Tag: smart grid

FM Alert: Smart Grid Standard Published

A newly published standard from ASHRAE and NEMA is a key piece supporting modernization of the global grid.

New Product Flash: EcoBlade From Schneider Electric

Powered by Li-on batteries, EcoBlade provides energy reserves when electricity is most needed in a facility.

FM Alert: “Facility Smart Grid Information Model” Reaches Key Milestone

A recent public review of the Facility Smart Grid Information Model (FSGIM), is bringing homes, offices, factories, and other buildings significantly closer to becoming full partners in supporting and managing the electric grid.
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Question Of The Week: Demand Response?

A recent report from Navigant Research forecasts worldwide revenue from demand response programs will grow from $1.6 billion annually in 2014 to $9.7 billion in 2023.

IBM Developing New Wind And Solar Forecasting System

Advanced solution combines big data analytics and weather modeling technology to predict output of individual wind turbines.
IBM Smarter Cities, Boston

Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, City Of Boston, Boston University, And IBM Partner On Smarter Cities...

Boston event looked at how cross-sector collaborations could be used to pilot new solutions to urban challenges everywhere.

Study Ties Cities’ Smart Grid Use To Economic Drivers For CRE Health

Do smart grid investments pay off for cities? In what ways? Jones Lang LaSalle examined the top “connected cities” as identified in a U.S. News & World Report study to find out how these cities fared in terms of three indicators of economic health: job growth, GDP, and commercial real estate value. Oct 9, 2012 @ 2:08 PM

Renewable Energy: Integrating Into The Smart Grid

Pilot programs going on now aim to address how renewable energy can contribute to reducing demand on utility infrastructures.

FM Issue: Evolving With The Smarter Grid

Thinking about taking the plunge into the smart grid? There are four main themes to consider before getting started.

Updated LEED Demand Response Pilot Credit

Launched in 2010, the enhanced pilot credit establishes guidelines anticipated to increase participation in automated demand response.

HVAC Trends: Forging The Path

As energy efficiency strategies get "smarter," HVAC systems are one area of opportunity for facility managers.

ASHRAE, NEMA Partner on Smart Grid Model Standard

The proposed standard will coordinate with work by the North American Energy Standards Board to develop a basic energy usage data model and create a facilities data model that provides additional energy usage data elements for commercial and industrial buildings.

EnOcean Wireless Controls Tested For Smart Grid Potential

Pacific Gas & Electric conducted testing in an Oakland, CA office building to gauge the response effectiveness of EnOcean equipment.

Breaking News: Demand Response Group Files Protest With FERC

The “Demand Response Supporters,” filed a protest today (9/17/09) with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), requesting the establishment of market rules that would put the value of demand response on equal footing with compensation for generation.

Smart Grids Gaining Momentum?

Earlier this month, the first set of standards needed for the interoperability and security of smart grid development was announced.
Facilities Management Challenges, Budget Cuts

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Join us for this free webinar and learn about the five facilities management challenges that are bleeding facilities budgets dry, and how to solve them.
Data-Driven Workplace

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In this free video webinar, we dive into recent research around collaboration, productivity and the role of the office, and share how workplace data can inform facility decisions.

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