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Wind turbine controlling of the future

by G. Lufft Mess- und Regeltechnik GmbH  (May 12, 2016)

Higher, more robust, more reliable: Parallel to the growing requirements for wind turbines, the requirements for monitoring sensors grow as well. But how can wind sensor manufacturers fulfil these wishes? And how should a future wind sensors look like? After analysing the current conditions and trends on the wind energy market, our CEO Klaus ...

Sunny Boy Storage is affordable and also flexible applicable

by SMA Solar Technology AG  (Apr. 25, 2016)

Independent and affordable electricity supply for your home – until now that was not feasible from a technical perspective. But that’s exactly what the new SMA battery inverter Sunny Boy Storage offers. In March, the inverter has been honored with the Innovation Prize at the PV symposium Bad Staffelstein. Volker ...

Con Edison to pilot $15M virtual power plant project

by FC Business Intelligence  (May 12, 2016)

New York utility Consolidated Edison (Con Edison) plans to launch a pilot virtual power plant (VPP) project in June to test out the business case for integrating aggregated fleets of residential solar-plus-storage systems into the grid, Jamie Brennan, director of demonstration projects at Con Edison, told Energy Storage Update. The project will ...

Smartest smart meter: The gasoline pump?

by Energy Efficiency Markets  (Mar. 18, 2010)

Americans do many things well. These things do not include sacrifice of creature comforts. So it came as a surprise to see US Rep. Brian Baird (D-Wash) suggest we can avert 20% of our energy use if we take short “military showers” over 20 weeks.  Who the heck is going to do that? We already know from Jimmy Carter-era energy policies that ...

Is the United Kingdom Ready for Smart Metering?

by Severn Trent Services, Inc  (Jan. 1, 2006)

Every time Britain has a dry summer, public interest in water metering increases until it rains in August. Then, metering once again becomes an afterthought. However, the lobby to have better control of water demand is strengthening, reinforced by Article 9 of the European Water Framework Directive which requires Member States to develop ...

New Energy Smart Meter Rules Approved

by ENMAT Monitoring and Targeting - Envantage Ltd  (May 17, 2013)

Ofgem has approved new industry rules designed to “protect and empower” domestic and business energy consumers. The code, ...

Smart meters: Truly a cure for energy blindness?

by Energy Efficiency Markets  (Jul. 1, 2010)

And now for a dose of reality.   No doubt smart meters are a good thing, but even their most ardent fans must admit that a degree of hoopla surrounds these little digital boxes. We hear that if consumers can just see how much power they use in real time, and what it costs, our energy woes will be no more.   Smart meters will even ...

UK Government publishes Smart Meter Implementation Programme Prospectus

by Vital Efficienci Ltd.  (Aug. 2, 2010)

UK Government publishes Smart Meter Implementation Programme Prospectus, reports ...

Why we need to get enthusiastic about smart energy meters

by Business  (Mar. 13, 2015)

The national rollout of smart energy meter systems will give power back to consumers while helping to create a sustainable energy future - but only if the technology is adopted enthusiastically. Paul Rafis explains why we need to promote a culture of proactivity to make the smart meter project successful.   The fight for energy ...

Integrating information security requirements in critical infrastructures: smart metering case

by Inderscience Publishers  (Jan. 21, 2010)

In recent years, critical infrastructures have witnessed rapid developments in the way their services are being implemented and delivered to consumers; this was instigated by the adaptation of the latest technologies in Information Technology (IT). Despite the evident advantages of such transformation, this lead to the emergence of new challenges ...

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