Fossil Energy Announces New DAS for Clean Coal and Carbon Management

DOE RSS - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 14:28
March 9, 2015Fossil Energy Announces New DAS for Clean Coal and Carbon Management

The Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy today announced the appointment of David Mohler as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Clean Coal and Carbon Management.

Energy Department and National Institute of Building Sciences Release Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines

DOE RSS - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 13:37
March 9, 2015Energy Department and National Institute of Building Sciences Release Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines

As a part of the Obama Administration’s effort to support greater energy efficiency through the Better Buildings Initiative, the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Institute of Building Sciences (Institute) today announced new Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines.

Energy Department Announces $6 Million to Accelerate Alternative Fuel Vehicle Market Growth

DOE RSS - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 11:20
March 9, 2015Energy Department Announces $6 Million to Accelerate Alternative Fuel Vehicle Market Growth

The Energy Department announced today $6 million for 11 projects aimed at improving potential buyers’ experiences with alternative fuel and plug-in electric vehicles, supporting training, and integrating alternative fuels into emergency planning.

Schneider Electric Smart Grid Lab Opens in Canada

SmartMeters.com - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 05:36

Ryerson University and the Ontario Ministry of Energy have unveiled the Schneider Electric Smart Grid Laboratory (SESG Lab), Canada’s first university-based smart grid laboratory. The facility, which will be available to partners and collaborators, is designed to test new products and operational strategies, validate grid transformation solutions, conduct research, and train employees. Ontario’s Minister of…

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SunEdison Buys Energy Storage Company as Renewables Strategy

SmartMeters.com - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 02:24

Missouri-based solar panel maker SunEdison has purchased Solar Grid Storage, enabling the company to offer battery storage systems with solar and wind projects. The sales price was not disclosed. SunEdison general manager Tim Derrick says the this acquisition gives his company the capability “to pair energy storage with solar and wind projects, thereby creating more…

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Revolution Lighting Technologies Reports Fourth Quarter 2014 Preliminary Financial Highlights

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 13:34
...family include Lumificient, which supplies LED illumination for the signage industry; and Sentinel, a revolutionary patented and licensed monitoring and smart grid control system for outdoor lighting applications. For additional information visit: www.rvlti.com Cautionary Statement for Forward-Looking Statements ...

Research and Markets: Sensors in M2M & IoT: A Global Analysis for Growth Opportunities and Solutions 2015

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 12:04
...delves into sensor types such as wireless, MEMs and semiconductor based sensors. Verticals covered: automotive, medical, connected home, smart cities, smart grid, environmental and agriculture, industrial and others (includes energy, Oil & Gas, semiconductors, process industries such as food, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, HVAC ...

DOE Announces Rescheduled Webinar on the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s FY2016 Budget Request, and More

DOE RSS - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 10:52
March 5, 2015DOE Announces Rescheduled Webinar on the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s FY2016 Budget Request, 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.

New West Technologies Welcomes GAO Decision Affirming U.S. Department of Energy MOTS Contract Award

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 10:04
...how to enhance our national energy security." About Cybergy Holdings, Inc. Cybergy Holdings, Inc., is a national leader in cybersecurity, smart grid technologies, renewable energy and mission-oriented government services. Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, Cybergy Holdings' team of approximately 100 employees ...

TI introduces industry's first 65-V synchronous step-down converter with Fly-Buck™ capability

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 09:59
...LM5160A. • Download Fly-Buck reference designs from the TI Designs reference design library . • Visit ti.com for more information on smart grid and factory automation solutions. • Search for solutions, get help, share knowledge and solve problems with fellow engineers and TI ...

DTE Partners on New Mobile Energy Efficiency Platform

SmartMeters.com - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 18:13

Detroit Edison (DTE) is partnering with Vectorform to provide an energy-efficiency mobile platform that enables customers to significantly improve home energy consumption and increase energy savings. The joint venture, called Powerley, is designed to allow utility companies to present real-time energy consumption information to their customers. According to DTE, the digital application platform allows consumers…

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and FEMP Partner to Drive Down Federal Energy Costs

DOE RSS - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 17:47
March 4, 2015U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and FEMP Partner to Drive Down Federal Energy Costs

The USACE and FEMP developed a partnership to help drive down the federal government's energy costs through the government-wide adoption of performance contracting processes.

Thomas Siebel Testifies to House Energy & Commerce Committee to Address Regulatory Challenges for Energy Sector Innovation

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 17:34
...and Infrastructure as a Service. With these, come opportunities to leverage numerous capabilities essential to fulfilling the promise of the smart grid - continuous access to increased processing speeds and power, more flexibility and mobility, elasticity/on-demand surge capacity, and lower ...

U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center Issues Solicitation to Address the Energy-Water Nexus

DOE RSS - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 17:31
March 4, 2015U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center Issues Solicitation to Address the Energy-Water Nexus

Today the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a $12.5 million Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for a new technical track under the U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center (CERC) that addresses water-related aspects of energy production and use. The solicitation calls for the formation of a U.S-based consortium to work with Chinese counterparts to bolster collaborative efforts to help ensure energy, water, and environmental security and combat climate change. The consortium will be funded with $12.5 million DOE support and $12.5 million recipient cost share for a total of $25 million over the 5 year period of performance.

Co-Op Leverages Sensus Smart Meter Solution

SmartMeters.com - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 17:23

Wake Electric Membership Corporation is leveraging the Sensus FlexNet communication network to improve billing accuracy, system management, and customer service. The co-op has announced that it will take full advantage of its investment in the communication network through data analytics applications. According to Sensus, the The FlexNet system “is a long-range radio network that serves…

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Energy Department's Race to 7-Day Solar Prize Competition to Speed Solar Deployment

DOE RSS - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 15:48
March 4, 2015Energy Department's Race to 7-Day Solar Prize Competition to Speed Solar Deployment

The Energy Department today announced final rules for a prize competition to make it faster, cheaper, and easier for Americans to install solar energy systems and spur solar deployment nationwide.

Webinar March 10: 2nd International Hydrogen Infrastructure Challenges Webinar

DOE RSS - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 13:18
March 4, 2015Webinar March 10: 2nd International Hydrogen Infrastructure Challenges Webinar

The Fuel Cell Technologies Office will present a live webinar on Tuesday, March 10, from 8 to 9 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time, that will summarize the 2nd international information exchange on the hydrogen refueling infrastructure challenges and potential solutions to support the successful global commercialization of hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles.

Virginia Tech Selected to Continue Development of Innovative Building Automation System

DOE RSS - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 12:00
March 4, 2015Virginia Tech Selected to Continue Development of Innovative Building Automation System

The Energy Department has awarded the Virginia Polytechnic and State University Advanced Research Institute nearly $2 million to continue research and development of its Building Energy Management Open Source Software (BEMOSS) for small and medium-sized commercial buildings.

New White House Report Highlights Investments in the Future of Indian Country

DOE RSS - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 11:33
March 4, 2015New White House Report Highlights Investments in the Future of Indian Country

On February 27, the White House released its 2014 White House Tribal Nations Conference Progress Report, Investing in the Future of Tribal Nations. The report gives substance to the President’s stated commitment to strengthening nation-to-nation relationships with Indian Tribes by documenting the progress the Administration has made in Indian Country over the past year.

Intel Security Unveils Technology to Secure Both Legacy and New Critical Infrastructure

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 09:34
...News - Alert ) Security Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP), was developed in collaboration with the Department of Energy-funded Discovery Across Texas smart grid project including deployment at Texas Tech University, and is a joint project of Intel Security and Wind River ( News ...
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