Smart Grid


Energy analytics firm Bidgely helps PG&E customers save

03/25/2015 PG&E enrolled nearly 850 of its customers to use Bidgely’s HomeBeat service from August through December 2014 as part of a pilot project  

VIDEO: SunEdison buys 1,000 energy storage systems from Imergy

03/25/2015 The vanadium flow batteries will be used to store solar-generated electricity for SunEdison's rural electrification and solar power microgrid proje...

Prepaid electric meters market set for expansion

03/25/2015 The market for prepaid electric metering is steadily gaining ground, due to the spread of smart metering technology and growing acceptance of the i...

VIDEO: GE unit to auction transmission capacity from its smart grid project

03/25/2015 General Electric unit GE Energy Financial Services announced today that it will auction 315 MW of bi-directional electricity transfer capacity acro...

Samsung SDI, ABB form energy storage, microgrid alliance

03/25/2015 The two companies will establish a global commercial alliance to develop and market modular and scalable microgrid solutions, using lithium-ion bat...

Leviton launches workplace electric vehicle charging pedestals

03/23/2015 The pedestal system integrates Leviton’s Evr-Green 32-amp electric vehicle charging station with a pedestal system, equipped to provide single or d...

PG&E seeks approval to provide electric vehicle rebates


For PG&E customers who own or lease an electric vehicle, PG&E proposes a one-time rebate for each vehicle

Electric systems can be 70 percent renewable by 2050, industry respondents tell DNV GL


DNV GL conducted an online survey of more than 1,600 energy sector participants across more than 70 countries

SolarCity launches microgrid service with solar power, energy storage


SolarCity's microgrid service ensures that any community anywhere in the world vulnerable to power outages and high energy costs  

VIDEO: Energy storage market to grow 250 percent in U.S.

03/13/2015 The U.S. Energy Storage Monitor report finds that PJM and California are leaders in policy and regulatory issues surrounding energy storage 


Can carbon emissions be curbed without EPA rule?

Mar 18, 2015 The EPA makes some assumptions about emission-control technologies; some that can be implemented with available equipment and some that are not com...

The 3 best states for renewable energy

Mar 5, 2015

Which states are the most amenable to using renewable energy to provide electricity for homes and buildings?

Crowdsourcing the fight against energy poverty

Feb 19, 2015

Gridmates is designed to eliminate energy poverty through peer-to-peer energy sharing 




Beyond Integration: Three Dynamics Reshaping Renewables and the Grid

In a unique industry research initiative, DNV GL gathered views from over 1,600 energy sector participants across 71 countries on a scenario in which renewables account for 70% of power sector gene...
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Engaging the Small and Mid-sized Business (SMB) Marketplace

This session will outline how Duke Energy leveraged Voice of Customer insights, previous experience in similar outreach programs, and careful internal analysis to identify an improvement opportunit...
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When Grid Optimization is Not Enough: Making Cents of Disruptive Change.

Electric utilities today face unprecedented volatility and business challenges. To stay competitive and ensure a managed transition to a sustainable future, electric utilities must ensure grid reli...
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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...


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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