In a recent Breaking Energy commentary, Bill Radvak, CEO of America Vanadium, stated “The electricity grid is set for a major transformation … and energy storage is going to play a center stage role.”...More
In the recently released 2014 Grid Modernization Index (GMI), Illinois ranked as the number three state in the nation based on its progress in modernizing its electric systems with smart grid technologies....More
A report released by economists at The Brattle Group finds that the deployment of grid-integrated distributed electricity storage in Texas could provide substantial net benefits to the power system in ERCOT and its electricity customers....More
The US Department of Energy (DOE), Oak Ridge National Laboratory and EPB have announced the beginning of a partnership that will use Chattanooga’s smart grid as a living laboratory for testing new energy technologies....More
Saving money, protecting the environment and conserving energy for future generations motivate consumers to engage with their utility and smart grid-enabled products, according to a new report issued by the Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative (SGCC)....More
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There's a lot of life left in our overhead distribution network, but adding some new technology can help ensure the reliability of those aging assets. Download the free white paper From the basic to the complex: Optimizing an aging infrastructure in the modern grid to learn how to merge existing assets with intelligent devices to build a more resilient network.