Tag: Smart Grid

A smart grid is a system which includes a variety of operational and energy measures including smart meters, smart appliances, renewable energy resources, and energy efficiency resources. Electronic power conditioning and control of the production and distribution of electricity are important aspects of the smart grid.

USDA Awards Loans to Build and Expand Rural Electric Infrastructure

USDA Awards Loans to Build and Expand Rural Electric Infrastructure

Acting Deputy Undersecretary for Rural Development Roger Glendenning today announced that USDA is providing more than a quarter billion dollars in loans for rural electric infrastructure improvements.

“These loans will help improve the delivery of reliable electricity, and will help ensure that rural areas nationwide can prosper economically and benefit from

Eaton Makes Connections Work for Buildings, Communities, and Homes with Complete Offering of Connected Lighting Solutions showcased at LIGHTFAIR 2017

Eaton Makes Connections Work for Buildings, Communities, and Homes with Complete Offering of Connected Lighting Solutions showcased at LIGHTFAIR 2017

Power management company Eaton will highlight its comprehensive offering of connected lighting technologies and solutions at LIGHTFAIR International (LFI) 2017, booth 1101, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from May 9 to 11. Providing simplified methods for connecting buildings, communities and homes, Eaton’s wired, wireless and low-voltage solutions enable customers to easily power,

Schneider Electric Unveils Advanced Microgrid at Boston One Campus HQ

Schneider Electric Unveils Advanced Microgrid at Boston One Campus HQ

The microgrid will provide cost savings, increased reliability, and sustainable energy production

Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, today unveiled an advanced microgrid at its Boston One Campus (BOC), the company’s North American headquarters in Andover, Massachusetts. The microgrid was built by Schneider Electric and REC Solar,

Energy Management Systems

To exemplify the evolving nature of energy management systems, Greg Turner, vice president for Honeywell Business Solutions, recalls a recent conversation in which a hospital facilities manager spoke of how he’d have to come up with budget figures once a year that would either be accepted or rejected.

“Now I get calls almost

Kamstrup and Optiqua to Offer Solutions for Real-time Water Quality Monitoring

Kamstrup and Optiqua to Offer Solutions for Real-time Water Quality Monitoring

Kamstrup and Optiqua Technologies today announced their collaboration to bring Optiqua’s intelligent water quality monitoring solutions, in particular EventLab, to the Scandinavian, German and Polish markets. EventLab will be offered as part of Kamstrup’s intelligent water solutions portfolio, adding the water quality monitoring component to the established line of intelligent

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Aclara Technologies for Providing an End-to-End Smart Infrastructure Solution for Energy Companies

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Aclara Technologies for Providing an End-to-End Smart Infrastructure Solution for Energy Companies

Based on its recent analysis of the smart energy networks market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Aclara Technologies LLC (“Aclara”) with the 2016 Global Enabling Technology Leadership Award. Through its acquisition of Tollgrade Communications’ smart grid business, Aclara has positioned itself as a strong technology partner for utilities as it transitions

The Microgrid Market: Growth and Opportunity

The Microgrid Market: Growth and Opportunity

Microgrids are becoming the transformative technology in today’s energy industry, and are putting many utilities on the defensive. A few utilities want to adopt or coopt the technology, depending on one’s perceptions, creating tensions among utility and industry stakeholders. The latter believe microgrid resources can best be delivered by private

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