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    Fluence Acquires Digital Intelligence Platform of AMS

    Fluence, a Siemens and AES company, today announced it has acquired the digital intelligence platform of AMS, a leading provider of AI-enabled optimized bidding software for utility-scale storage and generation assets. The combination of the two companies' technologies will help utilities, developers, and commercial and industrial customers optimize energy storage and flexible assets to deliver ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • NYPA to Pilot Private LTE Wireless Network Technology

    The New York Power Authority (NYPA) announced this week that it has partnered with Nokia of America Corporation through a competitive bidding process to pilot private wireless LTE technology at its Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project in Schoharie County. Nokia will be working with private spectrum providers on the project. NYPA also will be working with AT&T to see if its existing ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Schneider Electric and SolarEdge Partner to Accelerate Residential Solar Market with Smart Home Energy Solution

    Schneider Electric this week announced a technological and commercial partnership with SolarEdge Technologies Inc. for North America that it projects will accelerate the residential solar market and provide homeowners with seamless energy management for smart homes of the future. The partnership marries Schneider Electric's expertise in energy distribution and automation solutions with ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • NREL Unveils Open-Source Distributed Generation Market Demand Model

    After years of development, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has released the open-source dGen model, marking a new era since the model launched in 2016. Public users can access model methodology and instructions, run the code, and receive technical support from the dGen team. dGen simulates customer decisions about adopting and using solar, wind, and storage technologies for ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • U.S. Department of Energy to Hold Sixth CyberForce Competition

    This week, the U.S. Department of Energy announced its sixth CyberForce Competition will take place on November 14, 2020. The event, which challenges college students to compete in a realistic cybersecurity defense exercise, will be held virtually this year. Argonne National Laboratory, which hosted the first-ever CyberForce Competition in 2016, manages the competition on behalf of DOE's Office ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Battery Storage, Smart Grid, and Efficiency Companies Raise $3.2 Billion in Corporate Funding in Q3 2020

    Global corporate funding (including venture capital funding, public market, and debt financing) for the Battery Storage, Smart Grid, and Energy Efficiency sectors in Q3 2020 came to $3.2 billion compared to $1.2 billion in Q2, a 165% increase quarter-over-quarter (QoQ). Funding was also higher by 777% year-over-year (YoY) compared to the $365 million raised in 20 deals the same quarter last year. ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Siveco to speak at DUSA Roundtable on Maintenance 4.0: what works, what doesn't (October 28, Suzhou)

    DUSA European Association Suzhou invited Siveco China's Managing Director, Bruno Lhopiteau to speak at its Roundtable on the topic of "Maintenance 4.0: what works, what doesn't, lessons from 20 years in China" on October 28 in Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP). Numerous conferences have been held on the topic of Industry 4.0 or Smart Manufacturing, during which Maintenance is often cited as a ...


    By Siveco

  • Webinar - The Changing Energy Mix - 4th November 2020

    Join Clarke Energy, Base Power and INNIO Jenbacher for an informative webinar on “The changing energy mix: decarbonise your energy and save money now” on 4th November. This webinar, in conjunction with the Food and Drink Federation will help industry understand the UK’s future energy mix and the relevance of decarbonisation, utilising combined heat and power (CHP). Learn how ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Nano One Announces Breakthrough in Battery Longevity

    Dr. Stephen Campbell, CTO of Nano One Materials announced recently that Nano One has developed a breakthrough in longevity for a cobalt free high voltage battery that has been successfully demonstrated at automotive rates of charge and discharge for over 900 cycles. This demonstration battery uses a low cost, cobalt-free Lithium Nickel Manganese (LNM) cathode active material made with Nano One's ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Energy Toolbase Integrates its Controls Software with BYD

    Energy Toolbase has integrated its energy storage controls software with BYD (Build Your Dreams), a leader in battery and energy storage technology. As part of the integration, Energy Toolbase will add BYD to its sales and modeling platform, enabling renewable energy developers to seamlessly analyze and propose the economics of BYD energy storage projects, either standalone or paired with solar ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and EnergyHub Enroll Over 16,000 Thermostats in BYOT Program, Targeting 25MW of Flexible Capacity

    EnergyHub is working with the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP), the largest municipal utility in the country, to manage their bring-your-own-thermostat (BYOT) demand response program. EnergyHub's Mercury DERMS platform is designed to allow LADWP to harness flexibility from HVAC systems to manage system-wide and localized peaks, contributing to immediate grid health and long-term ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Veritone Brings Efficiency and Optimization to Smart Grids with Real-Time Predictive AI

    Veritone, which refers to itself as the creator of the world's first operating system for artificial intelligence, aiWARE, today announced it has entered the energy sector with Veritone Energy, a suite of proprietary, predictive AI solutions designed to help utilities increase profitability and improve grid reliability as they make the transition to renewables. "We are thrilled to be adding a ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Announcing the New CCS Modem-LTE for US Customers

    The new CCS MODEM-LTE is launching this week, for USA customers! This new version will use Verizon’s USA LTE network for improved coverage and service. It uses all the same sensor cables and optional power supplies as the existing CCS MODEM 2. Please note the CCS MODEM 2 is still the correct modem for all customers outside the ...

  • Big Deal: GE Signs First Contract for the World`s most Powerful Offshore Wind Turbine in Operation

    John Lavelle has seen many powerful machines during his nearly four decades as a GE engineer. But none measure up to the Haliade-X, the world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine in operation. The turbine set a world record earlier this year when it generated 288 megawatt-hours of electrical energy in a single day. That’s enough to power 30,000 homes in Rotterdam, where the first ...


    By GE Renewable Energy

  • RipTide Remote Monitoring with Solar Panel Option

    Another high-reliability deployment of a RipTide R1-001 4G Cat-M1 / NB-IoT Ultra-low power Data Logger on an irrigation dam for one of our Gold Mining customers. The RipTide data logger is monitoring dam level and pumped outflow. The site records data at 15-minute intervals and uploads hourly to our cutting edge ProcessorIO Cloud Hosted data visualization and device management platform. Solar ...


    By FloWav, Inc.

  • New wide range 3 Phase Power Meter

    VPInstruments is proud to launch a new model of the 3 Phase Power Meter. With the 3 Phase Power Meter you can measure the voltage and current of all three phases, thereby, providing a high-accuracy measurement of the real power consumption. The new model 3 Phase Power Meter can handle a very wide range of voltages: the same meter can be used for all nominal voltages between 100 Vac and 600 Vac, ...


    By VP Instruments

  • Statement: Duke Energy Files 2020 IRPs

    Earlier this week, Duke Energy Carolinas (DEC) and Duke Energy Progress (DEP) filed their 2020 Integrated Resource Plans (IRP) with the North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC). As a reminder, the Duke Energy (Duke) and Dominion utilities in North Carolina are required to submit new IRPs to the NCUC for approval. IRPs are, in short, a utility’s plan for meeting forecasted annual peak and ...

  • Department of Energy Invests $72 Million in Carbon Capture Technologies

    Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the award of approximately $72 million in federal funding to support the development and advancement of carbon capture technologies under two funding opportunity announcements (FOAs). Under this cost-shared research and development (R&D), DOE is awarding $51 million to nine new projects for coal and natural gas power and industrial sources. ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Heat network webinars available free on-demand

    Community and district heating specialist Switch2 Energy has made its ‘lockdown learning‘ heat network webinars available free on-demand to professionals from the housing, construction and property sectors. More than 600 people attended the live webinars, which cover best practice in the planning, design, development and operation of heat networks. Now hundreds more will be able to ...


    By Switch2 Energy Limited

  • Clean Energy Jobs Powering North Carolina

    Shortly, NCSEA and E2 are set to release a report describing the size and economic importance of the clean energy industry in North Carolina in 2019. Overall, clean energy has remained resilient throughout the recession. However, North Carolina's clean energy industry did experience negative impacts as a result of COVID-19, despite our status as No. 9 in the country for clean energy jobs in 2019. ...

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