A new report by GTM Research predicts the Meter Data Management market will grow from $54 million in 2009 to $221 million by 2014, coinciding with smart meter rollouts and MDM vendors expanding and enhancing their product offerings. The report, The Emergence of Meter Data Management: A Smart Grid Information Strategy Report, defines MDM’s role in the smart grid deployment presents an analysis of how to most efficiently deploy the meter management technology.
A Who’s Who of California political and business leaders attended Terra-Gen Powers’ groundbreaking ceremony for the world’s largest wind project. When completed, the Alta Wind Energy Center (AWEC) in Tehachapi, California, will be able to generate 1,550 megawatts of clean renewable energy – nearly double the capacity of the largest existing wind energy project. AWEC, will supply power to over a million people while reducing carbon dioxide emissions by more than 52 million metric tons.