New York Provides Funds For Seven Smart Grid Projects
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, D-N.Y., recently announced that $3.3 million has been awarded to seven research teams to develop smart grid technologies that add resiliency  [read more]
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:33:58 -0400
Elster Introduces New Version Of REXUniversal Meter
Elster Solutions has released a new version of its REXUniversal meter that incorporates point-to-point cellular communications technology. According to the company, the version further enhances  [read more]
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:33:49 -0400
Austin Energy, ecobee Continue Smart Thermostat Partnership
For the second year in a row, Texas-based utility Austin Energy is taking steps to help conserve energy while summer demands are high through its  [read more]
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:19:11 -0400
Report Benchmarks U.S. Electric Utility Clean Energy Deployment
Many U.S. electric utilities are deploying lower-carbon fuel sources, with state policies a key driver in that performance. So says a new report co-produced by  [read more]
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:23:15 -0400
Illinois Smart Grid Education Fund Announces New Grants
The Illinois Science and Energy Innovation Foundation (ISEIF) has announced its second cohort of grantees and a new funding opportunity for community partners to help  [read more]
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:22:37 -0400
Ontario Grid Operator Announces Energy Storage Projects
Ontario's grid operator, the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO), has announced new energy storage projects meant to help increase grid reliability and efficiency, as well  [read more]
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:35:30 -0400
Smart Grid VC Funding Comes In At $81 Million During The Second Quarter
Venture capital (VC) funding into smart grid companies came in at $81 million in 13 deals during the second quarter of this year (Q2'14), according  [read more]
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:40:29 -0400
Landis+Gyr Updates Command Center Software For Gridstream System
Landis+Gyr has released version 6.2 of its Command Center operating software for the Gridstream advanced metering and grid management system. The company says the latest  [read more]
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:19:15 -0400
Waterfall, Schneider Electric Join Forces On Cybersecurity
Waterfall Security Solutions and Schneider Electric, a specialist in energy management, have entered a partnership to bring what they call "stronger than firewall" cybersecurity technologies  [read more]
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0400
SaskPower Halts Smart Meter Installations Following Fires
Canadian utility SaskPower has halted its smart meter rollout as it investigates recent fires associated with the meters. As part of a smart grid project,  [read more]
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0400
Report: U.S. Still Lags Way Behind Other Nations On Energy Efficiency
The U.S. is lagging behind most of the world's other major economies regarding energy efficiency, ranking 13th out of 16, according to the latest report  [read more]
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:56:47 -0400
Renewables Make Up Over 50% Of New U.S. Power In First Half Of 2014
Renewables provided 55.7% of new installed U.S. electrical generating capacity during the first half of this year (1,965 MW of the 3,529 MW total installed),  [read more]
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:19:33 -0400
Black & Veatch Selects Bob Welch To Help Expand Smart Grid Services
Bob Welch has joined Black & Veatch as vice president of the operational technologies and analytics practice for the company's management consulting business. Welch will  [read more]
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:19:22 -0400
JCP&L Boosts Grid Reliability With $15 Million Substation Expansion
Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has completed a $15 million transmission substation expansion project in Eatontown, N.J., to enhance customer service reliability and help  [read more]
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:26:30 -0400
Tantalus Names Dermot O'Leary Chief Operating Officer
Tantalus, a smart grid communications and applications company, has announced that it has appointed Dermot O'Leary chief operating officer (COO). At Tantalus, Dermot will be  [read more]
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0400