Siemens And Duke Energy Demonstrate Smart EV Charging Tech

Renew Grid - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 01:00
Siemens' energy management division teamed up with utility company Duke Energy to demonstrate the results of an 18-month effort to expand and reduce the cost [...]

PG&E President Shares Vision Of An Interconnected Energy Grid

Renew Grid - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 01:00
The electric grid of the future is the platform that enables continued gains for clean energy technology and the U.S.' economy as a whole, said [...]

Survalent Provides ADMS To Electric Co-op In Kansas

Renew Grid - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 01:00
Ontario-based Survalent Technology says Kansas-based Wheatland Electric Cooperative (WEC) has selected the company's advanced distribution management system (ADMS) in order to provide faster restoration times [...]

NextEra To Acquire Hawaiian Electric In $4.3 Billion Merger Deal

Renew Grid - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 01:00
NextEra Energy Inc. and Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. (HEI) have announced a definitive agreement under which the companies have agreed to merge. The transaction, which [...]

Net zero-energy buildings gaining traction

SmartGridNews - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 21:42
Net zero-energy buildings are in the very early stages of adoption and their benefits remain unclear to most end users and investors. A new report from Frost & Sullivan says government funding is responsible for bringing advanced building technologies out of the shadows, and identifies the regions where those investments are showing the most results.

Renewables and grid integration: the energy storage approach

SmartGridNews - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 21:29
Connecting intermittent sources of renewable energy into the electric grid has become a necessary task for a great many electric utilities. Guest contributor Dr. Kimberly McGrath provides an overview of the challenges that task entails, strategic planning considerations and some of the solutions available today.

An industry insider’s perspective on essential smart grid building blocks

SmartGridNews - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 20:56
Grid modernization projects that incorporate smart grid technologies are undertaken for a variety of reasons, but the common theme is to create an electric grid capable of delivering reliable, cost-effective service to meet today’s needs and rising customer expectations. Smart Grid News recently shared a video that illustrated one aspect of the technologies involved. Click to learn about a different perspective.

Two Tribes Recognized as Climate Action Champions During White House Tribal Nations Conference

DOE RSS - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 13:00
December 4, 2014Two Tribes Recognized as Climate Action Champions During White House Tribal Nations Conference

Two Tribes are among the winners of the Climate Action Champions competition, the White House announced on Wednesday, December 3, at the White House Tribal Nations Conference in Washington, D.C.

C3 Energy Addresses Transformation of Data-Driven Energy System

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 12:26
...C3 Energy is a SaaS ( News - Alert ) and PaaS 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 generation and ...

Joseph Hezir Confirmed as Chief Financial Officer

DOE RSS - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 11:21
December 4, 2014Joseph Hezir Confirmed as Chief Financial Officer

Joseph Hezir was confirmed by the Senate on December 4, 2014 as the Department of Energy’s Chief Financial Officer

Dr. Franklin Orr Confirmed as Under Secretary for Science and Energy

DOE RSS - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 11:10
December 4, 2014Dr. Franklin Orr Confirmed as Under Secretary for Science and Energy

Dr. Franklin (Lynn) Orr was confirmed by the Senate on December 4, 2014 as the Under Secretary for Science and Energy at the Department of Energy.

Energy Department Announces $7 Million to Develop Advanced Logistics for Bioenergy Feedstocks

DOE RSS - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 09:40
December 4, 2014Energy Department Announces $7 Million to Develop Advanced Logistics for Bioenergy Feedstocks

The Energy Department announced today up to $7 million for two projects aimed at developing and demonstrating ways to reduce the cost of delivering bioenergy feedstocks to biorefineries.

Siemens and Duke Energy Demonstrate Lower Cost Smart Charging Technology for Electric Vehicles

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 09:26
...News - Alert ) (CEA). Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) is assessing the CEA-2045 interface to determine its ability to provide smart grid connectivity standard for water heaters, AC units and other large home energy loads. This Siemens EV charger is believed ...

DECC’s Baroness Verma Calls Smart Meters Revolutionary

SmartMeters.com - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 07:33

Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) under secretary of state Baroness Verma gave attendees of the Smart Metering Forum a state-of-the energy system address, saying the UK’s smart meter initiative is part of an effort by the government, industry, and other stakeholders to revolutionize the current infrastructure. “A system that will keep our energy…

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Brazil Adds to Its Renewable Energy Portfolio

SmartMeters.com - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 06:48

An A-5 Brazilian public auction has awarded Enel Green Power the right to sign 20-year power supply contracts with a Brazilian electricity distribution companies with power produced by the new 114 MW Morro do Chapéu wind project. The facility will be constructed in Bahia State, located in north-eastern Brazil, where the company already manages approximately…

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Enel Partners with ZTE on Smart Grid Solutions

SmartMeters.com - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 05:46

Enel has signed an agreement with ZTE Corporation, a top telecommunications equipment and systems company in China. The deal is intended to initiate cooperation in electric mobility, smart grids, and renewable generation. For example, the two companies have agreed to share technological solutions on vehicle charging, as well as explore integrated solutions and synergies for…

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Substantial growth predicted for DR, smart cities and more smart grid markets

SmartGridNews - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 21:08
Analysts are forecasting growth in several smart grid and related markets. The markets singled out for substantial growth include residential demand response, solar photovoltaic modules and smart cities. Click for details on these and other market predictions.

How to ensure a successful smart grid: a short video on workflow automation

SmartGridNews - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 21:02
Providing electric service is not as simple as it once was, but the new technologies and processes available to utilities offer numerous benefits in terms of grid reliability and stability. Check out the first of a new series of videos from Elster that illustrates what it takes to achieve smart grid success.

China could lose its solar world leader status

SmartGridNews - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 20:14
China could lose its ranking as the world’s biggest solar power market and cede the top spot to Japan. Chinese officials held back approvals for some utility-scale solar projects in favor of promoting more distributed solar and the country is unlikely to meet its overall installation goals for 2014.

Research and Markets: Smart Homes Market Report: Companies and Solutions 2014

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 16:56
...Environment • Benefits Of Home Automation • Smart Homes Global Market Assessment • Home Automation Applications • Smart Lighting • Home Entertainment • Smart Home Security • Smart Grid And Smart Appliances • Smart Homes Future Outlook • Towards Less Price And Higher Awareness • Building Different Customers Base • DIY Automation ...
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