Gridbee Achieves First-Pass Silicon Success with Synopsys' DesignWare ARC Processor

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 09:05
...Gridbee Communications SAS is a French high tech company delivering Plug & Play Sub-GHz secured mesh wireless communication solution for Smart Grid, Smart Cities and Industrial IoT market. Gridbee's solution, based on IEEE 802.15.4g SUN standard, integrates Gridbee ...

Telematics Wireless to Implement Smart City Technology in the City of Montreal, Canada

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 05:00
...over 14 million cutting-edge wireless devices and water systems for Automatic Meter Readings, Advanced Metering Infrastructure, energy resource management, smart grid, location-based services, asset tracking, and electronic toll collection. Media Contact: Leora Borgenicht - Telematics Wireless leora.borgenicht@tlmw.com +972 ...

BETO Partner Makes the 2016 CNBC Disruptor Companies List

DOE RSS - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 15:16
August 23, 2016BETO Partner Makes the 2016 CNBC Disruptor Companies List

Carbon recycling company LanzaTech is ranked #13 on CNBC’s fourth annual Disruptor 50 list, which recognizes forward-thinking start-up companies whose innovations are revolutionizing the business landscape. LanzaTech produces fuels and chemicals from industrial waste gases—capturing the gases before they are emitted into the atmosphere as greenhouse gases and other pollutants.

Webinar August 30: International Hydrogen Infrastructure Update

DOE RSS - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 14:07
August 23, 2016Webinar August 30: International Hydrogen Infrastructure Update

The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled "International Hydrogen Infrastructure Update" on Tuesday, August 30 from 12 to 1 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). This webinar will discuss the status of international hydrogen infrastructure deployment and introduce the current status of the technology in several countries.

FY17 SBIR Phase I Release 1 FOA Released: Includes Fuel Cell Catalysts and Hydrogen Delivery

DOE RSS - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 12:00
August 23, 2016FY17 SBIR Phase I Release 1 FOA Released: Includes Fuel Cell Catalysts and Hydrogen Delivery

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced the 2017 Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) Phase I Release 1 Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), including two subtopics focused on hydrogen and fuel cell technologies. The fuel cell subtopic includes novel, durable supports for low-platinum group metal catalysts for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells. The hydrogen delivery subtopic focuses on metal hydride materials for compression.

Aug. 31 Webinar to Focus on Project Regulatory Considerations

DOE RSS - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 11:43
August 23, 2016Aug. 31 Webinar to Focus on Project Regulatory Considerations

The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Indian Energy, in partnership with Western Area Power Administration, is hosting a free webinar on "Project Regulatory Considerations" Wednesday, Aug. 31, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time.

FreeWave Technologies Announces Partnership With Solis Energy

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 09:04
...one million spread spectrum radios to more than 5,000 customers in the oil and gas, military, utilities, electric power, smart grid and wind power industries. Solis Energy, established in 2005, specializes in remote solar power and battery backup products designed ...

Hillsborough, N.C. Selects Fathom to Improve Water Utility Customer Service

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 08:37
...real-time consumption data and improve the customer experience. Hillsborough is the first in the state to implement the FATHOM Smart Grid for Water, underscoring its commitment to the community to deliver a truly modernized water utility. Centrally located in Orange ...

Energy Management System Market Will hit 18.8% CAGR to 2021

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 08:30
...Canada . Asia-Pacific (APAC) is expected to grow at the highest growth rate during the forecast period due to rapid smart grid deployments and regional government spending for digitization of energy infrastructure in China , Japan , and India , Australia , Singapore , New Zealand ...

Actility Joins the Cisco Solution Partner Program

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 07:06
...companies/actility/products/thingpark About Actility: Actility is an industry leader in LPWA (Low Power Wide Area) IoT infrastructure and Smart Grid applications. Actility ThingPark™ is a complete IoT solution, combining LPWA networking, an IoT data management platform, and an extensive ...

Energy Department Driving Clean Energy Development and Sustainable Solutions in 16 States

DOE RSS - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 17:00
August 22, 2016Energy Department Driving Clean Energy Development and Sustainable Solutions in 16 States

The Energy Department today awarded $5 million to 16 states to advance innovative approaches for clean energy development that will reduce energy bills for American families and businesses, protect the environment by reducing carbon emissions, and increase our nation's energy security and resiliency.

Energy Department Invests $3 Million to Train Future Energy Scientists

DOE RSS - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 13:23
August 22, 2016Energy Department Invests $3 Million to Train Future Energy Scientists

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced it will invest a total of $3 million in nine projects selected under its University Training and Research (UTR) program, which awards research-based educational grants to U.S. universities and colleges in areas that promote Office of Fossil Energy goals.

White House Announces Sept. 26 Tribal Nations Conference; Releases Progress Report

DOE RSS - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 11:49
August 22, 2016White House Announces Sept. 26 Tribal Nations Conference; Releases Progress Report

President Obama will host the 2016 White House Tribal Nations Conference on Monday, Sept. 26, in Washington, D.C. The President’s final Tribal Nations Conference will continue to build on his Administration’s firm commitment to strengthening the government-to-government relationship with Indian Country and improving the lives of American Indians and Alaska Natives.

Southern Ute Indian Tribe to Begin Construction on Solar Project

DOE RSS - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 11:31
August 22, 2016Southern Ute Indian Tribe to Begin Construction on Solar Project

Construction on the Southern Ute Indian Tribe’s 1.3-megawatt ground-mounted solar array in Ignacio, Colorado, will begin in early September, according to Namaste Solar, an employee-owned cooperative that will design, develop, and construct the solar array.

Rochelle Blaustein Joins Office of Technology Transitions as Deputy Director

DOE RSS - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 11:22
August 22, 2016Rochelle Blaustein Joins Office of Technology Transitions as Deputy Director

Announcement from the Office of Technology Transitions, August 22, 2016.

Washington, D.C. –The Department of Energy’s Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) is delighted to announce that that Rochelle Blaustein has joined the team as its Deputy Director.

LiveData Utilities Adds Technical Staff, Marketing Resources, Introduces Message Bus Architecture for Electric Utilities

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 10:36
...Utilities Adds Technical Staff, Marketing Resources, Introduces Message Bus Architecture for Electric Utilities LiveData Utilities, Inc., a leading provider of smart grid integration for the electric utilities industry, today announced several business and technology initiatives that will further propel the company ...

Idaho National Laboratory Announces New Technology Deployment Director

DOE RSS - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 15:35
August 19, 2016Idaho National Laboratory Announces New Technology Deployment Director

Jason Stolworthy to lead technology deployment for Idaho National Laboratory

Bioenergy Technologies Office Allocates $1 Million for Round 2 of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Small Business Vouchers Pilot

DOE RSS - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 11:07
August 19, 2016Bioenergy Technologies Office Allocates $1 Million for Round 2 of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Small Business Vouchers Pilot

Bioenergy Technologies Office Allocates $1 Million for Round 2 of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Small Business Vouchers Pilot. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Small Business Vouchers (SBV) Pilot, which is part of DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE’s) National Laboratory Impact Initiative, in collaboration with national laboratories, supports small businesses to advance energy technology and help transform our biomass resources into commercially successful, high-performance biofuels, bioproducts, and biopower. To date, EERE’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) has provided a total of $1.6 million through two rounds of SBV awards. Round 1 occurred earlier in 2016, and Round 2 vouchers have just been awarded. In the most recent round, DOE is providing $1 million in vouchers to assist five companies.

15th Annual DOE Small Business Forum and Expo

DOE RSS - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 10:31
August 19, 201615th Annual DOE Small Business Forum and Expo

The Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU), was proud to present the 15th Annual DOE Small Business Forum & Expo at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis in Atlanta, GA, May 23 - 25, 2016.

Small Solar Businesses Earn Vouchers to Develop Next-Generation Solar Technologies

DOE RSS - Thu, 08/18/2016 - 14:05
August 18, 2016Small Solar Businesses Earn Vouchers to Develop Next-Generation Solar Technologies

The Department of Energy today announced 43 small businesses that will participate in the second round of the Small Business Vouchers (SBV) pilot, two of which focus on solar energy. The two solar projects, which together will receive $204,000 in support from national laboratories, are working to improve solar energy storage solutions and reduce the costs and time associated with analyzing and testing solar arrays.

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