Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is partnering with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) to administer commercial and industrial energy efficiency programs that will help keep energy costs low for consumers across the Southeast. Lockheed Martin will supply program management, engineering, and operations services to TVA and local power companies to deliver energy more efficiently. via Lockheed Continue reading →

At the ARPA-E Energy Summit in Washington, D.C. last month, Smart Wire Grid had something of a coming-out party. The company has been around for a few years after growing out of Georgia Tech, but it was at the annual summit that Smart Wire Grid, a power flow controls company, was showcased as one of Continue reading →

Out of the hundreds of energy innovations on display this week at the annual ARPA-E Summit just outside of Washington D.C., it’s been rare to find a group actually selling and shipping products. But a startup out of Oakland, Calif. called Smart Wire Grid has quietly begun delivering devices that clamp onto transmission lines and Continue reading →

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Open source software — code that’s free for anyone to use, as long as they share what they’re doing with it — plays a small, but growing, role in the smart grid. Examples include OpenADR, a Berkeley Labs-California Energy Commission-backed standard for automating demand response, and OpenPDC, a Tennessee Valley Authority’s Hadoop-based data management tool Continue reading →

Rockwood Electric Utility (REU) presented to the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) the results of load control testing of its smart energy program with Consert Inc., an intelligent energy management company that provides the most advanced high-value load management suite available in the marketplace. REU was one of several distributors selected by TVA to participate in Continue reading →

Tantalus, a provider of smart grid communication systems, has implemented its Dispatchable Conservation Voltage Regulation (DCVR) program. Tennessee-based Morristown Utility Systems (MUS), which received a smart grid pilot project grant from Tennessee Valley Authority, has been using DCVR in conjunction with the Tantalus Utility Network since last summer to curtail its peak demand. via Renew Continue reading →

As part of its observance of October as National Energy Awareness Month, the Tennessee Valley Authority announced that its EnergyRight Solutions energy efficiency website has been redesigned and is now live at www.EnergyRight.com. The new EnergyRight Solutions website features a simpler, clearer layout to help consumers more quickly and easily navigate the site and find Continue reading →