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  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • President Obama announces US$3.4bn to spur smart electric grids

    President Obama announced the largest single electric grid modernization investment in U.S. history on October 27, with DOE tapping $3.4 billion in American Reinvestment and Recovery Act funds for 100 projects. The funds will be matched by $4.7 billion in private investments. According to the president, the smart grid projects will help build a 'clean energy superhighway,' with a goal of ...

  • Secretary Chu announces two million smart grid meters installed nationwide

    At an event today at Battelle headquarters in Columbus, Ohio, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced that two million smart grid meters have been installed acrosss the country, helping to reduce energy costs for families and businesses. As a result of funding from the Recovery Act, smart grid technology is speeding the modernization of the nation's electrical grid, helping to reduce the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • 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 ...


  • eMotorWerks and Nayax Partner to Deliver Smart-Grid Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

    Recognizing the need for affordable, smart-grid enabled charging options with flexible payment methods for EV charging, eMotorWerks has teamed with EV Meter, a subsidiary of Nayax, for the development of ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Favorable Attitudes Toward Smart Grid and Smart Meter Technology Increased in 2012, According to Navigant Research Survey

    As rollouts of smart grid systems and smart meters have accelerated in the United States, utilities have struggled to effectively communicate the benefits of these technologies for consumers. Convincing end-users to embrace this technology, by communicating the possibilities for greater energy management and conservation it enables, is critical to the long-term success of utility smart grid ...

  • 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 ...


  • The Smart Grid at GLOBE 2012

    "Smart grid" technology will deliver more efficient and reliable power, although some consumers face rising costs to replace aging electric grid infrastructure, industry experts told the GLOBE 2012 business and environment conference. A "small minority" of consumers also still have concerns about privacy issues and potential health impacts of smart grid technology, they told a GLOBE ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Smart Grid Consumer Survey

     Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Smart Grid Consumer Survey  ...


    By ReportLinker

  • 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

  • Telvent Recognized for Smart Grid Success

    Telvent GIT, S.A., a leading real-time IT solutions and information provider for a sustainable world, announced today that it received the Smart Metering Service Provider Award at the Smart Metering UK & Europe Summit 2012. The award recognizes Telvent's substantial contributions to utility providers, benefitting both the utilities and their customers. The award also acknowledges Telvent's ...


  • Smart Grid Technologies Continue to Spread

    New Worldwatch Institute report examines global investments and installation of smart grid technologiesWashington, D.C.—Driven by increasing shares of renewable energy in the electricity generation mix and by the need to update aging grid infrastructure, global investment in “smart grid” technologies rose 7 percent in ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • 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 Power System Evolution - Major Markets for Smart Grid

    The world’s electrical grids are largely outdated and inefficient; this inefficiency costs countries billions of dollars. In more mature smart grid markets in Europe and North America, utilities are starting to shift focus away from the deployment of hardware and into software that helps energy consumers use less energy, such as web portals and apps connected to the smart meter. Features ...


  • Honeywell to Deploy Two Smart Grid Projects for CFE, Mexico`s State-Owned Electric Utility

    Honeywell has been awarded two new regional smart grid projects in Mexico by a consortium appointed by the country's federal electricity company, Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE), to manage its smart grid initiatives. Honeywell's Smart Energy business, a global provider of electricity and gas meters, and data analytics solutions, will deploy more than 200,000 smart electricity meters ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Electricity Utilities across EMEA not Realising the Full Potential of the Smart Grid during Deployment

    Electricity firms across the region press ahead with Smart Grid plans, but are not taking full advantage of the unprecedented opportunities presented by intelligent networksLondon, UK. – November 3, 2010 News FactsUtilities are making progress towards the implementation of Smart Grid infrastructures, but will be unable to reap the full benefits of the technology because they are not ...


  • Administrator Jackson visits Raleigh, announces $200 million investment to develop smart electric grid in Carolinas, Florida

    U.S. EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson visited Raleigh today to announce a $200 million grant for a smarter, stronger and more efficient electric system in North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida. The funding, announced at a press conference with Lieutenant Governor Walter Dalton and Raleigh Mayor Charles Meeker, is part of President Barack Obama’s announcement yesterday of the largest single ...

  • Enel S.p.A. and Dubai Electricity and Water Authority Sign MOU on Smart Grids and Network Digitization

    Enel S.p.A. and Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), Dubai's public service infrastructure company, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation in smart grids and network digitization. The agreement was signed in Dubai by Livio Gallo, Enel's Head of Global Infrastructure and Networks, and HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of DEWA. Livio Gallo, Enel's Head of ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • The Impact of the Smart Grid on Connected Homes

    The smart grid promises to interconnect the reviving North American building market, beginning in the commercial building sector as government mandates drive energy efficiency standards.  However, this trend is reaching the residential market following the introduction of smart meters and other technologies that provide better communication between the utility and end-user.  Despite the ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

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