Posts tagged “smart grid”
Speakers from across the country and companies representing the spectrum of green energy and cleantech will gather at N.C. State today through Wednesday for the 10th annual Sustainable Energy conference.
Inside PowerSecure earnings report: PowerSecure CEO Sidney Hinton isn't talking about price increases but decreases for distributed power generation systems in 2013 as he seeks to expand market share. He's "praying" for downward pressure on pricing and upward pressure on margin.
PowerSecure is growing its business offerings by acquiring a unit of Lime Energy for $1.9 million in cash. The Wake Forest-based company also is assuming $3.7 million in liabilities for projects in progress.
The Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster, am organization created to promote and help grow the region's renewable, "smart" energy and other cleantech industries, has hired RTI to continue a study of the area's "smart" assets.
Elster, a manufacturer of various metering devices and a developer of smartgrid technology, says the bulk of its North American headquarters won't be affected but the company's decision to move 98 manufacturing jobs south of the border.
Opinion from Sensus CEO Peter Mainz: Water utilities and municipalities across the country are looking for ways to strike the right balance between consuming and conserving water. They must manage the rising costs of energy, capture lost water and revenue and support new customer service expectations.
ABB researchers based in Raleigh have teamed with General Motors to develop an uninterruptable power supply from Chevy Volt batteries.
John Bluth, a former executive at Eslter Group, is the new senior vice president for investor relations and corporate communications at PowerSecure International.
Raleigh-based Sensus, a developer of smart grid software and metering technology, insists there are "no safety issues" with its meters. But a Pennsylvania utility firm is yanking meters that were part of a $650 million project.
Marbles Kids Museum and ABB, a company focusing on power and automation technology, announced a multi-year investment in the downtown Raleigh museum to develop a new exhibit called a "Kid Grid," which will feature playful activities in a pretend power grid. It's the first of its kind in the country.