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Electric Light & Power Executive Conference sets utility speakers record

11/20/2014

Recently added speakers include a utility CEO, Walmart exec and British knight

Eos Energy Storage sells battery system to GDF SUEZ

11/19/2014

GDF SUEZ will install and test the Eos battery system at their new GDF SUEZ Batteries Lab at Laborelec, in Linkebeek, Belgium 

Avantha Group CG to open smart grid facility in France

11/19/2014 The company recently won an order from ERDF to participate in the supply of three million Linky smart meters, in the first phase of its 35 million ...

Revenue from smart grid tech to reach $70.2 billion annually by 2023

11/18/2014

Worldwide revenue from smart grid technologies is expected to grow from $44.1 billion in 2014 to $70.2 billion in 2023 

Georgia Power launches EV charger rebate program for businesses

11/18/2014

Company rolls out multi-year, industry-leading initiative to encourage adoption of electric vehicles

Regulations, reserve margins, resource mix are biggest reliability challenges

11/17/2014 NERC determined that the most significant threats to reliability will be downward trends in reserve margins, uncertain impacts of environmental rul...

VIDEO: Berkshire to buy Duracell for $3 billion

11/14/2014 Duracell is being sold for roughly $3 billion because Procter & Gamble Co. doesn't consider it one of its top-performing consumer products comp...

Smart building wireless control market set for growth

11/13/2014

Wireless controls can be used to link devices found in a variety of building systems, including heating, ventilating and air conditioning

Apex CoVantage to deploy electric meters in Minnesota

11/12/2014

Apex's field crews will use ProField to perform electric meter upgrades throughout the Midwest service territory

VIDEO: White House announces U.S.-China agreement on energy, climate change

11/12/2014

Together, the U.S. and China account for over one third of global greenhouse gas emissions 

EYE ON THE GRID BLOG

DOE to see billions back from energy loan program

Nov 13, 2014

The results of a new study into the program could surprise those who view it as a government boondoggle

Using EPRI technology to weather the next Superstorm

Oct 31, 2014

Damage prevention refers to the application of engineering designs and advanced technologies that harden the power system to limit damage

Has privatization failed Texas utility customers?

Oct 24, 2014 Relative electricity prices have increased dramatically, and dangerously lower electrical system reliability is the result of Texas electric utilit...

Keeping the lights on

Oct 7, 2014

Without reliable power, American families and businesses could not go about their daily lives

Cities of the future need rooftop solar power

Oct 7, 2014

Rapid development in thin film solar cell efficiency strengthens the business case for building-integrated photovoltaics

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Architecting Communication Networks for Smart Grids

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The Power of Behavioral Design: Lessons for Energy Efficiency Providers

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3D BIM for Substations—Driving Efficiency from Design Through Operation and Maintenance

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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 ...

Rear Projection DLP™ Cubes with LED Light Source vs. Slim-Bezel LCD in Control Rooms

The primary purpose of display systems in command and control applications is to provide domain experts (operators) with a large, clear, high-resol...

Advanced Analytics and Actionable Intelligence: How Ambit Energy is using data analytics to deliver business value

Data and effective use of technology are prominent in the decision-making processes for Ambit Energy. In fact, data is at the core of new product d...
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