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  • 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 ...


  • Upcoming Events by SGO

    The 4th Annual Demand Response & Distributed Energy Resources World Forum, October 11-12, 2017 in Costa Mesa, CA brings together stakeholders from across the DR / DER industry and internationally to examine the ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Recent Report: Australia - Smart Grids - Key to the transformation of the Electricity Industry

    For decades the electricity market has been a stable and rather boring one. The basic business model remained steady-as-you-go and developments in the market were largely dictated by government policies, which were basically aimed at keeping energy prices down and ensuring the reliability and safety of the network. The privatisation of the industry in some parts of the country during the ...


  • November 2014 PSERC Webinar: Transforming the Grid from the Distribution System Out

    The DOE-funded Power Systems Engineering Research Center (PSERC) is offering a free public webinar presenting the challenges and opportunities associated with dynamic distribution system architecture. This new dynamic distribution system connects central and local electricity generation, storage, microgrids, and loads with a marketplace that enables energy transactions, such as payments passing ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • ARPA-E announces $43 million for transformational energy storage projects to Advance Electric Vehicle and Grid Technologies

    The Department of Energy today announced that 19 transformative new projects will receive a total of $43 million in funding from the Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to leverage the nation’s brightest scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs to develop breakthrough energy storage technologies and support promising small businesses. These projects are ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • GE Unit to Auction Transmission Capacity from Its Linden Variable Frequency Transformer Smart Grid Project

    GE (NYSE: GE) unit GE Energy Financial Services announced today that it will auction 15 megawatts of bi-directional electricity transfer capacity across its Linden, NJ, Variable Frequency Transformer (VFT) smart grid project, which uses GE technology to enable a simple and controlled transmission path between electrical grids. GE Energy Financial Services will hold the auction in April to sell 15 ...


    By General Electric

  • National Grid, Advanced Plasma Power and Progressive Energy announce new project to transform waste into Bio Substitute Natural Gas

    Project will deliver an end-to-end process for converting waste to Bio-SNG, using Gasplasma® technology  The first project that demonstrates the use of waste to produce bio-substitute natural gas (Bio-SNG) has today been announced by National Grid, Advanced Plasma Power and Progressive Energy. The project, which uses waste as a feedstock ...


    By Advanced Plasma Power (APP)

  • 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

  • Ideal Power Converters Transforms PV, Grid-Storage, EV Fast Charging Markets With Disruptive Universal Power Converter Platform(TM)

    Ideal Power Converters (IPC), a developer of disruptive power converter technologies, has been selected to speak at Intersolar North America 2012 in the ...


  • ABB and Microsoft Partner To Drive Digital Industrial Transformation

    ABB and Microsoft Corp. recently announced a strategic partnership to help industrial customers create new value with digital solutions. Customers will benefit from the combination of the Microsoft Azure intelligent cloud and ABB's domain knowledge and extensive portfolio of industrial solutions. The two partners are focused on empowering digital transformation in customer segments such as ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • GE introduces startup current to transform energy sector

    First Integrated System Across Commercial, Industrial, Municipal and Utility Customers; Customers Walgreens, Simon Property Group, Hilton Worldwide, JPMorgan Chase, Hospital Corporation of America, Intel and Trane Look to Save 10-20% on Energy Costs GE (NYSE: GE) announced Current, powered by GE, a first-of-its kind energy company that integrates GE’s LED, Solar, Energy ...


    By General Electric

  • CCC welcomes Government’s commitment to transform the power market

    The Committee on Climate Change today welcomed the Coalition Government’s announcement of radical reforms to the power market that will assist the UK in meeting carbon budgets. The reforms proposed include the introduction of a floor on the price of carbon and the use of long-term contracts to encourage investment in clean energy. David Kennedy, Chief Executive of the Committee on Climate ...

  • Smart grid cyber security market

    As governments and utilities invest in smart grid deployments, the need for robust security measures has become increasingly apparent. Reports that would-be saboteurs have attempted to disrupt the security of the electrical power supply in the United States have added to the urgency for cyber security for the emerging smart grid. Among other motivators, one key condition for smart grid funding ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Smart Grid Equipment Industry in China

    ReportsnReports.com adds "China Smart Grid Equipment Industry Report, 2012-2013" new market research report to its store. According to the investment program of the 12th Five –Year Plan for Grid Intelligence Construction of State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC), segments of communication information, electricity consumption and substation hold the largest portions of investments, ...


  • 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

  • Smart grids to lead energy efficiency and renewable revolution

    The Rudd Government today officially invited industry bids to transform Australia's energy grid through the Smart Grid, Smart City initiative. The $100 million initiative will see Government and energy and communications sectors working in partnership to deploy Australia's first commercial-scale smart grid, with the potential to reduce home energy bills, cut carbon pollution and help in the fight ...


    By Australian Government

  • New Smart Transformer Helps Commercial Buildings Cut Energy Use

    (Burnaby, British Columbia) April 7, 2010 — With a decade of research and development, Legend Power’s new smart transformer helps commercial buildings, big box retailers and other large facilities save 5-7% in electricity bills, energy consumption (kWh) and peak demand (kW). This smart grid device, called the Electrical Harmonizer-AVR, is a high efficiency auto-transformer with an ...


    By Legend Power Systems Inc.

  • 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

  • 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

  • Bold, transformational energy research projects win US$151m in funding

    The Department of Energy today announced major funding for 37 ambitious research projects – including some that could allow intermittent energy sources like wind and solar to provide a steady flow of power, or use bacteria to produce automotive fuel from sunlight, water and carbon dioxide. The $151 million in funding is being awarded through the Department’s recently-formed Advanced Research ...


    By US Department of Energy

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