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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 ...


  • 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

  • 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)

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • Independent Power Grid as a Milestone for an Energy Transition Project

    For the first time, a portion of the low-voltage network has been decoupled from the main power grid. In the community of Wildpoldsried in the Allgäu region of Germany it was possible to provide uninterrupted and stable operation of the island grid. Siemens and its project partners implemented a regional, self-contained and intelligent power distribution grid there, a microgrid. As the share ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • The international launch of The Power of Transformation Wind, Sun and the Economics of Flexible Power Systems on 26 February

    Press webinar on Wednesday 26 February 2014; 15:00 - 16:00 Paris time Maria van der Hoeven Executive Director, International Energy Agency (IEA) Paolo Frankl Head of the Renewable Energy Division Simon Müller Energy analyst in the Renewable Energy Division Wind power and solar photovoltaics (PV) are crucial to meeting future energy needs while ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • New Battery Design Could Help Solar and Wind Power the Grid

    Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University have designed a low-cost, long-life “flow” battery that could enable solar and wind energy to become major suppliers to the electrical grid. The research, led by Yi Cui, a Stanford associate professor and member of the Stanford Institute for Materials and Energy ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • 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 ...


  • GE announces $200 million fund to accelerate power grid technology

    GE announced today a $200 million open innovation challenge that seeks breakthrough ideas to create a smarter, cleaner, more efficient electric grid, and accelerate the adoption of more efficient grid technologies. GE Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt unveiled the challenge, the "GE ecomagination Challenge: Powering the Grid," here today. The global challenge invites technologists, entrepreneurs and ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • NREL releases report on testing electric vehicles to optimize their performance with power grids

    Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have released a technical report that could help improve the performance of electric vehicles (EVs) and the efficiency of the electric utility grids that power them. The report documents a series of test procedures designed to enable engineers, designers and utilities to evaluate the performance of ...

  • Eaton collaborates with Portland General Electric to power smart grid demonstration project

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton worked with Portland General Electric (PGE) to develop an energy storage system and customized solutions for the new Salem Smart Power Center, a five-megawatt (MW) energy storage facility unveiled today in Salem, Ore. The 8,000-square-foot fully functional smart grid site will allow PGE to demonstrate how the integration of renewable energy sources, ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • 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

  • 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, ...


  • Building a continental renewable super grid

    As the planet warms and the economy cools, renewable resources are emerging as a realistic means to solve both problems in a timely fashion. Advocates of renewable energy want trillions of dollars spent in the coming decades on a continental-scale smart grid that will slash global greenhouse gas emissions and turn society toward a prosperous and ecological future. How can we build such a grid? ...


    By Global Policy Innovations

  • 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

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