Smart Grid Policy Handbook 2016 – Identify Opportunities and Challenges: MarketResearchReports.Biz

MarketResearchReports.Biz has announced addition of new report “Smart Grid Policy Handbook 2016” to its database. Summary Smart Grid Policy Handbook 2016 is the latest policy report from GlobalData, which offers comprehensive information on major policies governing smart grid in different countries. The report covers sixteen key countries, providing the current scenario and future plans in implementing smart grid technology, giving a fair idea of overall growth potential of the smart grid industry in each of the countries, and globally. The report also discusses the net-metering policy, and smart meter roll…

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Smart Grid Policy Handbook 2015: Reportbazzar

ReportBazzar has announced a new report titled “Smart Grid Policy Handbook 2015” to their offering. Browse Complete Report with TOC: Summary Smart Grid Policy Handbook 2015 is the latest report which provides in-depth analysis of smart grid technology policies across major countries in the world: the US, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, the EU, Germany, the UK, France, Spain, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, India, China, Japan, South Korea, Singapore and Australia. Major topics include Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI), microgrid, smart cities, net metering, Time of Use (ToU) pricing, communication protocol, Electric…

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Massachusetts moves to embrace a smart grid

State agency issues order to utilities The Department of Public Utilities in Massachusetts has issued an order to the state’s largest energy providers concerning their adoption of a smart grid. A smart grid is a modernized energy infrastructure that makes use of better information and communications technologies and is more accommodating of renewable energy. The state’s current infrastructure is often considered inefficient due to the changing ways people consumer energy and the new sources from which that energy is coming from. Smart grid program could be a boon for renewable…

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Odyne Systems, LLC Wins Contract for Deployment of Plug-in Hybrid Medium- and Heavy-Duty Trucks

Odyne Systems, LLC, a leading manufacturer of hybrid systems for large trucks, has been selected to participate in a $45.4 million U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) award to develop and deploy plug-in hybrid systems for trucks throughout North America. With this award, the DOE is further advancing hybrid technology and accelerating the commercialization process in the medium- and heavy-duty vehicle market, while also creating jobs and improving the nation’s energy security by reducing dependency on foreign oil. Through the program, Odyne will leverage proprietary technology applicable to a wide variety…

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S&C Electric wins promising contract from EDF Renewables

wind energy support

Multi-million dollar contract awarded to S&C Electric S&C Electric Company Europe Ltd, a smart grid energy company and subsidiary of U.S.-based S&C Electric, has won an ambitious contract from Electricite de France’s EDF Renewables. The contract is reportedly worth several million dollars and will seek to establish a smart grid system in Scotland. This system is to be powered by a wind farm that is located south of Edinburgh and near the Scottish Border. The wind energy injected into the smart grid will be used to power homes and businesses.…

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Modernizing the U.S. energy infrastructure is no small feat

Alternative Energy Infrastructure

Alternative energy highlights need for new infrastructure The advent of alternative energy has lent momentum behind the issues of sustainability and efficiency. As countries begin to adopt new energy systems, they are finding that existing electricity infrastructures must be modernized to avoid the risk of losing large amounts of affordable energy. In the U.S., utilities companies have long been behind the development of a smart grid – an energy infrastructure that is suited to the need of alternative energy systems. Many of these companies have received assistance from the government,…

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New updates to the U.S. Smart Grid framework may change how the nation gets its energy

US Hydrogen Fuel Initiative

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released updates for the Smart Grid of the U.S. The Smart Grid is a framework of standards and practices for the nation’s alternative energy initiatives. The standards governing the nation’s endeavors are updated regularly to account for changing trends in the commercial market and emerging technologies. NIST’s updates included new standards for cybersecurity and testing procedures concerning new alternative energy technologies. NIST is tasked by the federal government to renovate the nation’s archaic energy system. The agency’s main goal is to…

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