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  • Chinese Transformer Market and Smart Grid Market

    This study offers an in-depth analysis of the Chinese grid systems from the transformer market and smart grid market perspective. The traditional market is represented by the transformer market. This traditional market is estimated to keep growing stimulated by the emerging smart grid market for the next five years. The smart grid market comprises three segments: power transmission, distribution ...


  • Update to Large Power Transformers and the U.S. Electric Grid Report Now Available

    The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability has released an update to its 2012 Large Power Transformers and the U.S. Electric Grid report. The new report includes updated information about global electrical steel supply conditions and discusses the increased domestic production of large power transformers resulting from four new or expanded ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • November 2014 PSERC Webinar: Transforming the Grid from the Distribution System Out

    The DOE-funded Power Systems Engineering Research Center (PSERC) is offering a free public webinar presenting the challenges and opportunities associated with dynamic distribution system architecture. This new dynamic distribution system connects central and local electricity generation, storage, microgrids, and loads with a marketplace that enables energy transactions, such as payments passing ...


    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 ...


  • GE Strategic Transformation Accelerating

    GE [NYSE:GE] was informed today that the European Commission (EC) has approved the proposed Alstom power and grid deal and that the Department of Justice has also filed a proposed consent decree that would permit the acquisition to close. These clearances pave the way for GE to complete the transaction as early as possible in the fourth quarter. "Today's decisions by the European ...


    By General Electric

  • National Grid, Advanced Plasma Power and Progressive Energy announce new project to transform waste into Bio Substitute Natural Gas

    Project will deliver an end-to-end process for converting waste to Bio-SNG, using Gasplasma® technology  The first project that demonstrates the use of waste to produce bio-substitute natural gas (Bio-SNG) has today been announced by National Grid, Advanced Plasma Power and Progressive Energy. The project, which uses waste as a feedstock ...


    By Advanced Plasma Power (APP)

  • GE Unit to Auction Transmission Capacity from Its Linden Variable Frequency Transformer Smart Grid Project

    GE (NYSE: GE) unit GE Energy Financial Services announced today that it will auction 15 megawatts of bi-directional electricity transfer capacity across its Linden, NJ, Variable Frequency Transformer (VFT) smart grid project, which uses GE technology to enable a simple and controlled transmission path between electrical grids. GE Energy Financial Services will hold the auction in April to sell 15 ...


    By General Electric

  • ARPA-E announces $43 million for transformational energy storage projects to Advance Electric Vehicle and Grid Technologies

    The Department of Energy today announced that 19 transformative new projects will receive a total of $43 million in funding from the Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to leverage the nation’s brightest scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs to develop breakthrough energy storage technologies and support promising small businesses. These projects are ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Coalition announces transformation of power market

    Four reforms to provide long-term certainty for electricity investors New market to have built-in level playing field for low carbon Rules for existing investments protected Long term impact on household electricity bills lower than under current market Reforms aimed at moving the UK to the front of the global race for electricity investment, driving the growth ...

  • 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

  • U.S. Solar Financing on the Brink of Transformation

    Financing of US solar projects is in the midst of a transformation, with new business models, new investors, and new financing vehicles gaining sway, according to new research by specialist research firm Bloomberg New Energy Finance commissioned by Reznick Group. US solar projects have historically been bankrolled by some combination of energy sector players, banks, and the federal government, ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Ideal Power Converters Transforms PV, Grid-Storage, EV Fast Charging Markets With Disruptive Universal Power Converter Platform(TM)

    Ideal Power Converters (IPC), a developer of disruptive power converter technologies, has been selected to speak at Intersolar North America 2012 in the ...


    By Marketwire

  • ABB and Microsoft Partner To Drive Digital Industrial Transformation

    ABB and Microsoft Corp. recently announced a strategic partnership to help industrial customers create new value with digital solutions. Customers will benefit from the combination of the Microsoft Azure intelligent cloud and ABB's domain knowledge and extensive portfolio of industrial solutions. The two partners are focused on empowering digital transformation in customer segments such as ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • ABB supplies large ultrahigh voltage transformers in US

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has successfully tested and delivered three 750 MVA (765/500/13.8 kV), single phase auto-transformers designed and built for the US based electric utility, Allegheny Energy. The transformers together weigh over 750 tonnes and each has enough capacity to power 250 electric locomotives. They are unique in their class given the combination of ...


    By ABB

  • Defining innovation: how Whirlpool transformed an industry

    Environmental issues and the pressures for companies to “go green” are among the biggest facing businesses across the globe currently. For Whirlpool Corporation, this commitment is being matched by a push to ensure that every single electronic product in the company is smart grid compatible by 2015. Behind this push is ...


    By GDS International

  • 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, ...


  • National Grid Selects Itron and Cisco’s Smart Grid Solution for Pilot Program

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) announced today that National Grid, a supplier of electricity to approximately 3.4 million customers in the Northeast, has selected Itron’s smart grid solution which uses Cisco’s multi-application communications network for the utility’s 10,000 meter Smart Grid Pilot Program in Worcester, Mass. This project adds to the ...


    By Itron Inc

  • GE introduces startup current to transform energy sector

    First Integrated System Across Commercial, Industrial, Municipal and Utility Customers; Customers Walgreens, Simon Property Group, Hilton Worldwide, JPMorgan Chase, Hospital Corporation of America, Intel and Trane Look to Save 10-20% on Energy Costs GE (NYSE: GE) announced Current, powered by GE, a first-of-its kind energy company that integrates GE’s LED, Solar, Energy ...


    By General Electric

  • Smart grid cyber security market

    As governments and utilities invest in smart grid deployments, the need for robust security measures has become increasingly apparent. Reports that would-be saboteurs have attempted to disrupt the security of the electrical power supply in the United States have added to the urgency for cyber security for the emerging smart grid. Among other motivators, one key condition for smart grid funding ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Building a continental renewable super grid

    As the planet warms and the economy cools, renewable resources are emerging as a realistic means to solve both problems in a timely fashion. Advocates of renewable energy want trillions of dollars spent in the coming decades on a continental-scale smart grid that will slash global greenhouse gas emissions and turn society toward a prosperous and ecological future. How can we build such a grid? ...


    By Global Policy Innovations

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