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NV Energy Leading the EV Charge

Karen Henry

The Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP) has released a report showing that NV Energy is a leader in the Southwest and the nation in promoting clean electric vehicle transportation. Through its Shared Investment Program, NV Energy has facilitated the installation of nearly half the public electric vehicle charging stations in the state. Since 2009, the utility   …Continue Reading


Europe Is Smart Meter Market to Watch, Navigant Says

Karen Henry

The smart electric meter market has shifted emphasis to projects in Europe and Asia Pacific while the once hot US market has leveled off, as federal funding for projects has been nearly exhausted, according to a new report from Navigant Research titled, Smart Meters: Smart Electric Meters, Advanced Metering Infrastructure, 
and Meter Communications: Global Market   …Continue Reading


Distributed Energy Resources in NY: Evaluating Costs & Benefits

Jennifer Hermes

New York is changing how it evaluates and compensates electric utilities. One goal of this change is increased consumer engagement, which makes customers allies in the development of a more reliable, resilient, and smart electric grid. Many customers have begun taking advantage of new energy technologies and their falling prices by turning to community microgrids,   …Continue Reading


Lockheed Martin Buys Energy Storage Firm

Linda Hardesty

Lockheed Martin has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Sun Catalytix of Cambridge, Mass. Lockheed Martin says the purchase complements its existing capabilities in the area of energy management and efficiency. The purchase includes certain intellectual property, contracts, facilities and the transfer of the company’s approximately 25 employees to Lockheed Martin.   …Continue Reading


West Texas Oil Boom Causes Energy Prices to Soar

Karen Henry

Record oil production in West Texas has resulted in congestion on the region’s electrical grid and an unexpected electricity rate hike, the Texas Tribune reports.  Newer drilling practices such as hydraulic fracturing have allowed oil companies to produce more than twice the amount of oil each month than they did three years ago. West Texas’   …Continue Reading


Modernize Retail Electricity Pricing, Says RMI

Linda Hardesty

The Rocky Mountain Institute’s Electricity Innovation Lab (e-Lab) released a report, “Rate Design for the Distribution Edge: Electricity Pricing for a Distributed Resource Future,” pointing to the need for modernization of retail electricity prices to reflect a changing grid. The report finds that traditional electricity pricing schemes are antiquated in light of the distributed energy   …Continue Reading


GE Makes Grid, Wind, Solar Announcements at CIGRE

Karen Henry

GE made three energy-related announcements at CIGRE, a global transmission and distribution tradeshow, which is being held August 24–29 in Paris, France. GE announced that its engineers have tackled grid congestion on Europe’s low voltage networks. Working with UK Power Networks (UKPN) and Scottish & Southern Energy (SSE), GE combined its PowerOn Advantage Advanced Distribution   …Continue Reading


Clean Energy Solutions & Efficiency Unlocked with Upholding of FERC Order 1000

Jennifer Hermes

The DC Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed an important Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Order, giving the agency a big win and aiding in the promise of a cleaner, smarter, and more efficient power grid. By upholding FERC’s Order 1000, the court confirmed what many think is common sense: Because the power grid crosses   …Continue Reading


Smart Grid Technology Revenue Will be $70B by 2023

Karen Henry

Global smart grid technology revenue will grow from $44.1 billion in 2014 to $70.2 billion in 2023, according to a new report from Navigant Research. The report “Smart Grid Technologies” finds government mandates for energy efficiency and grid reliability are still critical drivers for power system upgrades worldwide, but today, the changing nature of electricity generation and   …Continue Reading


GE Upgrades European Grid Software

Karen Henry

GE has upgraded its PowerOn Advantage Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS), which Europe uses to manage its grid. The software provides grid operators a real-time centralized view of work processes across the grid to help optimize the network’s performance. It includes outage management system (OMS) and distribution management system (DMS) capabilities. PowerOn Advantage ADMS supports   …Continue Reading


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