U.S. Department of Energy Wind Program Announces New Round of Funding for 2016 Collegiate Wind Competition

DOE RSS - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 17:30
October 30, 2014U.S. Department of Energy Wind Program Announces New Round of Funding for 2016 Collegiate Wind Competition

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) National Renewable Energy Laboratory today issued a Request for Proposals seeking teams of students to participate in the 2016 U.S. Department of Energy Collegiate Wind Competition.

Siebel Chair in the History of Science at Illinois Named

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 17:06
...About C3 ( News - Alert ) Energy C3 Energy is an 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 delivery. C3 ...

NRTC Welcomes Greg Santoro as Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 17:06
...rural utilities and their customers, such as high-speed Internet access via satellite, full service Internet access and support, integrated smart grid technologies and energy efficiency solutions, wireless technologies, long distance programs, mobile phone service, IP backbone services and programming distribution ...

Energy Secretary Moniz to Keynote ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit

DOE RSS - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 12:40
October 30, 2014Energy Secretary Moniz to Keynote ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Energy today announced that Secretary Ernest Moniz will serve as a keynote speaker for the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy’s (ARPA-E) Energy Innovation Summit, which will be held from Feb. 9-11, 2015 in National Harbor, Md. In addition, other renowned speakers at the Summit will include, former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, University of California President Janet Napolitano, CPS Energy CEO Doyle N. Beneby, DBL Investors Founder and Managing Partner Nancy Pfund, SolarCity CEO Lyndon Rive and Archer Daniels Midland Company Chairman and CEO Patricia Woertz. Additional speakers will be announced as the agenda is finalized.

Finalists Announced in Third Annual Fierce Innovation Awards

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 09:06
...of publications reaches more than 1.3 million executives in more than 100 countries. Current publications include: Energy: FierceEnergy; FierceSmartGrid; Smart Grid News Healthcare: FierceEMR; FierceHealthcare; FierceHealthFinance; FierceHealthIT; FierceHealthPayer; FierceHealthPayerAnti-Fraud; FierceMedicalImaging; FierceMobileHealthcare; FiercePracticeManagement; Hospital Impact Telecom: FierceWireless; FierceCable; FierceDeveloper; FierceOnlineVideo ...

Greenlots And Powertech Labs Usher in EV Smart-Charging for the Connected Home of the Future [Global Data Point]

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 08:47
...for interoperability. To test the platform's interoperability, Powertech has incorporated it into their Smart Utility Lab environment, alongside other smart grid technologies such as smart meters, in-home-displays, and simulated utility communications infrastructure. Electric vehicles on average have over ...

Delta to Showcase Energy-efficient "Intelligent" Solutions at 2014 CIIF [Global Data Point]

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 08:44
...be applied in a wide variety of industries, including energy production and management, smart factories, data centers, environment monitoring, petrochemicals, smart grids, intelligent transportation systems, smart cities, and wireless communications. -High-efficiency power solutions: To meet demands for a green power ...

CCS heads to finals of Fierce Innovation Awards for small cell microwave backhaul solution; CCS shortlisted in Wireless Networks category by exclusive judging panel of major global operators

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 06:46
...of publications reaches more than 1.3 million executives in more than 100 countries. Current publications include: Energy: FierceEnergy; FierceSmartGrid; Smart Grid News Healthcare: FierceEMR; FierceHealthcare; FierceHealthFinance; FierceHealthIT; FierceHealthPayer; FierceHealthPayerAnti-Fraud; FierceMedicalImaging; FierceMobileHealthcare; FiercePracticeManagement; Hospital Impact Telecom: FierceWireless; FierceCable; FierceDeveloper; FierceOnlineVideo ...

Centero Named Exclusive Distributor for ISA100 Wireless Test Technology

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 06:18
...Internet of Things. These include multiple standards-based wireless communication platforms suitable for markets and applications such as process automation, Smart Grid/AMR/AMI, Smart Lighting as well as healthcare, energy, logistics, and environmental monitoring. About the ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute ...

Recent Study: Power System State Estimator Market - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019 [ClickPress (UK)]

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:44
...Also to include are Industrialization, expansion of the grid making the network more complex these days. The micro grids and smart grids are increasingly adopted by all geographies. Lack of globally defined industry standards will certainly pose a hindrance to the ...

C3 Energy Reports on Cybersecurity Workshop [Professional Services Close - Up]

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:25
...California, Berkeley. "Combining power systems and IT for OT awareness to improve cybersecurity responses has been a constant goal for smart grid operators. The C3 Energy cybersecurity workshop focused on high priority use cases for electric grid operators. Having the decision ...

Switzerland : STCOMET Smart-Meter Platform from STMicroelectronics Passes Important Certification and Interoperability Tests [TendersInfo (India)]

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 01:00
...makes STCOMET the industry s most complete, mature and highly integrated smart-meter solution, helping accelerate roll-out of the smart grids we need to ensure stable, affordable, low-carbon energy for the future, said Matteo Lo Presti, Group Vice President ...

Smart grid markets: What the analysts say about EVs, metering and more

SmartGridNews - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 20:12
Plug-in EVs are expected to account for 2.4% of the world’s light-duty vehicles in less than 10 years and the global DR management system market is forecast to almost quadruple in about five years. Those are just a couple examples from this week’s smart grid market research roundup.

PSE&G’s triple play grid resilience strategy

SmartGridNews - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 20:04
In the two weeks after Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey’s largest utility performed more than two million power restorations. While it is said to be a record, it is not one Public Service Gas and Electric cares to repeat. Read about the utility’s extensive upgrade and strengthening work in infrastructure, communications and logistics.

Lessons from Germany: How Can the U.S. Succeed at its Own Energiewende? [Breaking Energy]

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 19:38
...at UGE, and recently returned from the Transatlantic Program for Young Technology Leaders, a delegation trip to Germany focused on smart grid and energy storage. UGE (TSX: UG.V) is a leading developer of distributed renewable energy solutions for business and ...

Two Years After Superstorm Sandy, Utilities Highlight Grid Efforts

Renew Grid - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 16:44
In October 2012, Superstorm Sandy hit the U.S. East Coast, leaving behind a path of destruction and causing millions of power outages. Some utilities came [...]

PG&E Opens $28.5 Million Control Center With Smart Grid Tech

Renew Grid - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 13:59
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) has unveiled its new $28.5 million electric distribution control center in Fresno, Calif. The utility says the 24,000-square-foot facility [...]

Survey: Utilities Expect Strong Competition In Build-Out Of U.S. Grid

Renew Grid - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 13:58
Utilities see themselves losing ground to new competitors as the U.S. strives to significantly expand and strengthen its electrical grid, according to a Mortenson Construction [...]

EnerNOC Expands Footprint, Sets Up Shop In South Korea

Renew Grid - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 13:44
EnerNOC Inc., a Boston-based provider of energy intelligence software (EIS), has launched commercial operations in South Korea. EnerNOC Korea will deploy EnerNOC's software and services [...]

Con Edison Deploys Landis+Gyr Switches For EV Charging Pilot

Renew Grid - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 13:44
Landis+Gyr has announced it is working with Con Edison, the utility that serves New York City and Westchester County, N.Y., on a project to manage [...]
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