Smart Grids

Silver Spring Networks integrates their SaaS Applications using Oracle Cloud Platform

By:<p>Silver Spring Networks, recently acquired by Itron, provides smart grid products and IoT solutions to help global utilities and cities connect, …

Cloud Computing

TPDDL starts the installation of smart meters

The discom is set to install smart meters and also launch a mobile app for consumers to access real-time energy consumption.<p>In the first phase, two …

Energy Efficiency

Building trust in the age of the smart grid | | IT News Africa – Africa's Technology News Leader

July 6, 2018 • Internet of Things, Opinion<p>Sherry Zameer – Senior Vice President Internet of Things Solutions, CIS, Middle East and Africa region, …

Internet of Things

Hawaii microgrid bill aims to keep the state a model for others

The legislation aims to remove several obstacles to microgrid development, including interconnection barriers and a lack of standard terms regarding …

Utilities

How tackling tribology in SA could save energy

Motor mechanics: Merely changing the lubricating oils in car engines or power station gearboxes could help the country to save money, use energy more …

Business (South Africa)

Semtech and Ubicquia Light Up the Streets with a Smart Grid LoRa-based IoT Solution

CAMARILLO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--<p>Semtech Corporation (SMTC), a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and …

Internet of Things

First Trust declares quarterly distributions

First Trust NASDAQ Clean Edge Smart Grid Infrastructure Fund (NASDAQ:GRID) - $0.308.<p>First Trust ISE Global Wind Energy Index Fund (NYSEARCA:FAN) - …

Business

Sodium- and potassium-based batteries hold promise for cheap energy storage: New batteries could be key for smart grid of the future

New batteries could be key for smart grid of the future<p>Researchers have found new evidence suggesting that batteries based on sodium and potassium …

Clean Energy

Siemens, Lempaalan Energia to build microgrid

Siemens AG (SIE.XE) said Tuesday that it has signed a contract with Finland's Lempaalan Energia to build a self-sufficient smart grid in the …

Electrical Grid

ComEd: Smart grid help reduce outages by 10 percent

ComEd customers experienced a 10 percent reduction in the frequency of outages last year compared to 2016, resulting in the best on record …

Electrical Grid

3DFS’s technology for electricity could double the efficiency of the power grid - Vox

An “operating system” for power could double the efficiency of the grid.<p>A great deal of the electricity in the United States goes to waste.<p>Much is lost in the initial generation of electricity. And much is lost through the use of inefficient devices, like incandescent light bulbs that heat up a …

Cyber-attacks

Power The Smart Grid With Extreme Data And A GPU Database

In 1882, the invention of the electrical grid transformed our lives forever. Dramatic strides in health, efficiency, productivity, and more followed the expansion of electricity across the globe. However, little has changed about the grid in more than a century.<p>For decades, we have been promised …

Electrical Grid

Itron signs smart grid contract

Itron (NASDAQ:ITRI) signs a contract with Jamaica Public Service Company for a nationwide smart grid deployment.<p>JPS serves over 600K customers and …

Business

Going off the electricity grid still too costly in SA

A shift towards renewable energy is creating alternatives to the ever-increasing cost of being connected to state utility Eskom’s electricity …

Renewable Energy

CEO: PGE seeks innovative approaches to power supply

View Comments<p>Company President Maria Pope shares Portland General Electric's vision with Chamber<p>For almost 130 years, Portland General Electric has …

Portland, OR

Security for Critical National Infrastructure - Challenges and Opportunities

Security for Critical National Infrastructure - Challenges and Opportunities Presented by 2018 Cyber Security Summit Brazil<p>Critical National …

Cybersecurity

Landis+Gyr's Exchange Conference Brings Connected Utilities to Minneapolis

ATLANTA, April 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Landis+Gyr (SWISS: LAND.SW) will host more than 600 utility representatives and industry experts in Minneapolis this week at Exchange 2018, the company's annual user conference.<p>The event features seminars, user groups and training focused on grid …

Smart Cities

Cyient buys Ansem

Cyient, of Hyderabad India, has bought Imec mixed-signal ASIC fabless spin-off AnSem. AnSem specialises in advanced analogue, radio frequency, and …

Electronics

Report: Storage nabs biggest portion of $472M in Q1 venture funding

Investors committed $300 million in a dozen deals for battery storage, nearly double compared to the fourth quarter in 2017.

Venture Capital

America's Smart Grid Dreams Fading Without Congressional Support

Congress hasn’t allocated funding explicitly for the Smart Grid since the Obama stimulus package in 2009, the Congressional Research Service noted this month, and without Congressional support, the grid could develop in slow and piecemeal fashion, with increased risk of incompatible parts.<p>Richard …

Electrical Grid

Photos: 22 eco-friendly tech products to celebrate Earth Day

Sony Digital Paper<p>Sony Digital Paper reduces paper usage. It's a digital solution for those who normally use paper for research, note-taking and more.<p>…

Air Purifiers

Students Build Bridges At STEM Event In Aurora

Students built bridges and leaned to work with electrical circuits at the April 7 event.<p>AURORA, IL — When students in Aurora recently got a chance to …

Engineering

Riyadh Seeks Developing Electric Power Industry, Supporting Smart Grid Solutions

Saudi Arabia has been intensifying its efforts to develop the electric power industry and support smart grid solutions.<p>Meanwhile, it is actively …

Middle East

Limerick Start-up Selected for ESB-Backed Global Energy Accelerator Programme

Gridwatch MAC is one of only 15 international start-ups selected to work with international utilities and compete for $200,000 prize Gridwatch, the …

Startups

How To: Make a Cheap Wet Palette for Acrylic Painting

In the past few years, as I’ve been getting heavily into miniature modeling and painting for tabletop gaming, I have been trying to up my painting game by watching lots of painting tutorials, learning about the tools and techniques used by painting pros, and trying to set up my workshop area to …

Makeup

Smart grid cybersecurity market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 13% by 2022

NEW YORK, March 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Read the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p05368784<p>According to "Global Smart Grid Cybersecurity Market By Type, By Deployment, By Function, By Solution, By Region, Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2012 – 2022", smart grid cybersecurity market …

Electrical Grid

East Africa looking to smart grids for cost-effective way to deliver electricity

JOHANNESBURG - East African countries are increasingly looking to smart grids and associated technologies as a cost effective and scalable way to …

East Africa

Capitol Hill Forum, Security Smart Grid Data, Professor Hurley

Brown University Executive Master Professor Deborah Hurley was invited to speak at a Capitol Hill Forum, <i>Securing Smart Grid Data</i>.<p>For Hurley, a …

Electrical Grid

Coldefy & Associates Design World's Largest Single-Domed Tropical Greenhouse

French firm Coldefy & Associates has unveiled images of their design proposal for the world’s largest tropical greenhouse under one roof. Situated in …

Architecture

245 Experts From 38 Countries Converged at the India Smart Grid Week 2018 to Discuss Emerging Transformation in India's Energy Sector

245 Experts From 38 Countries Converged at the India Smart Grid Week 2018 to Discuss Emerging Transformation in India's Energy Sector<p>(Attn.editors: …

Business (India)