Posts Tagged ‘smart grid’

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Why IT Does Not Have to Wait on the Smart Grid to Start Saving Energy Costs Today

Posted on January 3rd, 2011 by

President Obama recently explained the importance of our country’s transformation to a Smart Grid by saying, “It will make our grid more secure and more[...]
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5 Reasons Why the Smart Grid will Save Businesses Money

Posted on January 2nd, 2011 by

Today, most businesses have clear insight into IT spend or capital expenditures, but when asked about energy costs, it’s typically not on their radar. Overall,[...]
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Chevrolet Volt Wins Green Car of the Year

Posted on November 19th, 2010 by

The Chevy Volt is not only the Motor Trend Car of the Year, but it has also raked in the award for Green Car of the Year. Also, the DOE has initiated five new smart grid projects to improve the nation's grid.
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Elections Elections- What Does The Midterm Election Mean For Energy?

Posted on November 4th, 2010 by

How did California vote on Proposition 23? How does the new makeup of Congress change energy legislation? What experts say about geothermal energy and the GOP House.
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First Solar To Increase Production Capacity To 2.7 GW

Posted on October 15th, 2010 by

Expect higher heating bills this winter, which company is doubling down on solar production, and a continent that you wouldn‘t immediately think of that’s quickly[...]
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Smart Grid Education For Businesses

Posted on October 4th, 2010 by

There has been a lot of discussion about the need for a “Smart Grid” but many businesses are still trying to figure out how a[...]
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OPEC Oil Production Drops; Duke Energy To Be Echelon’s First Customer For New Control System

Posted on September 10th, 2010 by

OPEC’s oil production dropping, DOE invests $40 million in additional carbon capture projects, and Echelon signs up its first customer for its new control system[...]
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Direct Energy Enters The Maryland Electricity Market

Posted on August 17th, 2010 by

Baltimore Gas & Electric keeps $200 million award from DOE to build a smart grid project, a new free commercial energy assessment available online, and[...]
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Attacking The Electric Grid Has Never Been Easier

Posted on August 10th, 2010 by

For those that remember the fourth Die Hard movie, “Live Free or Die Hard”, which starred Bruce Willis as a cop who stops a bunch[...]
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BP Begins “Static Kill” Operation On Damaged Oil Well

Posted on August 4th, 2010 by

BP begins its static kill operation, are smart meters really that accurate, and wind energy generation increasing in the UK.
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BP Containment Cap Still Holding, Claims Reach More Than $200 Million

Posted on July 19th, 2010 by

Transcription: After a weekend full of tests, it looks like the new cap on the leaking oil well in the Gulf has kept it from[...]