demand response

Con Edison secures greenlight for $5 million demand response pilot

US utility Con Edison has received a greenlight from the New York Public Service Commission to implement a demand response programme. The $5 million pilot...
nickel zinc batteries

$600,000 Funding accelerates state use of nickel zinc batteries

In the US state of Missouri, the Department of Economic Development is investing in ZAF Energy Systems, an energy storage firm, to accelerate the...
Russian, TVA

TVA cybersecurity centre vigilant against growing threat

At the Tennessee Valley Authority's new cybersecurity centre, IT specialists constantly scan the power network and social media feeds looking for potential threats. Working around...

Kalispel Tribal Utilities advances with open network metering solution

Kalispel Tribal Utilities has signed a contract with Itron to deploy Itron’s OpenWay Riva solution to build an Active Network for electricity. With the...
CMP, power outages

PUC “too soft” on Central Maine Power

State Representative Seth Berry, has said that the Public Utilities Commission report into Central Maine Power’s performance during an October 2017 storm was too...
IoT predictions for 802.15.4 mesh chips, Norwegian wireless mesh solution in India

IoT predictions for 802.15.4 mesh chips

Market research firm ON World has released new findings highlighting that several segments in the IoT market are experiencing tremendous growth, including connected lighting,...

RQF: Renewable energy resources and energy storage solutions

The Southern California Public Power Authority has invited tenders for renewable energy resources and energy storage solutions. Notes: For general questions, please call the SCPPA...
rural electric

USDA invests $345.5 million in rural electric infrastructure

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has announced that the USDA is investing $345.5 million in 20 infrastructure projects to improve rural electric service in 14 states.

Five ways Congress can modernise the US power grid

Advanced Energy Economy and Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions Forum have released a policy paper outlining recommendations to modernise the U.S. grid
Liberty Eclipse; Cybersecurity solutions

Liberty Eclipse exercise focuses on grid syncing after cyberattack

It has been reported that the US Department of Energy is planning a hands-on test of the grid's ability to recover from a hacker-induced...

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