Report: Utility-Scale Renewables Keep Getting Cheaper

Renew Grid - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 00:00
Utility-scale wind and solar power are increasingly cost-competitive with traditional energy sources such as coal and nuclear, even without subsidies, according to a new report [...]

ABB Wins Switchgear Order Worth Over $30 Million In New Jersey

Renew Grid - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 00:00
ABB has won an order worth over $30 million from Public Service Electric & Gas (PSE&G) to supply gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) for substations to boost [...]

Eaton Supplies Demand Response Tech To PacifiCorp In Utah

Renew Grid - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 00:00
Power management company Eaton has announced its Cooper Power Systems business delivered two-way demand response equipment and software to western U.S. utility company PacifiCorp. Eaton [...]

United States : Eaton Helps PacifiCorp Reduce Utah Electrical Power Demand and Increase Grid Reliability [TendersInfo (India)]

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 20:09
...simplifies implementation and maintenance resulting in lower total cost of ownership. The solution can also support a range of other smart grid applications, including advanced metering, pre-pay services, voltage monitoring, outage detection and distribution automation. The Eaton equipment is designed ...

Dr. Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, a Top White House National Security Council Official, Confirmed as Deputy Secretary of Department of Energy

DOE RSS - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 18:54
September 18, 2014Dr. Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, a Top White House National Security Council Official, Confirmed as Deputy Secretary of Department of Energy

Dr. Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall was confirmed by the Senate on Thursday, September 18, 2014, as the Department of Energy’s Deputy Secretary.

Iowa Water and Wastewater Operators Seek SEP Certification in New Pilot Program

DOE RSS - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 16:40
September 18, 2014Iowa Water and Wastewater Operators Seek SEP Certification in New Pilot Program

The Des Moines Metropolitan Wastewater Reclamation Authority (WRA) and Des Moines Water Works have committed to participate in the Superior Energy Performance (SEP) program as the first members of a new program pilot. SEP recognizes facilities that meet the ISO 50001 global energy management standard and demonstrate improved energy performance.

HARBEC's $52,000 Annual Energy Savings under SEP Described in New Case Study

DOE RSS - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 16:40
September 18, 2014HARBEC's $52,000 Annual Energy Savings under SEP Described in New Case Study

A new case study details how HARBEC, Inc. improved the energy performance of its specialty plastics manufacturing plant in upstate New York by 16.5% over three years under the Superior Energy Performance (SEP) program

Advanced Manufacturing Office Update, September 2014

DOE RSS - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 16:34
September 18, 2014Advanced Manufacturing Office Update, September 2014

September 2014 Update from the Advanced Manufacturing Office

Siemens' New Multi-Modal Mass Notification System Gets Message Out Quickly

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 15:37
...for metropolitan areas and their infrastructures. Its offering includes products, systems and solutions for intelligent traffic management, rail-bound transportation, smart grids, energy efficient buildings, and safety and security. The Sector comprises the divisions Building Technologies, Low and Medium Voltage, Mobility ...

DOE Announces Webinars on Successful Project Financing Mechanisms, the High Performance Outdoor Lighting Accelerator, and More

DOE RSS - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 15:34
September 18, 2014DOE Announces Webinars on Successful Project Financing Mechanisms, the High Performance Outdoor Lighting Accelerator, 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. Webinars are free; however, advanced registration is typically required. You can also watch archived webinars and browse previously aired videos, slides, and transcripts.

Collegiate Wind Competition 2016 Notice of Intent

DOE RSS - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:33
September 18, 2014Collegiate Wind Competition 2016 Notice of Intent

DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory has announced that it will release a request for proposals seeking teams of undergraduate students to participate in the 2016 DOE Collegiate Wind Competition.

Energy Department Announces $2 Million to Support Manufacturing of Taller Wind Turbine Towers

DOE RSS - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 10:38
September 18, 2014Energy Department Announces $2 Million to Support Manufacturing of Taller Wind Turbine Towers

The Energy Department today announced $2 million for two organizations that will advance technologies to harness stronger winds available at higher heights, potentially increasing the amount of clean, renewable electricity the nation produces.

White House Highlights New DOE Measures to Advance Renewable Energy Deployment and Increase Energy Efficiency

DOE RSS - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 10:30
September 18, 2014White House Highlights New DOE Measures to Advance Renewable Energy Deployment and Increase Energy Efficiency

WASHINGTON - Building on the President’s Climate Action Plan and the Administration’s effort to diversify our energy portfolio and cut energy waste, the Energy Department today announced a series of executive actions to expand the deployment of renewable energy and cut greenhouse gas emissions. Altogether, these measures will bring the U.S. closer to its clean energy future, while protecting the environment and helping Americans save money by saving energy.

Sarasota County School District Achieves 20 Megawatts of Energy Storage Using CALMAC's Ice-Based Cooling Technology

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 09:37
...storage systems, CALMAC's proven technology lowers cooling costs, supports sustainable energy and enables LEED certification. IceBank systems strengthen the smart grid storing critical energy sources - including renewables like wind power - for later use. Our IceBank tanks are installed at over ...

Eaton Helps PacifiCorp Reduce Utah Electrical Power Demand and Increase Grid Reliability [Global Data Point]

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 09:28
...simplifies implementation and maintenance resulting in lower total cost of ownership. The solution can also support a range of other smart grid applications, including advanced metering, pre-pay services, voltage monitoring, outage detection and distribution automation. The Eaton equipment is designed ...

Research and Markets: Global Microcontrollers, DSP, & IP Core Chip Market 2014-2020: Automotive & Transportation, Consumer Electronics, Industrial, Communications, Security, and Medical & Healthcare Analysis

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 08:38
...and IP core chips markets include: large number of players, price war affecting performance parameters, and others. The emergence of smart grid applications, increased mobile data traffic, and Internet of Things (IoT) are some of the major opportunity areas for the ...

Network with Thames Water, EANDIS, EDF Energy, SwissGrid, Utilita Energy, Guemsey Electricity and more | Telecoms for Smart Grids 2014

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 07:40
...Network with Thames Water, EANDIS, EDF Energy, SwissGrid, Utilita Energy, Guemsey Electricity and more | Telecoms for Smart Grids 2014 TMCNet: Network with Thames Water, EANDIS, EDF Energy, SwissGrid, Utilita Energy, Guemsey Electricity and more | Telecoms for Smart ...

Compass Intelligence Releases Q2 2014 M2M & IoT Market Size by Connections & Revenue, Forecasts and Market Share

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 16:40
...are broken out include: Fixed Asset Tracking, Portable Asset Tracking, Aftermarket Telematics- UBI, Aftermarket Telematics- BHPH, Aftermarket- Others, Fleet Tracking, Smart Grid, Commercial Security & Surveillance, Medical Devices & Equipment, Building Automation, Industrial Automation, Vending, PoS, Transaction Terminals, Digital Signage, and Others. The ...

EPA Extends Public Comment Period On Carbon Pollution Rules

Renew Grid - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 13:31
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced it will extend the comment period on its proposed Clean Power Plan for 45 days. The plan [...]

Telensa Enhances Street Light Control System with On-board GPS, 7-pin NEMA and Traffic Flow Adaptive Lighting

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 12:37
...central management system's (CMS) industry leading position and deliver further energy saving and efficiency improvements to public authorities and smart grid operators. These savings can be broken down into different areas - trimming, dimming, dynamic dimming, maintenance, night scouting and carbon ...
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