Smart Cities Council 2014 Survey.

October 29th, 2014

GSGF recently participated in this survey and the results are made available to you. Cities around the globe are undertaking “smart” initiatives that result in better services for citizens, a more attractive city for visitors and businesses, a better place to work, and greater cost savings. To find out where cities in North America are […]

KEPCO wants to export Smart Grid technologies

October 29th, 2014

KEPCO plans to spend $155 million between 2015 and 2017 developing smart grid technologies as a new export item. The company unveiled its three-stage action plan during a presentation at the Conference of the Electric Power Supply Industry. The company’s smart grid technologies were tested on Jeju from December 2009 through May 2013 and, based […]

Farmers in Central America generate energy from coffee wastewater

October 28th, 2014

The Energy from Coffee Wastewater project by UTZ Certified has proven that is possible to generate energy, tackle climate change and protect water resources by treating discharges from coffee mills. The project started in 2010 with the goal of addressing environmental and health problems caused by the wastewater produced in the coffee industry. Tailor-made coffee […]

Distributed Energy Hotspots in the USA

October 27th, 2014

According to GTM Research’s Q2 2014 Grid Edge Executive Briefing, released this week, there are approximately 270 distributed energy storage projects (deployed and planned) across the United States. The number of projects is up from 120 at the end of 2013, and combined, the total is 212 megawatts. The map in this link shows the […]

Southeast Asian countries to invest $13.6bn in smart grid infrastructure

October 26th, 2014

Southeast Asian countries will invest $13.6bn in smart grid infrastructure between 2014 and 2024. This investment will include smart metering and the modernization of electricity transmission and distribution networks with sensors, communications and software. By 2024, the largest markets will be Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines and Vietnam, according to a new study published […]