Posts tagged “smart grid”
A crowd of some 225 people including attendees from around the world are attending the 'Networked Grid' conference in Durham to discuss the future of smart grid, smart meter and network technology.
Under a licensing deal with a U.K. firm, Raleigh-based Sensus will be able to offer its utility customers the ability for individuals to monitor power use in their homes by device. They can do it with a mobile app or from PC.
Lenovo using new Intel chip?; Google's smart glasses; Red Hat's cloud formula; new Sensus grid deal; Cree share target up; Comcast goes streaming.
Inside the Bulldog Blog: Lenovo reportedly putting Intel's new chip in smart phones; Google to offer glasses with heads-up data display; Red Hat's "open cloud" plans; Sensus wins Grand Cayman project; analysts boost Cree stock; Comcast to offer streaming.
The Wake Forest residence of Peter Mainz, the chief executive at the global provider of technology and services for utility firms, is the latest to be added to Wake Electric Membership Corporation's growing smart grid.
Praxis Technologies is providing two electric vehicle recharging stations at interstate rest areas with funding from a state grant.
Big Blue blog: IBM is teaming with EKZ in Switzerland for an app that enables customers to power up their electric vehicles remotely through mobile devices. Plus: IBM picks cloud partner. And: IBM joins smart grid trial.
Opinion: The Volt seems to work well, but with a $40,000 price tag, it still feels more like a proof of concept than a practical choice for most people, writes WRAL's Brian Shrader.
Plug-In 2011 event in Raleigh showcases advances in electric vehicle technology, including Chevy's gas-battery powered vehicle.
Sensus plans to integrate IBM technologies into its FlexNet communications system for electric, gas and water utility smart endpoints, including meters and distribution automation devices, the company said this week.
"A lot of people are going to have things break and they're not going to know why," said Demetrios Matsakis, head of the time service department at the U.S. Naval Observatory, one of two official timekeeping agencies in the federal government.