grid integration News

  • Energy Department Releases Grid Energy Storage Report

    As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to a cleaner, more secure energy future, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz  released the Energy Department’s Grid Energy Storage report to the members of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. The report was commissioned at the request of Senator Ron Wyden, Committee Chairman. The report identifies the benefits of grid ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Great Britain’s smart grid to revolutionise energy sector

    The Smart Grid Forum’s Vision and Routemap sets out how smart technologies will deliver cost-saving efficiencies, give consumers greater control over their energy use, support jobs and growth, increase energy security and enable integration of low carbon technologies. The Smart Grid Forum has previously shown how combining smart grid and conventional technologies have the potential to ...

  • 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 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

  • First Tesla Grid-Scale Powerpacks Installed in Europe

    Camborne Energy Storage, a UK-based developer of large-scale energy storage projects, has announced it is installing the first grid-scale Tesla Powerpacks in Europe. With the recent arrival of the batteries to a site in Somerset, Camborne is co-locating them with a ground mounted solar PV site. The combined solar and battery ...


    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

  • Victron Energy Helps Customers to be Less Grid Dependen

    Victron Energy, a leading Dutch power solutions provider, is introducing and showcasing five new products at Intersolar. All products are particularly suited for off-grid, energy storage and back-up. The products on show include: EasySolar, an integrated smart total power solution, new BlueSolar models, the latest ultrafast MPPT charge controllers, ECOmulti, a simple wall mounted energy storage ...


    By Victron Energy B.V.

  • INL and NREL Demonstrate Power Grid Simulation at a Distance

    The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Idaho National Laboratory (INL) have successfully demonstrated the capability to connect grid simulations at their two labs for real time interaction via the Internet. This new inter-lab capability enables the modeling of power grids in greater detail by allowing software and equipment anywhere in the world to establish a ...

  • 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

  • Pike Research Launches Smart Grid IT Advisory Service

    Today Pike Research announced the launch of its new Smart Grid IT Advisory Service, a subscription-based information tool that provides market intelligence and strategy insights ...


  • BigBelly Solar Unveils Smart Grid for Waste & RecyclingTM

    BigBelly Solar today announced the launch of its next-generation intelligent waste & recycling collection system, the Smart Grid for Waste & RecyclingTM. The system features new and expanded capabilities at each layer: From any web browser, a new management console provides unprecedented visibility and ...


    By Bigbelly Solar Inc.

  • Conference to Examine Latest Advances in Grid Modernization

    Building on the success of the 2016 edition, the 2nd Annual Grid Modernization Forum, April 3-5, 2017 in Chicago, closely examines lessons learned to date by industry leaders pushing the frontiers of grid modernization and reliability. Key technology innovators and executives will gather to share perspectives on how best to leverage AMI investment, engage the customer, and take the ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • 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

  • Danish Smart Grid Innovation Connects with Silicon Valley

    Denmark, with nearly twice the variable energy on the grid than any other country, has developed the prototype for a flexible, intelligent electricity system. Behind this transformation are Danish technology companies, investors, system integrators, utilities, and researchers. Meet these innovators and their US counterparts at the Smart Grid Applied Conference ...


  • 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

  • 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

  • Gamesa Finalizes Development Of Off-grid System Prototype

    November 10, 2016 -- Gamesa has achieved a new milestone in the development of its off-grid technology with the installation and start-up of a lithium battery for energy storage at the company's prototype in La Muela (Aragon). Gamesa's ...


    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

  • Berkeley Lab Aims to Strengthen the Cybersecurity of the Grid

    As the U.S. electricity grid continues to modernize, it will mean things like better reliability and resilience, lower environmental impacts, greater integration of renewable energy, as well as new computing and communications technologies to monitor and manage the increasing number of devices that connect to the grid. However, that enhanced connectivity for grid operators and consumers also ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

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