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  • New Study on Graphene-Wrapped Nanocrystals Makes Inroads Toward Next-Gen Fuel Cells

    A powdery mix of metal nanocrystals wrapped in single-layer sheets of carbon atoms, developed at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), shows promise for safely storing hydrogen for use with fuel cells for passenger vehicles and other uses. And now, a new study provides insight into the atomic details of the crystals’ ultrathin coating and how ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Welbeck performed Gas to Grid

    Yesterday evening Project Welbeck Colliery, Meden Vale UK, performed Gas to Grid. DMT-ET Project Manager Harmen Visser: “It went Gas to Grid, just in time. A big thank you all cooperating with our team and special thanks to all team members who made it happen!” A message from our client: “Many thanks to all the people on and off site doing everything thinkable to push ...

  • Europe’s planned ‘Super Grid’

    An electricity super grid is being planned to connect all 28 European Union countries and provide them with insurance against power blackouts. Forty leading organisations from research, industry, utilities and grid operators are combining in a €63 million research program aimed at incorporating all renewable energies into a super grid that can balance intermittent sources of electricity and ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Smart grid to the next level

    Making a smart grid for smart and sustainable energy supply has reached the next level now that for the city of Lelystad a consortium of thirteen partners have agreed to work together. Their ‘Grand Design’ for sustainable energy and infrastructure was created in May this year, and consists of three parts: making (existing) buildings sustainable, use the available biogas in the ...

  • Smartening the Grid - What’s at stake

    When President Obama signed into law the economic stimulus act, he opened the door for a massive infusion of capital to bring new forms of clean energy on line to reduce America’s dependency upon foreign oil, and to deploy technologies that would help reduce overall greenhouse gas emissions. Of all the many initiatives that will be funded, none will have a greater impact in terms of bang for the ...


    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

  • Greening the gas grid – critical issues workshop, renewable biomethane

    The European Commission strategy for energy infrastructure priorities for 2020 and beyond is targeting CNG, LNG and biogas/biomethane to increase European energy diversity and energy security.  The European Commission, in its Communication to the European Parliament, Council, and the Committee of the Regions lays the groundwork for its Energy infrastructure priorities for 2020 and beyond ...


  • Commission proposes EU priority corridors for power grids and gas pipelines

    The European Commission today presented its energy infrastructure priorities for the next two decades, aimed at making networks fit for the 21st century. In the Communication, the Commission defines EU priority corridors for the transport of electricity, gas and oil. This map of priorities will serve as a basis for future permit granting and financing decisions on concrete EU projects. ...


    By Europa Press Room

  • Queen’s Award for Biomethane-to-Grid company

    CNG Services has won the UK Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Innovation. The jury recognised the role CNG has played in getting ‘green gas’ into homes and companies via UK gas networks. To win the award, CNG Services demonstrated how it pioneered biomethane-to-grid technology. The first commercial connection was at Poundbury in 2012 where DMT delivered the Carborex MS 650 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Elster Participates in White House Grid Modernization Event

    Elster (NYSE: ELT) announced that, at the invitation of the White House, it participated in the Obama Administration's Grid Modernization Event, held Monday at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, DC. ...


    By Elster Group

  • U.S. Energy Grid Needs a $15 Billion Overhaul

    A comprehensive report on the vulnerability of the U.S. energy system released by the U.S. Energy Department calls for investments in the electric grid to protect it from extreme weather incidents and physical or cyber-attacks. Containing more than 50 recommendations the report calls for major investments over the next decade to improve ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • National Grid To Invest In Clean Line Energy

    National Grid (LSE: NG; NYSE:NGG) and Clean Line Energy Partners LLC (Clean Line) are pleased to announce that National Grid will make a $40 million equity investment in Clean Line, an emerging leader in the development of long distance, high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission projects to move renewable energy to market. National Grid is one of the largest investor-owned energy companies ...


    By National Grid PLC

  • Itron Expands Smart Grid Capabilities with Choice Collaboration

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) announced today a strategic alliance with Choice, a Brazilian technology company, to integrate and jointly market a non-technical loss (NTL) solution to utilities around the world, with a strong focus in Brazil. The joint solution will help utilities quickly identify areas of non-technical loss in their service territory, delivering a high return on investment. Itron is ...


    By Itron Inc

  • Utilities Partner to Enhance Power Grid Preparedness

    November 2, 2016 -- Southern Company, along with Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company (LG&E and KU), PPL Electric Utilities and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA),have announced a new initiative designed to enhance the resiliency and ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • GE Launches Power Plant with Breakthrough Flexibility and Efficiency to Enable Greater Use of Wind, Solar and Natural Gas on Power Grid

    GE (NYSE: GE), whose technology helps to deliver a quarter of the world’s electricity, today announced a first-of-its-kind power plant engineered to deliver an unprecedented combination of flexibility and efficiency. By rapidly ramping up and down in response to fluctuations in wind and solar power, the technology will enable the integration of more ...


    By General Electric

  • GE’s Gas Engine Technology provides cost-effective, grid-stability solution for Cameroon poultry hatchery

    Sold through Distributor Clarke Energy, GE’s Jenbacher J316 Gas Engine is an Economical Alternative to AGROCAM’s Backup Diesel Generator Solution Provides More Sustainable Supply of Electricity for the Customer and Cameroon AGROCAM, a leading poultry hatchery in the central African region, located in Douala, and a member company of the JS NOUTCHOGOUIN ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Grid 21, Partners Search for Biggest Energy Saver

    Grid 21, a new non-profit organization committed to engaging electricity customers in using a new generation of tools and technologies to better manage their electricity consumption, is partnering with Texas-based utilities Oncor and CenterPoint Energy, as well as San Diego Gas & Electric in California to launch the Biggest Energy Saversm Campaign. In addition to ...


    By General Electric

  • 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

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