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Smart sensor predicts power outages

Akron - Power downtime is disruptive to businesses and consumers. Imagine if there was a smart sensor that could predict when a power outage was about to occur, giving time to deactivate sensitive equipment or to start up emergency generators?

Intelligent solutions for the power grid of the future

Keila - The expansion of electric cars is set to place greater strain on power grids. In order to deal with the demand, smart solutions are required to control power grid supplies. Researcher have been looking at options.

Growth seen in advanced metering infrastructure in U.S.

Advanced metering infrastructure can be defined as a collective network of smart meters, communication networks, and data management systems that can help customers, utilities and third-party providers to manage electricity usage in an efficient manner.

Shell technology ventures into cleantech markets

Amsterdam - Global oil and gas companies have not always been great supporters of renewable energy sources but with the growing demand for all-electric vehicles and clean energy, some energy companies refuse to be left behind as the world moves forward.

Hurricanes shed light on the vulnerabilities in U.S. power grid

Two Category 4 hurricanes, back-to-back, not only caused extensive damage, massive flooding, and loss of lives – they also laid bare the poor condition of the nation's electrical grid.

Canada developing energy storage roadmap

A holistic approach to develop and maintain a multi-year energy storage roadmap for Canada has been initiated, starting with a pilot study in Alberta. Phase 1 is to be reported to the Energy Storage in Canada Conference.

Duke Energy Florida will remake grid into resilient two-way grid

Duke Energy Florida has plans to re-make its grid into a two-way grid that incorporates renewable energy, storage, electric vehicle charging stations and smart meters as well as boosting resiliency.

'Smart' transformers prepared for smart electricity grids

Technologists have devised a computer model to show how smart solid-state transformerscan form a stable, reliable 'smart grid' for the supply of electricity to businesses and homes.

Funds for battery storage, smart grid, energy tech tops $1B

The first half of 2017 has been very rewarding for battery storage, smart grid, and energy efficiency companies who received venture capital (VC) funding worth over $1.0 billion globally.

Clean energy innovations that will transform our world (Part 2)

Technological innovations in electricity generation, energy storage, and the smart grid are changing the way we power our world. Great progress has been made in developing renewable energy resources, changing the face of the energy industry.

Obama to give $3.4 billion for smart grid

President Barack Obama will announce $3.4 billion in government grants to help build a "smart" electric grid. the administration said that smart-grid deployment could cut electricity use by more than 4 percent by 2030.
 

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Duke Energy Florida reveals plans for modern  two-way resilient grid.
Duke Energy Florida reveals plans for modern, two-way resilient grid.
Duke Ehergy Florida
In combination with other technologies in the smart grid  smart meters make it possible for FPL to d...
In combination with other technologies in the smart grid, smart meters make it possible for FPL to deliver a variety of benefits its customers, including better reliability and more information and control over energy bills.
Florida Power and Light