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California tribe installs renewable energy microgrid

04/24/2015

The Bear River Band’s new microgrid combines wind energy, solar energy, and energy storage 

Mexico’s state utility picks Silver Spring Networks for smart grid project

04/24/2015 The Silver Spring solution will reduce electricity theft for residents and businesses, while Tecnologías EOS will provide remote indoor displays to...

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04/23/2015 Riverside Public Utilities in California recently awarded Ice Energy a five-year contract to provide 5 MW of behind-the-meter thermal energy storag...

Connected electric vehicle systems market set to grow

04/22/2015

Automakers and governments are striving to meet consumer demands for safer cars with lower emissions and energy consumption

VIDEO: White House calls for modernized U.S. electric power grid in review

04/22/2015

The U.S. power grid, while one of the most advanced energy systems in the world, is still in serious need of investment in modernization

Siemens introduces residential electric vehicle charging station

04/22/2015

With this new technology an electric vehicle owner can automatically turn charging on or off, schedule charging when rates are lowest 

Sumitomo to invest in energy storage project

04/21/2015 Sumitomo Corp. will invest in a battery power storage system to provide a stable supply-demand balancing service for the frequency regulation marke...

EYE ON THE GRID BLOG

The challenges and opportunities of Power Africa

Apr 23, 2015

One of the primary proposals coming out of Power Africa is to modernize the power grid throughout the continent, and reasonably so.

What does the Clean Power Plan mean for transmission?

Apr 10, 2015 Generation isn’t the only sector of the industry that’s been impacted by the Clean Power Plan. It also affects transmission owners and operators

Solving the aging workforce dilemma in today’s utility industry

Apr 1, 2015 72 percent of energy employers are having difficulty finding quality candidates to fill their positions, as they grapple with an aging workforce

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Engaging the Small and Mid-sized Business (SMB) Marketplace

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When Grid Optimization is Not Enough: Making Cents of Disruptive Change.

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Avoiding the Pitfalls of Premium Power

Premium power is an increasingly valuable tool for utilities and municipalities, who can charge more for supplying power to customers with critical loads. At the same time, more customers have thei...

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Is Direct View LED Ready?

If you’ve ever been to the Auto Show or taken in a game at a stadium with a video scoreboard, chances are you’ve noticed the brightness and color d...

Cooling System Technology for Cube-Based Display Walls

The cooling system in a cube-based display wall is a critical factor to consider when you're planning which technology would be best for your contr...

Envisioning the Smart Grid of the Future

While it is true that the future is unknowable, it’s a safe guess that the smart grid of tomorrow will be dramatically different than the smart gri...

Managed Services: More Smart Grid Benefits; Less Smart Grid Risk

Planning and deploying smart grid solutions is a challenge under the best of circumstances, and for many, balancing the risk-reward continuum is a ...
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