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South Carolina utilities and solar advocates finalize net metering at full retail value

Dive Brief:

The South Carolina Public Service Commission last week approved a settlement agreement between Duke Energy Carolinas, South Carolina …


Power-hungry states to drive smart grid business

UP, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Gujarat and West Bengal strengthening their transmission and distribution


Electric cars to become mini power plants in California’s energy grid

The California utility, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E), has begun bidding energy resources from fleets of electric vehicles and storage systems …


SolarCity launches disaster-proof micro grids with Tesla batteries

Solar panels backed up with batteries could provide power in the advent of a disaster.

SolarCity, well-known for rooftop solar systems, is expanding …


Data-acquisition: The key to a smart electrical grid

Data acquisition of voltage, current, and power has become essential to the operation of today's smart-grid power distribution network.


What Energy Harvesting Means To Smart Grid And M2M Sectors

New terms and jargon sometimes appear over time. “Sustainable” is one example. From a shorthand description of smart, long term practices applied to …

Electrical Grid

Conference Proceedings Available - The Smart Grid Experience: Applying Results, Reaching Beyond

March 23, 2015Conference Proceedings Available - The Smart Grid Experience: Applying Results, Reaching BeyondIn October 2014, the Electric Power …


Energy Union: Germany, Norway to link grids

23. March 2015 | Global PV markets, Industry & Suppliers, Markets & Trends | By: Edgar Meza

The NordLink project will be Europe's longest HVDC power …


Are Solar-Powered Homes Jacking Up Everyone Else's Electric Bills?

Illustration by Mr. BiscuitSolar power is having a major moment. It's growing faster than any other energy source—in 2014, a new system was installed …


This German city’s smart grid lowers energy consumption and cost

Know how the U.S. power grid works? Anyone who remembers the 2003 blackout, when 50 million people lost power from Michigan to New York, might …


Renewables, resiliency and the future of the grid - MaRS

I’ve recently returned from the World Smart Energy Week (WSEW) in Tokyo. With over 70,000 attendees and 1,500 exhibitors, WSEW is the largest smart …

The Future

Avista builds a foundation for the future

By Laurine Jue

Over the past several years, Avista has built a new foundation for its energy future. As one of a handful of utilities to receive …

The Future

The National Power Grid Is Under Almost Continuous Attack, Report Says

Perpetrators are rarely apprehended

The U.S. national power grid faces physical or online attacks approximately “once every four days,” according to a new investigation by USA Today, threatening to plunge parts of the country into darkness.

For its report, USA Today scrutinized public records, national …

Electrical Grid

Azure ML Powers the Brain of the Modern Smart Grid - Machine Learning - Site Home

The next post in our series on how Microsoft customers are gaining actionable insights on their data through the power of advanced analytics – at

Electrical Grid

Smarter Smart Grids

North Carolina State University (NCSU) researchers are using cloud computing resources to analyze smart grid data from thousands of sensors, called …

Electrical Grid

$2.8 Million Dollar Proposed Energy Grid Award Announced By California Energy Commission

Published on March 25th, 2015 | by Jake Richardson


March 25th, 2015 by Jake Richardson

Robert Bosch LLC has been selected to receive a proposed award of …


Global critical infrastructure protection market leader Intel Security launches new technology to protect vital electric power grid

Intel Security, a major presence in the global critical infrastructure protection market, has unveiled an innovative technology platform that has the …


Rethink the Grid: Personal Power Stations

“Get big or get out!” Those were the famous, and controversial, words of Earl Butz, Secretary of Agriculture in the seventies. Considering the …


Industrial Internet Consortium Announces Smart Grid Testbed

Real-Time Innovations, National Instruments, and Cisco working with CPS Energy, Southern California Edison, Duke Energy, and SGIP to optimize power generation and integration of renewable energy sources to electrical grids

Reston, VA March 26, 2015,The Industrial Internet Consortium® announces its …


TVA protects power grid from constant hacks and attacks

(WBIR) Power grids are the backbone of electrical networks in the United States. They carry massive amounts of electricity from the largest power …

Electrical Grid

New York is a Power Grid Modernization Leader

The pace of change in the utility industry is accelerating. Recent digital innovations and new regulatory frameworks are laying the foundation for a …


50 Percent Renewable Energy for California’s Grid Achievable with Smart Choices

During his State of the State address, Governor Brown proposed a goal of 50 percent renewable energy on California’s electric grid by 2030. Since …

Electrical Grid

How forward-thinking utilities are adopting the Internet of Things


Most utility companies have a plan to utilize technologies that are key ingredients of the Internet of Things (IoT). As an …


70% renewables by 2050? It's doable with 'Internet of Energy'

Within a generation, it is likely that most of the world’s electricity will be from renewable sources, according to some 1,600 professionals in the …


Bracing for a big power grid attack: 'One is too many'

About once every four days, part of the nation's power grid — a system whose failure could leave millions in the dark — is struck by a cyber or physical attack, a USA TODAY analysis of federal energy records finds.

Although the repeated security breaches have never resulted in the type of cascading …

Electrical Grid

IKEA Fuels Up With Bloom Energy

Home furnishing retailer IKEA has invested in numerous on-site renewable energy projects—almost 90% of its U.S. stores use solar technology, for example, plus it is experimenting with geothermal and wind.

But a new contract with Bloom Energy for a site in Emeryville, California, actually represents …


Samsung, Tesla, Solar Firms Pursue Battery Microgrids

It must be microgrid month, with three announcements now hinting at one rising use of battery technology — and how players in the fledgling market …


New York Launches Innovation Lab To Study Renewable Energy and the Advanced Grid

This week New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the signing of an agreement between the New York Power Authority (NYPA) and State University of …


Further advances in battery technologies are needed for smart grid

A factor of five reduction in cost will be necessary if batteries are to become commercially viable for grid-scale electricity storage, according to …