Elster Solutions and DVI™, a Dominion Resources company, announced today that these leading providers of Smart Grid solutions are delivering three patented stackable answers for Elster’s CallistoTM grid performance system. Callisto has a stackable plug-and-play modularity, demonstrating an industry breakthrough designed to help utilities reduce their risk, reduce the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and Continue reading →
A handful of semiconductor-industry refugees on Monday (Oct. 29) unveiled their grid-optimization startup with fresh venture capital funding and the launch of a software product that uses big data to improve power power use and cut costs for utilities and customers. via Software startup engineers a smarter grid.
Many utilities are investigating different ways to derive the most benefit from the deployment of smart grid technology. Smart grid optimization allows a utility to maximize the benefits they receive from their electrical system. Some of these benefits include increased grid stability and system security, reduced outage response times, a better ability to forecast energy Continue reading →
GridSense, an Acorn Energy, Inc. ACFN +6.00% company, will preview Grid InSite(TM), its new software platform, at the Municipal Smart Grid Summit in San Diego, June 4-6. Grid InSite(TM) will provide utilities with a powerful grid optimization system that seamlessly integrates GridSense sensors and intelligent nodes to enable monitoring and control of transmission and distribution Continue reading →
Following its recent acquisition of a product and software business from CURRENT Group, smart-grid firm S&C Electric Company has introduced a new optimization solution aimed at improving grid efficiency and stability. via S&C rolls out new system for grid optimization | Energy.
Now that U.S. utilities have taken federal stimulus funds and seamlessly built out two-way advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) connecting utility control centers and end users (OK, not completely, but let’s assume that the “stall-ulus” becomes a true stimulus in the near future), the question becomes, what’s next? At the moment, this new “comm layer” or Continue reading →