Cyan’s CyLec smart electricity metering technology has been deployed as part of a smart grid pilot in India. John Cronin, Cyan executive chairman says, “We are delighted that one of our key strategic partners has implemented a further pilot in India, demonstrating an additional step in the adoption of CyLec as a standard for smart electricity metering across India.”
Nexant has launched its GRID360 Distribution Manager, a simulation software application that enables utilities to control unpredictable power flow in the grid due to distributed generation, renewable integration, micro-grids, and demand response.
Delmarva Power has announced plans to host a community meeting on February 20 to provide information about the utility’s proposal to build a new high-voltage transmission line between Millington’s Church substation and the Wye Mills substation. The community meeting will give the public an opportunity to ask questions about the $31.3 million project that is designed to enhance electric service reliability on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, especially for customers in Queen Anne’s, Talbot and Caroline counties.
The editors of POWERGRID International magazine and PennWell Corp have named Duke Energy’s battery installation at the Rankin Substation in Mount Holly Project of the Year for integrating renewable energy into the grid.
The United States Department of Energy (DOE) has entered into the second phase of a cooperative agreement with the FutureGen Industrial Alliance for an innovative carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in Illinois.
The Office of the Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) reports it needs more powers from the UK Government to address improper energy deals to businesses in order to protect small business customers. The regulator is also developing a brokers’ code of conduct so protect businesses.