Grid Archive

21 Jul 2014

Giant Lithium Titanate Battery to Be Connected to Grid in UK

The UK’s first 2 MW lithium titanate battery will be connected to the electrical grid later this year, as part of new research as a part of a research effort to tackle energy storage challenges. The Daily
10 Jul 2014

Putting Grid Management In EV Drivers’ Hands

By Beaudry Kock The smart grid will only live up to its promise if utilities and grid operators spur innovation and engagement by relinquishing their tight control of grid data and consumer energy profiles; and if consumers who can store
28 Jun 2014

Clean storage: These scientists are making an organic, water-based battery for the power grid

Most batteries — whether they’re embedded in your iPhone or they’re plugged into the power grid somewhere — use some kind of metal to create the chemical reaction that stores the energy. In laptops and Teslas, that
16 Jun 2014

Alstom to supply DERMS for €28m Smart Grid Vendee project in France

France-based Alstom Grid has won a contract to supply its distributed energy resources management system (DERMS) for the €28m Smart Grid Vendée project located on the west coast of France. CTBR – News
14 Jun 2014

Wanxiang, NEC to form grid energy storage JV in China

China Wanxiang’s subsidiary Puxing Energy and the Japanese technology firm NEC have agreed to form a joint venture for grid energy storage in China. CTBR – News
30 May 2014

Behind the scenes with Tom Siebel, C3 and its data engine for the power grid

About a year after the newly-minted billionaire entrepreneur Tom Siebel saw his software company Siebel sell to Oracle for $ 5.85 billion in 2006, he found himself studying an entirely new field: the vast, complicated and slowly
23 May 2014

Grid Resiliency A Priority For Brookhaven Lab Continues

The US Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Lab has been sponsoring a series of workshops designed to continue an ongoing dialogue between utilities and research institutions regarding the resiliency of the electricity grid in the wake of
3 May 2014

Smart Grid Middleware Optimizes Energy Consumption

Semantic Middleware Architecture (SMArc) is the result of a research conducted by the Department of Engineering and Telematics Architectures of Centro de Investigación en Tecnologías del Software y Sistemas Multimedia (CITSEM) of the Technical University of Madrid
2 May 2014

Indian state to invest €789.2m in smart grid and power network

The Odisha State Government in India has approved plans to invest approximately INR66bn (€789.2m) in building smart grid and storm resistance power network by 2020. CTBR – News
25 Apr 2014

TNB signs MoU with Trilliant for smart grid technical exchange collaboration

Malaysia-based Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) and US-based Trilliant have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that provides technical exchange collaboration framework to meet Malaysia’s smart energy needs. CTBR – News