How A GIS Can Help Utilities Address The Aging Workforce And Capitalize On Data

Renew Grid - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 00:00
The U.S.' utility industry is facing a transformational shift, not only in its business model, but also in the workers who bring it to life. [...]

Landis+Gyr's Program Management Team Gets Certified

Renew Grid - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 00:00
Landis+Gyr says it has earned Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute for its entire North American team of Gridstream deployment project [...]

ABB Wins $30M Cable Deal For U.K. Offshore Wind Project

Renew Grid - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 00:00
ABB has won an order worth around $30 million from DONG Energy to supply a high-voltage export cable system that will transmit power from the [...]

Qatar Makes Long-Term Deal for Solar Grade Silicon - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 17:44

Qatar Solar Energy (QSE) has signed a deal with Kazakhstan’s Kazatomprom, which will provide Qatar with solar grade silicon at a low fixed rate for the next ten years. The deal is designed to increase Qatar’s renewable energy production. QSE chief executive officer Salim Abbassi says the new partnership “allows QSE to secure the entire…

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E.ON’s Humber Gateway Offshore Wind Farm Reaches Milestone - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 17:44

E.ON has announced the installation of the first two wind turbines at its Humber Gateway Offshore Wind Farm, which has 61 of the 73 foundations installed so far. In addition, the projects operations and maintenance base has now officially opened and will be used by the team chosen to oversee the wind farm for the…

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HomeGrid Forum Selects Allion as ATH - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 17:44

The HomeGrid Forum has named Allion Labs as the organization’s first accredited test house (ATH) in Asia. HomeGrid reports that it evaluated proposals from several test houses vying to be accredited for certification testing of systems and silicon. The group is seeking to increase the number of accredited test houses and states that Taiwan-based…

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DOE Announces New PAGES Resource Portal - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 17:43

The US Department of Energy (DOE) is increasing outside access to scholarly publications and digital data resulting from Department-funded research through its new Public Access Gateway for Energy and Science (PAGES) web portal. The site will provide free public access to accepted peer-reviewed manuscripts or published scientific journal articles within 12 months of publication. Secretary…

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SILVER SPRING NETWORKS INC - 10-Q - Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations.

Smart - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 17:30
...devices has the capacity to communicate using internet technologies. Our first area of focus was in energy, creating a leading smart grid network by applying advanced networking technology and solutions to the power grid. We have recently broadened beyond the smart ...

At long last, a standard for smart charging

SmartGridNews - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 17:08
One thing troubling the electric vehicle landscape has been the absence of standards to allow for smart charging. Now, thanks to a collaborative effort between the Electric Power Research Institute and eight car manufacturers, that much needed standard should be on the way.

Want some good news for a change? Evidence that behavioral efficiency will last

SmartGridNews - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 16:58
Increasing numbers of utilities are adopting behavioral programs to encourage energy efficiency. Even so, many wonder if the effects of those programs will last… if customers will stick with them once the newness wears off. Opower offers evidence that customer interest will remain, and could grow.

Why utilities need to worry about the 10 most vulnerable consumer devices

SmartGridNews - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 16:52
Those consumer gadgets that make life more convenient, such as sprinkler controllers or garage door openers, don’t sound dangerous. But they could be. Read the story to learn what a security professional has to say about how those and other IoT consumer devices could attract hackers who want to get at smart meter data.

SUPERCONDUCTOR TECHNOLOGIES INC - 10-Q - Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations

Smart - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 16:16
...has occurred, standard circuit breakers suffer destructive failure and need to be replaced before service can be restored. In addition, Smart Grid and embedded alternative energy generation enhancements will increase the need for SCFLs. Grid operators face a major challenge in ...

Energy Department Joins Farm to Fly 2.0

DOE RSS - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 13:50
August 12, 2014Energy Department Joins Farm to Fly 2.0

During Biomass 2014, Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy David Danielson announced that the Energy Department is joining Farm to Fly 2.0 to support the development of sustainable biofuels that require no jet engine modifications.

Report: Some Retiring Power Plants May Not Need To Be Replaced

Renew Grid - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 13:36
Many retiring nuclear and coal power plants may not need to be replaced on a megawatt-to-megawatt basis, according to a report from Black & Veatch. [...]

Survalent Commissions New ADMS For Alabama Electric Co-op

Renew Grid - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 12:46
Survalent Technology has commissioned a new advanced distribution management system (ADMS) for Pioneer Electric Cooperative, a member-owned electric co-op that provides service to more than [...]

Global Substation Automation Market is Expected to Reach USD 139.34 Billion in 2020

Smart - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 11:19
...metrics determine the impact on the grid response and its associated human resource, infrastructure and the consumers after deployment of smart grid. Build metrics monitors the progress while building the smart grid infrastructure and is similar to project management type metrics ...

Global Market for Lithium-Ion Batteries - Forecast, Trends & Opportunities 2014-2020

Smart - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:37
...the spotlight due to the electricity supply issues resulting from the eastern Japan earthquake and the global efforts to embrace smart grids. With domestic and overseas lithium-ion battery makers entering the markets for storage systems, the market for lithium-ion ...

Join Union Fenosa Distribucion, Scottish Power, E.ON, Bloomberg, UK Power Networks, EURELECTRIC, DNV GL - Energy, Verdantix and more at Distribution Automation Europe

Smart - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 08:49
...Distribution Automation Europe (PR Web Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) London, Southwark (PRWEB UK) 12 August 2014 In the context of smart grid deployments today, Distribution Automation (DA) refers to intelligent distribution systems that are fully controllable and flexible, and that can ...

Wireless Power Transmission Market by Transmission Technology Worth $17.04 Billion by 2020 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets

Smart - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 06:59
...and Nickel Cadmium) & Geography - Global Forecast to 2014 - 2020 Smart Grid Technology Market - Analysis & Global Forecast By Hardware, Software & Communication Network Technologies (2011 - 2016) ...

Markets and Markets : Middle East Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Market worth $13.07 Billion by 2018

Smart - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 05:08, radars, CBRNE, secure communications, vehicle identification management, SCADA security and managed security & services and by verticals such as energy & power (smart grids, nuclear, oil and gas, solar, thermal, hydro and geothermal), transportation systems (highways/bridges, railway infrastructure, airports, seaports), sensitive ...
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