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2013-09-12 08:24:16

-- Honeywell Helps Homeowners Save Money and Trim Energy Use Equal to 20 Times the Power Needed for NFL Stadiums on Game Day MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On the hottest days of the year, utilities need to ramp up the generation of electricity by as much as 60 percent, mainly to account for air conditioners set to deep freeze. That means additional kilowatts and power plants are required as more homes, buildings and air-conditioning units tap into the energy grid. A...

2013-09-11 16:21:59

PJM Monitoring Grid Closely Today as Power Supplies Remain Tight VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to unseasonably hot weather, PJM Interconnection, the electricity grid operator for 13 states and the District of Columbia, set a new record for September peak power use yesterday by meeting the demand for 144,370 megawatts. By comparison, the 2012 September peak demand was 129, 959 MW, and the PJM peak demand in July of this year was 157,509 MW. The hot weather...

2013-09-10 12:25:20

Company Seeking Partners to Assist in Joining California's Energy Storage Initiative NEW CASTLE, Pa., Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Axion Power International, Inc., (OTC QB: AXPW), the developer of advanced lead-carbon PbC® batteries and energy storage systems, announced today that it believes its PowerCube(TM) battery energy storage system will qualify as a potential provider in California's new proposed state mandate calling for the creation of 1.3 gigawatts of energy storage to...

2013-09-09 23:02:08

Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI) provides cutting-edge Smart Grid technology for EPB Chattanooga’s project, which was honored in the August 2013 edition of POWER magazine. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 OATI congratulates EPB (formerly Electric Power Board) Chattanooga for being named POWER magazine’s 2013 Smart Grid Award winner. OATI is proud to have been an integral part of EPB’s Smart Grid project and is delighted to be a part of their success. In...

2013-09-08 23:00:56

Emerging Market of Home Automation Technology: Recent Trends, Key drivers and Major Participants research report says consumers are increasingly aware of their power consumption patterns and are deploying more sophisticated technologies to decrease power consumption costs. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 08, 2013 Energy efficiency has been made simpler to achieve with the help of technologies such as smart metering and Home Automation (HA) that provide utilities with information related...

2013-09-04 12:24:07

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association for Demand Response & Smart Grid (ADS) released a new case study today that examines engaging customers around a critical peak pricing program. The case study is based on interviews with employees of Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) about the utility's "SmartRate(TM)" program, which began in 2008 and now enrolls 100,000 customers in critical peak pricing. The narrative-style case study is the third in an ADS series...

2013-08-30 23:20:55

The EMS market report analyzes global adoption trends, future growth potential, key drivers, restraints, opportunities, and best practices in this market. The report also analyzes market sizes and revenue forecasts across different regions as well as industry verticals. (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 MarketsandMarkets recently conducted a study on the "Energy Management Systems (EMS) Market (Utility EMS, Industrial EMS, Enterprise EMS, Demand Response, Energy Management Devices, HEMS, BEMS)...

2013-08-30 08:26:26

DUBLIN, August 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/v76gsz/telecom_and) has announced the addition of the "Telecom and Smartgrid Solutions & Market Opportunities" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/v76gsz/telecom_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The so-called "Smart Grid" is expected to bring dramatic improvements to everything from...

2013-08-26 16:22:14

Mobile-Friendly Design Better Fits Customers' Needs COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AEP Energy, a competitive retail electric service provider, recently launched a new, enhanced version of its website at aepenergy.com. The new aepenergy.com is optimized for mobile devices and uses responsive web design, which provides easy reading and navigation, with minimal resizing and panning. This strategy gives a potential customer the opportunity to sign up with AEP Energy...

2013-08-26 08:32:31

New patent reinforces the value of software to bridge protocol gaps between differing hardware systems PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wireless Glue Networks, Inc., the industry leader in providing real-time data and control on a single machine-to-machine (M2M) platform announced today it has been issued patent No. 8,488,624, dated July 16, 2013, by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The patent covers a method for achieving cross network communication...