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IUS Technologies Develops Remote Smart Sensors for Energy Theft Protection

November 29, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy, Sensors

With recent estimates placing energy theft across the U.S. power grid at over $6B in losses per year, IUS Technologies has taken the initiative to create an affordable and accurate line of smart sensors to aid utilities in their battle against energy theft.…

Could Sensors Help Green Roofs Grow?

November 28, 2013 - in Energy, Maintenance, Projects, Sensors

Just as wireless sensor networks increasingly are helping building owners and tenants keep track on energy efficiency and water conservation inside, they…

Gainesville Regional Utilities Mines with Cityworks Analytics

November 19, 2013 - in Analysis, Corporate, Energy

Gainesville Regional Utilities (GRU) is reaping the benefits of Cityworks Analytics, a set of templates designed to help organizations better measure…

Most of the World’s Solar Panels Face the Wrong Direction

November 19, 2013 - in Energy

Follow conventional wisdom handed down from architects, which holds that in the northern hemisphere, windows and solar panels should face south. This makes intuitive sense since it would seem to maximize the amount of sunlight a panel will get as the sun tracks…

Mosaik Solutions Launches Simplified Cloud-Based Mapping Intelligence Platform With MapELEMENTS Express

November 9, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy

Mosaik Solutions, the global source for geospatial network intelligence, today announced the launch of MapELEMENTS® Express. The new cloud-based interactive mapping platform simplifies the user's ability to access network coverage information for the wireless,…

Jamaica Get Help on Groundbreaking Sustainable Energy Roadmap

November 7, 2013 - in Energy, Planning, Projects, Roads, Transit

The Worldwatch Institute today launched its groundbreaking Sustainable Energy Roadmap for Jamaica, a look at the measures that the Jamaican government can take to transition its electricity sector to one that is socially, environmentally, and financially sustainable.…

NIST Revises Smart-Grid Guidance with Focus on Security

November 6, 2013 - in Energy, Projects

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is revising its smart-grid guidance to address technological and policy changes over the past three years that have made the grid more susceptible to vulnerabilities and threatened utility customers' privacy.…

NIST Seeks Public Input on Updated Smart Grid Cybersecurity Guidelines

October 28, 2013 - in Energy, Projects

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is requesting public comments on the first revision to its guidelines for secure implementation of "smart grid" technology. The draft document, NIST Interagency Report (IR) 7628 Revision 1: Guidelines…

eMeter Launches New Cloud Based Offering for EnergyIP Smart Grid Application

October 25, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy

eMeter has introduced a new cloud-based offering for its EnergyIP smart grid application platform that targets small to mid-size utilities, and companies seeking to accommodate existing automatic meter reading (AMR) systems and monthly reads worldwide. Accessed…

Energy Mapping Firm Expands Power Transmission Data

October 25, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy

Energy mapping and data provider, MAPSearch, announced that they have successfully digitized and added data from over 700 electric power transmission projects to their mapping database in 2013.  "PennWell's acquisition of TransmissionHub and GenerationHub…