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Energate collaborates with PowerStream in dynamic pricing project

10/23/2014 This is the second time Energate has been selected to receive funding through the Ministry of Energy’s Smart Grid Fund, which promotes smart grid u...

Samsung, Earth Networks partner on energy efficiency with WeatherBug Home

10/23/2014

Texas pilot program to combine WeatherBug Home’s virtual energy audits with Samsung’s customized service plan recommendations

VIDEO: Pepco Holdings hires with Landis+Gyr for grid analytics solution

10/22/2014

The analytics package includes a suite of applications aimed at enhancing asset life, reliability and distribution system optimization

VIDEO: S&C installs energy storage solutions in Australia

10/21/2014 S&C Electric Co. won a contract by Ergon Energy, an Australian utility, to provide 20 S&C PureWave Community Energy Storage Systems for the...

VIDEO: USDA invests $1.4 billion to improve rural electric infrastructure

10/20/2014 The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Utilities Service on Oct. 16 awarded $1.4 billion in loan guarantees to 35 organizations to improve the de...

VIDEO: S&C energy storage system to provide power grid support for PJM

10/20/2014 The 150-kW energy storage system provides fast-response frequency regulation for the PJM market, which serves more than 61 million people in 13 sta...

VIDEO: Michio Kaku to predict next 25 years at DistribuTECH's 25th anniversary keynote

10/20/2014

As DistribuTECH attendees celebrate the past 25 years, Kaku will give a glimpse into what he expects of the next 25 years

Itron expands Itron Riva with smart load control

10/20/2014

The solution allows utilities to manage load with confidence and realize the benefits of smart demand response at scale

VIDEO: Smart city spending to exceed $174 billion from 2014 to 2023

10/15/2014

Cumulative global investment in smart city technologies is expected to total $174.4 billion from 2014 to 2023 

Honeywell, Constellation deliver smart Wi-Fi thermostats

10/14/2014 If only 20 percent of eligible homeowners signed up and installed the technology, they trim their collective energy spend by about $768 million eac...

EYE ON THE GRID BLOG

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

Electricity in Africa: is the real problem payment?

Sep 26, 2014

Installing prepaid meters is a big part of the solution, and will play a huge role in protecting electricity suppliers’ revenues 

How the DOE Loan Programs Office spent its summer

Sep 9, 2014

This summer, the LPO announced a $4 billion renewable energy and energy efficiency loan guarantee solicitation

Making digital smarter with unified smart grid communications

Aug 5, 2014 The ubiquity of mobile communications in our increasingly networked society is a good example of the kind of dramatic societal changes that are now...

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Architecting Communication Networks for Smart Grids

This webinar will provide the essentials of communication networking to meet the challenges of the Smart Grid through network transformation. 

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The Power of Behavioral Design: Lessons for Energy Efficiency Providers

Behavioral design principles are key differentiators when it comes to influencing consumer behavior. All around us, design thinking is revolutionizing the way that organizations and businesses enga...
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3D BIM for Substations—Driving Efficiency from Design Through Operation and Maintenance

In this webinar, PESTECH will describe their transition to intelligent substation design and its essential role in their corporate BIM strategy. The presentation will illustrate how a substation de...
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High Availability Networks. Application of IEC6439-3 Protocols for IEC61850 Process Bus implementation

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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...

Rethinking Smart Grid Data Analytics From difficult-to-understand data stores to profitable business insight

What’s driving the boom in smart meter data? Why is it becoming more urgent to unlock its value? How can utilities approach data analytics not only...
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