N-Dimension Used by NMPP Energy to Protect Joint Action Agency against Cybersecurity Threats

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 08:34
...is now using it to protect their core network as well as their SCADA network. With the increasing adoption of smart grid devices and applications such as advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), distribution automation (DA), and outage management systems (OMS) the need ...

Huawei Promotes Open Innovation and Win-win Collaborations at CeBIT 2015

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 18:18
...Solution, Agile WAN Solution, OceanStor 9000 and Next Generation Anti-DDoS Solution. These solutions help vertical industries build smart cities, smart grids, OmniMedia capabilities, and omni-channel finance services.   Date: March 17, 2015 Time: 11:00a.m.-12:45p.m. Location ...

Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance, Inc. Now Available as Accredited SEP Verification Body

DOE RSS - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 15:09
March 16, 2015Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance, Inc. Now Available as Accredited SEP Verification Body

The U.S. Department of Energy is pleased to announce that Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance, Inc. (LRQA) is now a fully accredited Verification Body for Superior Energy Performance® (SEP™). This ANSI-ANAB accreditation enables LRQA to provide third-party verification for industrial facilities that wish to demonstrate energy management excellence and sustained energy savings to earn SEP certification.

New Funding Opportunity to Develop Larger Wind Turbine Blades

DOE RSS - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 14:47
March 16, 2015New Funding Opportunity to Develop Larger Wind Turbine Blades

The Energy Department today announced $1.8 million in funding for the development of larger wind turbine blades that will help capture more power from wind resources and increase the efficiency of wind energy systems.

DOE Awards Support Service Contract

DOE RSS - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 12:00
March 16, 2015DOE Awards Support Service Contract

Cincinnati - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the award of an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract to Trinity Engineering Associates of Cincinnati, OH. Trinity Engineering Associates is a small-disadvantaged business under the Small Business Administration’s 8(a) Program. The contract will have a maximum value of $4 million over four years. Firm-fixed-price and time-and-material task orders will be issued from the basic contract.

Shandong Electric Power Deploys Coriant End-to-End Packet Transport Solution to Enhance Network Efficiency and Scalability

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 10:33
...in the world's largest mission-critical networks and are ideal for utility providers building next-generation networks optimized for smart grid communications and best-in-class power delivery." The Coriant PTN solution for Shandong Electric Power spans access, aggregation, and ...

Revolution Lighting Technologies Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Financial Results

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 09:04
...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 ...

IBM, Semtech Introduce New IoT Technology

SmartMeters.com - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 05:50

IBM Research and Semtech have introduced a new technology based on low-power, wide-area networks (LPWANs) that are touted as having advantages over cellular networks and Wi-Fi for providing machine-to-machine (M2M) communications. In past years the Internet of things’ (IoT) potential for business has been challenged by technical obstacles such as limited battery life, short communication…

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“Father of the Smart Grid” Honored

SmartMeters.com - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 23:23

The Energy Thought Summit (ETS) will honor University of Minnesota professor Massoud Amin, considered by many to be the father of the smart grid, as its Thought Leader of the Year during ETS15. The award recognizes an individual whose vision inspires the global energy ecosystem. Amin notes, “I have had the privilege of presenting at…

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DOE Issues Final RFP for Idaho Cleanup Project Core

DOE RSS - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 14:00
March 13, 2015DOE Issues Final RFP for Idaho Cleanup Project Core

Cincinnati – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued the final Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Idaho Cleanup Project (ICP) Core procurement. At the end of this contract the majority of cleanup will be complete in Idaho and remaining nuclear materials will be in safe storage. The ICP Core contract is a performance based contract type that includes Cost-Plus-Incentive-Fee (CPIF) Contract Line Item Numbers (CLINs) with hybrid fee structures for both CPIF and schedule milestone and performance incentive fees; and a Cost-Plus-Fixed-Fee (CPFF) CLIN. The estimated dollar value for this procurement is greater than $1 Billion, with a five year period of performance. This procurement will be full and open competition.

Leading M2M Event Grows into IoT Evolution Conference & Expo in Las Vegas

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 16:04
...Market discussions include: Smart city:     Transportation:     Automotive: • Smart Building • Fleet • Diagnostics/Predictive Maintenance • Traffic Control • After market • Self- Driving cars • Smart Grid • Consumer • Consumer • Toll Collection • Travel Assistance Utilities: • Adaptive cruise control Agriculture: • Mining • Irrigation • Water • Cold Chain • Gas Industrial : • Production ...

Global Smart Infrastructure - Smart Cities and Artificial Intelligence the Way Forward

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 12:52
...allows for the development of smart communities; supporting connected homes; intelligent transport systems; e-health; e-government and e-education; smart grids and smart energy solutions - just to name a few of the exciting solutions smart cities will incorporate. Many of ...

Energy Department Releases New Wind Report, Examines Future of Industry

DOE RSS - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 11:51
March 12, 2015Energy Department Releases New Wind Report, Examines Future of Industry

Wind Vision: A New Era for Wind Power in the United States confirms that with technological advancements driving projected cost reductions, in combination with continued siting and transmission development, wind power can be economically deployed to provide renewable power in all 50 states.

Indian Energy Summer Internship Program Now Accepting Applications: Deadline Is March 27

DOE RSS - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 11:49
March 12, 2015Indian Energy Summer Internship Program Now Accepting Applications: Deadline Is March 27

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Indian Energy, the Indian Energy Summer Internship Program is now accepting applications for a 12-week internship at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Interns will get first-hand experience with existing tribal renewable energy projects and exposure to issues concerning tribal renewable energy technology use and application.

More Smart Meters Mean High Growth Rates in the Global Smart Grid Data Analytics Market: TechNavio

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 11:34
...More Smart Meters Mean High Growth Rates in the Global Smart Grid Data Analytics Market: TechNavio TMCNet: More Smart Meters Mean High Growth Rates in the Global Smart Grid Data Analytics ...

Building America Research Teams: BA-PIRC and IBACOS—Pioneers in Homebuilding Innovation

DOE RSS - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 10:56
March 12, 2015Building America Research Teams: BA-PIRC and IBACOS—Pioneers in Homebuilding Innovation

This article continues our series of profiles about the Building America research teams—multidisciplinary industry partnerships that work to make high performance homes a reality for all Americans.

DOE Announces Webinars on Buildings of the Future, Building America Research Tools, and More

DOE RSS - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 08:37
March 12, 2015DOE Announces Webinars on Buildings of the Future, Building America Research Tools, 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.

Intel Unveils New Smart Grid Solution

SmartMeters.com - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 07:35

Intel Security and Wind River have introduced a new technology platform that has the potential to secure both legacy and new capabilities within the electric power grid. The solution, called the Intel Security Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP), was developed in collaboration with the Department of Energy-funded Discovery across Texas smart grid project and deployed at…

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FEMP Releases 10 Updated Covered Product Categories

DOE RSS - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 16:17
March 11, 2015FEMP Releases 10 Updated Covered Product Categories

By procuring and properly installing efficient products, agencies can meet their requirements, lower energy and water consumption, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and save money.

A Statement from Under Secretary for Science and Energy Franklin Orr on New Leadership at PNNL

DOE RSS - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 13:51
March 11, 2015A Statement from Under Secretary for Science and Energy Franklin Orr on New Leadership at PNNL

Dr. Franklin Orr, Under Secretary for Science and Energy welcomes Dr. Steven Ashby as the new Director of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

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