Tag: the 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.

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

Aclara Acquires Smart Grid Business from Tollgrade, Expands Portfolio of Smart Infrastructure Solutions and Broadens Market Reach

ST. LOUIS, August 11, 2016 – Aclara Technologies LLC (“Aclara”), a world-class supplier of smart infrastructure technologies to water, gas and electric utilities globally, has acquired the Smart Grid business of Tollgrade Communications, Inc., a global market share leader in the smart grid sensor market. The transaction includes the award-winning

Energy Theft: A Growing Problem

Energy Theft: A Growing Problem

This is not a case of masked burglars demanding that you hand over your electricity. Nevertheless, slightly more discrete thieves are stealing power at a high rate.

Industry experts estimate that $6 billion of electricity is stolen in the US each year. It ranks as the third-most stolen item, after credit

Power Security

Power Security

As described by the US Department of Energy (DOE), microgrids are localized grids that can disconnect from the traditional grid to operate autonomously, help mitigate grid disturbances for faster system response and recovery, and strengthen grid resilience.

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