge of transforming their distribution systems

EEBus Initiative and the Open Interconnect Consortium Join Forces on IoT Standardization

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 09:34
...which the vision of IoT becomes a reality. EEBus is dedicated to defining an end-to-end solution for the smart grid and smart home that will increase the efficiency, environmental protection, convenience and security of the energy supply and related ...

New website will keep Portsmouth, Paducah Site stakeholders up to date

DOE RSS - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 09:20
March 17, 2015New website will keep Portsmouth, Paducah Site stakeholders up to date

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office (PPPO) of the U.S. Department of Energy on March 17, 2015 announced the launch of a new website to provide timely and easily accessible public information about DOE’s Environmental Management (EM) cleanup efforts at the Portsmouth, Ohio and Paducah, Kentucky Gaseous Diffusion Plant Sites.
 
The new website may be accessed at: www.energy.gov/pppo.
 

N-Dimension Used by NMPP Energy to Protect Joint Action Agency against Cybersecurity Threats

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 08:34
...is now using it to protect their core network as well as their SCADA network. With the increasing adoption of smart grid devices and applications such as advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), distribution automation (DA), and outage management systems (OMS) the need ...

Huawei Promotes Open Innovation and Win-win Collaborations at CeBIT 2015

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 18:18
...Solution, Agile WAN Solution, OceanStor 9000 and Next Generation Anti-DDoS Solution. These solutions help vertical industries build smart cities, smart grids, OmniMedia capabilities, and omni-channel finance services.   Date: March 17, 2015 Time: 11:00a.m.-12:45p.m. Location ...

Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance, Inc. Now Available as Accredited SEP Verification Body

DOE RSS - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 15:09
March 16, 2015Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance, Inc. Now Available as Accredited SEP Verification Body

The U.S. Department of Energy is pleased to announce that Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance, Inc. (LRQA) is now a fully accredited Verification Body for Superior Energy Performance® (SEP™). This ANSI-ANAB accreditation enables LRQA to provide third-party verification for industrial facilities that wish to demonstrate energy management excellence and sustained energy savings to earn SEP certification.

New Funding Opportunity to Develop Larger Wind Turbine Blades

DOE RSS - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 14:47
March 16, 2015New Funding Opportunity to Develop Larger Wind Turbine Blades

The Energy Department today announced $1.8 million in funding for the development of larger wind turbine blades that will help capture more power from wind resources and increase the efficiency of wind energy systems.

DOE Awards Support Service Contract

DOE RSS - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 12:00
March 16, 2015DOE Awards Support Service Contract

Cincinnati - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the award of an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract to Trinity Engineering Associates of Cincinnati, OH. Trinity Engineering Associates is a small-disadvantaged business under the Small Business Administration’s 8(a) Program. The contract will have a maximum value of $4 million over four years. Firm-fixed-price and time-and-material task orders will be issued from the basic contract.

Shandong Electric Power Deploys Coriant End-to-End Packet Transport Solution to Enhance Network Efficiency and Scalability

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 10:33
...in the world's largest mission-critical networks and are ideal for utility providers building next-generation networks optimized for smart grid communications and best-in-class power delivery." The Coriant PTN solution for Shandong Electric Power spans access, aggregation, and ...

Revolution Lighting Technologies Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Financial Results

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 09:04
...family include Lumificient, which supplies LED illumination for the signage industry; and Sentinel, a revolutionary patented and licensed monitoring and smart grid control system for outdoor lighting applications. For additional information visit: www.rvlti.com . Cautionary Statement for Forward-Looking Statements ...

IBM, Semtech Introduce New IoT Technology

SmartMeters.com - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 05:50

IBM Research and Semtech have introduced a new technology based on low-power, wide-area networks (LPWANs) that are touted as having advantages over cellular networks and Wi-Fi for providing machine-to-machine (M2M) communications. In past years the Internet of things’ (IoT) potential for business has been challenged by technical obstacles such as limited battery life, short communication…

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“Father of the Smart Grid” Honored

SmartMeters.com - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 23:23

The Energy Thought Summit (ETS) will honor University of Minnesota professor Massoud Amin, considered by many to be the father of the smart grid, as its Thought Leader of the Year during ETS15. The award recognizes an individual whose vision inspires the global energy ecosystem. Amin notes, “I have had the privilege of presenting at…

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DOE Issues Final RFP for Idaho Cleanup Project Core

DOE RSS - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 14:00
March 13, 2015DOE Issues Final RFP for Idaho Cleanup Project Core

Cincinnati – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued the final Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Idaho Cleanup Project (ICP) Core procurement. At the end of this contract the majority of cleanup will be complete in Idaho and remaining nuclear materials will be in safe storage. The ICP Core contract is a performance based contract type that includes Cost-Plus-Incentive-Fee (CPIF) Contract Line Item Numbers (CLINs) with hybrid fee structures for both CPIF and schedule milestone and performance incentive fees; and a Cost-Plus-Fixed-Fee (CPFF) CLIN. The estimated dollar value for this procurement is greater than $1 Billion, with a five year period of performance. This procurement will be full and open competition.

Leading M2M Event Grows into IoT Evolution Conference & Expo in Las Vegas

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 16:04
...Market discussions include: Smart city:     Transportation:     Automotive: • Smart Building • Fleet • Diagnostics/Predictive Maintenance • Traffic Control • After market • Self- Driving cars • Smart Grid • Consumer • Consumer • Toll Collection • Travel Assistance Utilities: • Adaptive cruise control Agriculture: • Mining • Irrigation • Water • Cold Chain • Gas Industrial : • Production ...

Global Smart Infrastructure - Smart Cities and Artificial Intelligence the Way Forward

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 12:52
...allows for the development of smart communities; supporting connected homes; intelligent transport systems; e-health; e-government and e-education; smart grids and smart energy solutions - just to name a few of the exciting solutions smart cities will incorporate. Many of ...

Energy Department Releases New Wind Report, Examines Future of Industry

DOE RSS - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 11:51
March 12, 2015Energy Department Releases New Wind Report, Examines Future of Industry

Wind Vision: A New Era for Wind Power in the United States confirms that with technological advancements driving projected cost reductions, in combination with continued siting and transmission development, wind power can be economically deployed to provide renewable power in all 50 states.

Indian Energy Summer Internship Program Now Accepting Applications: Deadline Is March 27

DOE RSS - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 11:49
March 12, 2015Indian Energy Summer Internship Program Now Accepting Applications: Deadline Is March 27

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Indian Energy, the Indian Energy Summer Internship Program is now accepting applications for a 12-week internship at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Interns will get first-hand experience with existing tribal renewable energy projects and exposure to issues concerning tribal renewable energy technology use and application.

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