In a deal that aims to accelerate time to market for products based on its disaggregation technology, Navetas Energy Management has signed a partnership agreement with Texas Instruments (TI). via Navetas, Texas Instruments sign energy monitoring partnership.
There’s always been talk about the updated “Smart Grid,” ranging from talks of the U.S. experimenting with changing the line/mains frequency to modulate Internet communication over it, to better energy monitoring and management at the micro and macro scale. How much of it is hype, and how much of it is a reality? via The Continue reading →
POWRtec International Corp. said Friday it has signed a contract to provide 50,000 of its “Smart Read Meters” to Danish utility giant DONG Energy. POWRtec (OTCBB:POWT) is a Sunnyvale-based energy monitoring company. Financial details of the contract were not disclosed. via POWRtec picked to deploy 50,000 smart meters for DONG Energy – Silicon Valley Continue reading →
POWRtec International Corp. POWT +25.00% , an innovative California-based energy monitoring company, is pleased to comment upon the recent innovations within home appliances compatible with smart meters. Smart energy meters allow consumers to control the energy usage within their households and allow the utility companies to measure usage and avoid overcapacity. This provides a win-win Continue reading →
At a Broadband Breakfast roundtable last week, AT&T Executive Jeffery Dygert let slip that plans are afoot within the company to enter the home energy monitoring business. This move seems to follow on from AT&Ts partnership with E3 Greentech earlier this year, along with its acquisition of home automation specialist Xanboo in 2010, and would complement the Smart Grid Continue reading →
Smart grid equipment manufacturer Sensus USA Inc. dragged rival Nxegen LLC into Delaware federal court Wednesday, alleging infringment of two patents related to energy monitoring and controls. via Smart Grid Co. Sensus Hits Rival With Patent Suit – Law360.
About 45 companies and organizations have united in an effort to push for greater national integration of the smart grid, especially as it pertains to business and consumer energy monitoring, pointing to a potential $46 billion in nationwide energy savings. In an open letter to the president, the Climate Group coalition received the support of Continue reading →
Here come the smart grid services — or at least some of them. Utility cooperative Bluebonnet Electric in Texas will rollout smart grid services to 65,000 homes starting in April, and it will feature home control company Control4′s EMS 100 energy monitoring and automation system. via Smart Grid Opportunities for 2010 – CE Pro Magazine Continue reading →
IBM and Cisco will help the City of Amsterdam in its quest to become the European Union’s first “smart city.” The Smart City pilot project will serve as a testing ground to prove that smart grid technologies can better manage energy use and transmission while also reducing electricity outages and congestion. A slew of small-scale Continue reading →