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  • 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 ...


  • Landis+Gyr`s Smart Meters to Power Ambitious Project in Spain

    Spanish energy company Iberdrola has signed an order for the supply of more than 700,000 smart meters from Landis+Gyr, which was also chosen to provide a total of 1.5 million devices over the past six years. The newly ordered smart meters are of the latest generation and will be installed within the scope of the final phase of the STAR mass rollout, starting in 2017. By December 2018, IBERDROLA ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • New WattNode BACnet From Continental Control Systems Extends Electric Power Metering Offerings

    Continental Control Systems today announced that with its new WattNode® BACnet® meter (MS/TP), the company now offers cost-effective energy and power metering for all of the major building automation communications protocols. The new BACnet WattNode meter complements the company's Modbus® and LonWorks® meters, enabling almost any building automation system seamless accessibility to electrical ...


  • Ballard Power on the move

    Ballard Power Systems  has announced a sales order for five FCvelocity(TM)-HD6 power modules from Advanced Public Transportation Systems bv (APTS), a specialty bus OEM in The Netherlands, part of the VDL Group. The 150-kilowatt power modules will be installed and integrated by Vossloh-Kiepe with hybrid electric drive systems in 18-meter (60-foot) articulated Phileas buses manufactured by ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • As India Recovers From the Largest Blackout In History, New Focus is Brought to the Potential of the Smart Grid to Help Meter, Forecast, and Control Power Demand and Distribution

    Last week, northern India experienced two tremendous power outages, including one of the most widespread in history, with more than 620 million people losing power for several hours or more. While it will still be weeks or months before the whole story is told, an overstressed, outdated, fragile power grid is being described as an ...

  • June 25 Webinar to Explore Net Metering

    Webinar Sponsor: DOE Office of Indian Energy The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy, the DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's Tribal Energy Program, and the Western Area Power Administration (Western) will present the next Tribal Renewable Energy Series webinar, Net Metering, on ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Net Metering 2.0- The Value of Solar Tariff

    Finally, a utility-connected solar program that works for everyone. With the price of solar down 80% and new data ...


    By SolPowerPeople, Inc

  • Electricity Meters (Smart Meters) Market For Residential, Commercial And Industrial Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share And Growth

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report" Electricity Meters (Smart Meters) Market For Residential, Commercial And Industrial Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2012 - 2018" to its huge collection of research reports. Favorable regulatory conditions are expected to aid in increasing smart meter rollouts over the next few years. Initiatives ...


  • Innovative Wave Power Device Starts Producing Clean Power in Hawaii

    With support from the Energy Department and the U.S. Navy, a prototype wave energy device has advanced successfully from initial concept to grid-connected, open-sea pilot testing. The device, called Azura, was recently launched and installed in a 30-meter test berth at the Navy’s Wave Energy Test Site (WETS) in Kaneohe Bay, on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. This pilot testing is now ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Dominion Virginia Power Proposes New Rate to Encourage Solar Power in The Commonwealth

     Dominion Virginia Power took a second step today to add more of the sun's energy to its electricity grid by proposing a new rate that includes a premium to encourage customers to install solar panels and sell the electricity to the company. In a filing with the Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC), the company is seeking permission to buy solar-generated electricity from residential ...


    By Dominion

  • Canadian solar helping to power France

    c one of the world's largest solar companies, has supplied 8 MW of solar modules to a solar power plant constructed by EOSOL Energies and the Caisse des depots et consignations in Villeneuve de Marsan, Aquitaine, France. The new solar power plant, inaugurated on April 18th is expected to provide the equivalent, in terms of production capacity, to the average annual electricity consumption of ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Nuclear Power Crane-Weihua Cranes

         April 16 10 am, Weihua Cranes design and ...

  • XZERES Acquires Rochester Power Saver, Inc., a Profitable Power Management and Power Efficiency Products Company

    XZERES Wind Corporation (OTCBB: XWND), designer, developer and producer of distributed generation, wind power systems for the small wind market (2.5kW-100kW), today announced the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Rochester Power Saver Inc. This acquisition, in the form of an asset purchase, expands XZERES' product offering beyond small wind power generation into the realm of power ...


    By XZERES Wind

  • Study Finds Net Metering Imposes Significant Costs on Non-Solar Customers

    The Electric Markets Research Foundation has released a white paper that says preliminary research reveals the value of solar diminishes as more rooftop solar is added to the grid and the costs of net metering to customers without rooftop solar become so ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Aclara to Acquire a Majority Interest in General Electric Philippines Meter & Instrument Company

    Aclara has acquired GE's majority equity position in General Electric Philippines Meter & Instrument Co., Inc. (GEPMICI), the market leader for electric meters in the Philippines. GEPMICI is a joint venture between GE and Manila Electric Company (Meralco), the largest electric distribution company in the Philippines. As a result of the acquisition, Aclara will own a majority ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Cars powered by E.ON electricity protect climate

    'Today, the question is no longer if but when we will be driving electric cars', Wulf H. Bernotat said this week at the national strategy conference on electric mobility in Berlin. The E.ON CEO underlined the advantages of electric vehicles: 'We can use these cars to save energy, reduce our dependence on oil imports and substantially cut carbon emissions in the transport sector. Cars powered by ...


    By E.ON AG

  • Smart Electricity Meters: Europe Emerges as Key Regional Market

    Regulation-fueled rollouts of smart electricity meters are driven by the potential to reduce non-technical losses for electricity utilities, improve billing accuracy, and effectively integrate renewable energy with smart meters. With these rollouts, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) are emerging as key regional smart electricity meter markets ahead of North America, while Asia-Pacific ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • NREL Tool Finds Effective Behind-the-Meter Energy Storage Configurations

    The Energy Department's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has used the Battery Lifetime Analysis and Simulation Tool (BLAST) to confirm that energy storage for demand-charge management can deliver attractive economic benefits. The ...

  • New solar tracking controller for more power

    Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) troughs, towers, and Stirling engines can now create more power due to P4Q Electronics’ new Suntrack 32H solar tracking controller. CSP devices depend upon the accuracy of a controller in order to keep the sun on their pipes that create steam to move turbines. The Suntrack 32H follows the sun using the most accurate algorithm available. “There are close ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Good winds boost wind power in Brazil

    The wind market is reaching high levels in global investments in power, and currently is the component of the energy mix that is growing faster. Recently, GWEC – the global wind power council – released the statistics related to the 2013 market, which presented a cumulative capacity of 318,137 MW, which represents an increase of nearly 200,000 MW in the past five years. In Brazil, the ...


    By Alstom

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