Smart grid wins: Good news for GE, Trilliant, Survalent Technology and more

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Here is a quick look at this week’s news from several companies in a variety of smart grid sectors.

 

PARTNERSHIPS AND MEMORANDUMS OF UNDERSTANDING

Tenaga Nasional Berhad, the largest electric utility in Malaysia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with smart grid platform company Trilliant. The MOU will provide a framework for collaboration between the two companies to exchange technical information and training, and to explore models to deliver smart grid benefits such as enhanced energy efficiency, improved reliability, and energy security to the people throughout TNB’s customer base in Malaysia. Read more >>

 

Plug Power Inc. announced that in line with its aggressive international growth strategy it has signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Hyundai Hysco Co. Ltd. (Hysco), to create a joint venture partnership to develop and sell hydrogen fuel cells in countries throughout Asia using Hysco's advanced stack and plate technology. Read more >>

 

Candi Controls, creator of a unifying framework for smart device data, and IPKeys, a developer of smart grid technologies for government and industry, have partnered to connect OpenADR 2.0b-certified communications from the smart grid to a multitude of everyday devices in homes and commercial buildings, creating price-based controls that reduce waste and energy costs. Read more >>

 

PROJECTS AND DEVELOPMENTS

Survalent Technology, a provider of smart grid solutions for the control room, announced it has commissioned a new Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS) for InDyne Inc., at Cape Canaveral Air Force Base, Florida. InDyne is a full-service military, civilian and commercial operations company, specializing in solutions for large, complex government contracts. They provide management and execution services for space and test range operations, information technology (IT), base operations, maintenance and other services. Read more >>

 

RGS Energy has entered into an agreement to develop a project that includes the design, installation and operation of a 2.6 megawatt (MW) ground-mount solar system near Auburn, Massachusetts. The Town of Auburn has agreed to purchase 100% of the power generated by the system, which is expected to total more than 3 million kilowatt hours annually and reduce the town's cost of electricity by more than $3 million over the next 20 years. Read more >>

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