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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

  • 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    The world’s electrical grids are largely outdated and inefficient; this inefficiency costs countries billions of dollars.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 ...


  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • Smart Cities and the Energy Cloud

    Navigant Research has published in informative white paper on how smart cities are reshaping the energy landscape. Best of all, it’s free. It notes that the electricity utility model was developed to deliver power to the growing cities of the 20th century. Energy is of even greater importance to cities in the 21st century, but there are new challenges in terms of ensuring the sustainability ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • GE Introduces Smart, Powerful 2.75-120 Wind Turbine

    Next-Generation GE Brilliant Turbine Generates 5 Percent More Annual Energy Production than GE’s 2.5-120 Available with Turbine-Integrated or Centralized Energy Storage for More Predictable Wind Power Various Tower Technologies, Spanning 85-139 Meters, Help Tailor Turbine for Site Conditions ...


    By General Electric

  • 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, ...


  • 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 windows: energy efficiency with a view

    Imagine wrapping a giant pair of Wayfarers or Aviators around your house on a sunny day. Wouldn't that be cool? NREL researchers are trying to do the high-tech equivalent of putting sunglasses on buildings with a new generation of insulated 'dynamic windows' that change color to modulate interior temperatures and lighting. Buildings consume 40 percent of the nearly 100 quadrillion Btus (quads) ...

  • GE and Trilliant Deliver Industry-Leading Smart Grid Solutions as a Service for Public Power Utilities

    Trilliant, a global Smart Grid communications leader,  today announced ahead of the 2013 APPA National Conference & Public Power Expo that the company's award-winning Smart Grid Communications Platform has been chosen by GE (NYSE: GE) to be a part of GE's ...


    By General Electric

  • 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 ...


  • New Ernst & Young LLP Power & Utilities` Advisors to Specialize in Smart Grid and Customer Engagement

    Utilities across the globe are expected to invest as much as $200 billion in smart grid projects by 2015. In response, Ernst & Young LLP announced that two leaders in the utilities industry have joined the firm, bringing extensive experience helping companies improve customer satisfaction and deploy new smart technology. Stephen Thiel has ...

  • Research and Markets: Smart Grid. Technology and Applications

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/htc8sc/smart_grid_techno) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Smart Grid. Technology and Applications" to their offering. This book provides discussion on the fundaments of the Smart Grid ...


  • Utilities blamed for stalling smart grid roll-outs

    Established utility companies are stalling the roll-out of smart grids and meters over concerns that the information available to customers will upset established business models. That was the assessment from management consultant, Marchment Hill Consulting"s Neil Gibbs, speaking in a panel discussion at ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

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