distributed smart grid News

  • Smart grid renewables integration

    Smart grid technologies are often portrayed as being vital to the efforts to increase renewable energy production, yet this aspect of the smart grid is the least developed. Massive amounts of new transmission lines will be necessary to access the best large-scale wind and solar resources, however the biggest buzz is about smart grid technologies at the distribution level. These tools include ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Australia’s Smart Grid Opportunity

    Australia is now considered to be one of the world leaders in technology, comparable only to the United States in terms of smart grid innovation. Last year they received from the Federal Government a National Energy Efficiency Initiative of AU$100 million to develop a smart-grid energy network. A recent study, conducted by IDC, polled utility leaders from Australia, about their major initiatives, ...


    By GDS International

  • Smart Grids on the Verizon

    The European Union recently announced concern that more than 55% of its energy still comes from outside of its jurisdiction. Therefore new legislations have been passed to force large utilities to promote to their customers a more frugal approach to energy usage, backed by massive investment in the renewable sector. The end goal is to reduce the energy reliance outside the EU.   Owing to ...


    By GDS International

  • The Smart Grid at GLOBE 2012

    "Smart grid" technology will deliver more efficient and reliable power, although some consumers face rising costs to replace aging electric grid infrastructure, industry experts told the GLOBE 2012 business and environment conference. A "small minority" of consumers also still have concerns about privacy issues and potential health impacts of smart grid technology, they told a GLOBE ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Smart grid distribution automation revenue will surpass $11 billion by 2020

    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 help operate the grid more efficiently due to their embedded intelligence.  The lessons learned from smart grid pilots over the last 5 years are leading to proven reliability improvements and verified grid efficiencies, ...

  • Smart Buildings, LLC Wins Smart Grid Award

    It’s a great start to the New Year for Smart Buildings, LLC. The New Economy has named the company Smart Building Company of the Year. The Smart Grid Awards recognizes companies that have reached the highest levels of achievement in their field of expertise and are ...


  • Smart Grid Technologies Continue to Spread

    New Worldwatch Institute report examines global investments and installation of smart grid technologiesWashington, D.C.—Driven by increasing shares of renewable energy in the electricity generation mix and by the need to update aging grid infrastructure, global investment in “smart grid” technologies rose 7 percent in ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • World Smart Grid, 2nd Edition

    The report provides a comprehensive analysis of the current market for smart grid enabling technologies and projects future market size through 2031. Marketing concerns including energy demand, environmental impacts, economic conditions, consumer acceptance, stakeholder concerns, and government activities are discussed in terms of their impact on market growth for the Smart Grid and its enabling ...


  • The Impact of the Smart Grid on Connected Homes

    The smart grid promises to interconnect the reviving North American building market, beginning in the commercial building sector as government mandates drive energy efficiency standards.  However, this trend is reaching the residential market following the introduction of smart meters and other technologies that provide better communication between the utility and end-user.  Despite the ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • The Impact of the Smart Grid on Connected Homes

    The smart grid promises to interconnect the reviving North American building market, beginning in the commercial building sector as government mandates drive energy efficiency standards. However, this trend is reaching the residential market following the introduction of smart meters and other technologies that provide better communication between the utility and end-user. Despite the onset of ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Research and Markets: Smart Grid. Technology and Applications

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/htc8sc/smart_grid_techno) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Smart Grid. Technology and Applications" to their offering. This book provides discussion on the fundaments of the Smart Grid ...


  • SCHMID Supplies Energy Storage for Smart Grid

    In the Smart Grid Technology Lab, researchers of the TU Dortmund are developing and testing components for smart grids. To this end, they have created an infrastructure which is to be expected in a future low-voltage grid. In addition to electric vehicles, PV systems and a controllable local power transformer, these are also efficient energy storages. Soon a Vanadium Redox Flow Battery from ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Bsquare DataV Selected by Global Smart Grid / Smart City Provider

    November 4, 2016 -- Bsquare recently announced that it has entered into an agreement with a global supplier of smart grid and smart city solutions to utilize Bsquare DataV Internet of Things (IoT) software to enable a distributed app environment across its smart meter ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Groom Energy Announces Enterprise Smart Grid

    Groom Energy today announced several initiatives and resources to support the emerging Enterprise Smart Grid. The Enterprise Smart Grid is the integration of sub-metering, software and hardware to manage and reduce corporate energy costs. Comprising 16 different vendor categories, Enterprise Smart Grid is currently a $5.2B vendor market in the U.S. and growing at 40 percent per year, according to ...


    By Groom Energy

  • National Grid Selects Itron and Cisco’s Smart Grid Solution for Pilot Program

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) announced today that National Grid, a supplier of electricity to approximately 3.4 million customers in the Northeast, has selected Itron’s smart grid solution which uses Cisco’s multi-application communications network for the utility’s 10,000 meter Smart Grid Pilot Program in Worcester, Mass. This project adds to the ...


    By Itron Inc

  • E.ON to Participate in European Smart Grid Project InterFlex

    E.ON is part of the European smart grid project InterFlex that aims to explore new ways of using various forms of flexibilities to optimize electric power systems on a local scale. The project, which started on January 1st, 2017, will run for three years. During this time, 20 project partners will investigate the interactions between flexibilities provided by energy market players and the ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Smart grid technology is essential to our economic future

    From the dawn of the 20th Century, electricity and the means to transmit it has had a profound impact on our economy, society and quality of life. While our electricity grid has expanded and become more sophisticated to meet the demands of our growing population and rapidly advancing technologies, the infrastructure holding it together is aging, under stress and in need of modernization. The ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Will This Oil Crisis Accelerate Adoption of Smart Grid Technologies?

      WHEN: Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at 1 p.m. EDT LOCATION: Online, with free registration SPEAKERS: Farah Saeed, Principal Consultant for Frost & Sullivan's Energy & Power Systems research group As oil prices continue to rise, ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Burns & McDonnell Dedicates New Smart Grid Laboratory

    Burns & McDonnell has significantly expanded and upgraded its Smart Grid Laboratory as a result of a move into a new larger testing and development facility equipped with more than $1 million in state-of-the-art diagnostics and testing equipment. The new facility was formally dedicated during a Jan. 27 open house for employee-owners and clients. The new testing facility is now open and ...


    By Burns & McDonnell

  • Silver Spring Networks Integrating Distribution Automation Into Baltimore Gas and Electric Smart Grid

    November 4, 2016 -- Silver Spring Networks recently announced that Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE) will leverage its Silver Spring IPv6 smart grid platform to connect new devices in their distribution system. The existing Silver Spring multi-application platform will ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

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