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Scotland – Smart Grid Strategy Launched

A strategy has been launched in Scotland for a smart grid, creating 12,000 jobs in the sector, and setting out the vision for the country as “an exemplar in smart grid adoption and as a leading international provider of smart ...

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Australian Smart Grid, Smart City trial supplied by Landis+Gyr

Landis+Gyr has announced that they are to supply Ausgrid with advanced meters for the government’s Smart Grid, Smart City project. “The meters provide consumers with capacity for real-time metering and management of their energy use,” said Steve Jeston, CEO of ...

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Almost 1 in 3 US households have smart meters

The number of households in the United States that have smart meters installed has increased from 1 in 4 in 2011 to almost 1 in 3 as of this month, according to a new report from the Institute for Electric Efficiency ...

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The Danish Intelligent Energy Alliance (DIEA) established

Denmark aims to become among the first countries to ensure an effective conversion of its power system to a smart grid with the help of the Danish Intelligent Energy Alliance (DIEA). The Alliance (which has been recently established) is an ...

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Guidelines released in Europe for smart grid project cost-benefit analyses

The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Energy (DG Energy) has released guidelines for conducting a cost-benefit analysis (CBA) of smart grid projects in Europe. The guidelines, based on the methodology of the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), offer a step-by-step assessment framework for cost-benefit ...

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Catalog of Standards – 3 smart grid standards approved

PRESS RELEASE Gaithersburg, MD, USA – The SGIP ( Smart Grid Interoperability Panel) has approved 3 sets of standards for the Catalog of Standards. They are: IEC 61850: The IEC 61850 series of standards define object models, abstract services, and ...

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Paradox Engineering to launch Smart Street Lighting and Urban Management Project in San Francisco, USA

A pilot project is to be launched by Paradox Engineering, with its PE.AMI Lighting Management solution in the city of San Francisco. The area want to use street lighting poles to develop an integrated, expandable wireless infrastructure for city monitoring ...

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USA OpenADR 2.0a smart grid standard verified

The first servers and clients on the OpenADR 2.0a profile standard have been successfully tested. This will help to refine the standard and progress with the implementation of automated demand response for the smart grid, as announced by the OpenADR ...

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UK demonstrates the first Smart Meter Reading over White Space

On April 26th, the first smart meter reading over  ‘white space’ was demonstrated in the UK by Bglobal, smart energy provider and Neul, a technology provider. The meter reading was carried out over a distance of 1km, using the previously ...

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UK has a strong case for Smart Grid

According to a new report, the initial investment for smart grid development could be moving forward sooner rather than later, with the benefits outweighing the risks. The creation of a smart grid could provide a welcome boost for growth, jobs ...

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