Smart Grid


Saskatoon to roll out Elster AMI solution


The city deployed 30,000 digital smart meters from Elster for new and replacement installations

Electric vehicles, smart grid get a boost from eMotorWerks charging stations


The solution will provide scalable real-time data storage, real-time availability and streamlined data flows  

Ameren Illinois grid updates reduce power outages


Reliability improvements are saving its customers an estimated $48 million each year

Honeywell, Nest lead ranking of smart thermostat vendors


Honeywell and Nest now lead the smart thermostat vendor market in terms of strategy and execution 

New Braunfels Utilities picks Silver Spring Networks for smart grid program


The Silver Spring smart grid networking platform will help New Braunfels Utilities control costs and improve outage response

VIDEO: AES Corp. building 10 MW energy storage facility in UK


The array is expected to begin operations by the end of 2015

How Distributed Intelligence is Changing Smart Grid Thinking


This was a watershed year in how people used distributed intelligence in their everyday lives.

Wire News

Obama carbon rules 'biggest, most important step' ever to fight climate change

The White House assault on the U.S. coal industry will culminate Monday with the release of long-awaited rules limiting carbon emissions from power plants - a move President Obama says will be the "biggest, most important step" ever in the fight a...

Obama climate change plan to eliminate jobs, raise electric bills, analysts say

President Obama argues that his policies will result in cleaner air and will mitigate the effects of climate change, but unintended consequences of the administration's environmental agenda seem all but certain - possibly even including higher mor...

Tough new rules could transform U.S. energy; Coal states say they plan legal challenges

BY CORAL DAVENPORT and GARDINER HARRISWASHINGTON In the strongest action ever taken in the United States to combat climate change, President Barack Obama will unveil on Monday a set of environmental regulations devised to sharply cut planet-warm...

BYD Zero-Emission Buses Used to Transport Athletes at 2015 World Games

 This week the largestSpecial Olympicsever was hosted in theCity of Long Beach- thousands of athletes, coaches, dignitaries and families descended upon Los Angeles for what was a spectacular week of uplifting camaraderie, sportsmanship and co...

Obama to announce controversial shift in climate change policy Monday

The White House will outline Monday a major shift in climate change policy intended to dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the nation's power producers, the administration announced this weekend.




Solar + Storage: Capturing Opportunities and Overcoming Challenges

The convergence of solar and energy storage applications is under way. The combined application of solar generation and energy storage can provide multiple benefits to many system stakeholders. Acr...
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Storage Enters the Global Stage: What’s the value proposition for your region?

For electricity storage, the events of the last two years have shown that the skepticism around the technology is rapidly evaporating as the storage transitions to a state of deployment. Definitive...
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How to deploy mobile forms + devices to speed up field service processes & reporting

Overcoming the pain points associated with any process is much simpler and more cost effective than you think. This webinar will detail the benefits of switching to mobile forms for field data coll...

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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OSHA 1910.269 Question & Answer Sheet

Read this Q&A to learn about changes to federal regulations and how to select FR garments for employees working in the generation, transmission...

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...

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POWERGRID International

July 2015
Volume 20, Issue 7



POWERGRID International

July 2015
Volume 20, Issue 7


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