Posts tagged “smart grid”
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.
According to a new report from the NC Sustainable Energy Association, the state also is the site of more than 1,800 renewable energy system projects with nearly 3 megawatts of generating capacity. That's enough for more than 561,000 homes.
Consert, a developer of energy management software, is recruited to move to Texas by a big utility firm. Four other companies are also part of the recruitment coup.
Opinion: If you're looking for answers to some our state's daunting problems, just look up. Solar power has the potential to create thousands of new jobs in North Carolina while delivering safe and affordable electricity.
The transformers, which are being developed as part of "smart grid" technology, are cited as one of the world's 10 most emerging technologies in the MIT magazine report.