The Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University, and Purdue University has joined the Wi-SUN Alliance as Contributor Members. Wi-SUN’s goal is to bring standardization and interoperability to a wide variety of smart utility and smart city network application areas that will play a significant role in the Internet of things. Wi-SUN Alliance chair Phil Beecher…
Date: September/October 2014
Publication: Intelligent Utility
Intelligent Utility’s Kathleen Wolf Davis conducts a Q&A with the IEEE Power & Energy Society’s President, Miroslav Begovic. In the interview, Begovic discusses the history of IT and how it’s transformed industries. Today, big data has an ever-increasing influence on transmission and distribution systems—from system monitoring to protection and control. The use of synchrophasors to support the system at the transmission level has created an incredible amount of data. Begovic also covers current industry concerns such as cybersecurity and the physical security of energy infrastructure. Read more
The DOE Office of the General Counsel is accepting applications for the Fall 2015 cohort of the Honors Attorney Program through October 10, 2014. Applications must be submitted through USAJobs. The position is listed under control numbers 382026100 (GS-09) and 382024900 (GS-11/12).
Vishay Intertechnology Launches New High-Voltage Thin Film Resistor Divider Network in Compact Surface-Mount 1206 Case Size
In support of President Obama’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Energy Department today announced up to $25 million in funding to reduce the cost of algal biofuels to less than $5 per gasoline gallon equivalent (gge) by 2019. This funding supports the development of a bioeconomy that can help create green jobs, spur innovation, improve the environment, and achieve national energy security.
Private Companies, Federal Agencies and National Labs Join Better Buildings Challenge to Drive Greater Efficiency in U.S. Data Centers
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As a part of the Administration’s effort to support greater energy efficiency through the Better Buildings Challenge, the Energy Department today announced the first data center owners and operators who have committed to reduce their energy use by at least 20 percent over the next decade.
The Department of Energy has issued a draft solicitation that would provide up to $12.6 billion in loan guarantees for Advanced Nuclear Energy Projects, supporting the Administration’s all-of-the-above energy strategy and bringing the nation closer to its low-carbon future.