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A newly published standard from ASHRAE and NEMA is a key piece supporting modernization of the global grid.
Powered by Li-on batteries, EcoBlade provides energy reserves when electricity is most needed in a facility.
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.
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.
Advanced solution combines big data analytics and weather modeling technology to predict output of individual wind turbines.
Boston event looked at how cross-sector collaborations could be used to pilot new solutions to urban challenges everywhere.
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
Pilot programs going on now aim to address how renewable energy can contribute to reducing demand on utility infrastructures.
Thinking about taking the plunge into the smart grid? There are four main themes to consider before getting started.
Launched in 2010, the enhanced pilot credit establishes guidelines anticipated to increase participation in automated demand response.
As energy efficiency strategies get "smarter," HVAC systems are one area of opportunity for facility managers.
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.
Pacific Gas & Electric conducted testing in an Oakland, CA office building to gauge the response effectiveness of EnOcean equipment.
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.
Earlier this month, the first set of standards needed for the interoperability and security of smart grid development was announced.