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More than €3 billion Invested in European Smart Grids Projects

May 28, 2014 - in Energy, Projects

The JRC recently published its 2014 edition of the "Smart Grid projects outlook", which presents the most comprehensive database of smart grid and smart metering initiatives up until the first quarter of 2014 across the European Union, Switzerland and Norway.…

UC Riverside’s Sustainable Integrated Grid Initiative Aims to Develop Improved Energy Systems for the Future

May 18, 2014 - in Energy, Projects, Sensors

At 10 a.m. May 21st, the University of California, Riverside will host a ceremony open to the public to launch its Sustainable Integrated Grid Initiative.…

Landis+Gyr Acquires PowerSense

May 18, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy, Sensors

Landis+Gyr has acquired PowerSense, which has designed solutions to retrofit and digitalize existing power distribution infrastructures enabling utilities…

Baltimore Gas and Electric Deploys C3 Energy Smart Grid Analytics

May 15, 2014 - in Analysis, Electric Grid, Energy

C3 Energy announced today that Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE), a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation, has successfully deployed C3 Revenue Protection and C3 AMI Operations across BGE's two million meter smart grid network, to help achieve its goals…

Ambient Corporation and IntelliSAW Collaborate to Offer Utilities Temperature and Humidity Monitoring

April 23, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy, Sensors

Ambient Corporation (NASDAQ: AMBT), provider of a secure, flexible, and scalable communications and applications platform, and IntelliSAW, a leading provider of next-generation passive, cable-free sensor systems for smart grid applications, today announced…

EcoWatch Wins €10k Prize in Smart Grid Innovation Hub Start-up Search

March 14, 2014 - in Energy, Projects

EcoWatch has been named ‘Ireland’s Most Promising Start-up’ for a smart-grid solution or service as part of the EirGrid and NDRC all-island Smart Grid Innovation Hub competition. Limerick-based EcoWatch scooped the top prize of up to €10,000 in funding…

Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) Visualizes Smart Grid with Space-Time Insight’s Situational Intelligence Software

March 11, 2014 - in Analysis, Corporate, Energy

Space‐Time Insight, the leading provider of next‐generation situational intelligence solutions, today announced that the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) has implemented Space-Time Insight’s geospatial and visual analytics software. The software…

Utility Spending on Smart Grid IT Systems Will Reach Nearly $20 Billion by 2022

January 8, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy

The expectations for the many smart grid projects that have rolled out over the last few years are high. Yet, without intelligence and systems that know what to do with the data generated, the smart grid is just a more expensive version of the conventional…

Massachusetts Makes Smart Grid Mandatory

January 5, 2014 - in Energy

Massachusetts has joined a growing list of states demanding that its investor-owned utilities invest in the smart grid -- and find new models for how those investments should be valued. Consider it the latest move in a state-by-state reconfiguration of utility…

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.…