Category: Smart Grid News
SolarCity and Tesla Package First Solar-Storage PPA To Deliver Solar Energy On Demand in Kaua’i

SolarCity and Tesla Package First Solar-Storage PPA To Deliver Solar Energy On Demand in Kaua’i

SolarCity announced it had chosen sister company Tesla's Powerpack to provide 52MWh of energy storage for what's billed as the U.S.' first utility-scale solar PV-energy storage ...

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Over 5 Million Smart Electric Meters To Be Rolled Out By Con Edison, Orange & Rockland Utilities

Over 5 Million Smart Electric Meters To Be Rolled Out By Con Edison, Orange & Rockland Utilities

New York regulated utilities Con Edison and O&R Utilities have decided to run with Silver Springs Networks' smart grid communications-computing platform, which is to be ...

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Why Low Energy Prices Rarely Reach Electric Consumers

Why Low Energy Prices Rarely Reach Electric Consumers

Low Natural Gas Prices Would Be Comparable To The 2nd Biggest Stimulus Package Ever, Had They Benefited Electric Ratepayers After peaking in 2008, the collapse of natural gas ...

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GE Berlin Hybrid Power Plant Combines CHP, Solar and Smart Battery Storage

GE Berlin Hybrid Power Plant Combines CHP, Solar and Smart Battery Storage

Along with solar PV and intelligent energy storage technology, combined heat and power (CHP) takes center stage in a Hyrbrid Power Plant GE has built to power its facility, ...

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Solar Microgrids Could Yield Substantial Savings at City-wide Scale

Solar Microgrids Could Yield Substantial Savings at City-wide Scale

Researchers from MIT, Italian and Saudi universities modeled installation and use of 20 microgrids with residential solar penetration of 0% and 20% in MIT's hometown of Cambridge, ...

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Austin Readies Launch of 2 SHINES Solar-Storage Pilot Projects

Austin Readies Launch of 2 SHINES Solar-Storage Pilot Projects

Austin Energy's SHINES pilot projects are to pave the way toward a levelized cost of energy (LCOE) of $0.14/kWh for solar PV systems that employ advanced Li-ion battery-based ...

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Energy Efficiency Financing More than Doubles in 2015

Energy Efficiency Financing More than Doubles in 2015

Corporate funding in the energy efficiency sector more than doubled to nearly $1.2 billion in 2015, with debt and public market financing accounting for nearly 60% of total ...

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Ericsson Unveils ¨Smart Metering as a Service¨ at CES 2016

Ericsson Unveils ¨Smart Metering as a Service¨ at CES 2016

Highly reliable, secure broadband network connectivity and automated machine-to-machine communications (M2M) – aka Internet of Things (IoT) – lie at the core of the growing number ...

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Microgrid System Laboratory Partners To Include NREL, DOE, Clean Coalition, Duke Energy and others

Microgrid System Laboratory Partners To Include NREL, DOE, Clean Coalition, Duke Energy and others

Most existing microgrids are inefficient, poorly optimized, and overwhelmingly diesel-powered.  The newly formed Microgrid System Laboratory in Santa Fe, New Mexico is hoping ...

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U.K.’s First C&I Automated Demand Response Program Launched by Honeywell, Pearlstone

U.K.’s First C&I Automated Demand Response Program Launched by Honeywell, Pearlstone

The advent of automated demand response (ADR) technology is enabling owners of commercial and industrial (C&I) facilities to earn revenues and reduce their energy bills by ...

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