Projects, funding and more in this weekâ€™s smart grid wins
This weekâ€™s smart grid wins roundup includes both familiar and maybe not so familiar names, but theyâ€™re all involved in interesting projects. And donâ€™t miss the financing news from two smart grid companies and two new partnerships.
PROJECTS AND DEVELOPMENTS
Schneider Electric and Northern Europeâ€™s DONG Energy will cooperate on a technological and commercial partnership for a more sustainable energy supply of remote islands in Africa. The intent is to allow African electric network operators of remote or isolated island grids to increase the share of renewable energy used while maintaining grid stability and reliability for consumers. Read more >>
Conservation Services Group and EnergySavvy have collaborated on a new program management portal designed to enhance communication among homeowners, contractors and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authorityâ€™s Home Performance with ENERGY STARÂ® program managers. The New York Home Performance Portal will increase customer satisfaction, improve the contractor experience and accelerate completion of energy efficiency projects. Read more >>
Next-generation energy storage products provider RoseWater Energy Group recently completed a fully operational microgrid project featuring its Energy Storage Hub and managed by Ontario-based utility company, PowerStream. Read more >>
Itron and Exceleron Software are delivering a smart payment solution to Jefferson Energy Cooperative, a member-owned energy cooperative with more than 30,000 customers in 11 Georgia counties. Jefferson utilizes Itronâ€™s cellular communications with MultiSpeakÂ® interface in conjunction with Exceleronâ€™s MyUsage Prepaid to offer prepaid accounts to customers throughout its territory. Read more >>