This week’s smart grid wins collection of projects and developments is a brief but varied look at several elements of the smart grid sector. It includes domestic and international projects as well as a report on global corporate funding for the solar industry.
Stem, a provider of advanced energy storage technology, software and data analytics, has been awarded 85 MW in the local capacity procurement from Southern California Edison. Under the terms of this multi-year agreement, Stem will deploy its advanced, behind-the-meter energy storage solution at customer locations in the Western Los Angeles Basin to act as dispatchable capacity to enhance the local reliability of the region.
This week’s selection of smart grid wins covers a variety of topics from asset management and EV charging to wind turbines and transmission. Read the summaries and click on the links for the complete story.
There’s a lot of variety in the world of smart grid projects this week, not to mention some interesting partnerships. Read the summaries and click the links for more details.
We thought it would be a good time to check into the latest offerings from smart grid companies. It’s combination of new technologies, enhancements and work in progress.
Read on to learn about ABB’s fast chargers, Trilliant’s participation in National Grid’s pilot, Chicago’s solar program and more smart grid projects. And don’t miss the story on Echelon’s agreement to sell its Networked Energy Services to an Austrian IT provider.
As always, a lot going on in the smart grid sector lately. Read on for a sampling of projects ranging from outage management and transmission to smart water and solar. And don’t miss the awards for Silver Spring Networks and AutoGrid Systems.
Smart grids pertain to an electric grid with digital information/communication capabilities for recording information on both consumers and suppliers. What differentiates an attack on a smart grid from an attack on a smart meter? Simply put, scale: an attack on a smart grid affects many more users than an attack on an individual meter. The potential for damage is proportionately much more significant.
As readers will see, this week’s collection of smart grid wins is heavy on partnerships and acquisitions. But there’s also plenty of news about a variety of projects and developments.
Britain’s electric power industry is joining forces for a nationwide campaign to explain smart meters. It will promote the devices as a platform for future lifestyle improvements.
Smart Energy GB is a governmental organization funded by energy companies. It has just launched Phase One of a $145 million marketing plan. The initiative will highlight how smart meters can transform the relationship between customers and electric power providers.
Smart Energy GB has decided to use cartoon characters to embody gas and electricity. Smart meters will be portrayed as the best way to control these chaotic, boisterous characters.