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Utility Industry Executives Respond to Smart Grid Utility Survey

August 12, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy

As illustrated in a new Zpryme infographic sponsored by eMeter, A Siemens Business, a July 2013 survey of 260 utility industry executives across the Smart Grid industry reveal that 29 percent consider the top power utility business challenge to be addressed…

California Utility Uses Intelligent Software to Visualise Smart Grid

August 11, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy

Space‐Time Insight, a provider of next‐generation situational intelligence solutions, today announced that the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD)…

Tri-State Transmission & Generation Retain Merrick to Provide Additional Services to Meet NERC Reliability Standards

August 8, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy, Modeling

Merrick & Company, with HDR, were provided notice to proceed on the second phase of a multi-year contract to provide additional transmission line…

Esri European Wind User Group Finds New Uses for GIS

August 8, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy

European wind energy professionals gathered in Dublin, Ireland, recently to discuss innovative ways to meet renewable-energy demands using the Esri ArcGIS platform. Members of the Esri European Wind User Group shared how they apply ArcGIS maps, apps, and tools…

Sensus Reaches 16 Million Electric, Water and Gas Customers

Sensus has reached a milestone of 16 million electric, water and gas smart endpoints that deliver benefits to utilities and their customers every day. Generally speaking, endpoints can be smart phones, computers or special devices including meters, reclosers…

IBM Drives the Future of Renewable Energy with New Wind and Solar Forecasting System

August 8, 2013 - in Analysis, Energy, Renewables

IBM (NYSE:IBM) today announced an advanced power and weather modeling technology that will help utilities in the world increase the reliability of renewable energy resources. The solution combines weather prediction and analytics to accurately forecast the…

LocalGrid Set to Unveil Next-Generation Smart Grid Platform and Strategic RTI Partnership

August 6, 2013 - in Energy

LocalGrid Technologies (http://www.localgridtech.com), an innovative Toronto-based software company, today announced its involvement in NIWeek 2013 and the release of its next generation MicroGrid embedded software platform, eGridOS™. "The electrical grid…

Localized Wind Power Proliferates Near Homes, Farms and Factories

August 6, 2013 - in Energy

Americans are increasingly installing wind turbines near their homes, farms and businesses to generate their own energy, concludes a new report released today. The 2012 Market Report on Wind Technologies in Distributed Applications is the first comprehensive…

EPA Screens More Than 66,000 Contaminated Sites for Renewable Energy Potential

August 5, 2013 - in Energy, Renewables

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) updated its RE-Powering Mapping and  Screening Tool, which will now provide preliminary screening results for renewable energy potential at 66,000, up from 24,000, contaminated lands, landfills, and mine…

Energy Expert Positions Fremont as Leader in Clean Energy

August 2, 2013 - in Energy, Projects

It's no secret that California is ahead of the pack when it comes to clean tech leadership. In fact, the City of Fremont recently announced an ambitious clean technology report to spearhead California and the rest of the nation in powering communities with…