GTM GRID WEEKLY | Thursday, April 26, 2012
Tendril Takes “Apps Store for Energy” Concept to the Netherlands
Tendril and Dutch retail utility Essent open APIs and smart meter data to apps developers and hackathons.
Guest Post: Three Areas Where Data Matters for Building Efficiency
Data—combined with software to make sense of it all—is driving new trends in building efficiency.
GE, Arista to Build Wind, Solar Battery Backup Systems
Arista promises solar/wind integrated “Power on Demand” via GE’s nickel-salt Durathon batteries.
ABB CEO: Automation, Controls Are Next Targets for Acquisition
What do you get for the smart grid giant that has everything?
E.ON Picks Elster for Smart Meter Rollout
Up to 300,000 meters to start, with potential for millions down the road
CSP and PV Solar Make Each Other More Valuable
It’s true in theory, in the real world, and in advanced modeling—and it will be even more true as thermal storage gets better.
Silver Spring Launches Smart Grid Pilot in Brazil
The IPO candidate launches a 1,000-home pilot in Sao Paulo. There’s a lot of competition for Brazil’s future 65-million smart meter market.
Smart Grid Must Go Inside Corporate Walls to Add Value
The smart grid for enterprises complements the utility smart grid, according to new report.
Yes, the Smart Grid Can Be End-to-End IP
Interoperability tests show that “smart objects” like smart meters and grid gear can talk IP to one another.
California Rules on Analog Opt-Outs, Finalizes Smart Grid Metrics
Opt-out options proliferate, as do metrics to track smart grid projects in California and beyond.
The Networked Grid 100: The Movers and Shakers of the Smart Grid in 2012
Who are the leaders of the smart grid industry? Read this to find out.