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  • Latest Global Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting Market Analysis 2013-2023: Devices, Applications, Opportunities

    Thermoelectric generators are devices which convert temperature differences into electrical energy. The principle phenomenon that underpins thermoelectric energy generation is known as the Seebeck effect: the conversion of a temperature differential into electricity at the junction of two materials. Although thermoelectric phenomena have been used for heating and cooling applications quite ...


  • World Smart Meter Market to 2016

    Globally, smart meters are amongst the fastest growing markets from the last couple of years. The extension of automated meter reading (AMR) is a smart meter; it comprises the whole range of metering devices, software, communication media, and data management systems with two-way communication between the consumers and utilities. It helps to reduce the billing cost and operations cost for the ...


  • New Eaton meters help facility managers, building owners enhance energy efficiency

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton today announced the launch of the Eaton Power Xpert Multi-Point meter, which is engineered to accurately track facility energy use. Designed for use in multi-tenant applications including ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • GB smart meter roll out moves forward

    Smart meters enable meter readings to be taken remotely and together with a display device give householders real time information on their energy use. The new information smart meters provide will help consumers to see what energy they are using and how to save money on their bills. Smart meters will mean the end of estimated bills, no more having to stay in for home readings, quicker and ...


  • Transmission and Distribution SCADA Devices Will Surpass $1.5 Billion in Annual Market Value by 2020, Forecasts Pike Research

    Utilities have a growing interest in smart grid investments that reach beyond meter reading and extend to automation technologies that actively monitor transmission and distribution (T&D) grids and take autonomous action to improve reliability and efficiency. Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) devices, which operate at substations and individual distribution feeders, are key ...


  • Plans to roll out smart meters by 2020 off-track

    Plans to install energy saving smart meters in every UK home and business by 2020 are in danger of veering off-track and could prove to be a costly failure because the project has not been driven forward effectively, the Energy and Climate Change Committee has warned. In a new report the MPs raise concerns about technical, logistical and public communication issues which have resulted in delays ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • Itron and Panasonic Announce Partnership to Address Smart Metering Projects

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) and Panasonic (NYSE: PC) announced today a partnership agreement to design and deliver highly innovative gas smart metering solutions to utilities in Europe. Given the EU target requiring that at least 80% of homes have a smart meter fitted by 2020 and the growing public concern for energy use reduction, the demand for gas smart metering ...


    By Itron Inc

  • Highly intelligent ST98 mass flow meter now available with HART protocol

    The FlexMASSter® ST98 Flow Meter Series from Fluid Components International, with its precision thermal dispersion mass flow sensor and highly intelligent digital electronics, is now compatible with the HART communication protocol for use in large scale process and plant automation systems. HART is a field-proven instrumentation communications protocol that is easy-to-use and provides reliable ...

  • Light S.A. Expands Brazilian Smart Meter Order with Elster to Service a Total of 100,000 Endpoints

     Elster (NYSE: ELT) announced today that Light S.A. (Light), the second largest utility in Brazil, has chosen  Elster's Garnet and Dracon solutions to expand its Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) system to an additional 80,000 metering endpoints in the city of Rio de Janeiro. Since the initial ...


    By Elster Group

  • New study reveals confusing energy landscape for consumers

    Energy providers are falling short of consumer expectations and keeping them in the dark over the benefits of smart meters Ipswich, UK – 23rd September 2011: The UK’s energy providers are falling short in providing energy efficiency initiatives that meet consumer demands and failing to educate on the money-saving benefits of the smart meter rollout, according to a new study from ...


  • IBM Analytics Help Arad Group Manage Big Data for Water Meter Solutions

    As water increasingly becomes one of the world's most precious resources, IBM  (NYSE: IBM) scientists are working with Arad Group, a world leader in reliable water meter systems, to help water companies and utilities around the globe provide more effective and efficient management of ...


    By IBM Corporation

  • Estimating Appliance and Home Electronic Energy Use

    If you're trying to decide whether to invest in a more energy-efficient appliance or you'd like to determine your electricity loads, you may want to estimate appliance energy consumption. Formula for Estimating Energy Consumption Use this formula to estimate an appliance's energy use: (Wattage ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • ECO launches a new service with kWIQly: a remote energy audit of building portfolios

    ECO, a leading provider of high-intensity ultraviolet germicidal solutions for HVAC (Heating, ventilation and air conditioning) will soon offer a new service to its clients: a remote analysis of building energy efficiency all without onsite visits or device installations. All this powered by kWIQly. kWIQly combines energy meter readings with independently sourced weather data, and using ...


    By E-CO

  • CEA Announces New Standard Group for Connected Home and Smart Energy

    The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® announced today that it is forming the R7.8 Working Group 2 to develop a new standard to enable home electronics to communicate energy use data to smart energy management systems and apps. The new standard will be called CE-Energy Usage Information (CE-EUI) and will conform to the North American Energy Standards Board Energy Usage Information (NAESB ...


  • GK Smart Energy Solutions Uses Semitech Power Line Communications to Deliver Industry Leading AMI Systems

    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 ...


  • U.S. Department of Energy Projects Win 31 R&D 100 Awards for 2014

    U.S. Department of Energy researchers have won 31 of the 100 awards given out this year by R&D Magazine for the most outstanding technology developments with promising commercial potential. The R&D 100 awards, sometimes called the “Oscars of Innovation,” are given annually in ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • DOE releases new report on benefits of recovery act for small businesses in clean energy, environmental management sectors

    The Department of Energy has released a new report highlighting the benefits of the Recovery Act to small businesses throughout the clean, renewable energy industry and environmental management sector. The report found that as of early March 2010, small businesses have been selected to receive nearly $5.4 billion in funding across a number of Recovery Act and related programs, including loans, ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Salazar, Chu announce next step in Nation`s March toward renewable energy future

    Today Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announced a comprehensive environmental analysis that has identified proposed 'solar energy zones' on public lands in six western states most suitable for environmentally sound, utility-scale solar energy production. The detailed study, known as the Draft Solar Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement, was compiled ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • World's Largest Intelligent Grid Deployment Reaches New Milestone

    Landis+Gyr, a global leader in transforming the way energy is delivered and managed, announced that the grid modernization project underway at Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) has surpassed 10 million advanced meters and devices installed and communicating on the world's largest IoT utility network. In doing so, this complex project has now reached a breadth and deployment pace which is unparalleled ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • My Switch2 online service puts community heating customers in control

    The easy-to-use My Switch2 online portal provides residents with complete visibility of their account and enables them to make payments online. It is available to both credit billing customers and pay-as you-go customers using Switch2's G6 and Incontro smart meters. Kirsty Lambert, Director of Switch2 Energy, said "The My Switch2 portal  is accessible to all customers. By giving ...


    By Switch2 Energy Limited

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