Posts Tagged ‘smart grid’

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Superior Court building Los Angeles example of energy savings, environmental protection and superior real state value

Posted on September 21st, 2012 by

The Superior Court of California building, County of Los Angles has new energy upgrades that will be reflected in savings and environment protection. Commonwealth Management,[...]
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Connecting the Dots between the Energy Efficiency and the Smart Grid

Posted on June 25th, 2012 by

We are on the cusp of another transformation in energy efficiency as the smart grid takes hold. Energy efficiency is now considered a valuable resource[...]

Isn’t it Time for Energy Management to Include Smarter Buildings Working with a Smarter Grid?

Posted on June 13th, 2012 by

With all this emphasis on creating smarter buildings and enabling smart grids, we still find ourselves utilizing manual solutions to try and get the results[...]

Energy Innovations: Snails and Griddies

Posted on June 5th, 2012 by

Ask most people to describe vanguard energy technology, and they’ll name LED lights, certain forms of solar energy and new electric storage methods. But how[...]
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The 21st Century Energy Transformation will be an Evolution, not a Revolution

Posted on May 18th, 2012 by

In any given month these days, you could find a smart energy conference to go to, and you wouldn’t have to look that hard. There[...]

How Do We Create an Ethical Grid?

Posted on May 4th, 2012 by

  So much of what’s discussed in offices these days – and forever really – focuses on this: What’s best for the company? How do[...]

Bloom Energy’s Fuel Cells Will Power iCloud and Siri

Posted on April 23rd, 2012 by

Apple has just confirmed that they are building a 4.8 MW fuel cell farm for their data center in Maiden, North Carolina. 24 units of[...]

Pink on Green: How to Ignite the Second Electrical Revolution

Posted on April 20th, 2012 by

The electric industry is good at building things. That’s how it solves problems. Is there a threat of blackouts? Develop a new natural gas-fired plant.[...]

Thermal Energy Storage is the Answer The question – How Do We Solve the Demand on the Grid?

Posted on April 13th, 2012 by

The future of energy and the Smart Grid is dependent on smarter buildings that use disruptive technologies such as energy storage and building automation to[...]

Business Intelligence for Utilities: Five Planning Strategies

Posted on April 6th, 2012 by

  Business Intelligence is not a new concept to utilities, as the analysis of data is as entrenched in every utility as the concept of[...]

Opportunities for Energy Innovators

Posted on February 17th, 2012 by

For a long time ‘clean’ and ‘green’ marked the forward trend in the energy industry. Then came the quest for ‘smart’ energy. And now ‘innovation’[...]

Smart Grid Trends to Watch for in 2012

Posted on January 23rd, 2012 by

 Aging grid infrastructure, rising energy costs and demand, and new and pending government legislation are some of the factors motivating consumers and utilities alike to[...]

Addressing Volatile Energy Costs through Supply and Demand

Posted on December 20th, 2011 by

Energy is playing a larger role in business profitability than ever before – and it’s growing more complex by the day as sourcing options get[...]

Market Disruption Driving Creative Strategies in the Demand-Side Management Space

Posted on December 9th, 2011 by

Wrenching transformation and consolidation is sweeping across the once stable and conservative lighting industry.  New technologies such as LEDs, digital networks and wireless communications are displacing legacy[...]

Siemens Agrees to Acquire eMeter to Boost Smart Grid Offering

Posted on December 6th, 2011 by

Siemens agrees to acquire eMeter to boost smart grid offering Siemens Industry Inc. has agreed to acquire San Mateo, California-based eMeter Corp. Subject to necessary[...]

Report: U.S. Becomes Net Exporter Of Petroleum Products For First Time In Nearly 20 Years

Posted on December 1st, 2011 by

Report: U.S. begins exporting petroleum products for first time in nearly 20 years For the first time in nearly 20 years, the United States has[...]