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  • 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

  • Landis+Gyr Adds Active Voltage Monitoring from the Grid's Edge

    September 20, 2016 -- Landis+Gyr recently announced the addition of real-time voltage monitoring capabilities to its grid analytics suite of products. The new functionality is designed to provide utilities with improved awareness of sudden voltage variances that impact the quality ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Smart grids and renewables to power India`s remote areas

    India has begun setting up computerised ‘smart’ mini—grids powered with renewable energy sources to provide electricity in inaccessible areas. India’s ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) this month (1 July) commissioned the country’s first 'renewable energy-based smart mini-grid system' at Gurgaon, outside New Delhi. The computerised electricity ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Idaho Falls Power Selects Elster for AMI Smart Grid Project

    Elster (NYSE: ELT) announced today that Idaho Falls Power (City of Idaho Falls, Idaho) will deploy the Elster EnergyAxis® Smart Grid solution as a key component of its Advance Metering Infrastructure (AMI) project. The City of Idaho Falls City Council unanimously voted to select Elster to ...


    By Elster Group

  • Semitech Power Line Communications Used in Chinese Smart Grid Meter Deployments

    Semitech Semiconductor, a provider of power line communications solutions that enable the transformation of the electricity grid into a smart grid, today announced that its GS18 power line communications (PLC) semiconductor is now deployed in volume in LangFang Gao Shan smart meters installed on the ...


  • Smart Grid and Energy Storage on Shetland Demonstrates the Power Of Renewable Energy

    The five year long, £18m Shetland-based Northern Isles New Energy Solutions (NINES) project has demonstrated that an islanded electricity distribution system can operate securely with a high penetration of local renewable generation. The project, which was run by Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), trialed domestic demand side management (DSM) and large scale energy storage ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Nokia Modernizes the Smart Grid To Bring Power Distribution Networks Into The IoT Era

    Nokia recently introduced the 7705 SAR-Hm, a purpose-built LTE/3G wireless router aimed at modernizing distribution networks for utilities, but with applications for other high growth vertical markets, like Smart Cities. The newest addition to the Nokia Service Routing portfolio merges IP/MPLS and LTE/3G technologies to provide utilities wireless connectivity for grid devices located ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • 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, ...


  • 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

  • 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

  • LangFang Gao Shan Selects Semitech Power Line Communications to Deliver Leading Smart Grid Systems to China

    Semitech Semiconductor, a provider of power line communications solutions that enable the transformation of the electricity grid into a smart grid, today announced that its GS18 power line communications (PLC) SoC is used in LangFang Gao Shan's smart grid control products deployed onto the China ...


  • Eaton Helps PacifiCorp Reduce Utah Electrical Power Demand and Increase Grid Reliability

    Power management company Eaton today announced its Cooper Power Systems business delivered two-way demand response equipment and software as part of a turnkey project to PacifiCorp, a leading utility in the Western United States. Eaton's technology supports PacifiCorp's Rocky Mountain Power Cool Keeper demand response program, a voluntary initiative that intelligently manages approximately 100 ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • In Complete Charge - skytron`s Plant Controller Integrates PV Power Into the French High-Voltage Grid

      For the first time, in March 2012, the power plant controller skycontrol is installed and commissioned in a photovoltaic installation that feeds directly into France's 63 kV high-voltage grid. Drawing from its solid experience in the control of utility-scale PV plants connected to medium-voltage grids, the Berlin-based company skytron® energy GmbH fine tunes the plant controller of the ...


    By Skytron energy GmbH

  • GE to Accelerate Commercialization of Power Grid Technology by Acquiring FMC-Tech, an ecomagination Challenge Investment

    GE (NYSE: GE) announced today that it intends to acquire Ireland-based FMC-Tech, a leading provider of real-time power line monitoring to accelerate the commercialization of power grid technology. FMC-Tech is one of the dozen investments resulting from GE’s 2010 ecomagination Challenge: Powering the Grid. On July 13, 2010, CEO Jeff Immelt announced GE’s ...


    By General Electric

  • ReportsnReports - Smart Grid Readiness in Power Utilities - Technology Installation Trends and Outlook to 2016

    Smart Grid Readiness in Power Utilities - Technology Installation Trends and Outlook to 2016 GlobalData’s latest research, “Smart Grid Readiness in Power Utilities - Technology Installation Trends and Outlook to 2016” provides an insight into ...


  • Eaton PV inverters make the grid connection

    Developed specifically for use in photovoltaic (PV) renewable energy systems, inverters in the new ISG range from Eaton’s Electrical Sector are now tested and certified as fully compliant with ENA Engineering Recommendation G83/1, and therefore suitable for connection to the UK national grid. The new inverters combine high reliability and maintenance-free operation with compact construction ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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

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