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Commentary from Industry Pros
Indian parliament has tabled Electricity Amendment Bill 2014 to simplify the implementation of Open Access in India Power Industry.
In well-established industries, consumers can count on third-party organizations for the information they need about the true customer experience when it comes to a certain product or service.
Those who work outdoors are usually well acquainted with weather hazards and tend to keep a closer eye than most on the local weather report. When weather conditions directly affect your workday-especially when weather turns severe-it's critical to understand how to protect yourself and avoid many weather-related safety myths that can be dangerous and even prove to be deadly.
By 2020, a staggering 80 percent of the adults on the planet will own a smartphone, reflecting a global society that is truly passionate about being connected. Here in the United States, this passion goes beyond just smartphones and runs the gamut-from iPads and smartwatches to home automation devices and more.
The rise of connected consumer electronic devices in this “Internet of Things” era continues to surge and is opening market opportunities for midstream energy efficiency.
State utility commissioners in all 50 states are under a lot of stress. First, they must formulate and plan for the future of their states' electrical grids and at the same time, keep their eyes on the developments in Washington and on the EPA whose Clean Power Plan (CPP) is the elephant in their room.
Today's electricity networks were designed on the presumption that load and generation were both predictable and slow-moving. Because of this presumption, control room operators had time to wait for the Energy Management System to identify the size of any change and available resources to respond to the change and to manually dispatch the generation resources necessary to bring the system back into balance.
In early 2013, after a competitive request for proposals, the California Energy Commission (CEC) awarded grant funding of $3.7M to AeroVironment, Inc. (AV) to supply and install Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE), also called charging stations, at the residences of qualifying electric vehicle buyers California-wide.
For utilities and cooperatives, vendor safety, productivity and efficiency are critical to a successful UVM program. How can you ensure your vendors are reaching their true potential?
The Rise of Smart Cities: Smart Homes Will Lead the Push to Over One Billion Connected Things This YearJust a few years ago, the concept of a smart city-or one that uses wireless technology to increase communication between various sectors, city planners and consumers-seemed like it was light years away from becoming a reality.