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UK Smart Grid Project Publishes New Consumer Data

The Customer-Led Network Revolution (CLNR) project has published new data showing the consumption and generation patterns of more than 12,000 UK electricity customers. The key partners in the project are Northern Powergrid, British Gas, EA Technology, Durham University and Newcastle University. The CLNR, which is partly paid for by the Office of Gas and Electricity…

CE Energy Holds Smart Grid Security Workshop

C3 Energy held a two-day collaborative workshop that focused on smart grid operational cyber security to help utilities manage and protect against cyber risks. The participants included Enel, Exelon, Entergy, the US Department of Energy’s trustworthy cyber infrastructure for the power grid (TCIPG) Center, and the University of California, Berkeley. William Sanders, TCIPG director and…

Trilliant Launches New Smart Energy Solution

Trilliant has launched its new smart energy access layer (SEAL) solution, which integrates various IT systems and processes for smart metering and smart grid enabling different operational systems access to smart energy data and grid device activity. SEAL provides security, lower costs, and use of industry standards. According to Trilliant, SEAL also helps energy companies…

Texas Smart Energy Pilot Provides Consumers “Actionable Intelligence”

Samsung and Earth Networks is launching a trial efficiency program in Texas that will provide homeowners with actionable intelligence they can use to save energy, reduce their electric bills, and find the best energy service rate plan based on their personal energy use. Earth Networks is the parent company of WeatherBug and WeatherBug Home. More…

Enel Begins Construction of New Solar Project in Chile

Enel Green Power has initiated the construction of Lalackama II, the company’s latest photovoltaic (PV) plant in Chile, joining Enel’s three other solar facilities. The total investment to build the new power plant is approximately $32 million. Lalackama II is supported by a power supply contract to sell energy to private customers. With a reported…

Elster Selected for Smart Meter Program in Brussels

Brussels’ Sibelga has contracted Elster to provide the platform for improved smart meter communication as part of the utility’s remote metering for the industry (ReMI) program. Sibelga deployed Elster’s solutions to introduce automated meter reading (AMR) for Sibelga’s commercial and industrial (C&I) customers. Frank Arbyn, Elster’s Sibelga project manager says his company’s “deep industry knowledge,…