Nominations Open for 2nd Annual Smart Grid Award of Excellence

January 29th, 2015

Honoring Excellence in Smart Grids for Renewable Energy Integration – > ISGAN Award Web Page On 26 January, the International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN), in partnership with the Global Smart Grid Federation (GSGF), launched its second annual Award of Excellence competition to showcase leadership and innovation in smart grid projects around the world. This year’s competition theme is […]

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Solar cloud

February 26th, 2015

Billion Electric recently announced the launch of intelligent cloud computing solutions designed to increase solar power generation and reduce enterprise power consumption. BEsmart, a series of comprehensive cloud-based solutions integrated with smart meter and internet smart gateway, provides a whole new systematic approach to optimize business ROI. The Solar Cloud and Energy Cloud solutions are […]


Eiffel Tower becomes energy generator

February 26th, 2015

Hello from Paris where I have been shown how the Eiffel Tower (which I can see from my hotel window) is now generating its own energy. It is nearly impossible to see it from the ground but two vertical axis wind turbines and a small solar array have been added to this landmark. It is […]


$56 Billion annual energy efficiency boost for UK

February 26th, 2015

From turning down the thermostat by one degree to harnessing waste heat from industry to power homes, energy efficiency measures are worth more than £37 billion (~$56 billion) to the British economy each year. The report will be launched by the Combined Heat and Power Association (CHPA) as it prepares to rebrand as the Association […]


Ericsson and Landis+Gyr partner to empower Smart Metering and Smart Grid projects in the Middle East

February 24th, 2015

Landis+Gyr, global provider of energy management solutions, and Ericsson, global technology communications and services provider, have created a partnership to address the Middle East’s Smart Metering and Smart Grid transformation projects. Under the terms of the partnership, Ericsson and Landis+Gyr will support utilities across the region with solutions that deliver key data required to cultivate […]


How EVs Could Impact the Grid in 4 Charts

February 24th, 2015

Plug-in vehicles currently have a negligible effect on the electrical grid, according to the results from six utility smart grid projects funded by the Department of Energy. But that’s likely to change as electric vehicle (EV) adoption continues to grow over the next decade. There are relatively few EVs in the U.S. today. Last year, […]