Smart Grid


VIDEO: Lithium ion batteries dominate grid energy storage market


Li-ion accounted for 419 MW and 1,555 MWh of proposed energy storage systems in 2014

VIDEO: FPL to power ‘Formula E’ electric vehicle race

03/03/2015 Florida Power & Light Co. will power the vehicles racing in the country's first-ever electric car race to be held in downtown Miami on March 14...

VIDEO: Apple rumored to have hundreds working on electric vehicle


If Apple does sell an electric car, it will face some competitors

VIDEO: Energy storage company A123 sues Apple for poaching engineers


Battery maker A123 Systems is suing Apple, claiming it aggressively poached some key staff members 

European Commission unveils draft energy strategy

02/26/2015 The document also concedes that to achieve the 27 percent target new challenges must be addressed including developing appropriate energy markets a...

VIDEO: Energy storage sector sees 700 MW in new projects


A total of 696.7 MW of energy storage projects were announced from the third quarter of 2014 to the first quarter of 2015 

Tantalus expands power line carrier AMR overlay with AMI platform


Tantalus, is offering a new network overlay package designed for rural electric cooperative and municipal utilities  

VIDEO: Comision Federal De Electricidad selects Elster technology


Elster's system was selected by a consortium chosen by Mexico's federal electricity company, Comision Federal de Electricidad de Mexico 

Revenue from electric vehicle charging to reach $2.9 billion annually by 2023


Public chargers continue to spread, and workplace charging is picking up

VIDEO: SDG&E launches home area network device loaner program


Customers can now borrow an in-home display device from the utility at no cost


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 

Delivering value a common thread for DistribuTECH keynote speakers

Feb 3, 2015 Leveraging technology to deliver value to utility customers was a common thread throughout comments delivered at the DistribuTECH Conference and Ex...

GRDA breaks ground on first 501 J Series Gas Turbine in Western Hemisphere

Jan 26, 2015 The 495 MW power plant will burn Oklahoma natural gas and should be the most efficient combined-cycle power plant in the U.S., said Dan Sullivan, G...

Underwater kite marine energy technology completes trials

Jan 13, 2015 The marine power plant Deep Green has now been producing electricity for more than a year, and Minesto’s founder and CEO Anders Jansson shares his ...




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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