J$695 million to enhance energy efficiency program in Jamaica’s public sector

The Jamaican government is to spend J$695m in the 2017-18 financial year to enhance the country’s energy efficiency and energy conservation measures in the public sector. Implemented by the Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology, it is expected that the measures will enable the execution of an energy efficiency/conservation baseline […]

Now pairing with energy storage: smart thermostats

Zen Ecosystems has announced it is partnering with Swell Energy to package smart thermostats with batteries and extend customer savings. The company’s smart thermostat will be bundled with batteries from Swell Energy, an LA-based storage marketplace turned vendor, in what may be the first partnership of its kind. Storage and […]

The energy intersect in smart cities

The US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has played a key role in coordinating smart grid standards and is now taking on a facilitating role for smart cities. NIST is leading an international public effort to develop a consensus framework of common architectural features to enable smart city […]