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Smart Grid Companies Raised $101 Million To Kick Off 2014

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 16:16
Venture capital (VC) funding into smart grid technology companies came in at $101 million in 21 deals in the first quarter of this year, compared [...]

NIST Requests Public Comment On Smart Grid Framework Update

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 16:15
The primary guiding document for creating the next-generation smart grid is getting its first major update in two years. The National Institute of Standards and [...]

How Is The Geothermal Market Looking These Days?

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 16:15
There are nearly 700 geothermal projects currently under development in 76 countries, according to a new report by the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA). The "2014 [...]

Companies Come Together To Connect The Smart Grid With Everyday Devices

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 16:15
Candi Controls, creator of a unifying framework for smart device data, and smart grid technology developer IPKeys have partnered to connect OpenADR 2.0b-certified communications from [...]

Ambient, IntelliSAW Offer Temperature, Humidity Monitoring Of Electric Power Assets

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 16:15
Smart grid communications and applications platform provider Ambient Corp. and IntelliSAW, a developer of cable-free sensor systems for smart grid applications, have integrated their products [...]

Grand Coulee Dam Control System Goes Live With RTI Connext DDS

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 16:14
Sunnyvale, Calif.-based embedded middleware provider Real-Time Innovations (RTI), along with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), has announced that the Grand Coulee Dam power [...]

U.S. Geothermal Picks Up Geysers Project

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 16:14
U.S. Geothermal Inc. has acquired Ram Power Corp.'s Geysers project for a total of $6.4 million in cash. The project is located within the broader [...]

Tantalus Announces New President And CEO

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 16:13
The board of directors of smart grid communications provider Tantalus has appointed Peter Londa president, CEO and board member. Londa previously served as the CEO [...]

THG Achieves OpenADR 2.0b Certification

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 16:13
Tulsa, Okla.-based THG Energy Solutions LLC has received OpenADR 2.0b certification for its automated demand response (ADR) system from the OpenADR Alliance, a nonprofit corporation [...]

Con Edison Installs Solar Array On Roof Of Headquarters

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 16:13
New York City-based utility Con Edison has installed a 200-panel, 40 kW solar array atop the roof of its office tower in Manhattan. According to [...]

NERC CIP Version 5: Security In The Age Of Cyber Warfare

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 15:45
After sounding the alarms for the past several years about the cyber threats facing critical infrastructure, the information security industry is making strides to better [...]

Ontario Shuts Down Last Coal-Fired Plant

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 14:19
Ontario has become the first jurisdiction in North America to fully eliminate coal as a source of electricity generation. The Thunder Bay Generating Station, Ontario's [...]

NV Energy Looks To Participate In California ISO Energy Imbalance Market

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 14:19
Utility NV Energy has filed a request with the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) seeking approval to participate in the California Independent System Operator [...]

ComEd Files Rate-Increase Request To Support Smart Grid Initiative

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 14:19
Commonwealth Edison Co. (ComEd) has filed its annual delivery service rate request with the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC), proposing to increase charges by about $3 [...]

Sony And Hydro-Quebec Form Energy Storage Joint Venture

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 14:18
Sony Corp. and utility Hydro-Quebec have announced plans to launch a joint venture in June to research and develop a large-scale energy storage system for [...]

FLS Energy Issues RFP For 100 MW Of Solar Projects In North Carolina

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 14:18
FLS Energy, a full-service solar energy provider, has issued a request for proposals (RFP) to acquire approximately 100 MW of solar photovoltaic projects located within [...]

Energy Storage Consortium Announces First Corporate Members

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 14:17
CalCharge, a battery and electrochemical energy storage consortium, has signed its first corporate members, including Duracell, Hitachi, Volkswagen, LG, Eaton, Enovix, EnerVault, Farasis Energy, Halotechnics, [...]

How Can Utilities Improve Data Center Energy Efficiency?

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 14:16
The Green Grid Association, a nonprofit consortium dedicated to driving resource efficiency in data centers and information technology (IT), has released the results of research [...]

Phoenix Energy To Build 2 MW Biomass Gasification Plant In California

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 14:16
Independent power producer Phoenix Energy has signed agreements to build and operate a 2 MW biomass gasification plant near Lake Tahoe, Calif. Phoenix says the [...]

ecobee Receives OpenADR 2.0b Certification

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 14:16
Smart thermostat manufacturer ecobee has received OpenADR 2.0b certification from the OpenADR Alliance, a nonprofit corporation created to foster the development and adoption of and [...]