01. March 2016 · Comments Off on SGIP releases white papers on grid definitions and cybersecurity information sharing · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

The Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP) announced the release of two industry white papers that will help guide the acceleration of grid modernization.Local Grid Definitions reviews key terms and definitions related to power distribution infrastructures in buildings (or campuses) that enable some local grid functionality. Developed by SGIP’s Home Building and Industrial Working Group, the paper makes recommendations about which definitions are preferable.

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28. January 2016 · Comments Off on Illinois Moves Up to #2 in the Nation for Electrical Grid Modernization · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

In 2015 ComEd achieved record reliability for a third year in a row, much of it due to smart grid work begun in 2012. This modernization work, along with ComEd’s focus on customer engagement, helped position Illinois as the second in nation in the 2015 Grid Modernization Index (GMI). The report, produced by the GridWise® Alliance and the Smart Grid Policy Center, evaluates and ranks states based on their progress in modernizing their electric systems with smart grid technologies. The GMI applies a clearly defined set of criteria to evaluate the progress of state grid modernization efforts in three key areas: policy, customer engagement and grid operations.

Source: Illinois Moves Up to #2 in the Nation for Electrical Grid Modernization | Business Wire

24. September 2015 · Comments Off on Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP) Announces Annual Conference to be Held in New Orleans, Louisiana · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

The Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP), a member-led consortium that securely accelerates and advances Grid Modernization through interoperability, today announced that they are holding their Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana at the InterContinental Hotel.With 300 attendees expected and speaker program comprised of utility, vendor, and industry senior executives, the SGIP 2015 Annual Conference promises to be filled with the latest in grid modernization and networking opportunities for non-members, members and guests to connect and collaborate. Included in the conference is an exclusive Vendor Expo where vendor, utility and technology partners will demonstrate the interoperability of grid devices and their progress on collaborative microgrid projects.

Source: Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP) Announces Annual Conference to be Held in New Orleans, Louisiana – EIN News

04. August 2015 · Comments Off on Verizon Delivers Smart Energy As-A-Service · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Verizon recently announced its Grid Wide Utility Solutions, a new Internet of Things platform service that is designed to offer utility companies an easy on-ramp to grid modernization. Available in the U.S., Grid Wide is intended to offer electric utility companies an integrated solution for smart metering, demand response, meter data management and distribution monitoring and control.

Source: Verizon Delivers Smart Energy As-A-Service

14. July 2015 · Comments Off on No more niche: Microgrid market to nearly quadruple  · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

An increasing number of catastrophic weather events are driving microgrids to quickly become an important new segment of the U.S. energy landscape. Microgrids are undergoing a transformation from a niche application for remote communities to a grid modernization tool for utilities and cities — the momentum of which is expected to take the market to more than 3.5 times its size between 2015 and 2020.

Source: No more niche: Microgrid market to nearly quadruple – SmartGridNews

21. April 2015 · Comments Off on Advanced metering infrastructure (ami) market trends, industry share and forecasts to 2020 scrutinized in new research · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Smart meters segment is expected to dominate the market owing to short meter life span, lower transportation costs, use of power communications and low installation costs. Key initiatives include leveraging developments used by peers in the electronics sector for load detection, data privacy, data security, smart grid and data communication.

The AMI market is expected to witness rapid growth with increase in global energy demand over the forecast period. Grid modernization initiatives, regulatory mandates and need for energy conservation have been growing rapidly.

via Advanced metering infrastructure (ami) market trends, industry share and forecasts to 2020 scrutinized in new research – WhaTech.

08. February 2015 · Comments Off on Smart Grid Interoperability Panel Issues Call For Board Candidates · Categories: News · Tags: ,

The Massachusetts-based Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP) issued a call for candidates who are interested in serving on the SGIP Board of Directors.

The SGIP Board directs and advises the organization, which is dedicated to electric grid modernization.

via SolarIndustryMag.com: Smart Grid Interoperability Panel Issues Call For Board Candidates.

04. February 2015 · Comments Off on Webcast: When Grid Optimization is Not Enough: Making Cents of Disruptive Change. · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

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 reliability, grid modernization and provide higher value energy services. Join a panel of experts to understand how to protect your existing investment while designing an integrated technology business transformation.

via When Grid Optimization is Not Enough: Making Cents of Disruptive Change. – 1050572.

11. December 2014 · Comments Off on Sharon Allan Named President/CEO of the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP) · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

The Board of Directors for the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP), a member-funded organization focused on accelerating Smart Grid interoperability, today announced Sharon Allan, industry luminary, as its new President and Chief Executive Officer.

Allan’s 30 years of experience in the energy and information technology industries will help SGIP strengthen its collaborative ties between utilities, research labs, regulators and business leaders around the world. Allan will work closely with members to increase visibility for the work SGIP is doing to address the key grid modernization issues of resiliency and integration of new systems.

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20. November 2014 · Comments Off on Sharon Allan Named President/CEO of the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP) · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

The Board of Directors for the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP), a member-funded organization focused on accelerating Smart Grid interoperability, today announced Sharon Allan, industry luminary, as its new President and Chief Executive Officer.

“She will help SGIP evolve its mission in partnership with members to help them overcome grid modernization challenges.”

Allan’s 30 years of experience in the energy and information technology industries will help SGIP strengthen its collaborative ties between utilities, research labs, regulators and business leaders around the world. Allan will work closely with members to increase visibility for the work SGIP is doing to address the key grid modernization issues of resiliency and integration of new systems.

via Sharon Allan Named President/CEO of the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP) | Business Wire.