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  • Intelligent grid for Australia’s future power supply

    The Intelligent Grid Cluster – officially launched in Sydney by Senator Kim Carr, Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research - is a major collaborative research venture between the CSIRO and the university sector under the CSIRO Energy Transformed Flagship. The Federal Government, through CSIRO and the Flagship Collaboration Fund, has contributed more than A$3 million to the ...

  • Off-Grid Power for Remote Sensing Applications - Renewable and Alternative Energy Sources for Remote Sensing, Monitoring, LIDAR, and SCADA Installations

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Off-Grid Power ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Smartening the Grid - What’s at stake

    When President Obama signed into law the economic stimulus act, he opened the door for a massive infusion of capital to bring new forms of clean energy on line to reduce America’s dependency upon foreign oil, and to deploy technologies that would help reduce overall greenhouse gas emissions. Of all the many initiatives that will be funded, none will have a greater impact in terms of bang for the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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

  • New York Completes Smart Grid Project to Build a More Reliable, Resilient Power Grid

    As part of the Obama Administration’s broader efforts to strengthen critical energy infrastructure and build a stronger, more reliable power grid, the Energy Department today recognized the completion of New York Independent System Operator’s (NYISO) smart grid and control center project in Rensselaer, New York. Today, Assistant Secretary for Electricity Delivery and Energy ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Landis+Gyr Adds Active Voltage Monitoring from the Grid's Edge

    September 20, 2016 -- Landis+Gyr recently announced the addition of real-time voltage monitoring capabilities to its grid analytics suite of products. The new functionality is designed to provide utilities with improved awareness of sudden voltage variances that impact the quality ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • 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

  • Helix Wind, Corp. to Release 2nd Generation Smart Grid Monitoring System

    ENHANCED INTEGRATED WEB-BASED SOFTWARE AND IMPROVED HARDWARE POWAY, Calif. - Helix Wind, Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: HLXW) announces today the release of its next generation Wind Turbine Monitoring System (WTMS). Helix Wind has significantly improved its smart grid technology, which monitors performance and uptime of Helix Wind Savonius turbines and connected power ...


  • 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 ...


  • Smart grids and renewables to power India`s remote areas

    India has begun setting up computerised ‘smart’ mini—grids powered with renewable energy sources to provide electricity in inaccessible areas. India’s ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) this month (1 July) commissioned the country’s first 'renewable energy-based smart mini-grid system' at Gurgaon, outside New Delhi. The computerised electricity ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Smart Grid and Energy Storage on Shetland Demonstrates the Power Of Renewable Energy

    The five year long, £18m Shetland-based Northern Isles New Energy Solutions (NINES) project has demonstrated that an islanded electricity distribution system can operate securely with a high penetration of local renewable generation. The project, which was run by Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), trialed domestic demand side management (DSM) and large scale energy storage ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Guam Power Authority Selects Landis+Gyr for Advanced Grid Analytics Solution

    Landis+Gyr has been selected by Guam Power Authority (GPA) for a suite of advanced grid analytics solutions to support a range of utility objectives related to loss reduction, improving asset life and distribution system reliability and efficiency.  Landis+Gyr is providing its advanced grid analytics platform and full suite of applications along with professional ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • AEP affiliate to expand West Virginia grid

    Parts of West Virginia will see new power lines and substations under a $75 million grid expansion project. The Clendenin-Walton Area Improvements Project includes about 25 miles of new transmission line, three new substations, and upgrades to other transmission facilities. The project, expected to start in 2017 and be completed by mid-2019, will improve local reliability in Kanawha and Roane ...

  • New England Power Grid Strengthened Through Heatwave by Ability to Dispatch Load in Smaller Zones

    On seven different days during the months of June and July, CRS customers throughout the New England six-state region alone used CRS’s iEMS system to dispatch and manage more than 300 megawatts of demand response capacity in nineteen different targeted dispatch zones. CRS customers using the iEMS ...


  • Off-Grid Remote Sensing Power Systems Revenue Will Reach $1.5 Billion Annually by 2020, Forecasts Navigant Research

    Remote sensing systems, often powered by fuel cells, represent a sleeper market for small and low-wattage renewable and alternative energy systems. Such systems are used in many applications, including wind power stations, earthquake and tsunami monitoring sites, and weather stations, but their primary end-use is in the oil and gas industry. According to a recent report from ...

  • SMA America Partners with Sacramento State University and IEEE to Discuss Grid-Tied Solar Power

    Sacramento State University, in conjunction with the IEEE Sacramento Valley Section and the SMA Solar Academy, recently held an educational seminar for engineering students and business professionals on the university campus.The event was hosted by the California Smart Grid Center in the College of Engineering and Computer Science at Sacramento State and featured a one day training course and ...


    By SMA America, LLC

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