supports smart grid development in China
United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded a
$660,000 grant to China’s State Grid Electric Power Research
Institute (SGEPRI) to fund a feasibility study and pilot project
on the implementation of a smart grid demand response management
City Light to improve customer service during outages with help
from Infosys Technologies and Oracle
completion of a successful business transformation program
incorporating the implementation of Oracle Utilities Network
Management System at Seattle City Light has been announced by
Infosys Technologies and Oracle.
grid curriculum launched in California by Silver Spring
An educational program, “A Smart Energy
Future,” designed to increase the general public’s
understanding of smart energy and help prepare the next generation
for the benefits of the smart grid has been launched in California
by Silver Spring Networks.
to present smart metering solution for South Africa
meter company Kamstrup has entered into a partnership with the
high-tech company Develco and several South African partners to
develop a metering infrastructure and software for a smart
metering system for South Africa.
for advanced metering in Norway
regulator NVE last month released proposals on the functional
requirements for the country’s advanced metering and management
Street calls for smart grid companies with great ideas
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electric vehicles plan revs up
to have one out of 20 vehicles to be electrically powered by 2020
is moving forward with eight charging stations now up and running
in Ontario in partnership with the company Better Place.
metering software launched by IBM
introduced an Intelligent Metering Network Management software
package aimed at utilities to monitor and manage smart meter
events, alarms and data, and overall to provide greater control
and automation of the smart metering infrastructure.
Interview: Smart metering regulatory policy in Norway
February 18, 2011 Norway’s energy regulator NVE issued a
consultation on regulation of the country’s advanced meter
system. On the eve of this policy announcement, Thor Erik
Grammeltvedt, head of the Power Market Section of NVE, was
interviewed by Anthony Pohl, conference manager of Smart Metering
Semiconductor: Smart Metering Solutions
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applications. ON Semiconductor has a proven track record of
shipping Power Line Communication modem ICs and Power Management
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Mobile Workforce Management and the Aging Utility
Maintaining utility efficiency,
reliability, and safety during this period of change is
particularly challenging for those managing field service
technicians, whose skills and depth of experience are difficult to
duplicate among new hires. This whitepaper explains how utilities
can use mobile workforce management applications to maintain and
improve efficiency, reliability and safety as substantial numbers
of experienced field technicians and supervisors transition to
actionable insights from the foremost utilities in the Nordic
Smart Metering Scandinavia 2011 is taking
place in less than 2 weeks from now! It is the only place where
over 2 days, you can connect with 250+ of your peers who have
insights in the local issues and get the real actionable insights
from the foremost utilities in this region.
& Distribution/Smart Grids Europe unites top 40 European TSOs
We are proud to inform you that the top
40 European TSOs and DSOs have already confirmed their
participation. This proves once again that Transmission &
Distribution/Smart Grids Europe is THE annual meeting place for
the most influential players in the industry!
Innovation, Business Case Excellence, and Customer Service
Excellence in the North American Utility Industry
part of Metering International’s global series of Excellence
Awards, we are proud to announce the 2011 Metering International
Excellence awards for the North American utility sector.
sets the pace, as smart metering charges ahead in the CEE region
Large scale implementation projects beginning
across Poland illustrates a clear commitment to smart metering and
smart grid across the region. With ENERGA – OPERATOR SA planning
to introduce AMI across their entire service region, and deliver
smart metering to 2.8 million customers by 2017, the market is
moving and rapidly.
your agenda for Smart Metering UK & Ireland 2011!
upcoming government announcements on smart metering deployment in
the UK and notable progress in Ireland, Smart Metering UK and
Ireland returns for 2011 more timely than ever. 2011 WILL BE