Sony and Hydro-Quebec Announce the Establishment of a Joint Venture to Start Development of a Large-Scale Energy Storage System for Power Grids

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 01:36
...with the necessary expertise to manage the R&D of batteries for renewable energy storage (solar and wind) and the smart grid.About Sony Sony Corporation is a leading manufacturer of audio, video, game, communications, key device and information technology products ...

Research and Markets Offers Report: Supercapacitor Market Forecasts & Opportunities 2013-2020: Electrodes, Electrolyte, and Separators [Professional Services Close - Up]

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 00:53
...issues. Supercapacitor is gaining attention due to its fast charging and discharging ability in various applications such as electric vehicles, smart grids, consumer electronics, and industrial applications. Surge in demand for flexible, transparent, and super performance offering reliable products from a ...

NYISO Cuts The Ribbon On New Power Control Center

Renew Grid - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 00:00
Federal, state and local government and energy industry leaders gathered to celebrate the completion of the New York Independent System Operator's (NYISO) $38 million primary [...]

Why and how to convert Big Data into little data (aka actionable data)

SmartGridNews - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 17:13
Could it be that utilities have been using the wrong approach to deal with the huge amounts of data the smart grid produces? Guest author Steve Ehrlich explains a better way to squeeze value and actionable insight from all that data. And it’s not rocket science.

A new tool to improve utility resiliency. (Did you know about fully submersible switchgear?)

SmartGridNews - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 17:00
Many communities are pushing to bury their power lines underground to minimize weather-related outages. But that’s not going to do much good in the many parts of the U.S. susceptible to flooding. One part of the solution is flood-resistant equipment. Read on to learn about S&C Electric’s new offering: submersible, water-resistant switchgear.

Two ways the smart grid is unfair to low-income customers (better have answers before your regulators start asking)

SmartGridNews - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 16:44
Smart grid benefits are many. But what about people who don’t have access to them? That’s the way it stacks up for a lot of low-income consumers, according to a new report from the Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative. Click to find out why.

Energy Department Announces $10 Million for Technologies to Produce Advanced Biofuel Products from Biomass

DOE RSS - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 12:44
April 15, 2014Energy Department Announces $10 Million for Technologies to Produce Advanced Biofuel Products from Biomass

The Energy Department today announced up to $10 million in funding to advance the production of advanced biofuels, substitutes for petroleum-based feedstocks, and bioproducts made from renewable, non-food-based biomass, such as agricultural residues and woody biomass.

New York Completes Smart Grid Project to Build a More Reliable, Resilient Power Grid

DOE RSS - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:49
April 15, 2014New York Completes Smart Grid Project to Build a More Reliable, Resilient Power Grid

The Energy Department recognized the completion of New York Independent System Operator’s smart grid and control center project in Rensselaer, New York.

Mark Straton to Lead Sales and Marketing at GridPoint

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:30
...the Customer Value Leadership Award in Building Energy Management Solutions, and Groom Energy selected GridPoint as a top ten Enterprise Smart Grid Leader out of 200 providers. About GridPoint GridPoint is an innovator in comprehensive, data-driven energy management solutions (EMS ...

MongoDB Partners With Silver Spring Networks to Scale Real-Time Smart Grid Data Platform

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:30
...MongoDB Partners With Silver Spring Networks to Scale Real-Time Smart Grid Data Platform TMCNet: MongoDB Partners With Silver Spring Networks to Scale Real-Time Smart Grid Data Platform [April 15 ...

Cybersecurity for Energy Delivery Systems (CEDS) Research Call

DOE RSS - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:15
April 15, 2014Cybersecurity for Energy Delivery Systems (CEDS) Research Call

The Department of Energy's (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), on behalf of the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE), is seeking applications to conduct research, development and demonstrations leading to next generation tools and technologies that will become widely adopted to enhance and accelerate deployment of cybersecurity capabilities for the U.S energy infrastructure, including cyber secure integration of smart grid technologies.

Iraqi Ministry of Electricity Rebuilds Power Networks with the Help of Ventyx Software [Global Data Point]

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 09:38
...an efficient, secure and reliable grid operation, not only for managing today's power networks but also for tomorrow's smart grids, with rapidly expanding sources of renewable energy. Ventyx is at the forefront of the market in the modeling of ...

Tollgrade Launches Industry's First Battery-Free Smart Grid Sensor for Monitoring Voltage Within 0.5% Accuracy

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 06:12
...Tollgrade Launches Industry's First Battery-Free Smart Grid Sensor for Monitoring Voltage Within 0.5% Accuracy TMCNet: Tollgrade Launches Industry's First Battery-Free Smart Grid Sensor ...

16th Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition /WETEX/ 2014 opens [Emirates News Agency (WAM) (United Arab Emirates)]

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 16:45
...The first day of WETEX highlighted innovative solutions in electricity generation using nuclear energy and renewable energy as well as smart grids with high reliability and efficiency in addition to everything related to technology, desalination, rational consumption, environment conservation, waste management ...

AMBIENT CORP /NY - 10-K - MANAGEMENT DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL CONDITION AND RESULTS OF OPERATION.

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 16:34
...program, deploying different applications, whether Ambient or third-party developed. Our innovative platform enables utilities to deploy and integrate multiple smart grid applications and technologies, in parallel, on a single communications infrastructure, supporting smart metering, distribution automation, distribution management, demand response ...

Media Invitation: 2014 SunShot Grand Challenge Summit and Peer Review

DOE RSS - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 16:27
April 14, 2014Media Invitation: 2014 SunShot Grand Challenge Summit and Peer Review

Members of the media are invited to attend the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) SunShot Initiative’s 2014 Grand Challenge Summit and Peer Review in Anaheim, California from May 19-22, 2014.

Summit Attendees to Learn About SunShot Funding Opportunities and More

DOE RSS - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 14:23
April 14, 2014Summit Attendees to Learn About SunShot Funding Opportunities and More

Are you interested in applying for a SunShot Initiative competitive award? Do you have questions about SunShot’s upcoming funding opportunities and priority focus areas? Learn all this and more at the SunShot Grand Challenge Summit in Anaheim, CA, May 19-22. Reserve your spot now.

Smart Metering Systems Picks Up U.K. Electricity Meter Manager

Renew Grid - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 14:09
Scotland-based Smart Metering Systems PLC (SMS) has acquired Utility Partnership Ltd. (UPL), a manager of electricity meters in the U.K., for approximately $23,420,600. SMS reports [...]

EaglePicher Nets $3M Award For Development Of Energy Storage Technology

Renew Grid - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 14:09
EaglePicher Technologies LLC, an OM Group Inc. company and supplier of specialty batteries and energy storage solutions, has received a $3 million award from the [...]

Canadian Utility Goes With Tollgrade's Smart Grid Solution

Renew Grid - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 14:09
Veridian Connections, a provider of electricity distribution services to more than 116,000 customers in nine municipalities across east-central Ontario, has deployed the LightHouse platform from [...]
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