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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Project Saves Money and Energy in Texas

    Summers in Austin, Texas are hot. Temperatures rise to an average of 97 degrees Fahrenheit daily, causing residents to swelter and energy bills to soar. However, one Recovery Act-funded project is helping find a way to turn down the heat on electricity bills. The ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • 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 ...


  • 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 Energy Storage Market by Technology, Applications, Geography Trends & Forecasts 2016

    Report Summary A smart grid delivers electricity from suppliers to consumers using two-way digital communications to control appliances at consumers' homes; this could save energy, reduce costs and increase reliability and transparency. Smart grids are being promoted by many governments as a way of addressing energy independence, global warming and emergency resilience issues. The ...


  • Changes to Green Energy Index and Smart Grid Infrastructure Index announced

    Clean Edge, Inc. today (Mar 23, 2015) announced the results of the semi-annual evaluation of the NASDAQ® Clean Edge® Green Energy Index (NASDAQ: CELS) and the ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • 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 ...


  • Chemicals and Materials Market in Smart Grid Infrastructure

    This study analyses the European market for materials and chemicals used in three core segments of smart grid infrastructure: materials for smart e-meters; insulation and jacketing materials for HV/EHV/HVDC subsea and underground Cables; and chemicals & materials for Li-ion battery systems for large-scale energy storage. The key drivers and challenges related to each of these segments is ...


  • UtiliPoint Smart Grid Consultant Named One of the Most Influential People in Energy

    John Cooper, Lead Consultant for Smart Grid at UtiliPoint International, Inc. has been named to the FierceEnergy “Fierce 15 Power Players” list, recognizing him as one of 15 most influential people in energy this year. FierceEnergy editors evaluated hundreds of individuals, and found Cooper to be one of the “fiercest” in the utilities and energy industry, as demonstrated by his creativity and ...


  • 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

  • Ontario Funds Leading Edge Smart Grid Projects

    Ontario is building a smarter electricity grid by supporting 17 new energy projects through its Smart Grid Fund program. The province will provide almost $24 million, supporting about $54 million in total electricity sector investment, expecting ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Charles Hendry speech at Smart Grids GB event

    Introduction Thank you for the introduction. And thank you, Bill, for such a thought-provoking presentation and for Ernst & Young’s valuable contribution to this crucial policy area on behalf of SmartGrid GB. In the ten months since I spoke at this group’s launch, it has grown to a membership of 23 companies from across the value chain, and developed a ...

  • Chinese Transformer Market and Smart Grid Market

    This study offers an in-depth analysis of the Chinese grid systems from the transformer market and smart grid market perspective. The traditional market is represented by the transformer market. This traditional market is estimated to keep growing stimulated by the emerging smart grid market for the next five years. The smart grid market comprises three segments: power transmission, distribution ...


  • Webinar March 26: Energy Storage for a Greener and More Resilient Grid

    IEEE Smart Grid is hosting the webinar “Energy Storage for a Greener and More Resilient Grid” on Thursday, March 26, 2015 from 1 to 2 p.m. ET. The increasing penetration of variable renewable generation storage is now ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Electrical Energy Storage Technology and its Use Within the Intelligent Grid

    The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects overall global energy consumption to increase by 47% between 2010 and 2035, with China and India ttogether accounting for half of the growth. This is increasingly presenting a major problem to power suppliers around the world as electrical energy infrastructures in most countries are antiquated, wasteful, and unable to cope with rising ...


  • August Issue of IEEE Smart Grid Newsletter Reveals Surprising Smart Grid Early Adopters

    IEEE, the world's largest professional association advancing technology for humanity, today announced the August edition of the IEEE Smart Grid Newsletter, with first-run Smart Grid information, is available online: ...

  • National Grid and the City of Worcester Bring the Future of Energy to Massachusetts with Largest Smart Grid Pilot in the State

    For approximately 15,000 National Grid customers in Worcester, Mass., the energy system of the future is less than a year away – and they helped design it. Recently, the ...


    By National Grid PLC

  • Market Study - Global Smart Grid Energy Storage Market 2009-2013 - Industry Share,Size,Trends,Analysis,Forecast,Players

    Global Smart Grid Energy Storage Market 2009-2013 report by Technavio Insights forecasts the Smart Grid Energy Storage market to grow at a CAGR of 39.7 percent, with EMEA region witnessing the highest growth rate. The major growth drivers include: Energy storage systems in smart grids are now been implemented to improve transmission capacity, which ...


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