Smart cities use a mix of information, energy, and social technologies for environmental sustainability, economic prosperity, and livability; however, according to Lux Research, they need not just be smart but agile -- making technology choices that let citizens adapt and improve on solutions they implement today.
As the price of oil drops, projects have slowed down and the majority of upstream companies have shifted their attention to developing a sustainable cost and productivity strategy essential to achieving their immediate and long-term objectives.
The nuclear industry is delivering a message loud and clear to Wall Street about the value of nuclear energy.
India is experiencing many of the same issues as the United States when it comes to energy -- specifically, the lack of a skilled workforce.
In the United States, 50 million residential electric water heaters collectively represent a significant and vastly underutilized energy storage resource capable of leveraging substantial environmental and cost benefits.
Fittingly, the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando -- and the location of this week's DistributTECH conference -- is the latest location "growing" solar trees.
AT&T will provide licensed spectrum so utilities can establish their own FANs for improved communications in their operational footprint.
Having received, 38 J.D. Power awards for customer satisfaction in its history, it's no surprise this utility has been chosen to represent Powergrid International magazine's Customer Engagement Project of the Year.
CCSA will work to expand access to clean, local, affordable energy nationwide through community solar whereby local solar facilities are shared by individual community members who receive credits on their electricity bills for their portion of the power produced.
With the rise of distributed energy resources, a smarter grid, and the need for more advanced analytics, technologies for utilities continue to become increasingly sophisticated and complex.
Hawaiian Electric Company has chosen Siemens to provide advanced grid management and control technologies for the U.S. Department of Energy $2.5 million funded SunShot Initiative as a part of the Sustainable and Holistic Integration of Energy Storage and Solar PV (SHINES) program.
It is widely known that plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) can reduce fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions compared to their gas-only counterparts, but researchers at the University of California - Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering are capitalizing even further on the technology's benefits.
Drawing on its 2015 research, as well as the findings from the U.S. Department of Enery's consumer behavior studies, SGCC highlights six key "themes" surrounding the current state of the smart grid consumer.
FirstEnergy has launched a new branding campaign in order to demonstrate the utility's commitment to a cleaner energy future.
The Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative's (SGCC) CLEAR Awards honor organizations for their excellence in customer outreach and engagement. Each year, SGCC recognizes one utility, one technology provider, and one non-profit who serve as role models within SGCC and the smart grid industry.
Florida can actually reduce electricity costs by employing more energy efficiency and renewable energy to meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Clean Power Plan (CPP) targets.
The Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) will not to build the Iowa Hill pumped storage project addition to its hydroelectric system due to prohibitive costs and financial risks, according to the SMUD Board of Directors.
Governments and utilities increasingly see smart city systems as transformational tools to boost resilience and quality of life in cities across the world -- driven by expectations that smart city programs will produce greater efficiency across municipal functions.
Duke Energy is not only building renewable energy projects -- they're looking after and servicing the projects of other utilities.
New research reveals a growing opportunities for utilities in leveraging data analytics to maximize operational excellence, enhance customer satisfaction and improve financial performance.