Media Promotes SEP Certification and DOE eGuide to Help Facilities Reduce Energy Use and Costs

DOE RSS - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 16:31
September 29, 2014Media Promotes SEP Certification and DOE eGuide to Help Facilities Reduce Energy Use and Costs

Chemical Engineering Progress, a print publication of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, described the benefits of managing energy with ISO 50001 and Superior Energy Performance (SEP) in its September 2014 edition. In particular, the article highlights the DOE eGuide—a free online toolkit that provides step-by-step guidance for implementing ISO 50001—as a key resource to help facilities achieve ISO 50001 and SEP certification.

SNL Issues a Request for Quotation for a Hydrogen Station Test Device

DOE RSS - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 13:41
September 29, 2014SNL Issues a Request for Quotation for a Hydrogen Station Test Device

Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) has issued a Request for Quotation (RFQ) for hydrogen station equipment performance testing device fabrication.

Power System State Estimator Market Projected to Reach $5.87 Billion by 2019 at CAGR Value of 14.35% - New Report by MarketsandMarkets

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 13:29
...to curb energy loss and theft, thereby increasing the demand for smart infrastructure. Increased adoption towards energy efficiency, roll outs of smart grids, utilities' inclination to mitigate outages, and avoid blackouts are driving the state estimator market. The major software used ...

Xcel Energy Powers Up 200-Mile Transmission Project

Renew Grid - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 12:58
Xcel Energy says the signature transmission project in its Power for the Plains grid improvement plan for Texas and New Mexico is now in service. [...]

Landis+Gyr Reports Growing Adoption Of Smart Grid Networks Among Public Utilities

Renew Grid - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 12:10
Landis+Gyr has announced 31 new advanced metering and smart grid network deployment contracts with municipal and cooperative utilities during the first seven months of this [...]

GTO Director Doug Hollett Delivers Keynote at the Nation's Largest Industry Gathering, September 29, 2015

DOE RSS - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 10:35
September 29, 2014GTO Director Doug Hollett Delivers Keynote at the Nation's Largest Industry Gathering, September 29, 2015

The Energy Department's Geothermal Technologies Office participated in the industry's largest geothermal gathering in Portland, Oregon, with a keynote address by Director Doug Hollett.

OutBack Power Introduces Grid/Hybrid Solar Electric Systems to Electrical Contractors

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 09:37
...systems and deliver clean, reliable electricity 24/7. This proven technology is behind OutBack's AC-coupling package, which adds smart-grid and electricity storage capabilities to any PV/solar electric system without requiring solar panel work. "As a business, it ...

Renesas Electronics Eases Design Complexities for the Internet of Things with Optimized Memory Options and True Low Power

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 08:37
...TSE:6723), a premier provider of advanced semiconductor solutions, is reducing design complexities for developers of building automation, portable healthcare, smart grid, wearables, and other emerging applications for the Internet of Things (IoT) with an expansion of its innovative RX100 Series ...

Mount Knowledge Holdings, Inc. Announces a Definitive Agreement to Acquire Civergy Inc.

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 08:28
...announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of Civergy, Inc., a national leader in smart grid technologies and cyber-security, in a share exchange agreement pursuant to which its shareholders will become the majority owners ...

Jacada Receives 2014 Speech Technology Excellence Award

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 07:37
...IVR wins Product of the Year 2014, Call Center World Forum, Moscow, Russia • Visual IVR for Utilities By Vocantas Wins Smart Grid 2014 Product of the Year Jacada recently conducted a webinar discussing Visual IVR and its affect on speech technology ...

oneM2M to Demonstrate Their First Release of Specifications at M2M Showcase Event

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 06:32
...Consortium - Japan, and OMA (Open Mobile Alliance). oneM2M specifications provide a framework to support applications and services such as the smart grid, connected car, home automation, public safety, and health. oneM2M actively encourages industry associations and forums with specific application requirements ...

Research and Markets Offers Report: Microcontrollers, DSP, & IP Core Chip Market by Type, Applications and Geography - Analysis & Forecast... [Professional Services Close - Up]

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 01:59
...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 ...

IT in Africa's construction industry [Bizcommunity (South Africa)]

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 05:25
...can most effectively be utilised. An example here is the energy grid. IT is essential in the implementation of a Smart grid. This unlocks numerous benefits related to the managing of energy generation and consumption.IT components and design of an ...

Lessons from the field: Progress in integrating distributed energy (and creating virtual power plants)

SmartGridNews - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 19:17
The EPRI Smart Grid Demonstration Initiative, a seven-year program of field demonstrations concentrating on integrating distributed energy resources, has been making real progress. Click to read some highlights from the latest EPRI update and for access to the full version.

Smart grid wins: Checking in with the latest projects and developments

SmartGridNews - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 19:04
This week’s collection of smart grid wins features news from companies large and small, well-known and not so well-known. Read the story for an overview of an array of projects in addition to two new partnerships for Riello UPS and Itron.

NYC embarks on massive public building energy efficiency initiative

SmartGridNews - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 18:51
New York City is at it again. The city has committed to a massive retrofit of the city’s public buildings to drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions, create jobs and promote energy efficiency and renewable energy. The city says it expects $8.5 billion in cumulative energy cost savings over 10 years.

Baroness Verma: Smart Meters Essential to Energy Efficiency

SmartMeters.com - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 18:10

Department of Energy and Climate Change under secretary of state Baroness Verma told attendees of the Elmhurst Energy Conference that energy efficiency is fundamental to a thriving economy. “By cutting down on waste, businesses can increase their productivity, boost their profitability and improve their competitiveness…In the wider low carbon and environmental goods and services sector, the…

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Mainstream Renewable Power Acquires Ghana Wind Farm

SmartMeters.com - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 18:09

Mainstream Renewable Power is acquiring the 225 MW Ayitepa wind farm, located at Accra, Ghana. The facility is currently owned by Swiss wind farm developer NEK Umwelttechnik. The total investment of the project is reported to be $525 million. The deal is expected to finalize in 2015 with power production starting in 2016. Until the…

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Dropcountr Introduces New Smart Meter Data Management Solution

SmartMeters.com - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 18:09

Dropcountr has introduced CLEAR, a meter-agnostic meter data management (MDM) platform that lets utilities better meet ever more stringent state and federal water conservation goals. Dropcountr designed the new product to accommodate the transition to smart monitoring and to support efficient reporting, functioning as a traditional MDM solution. CLEAR also provides access to visual monitoring…

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Itron to Distribute i2O Smart Pressure Management Products

SmartMeters.com - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 18:09

Itron has signed a five-year agreement to distribute i2O’s smart pressure management products, which help minimize non-revenue water by reducing physical water losses in the distribution network. Itron expects the collaboration will expand its “and round out its non-revenue water (NRW) offering, enabling utilities to more effectively and efficiently manage water resources around the world.” Itron…

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