After last year’s success in China, the HomePlug Alliance is going back this year to host the Connected Home Summits. Unlike last year Chinese Technology Summits where they did two shows, this year they are doing three from November 11 to 15 in the cities of Beijing, Shanghai and Shenshen. Exclusive to the Beijing summit there will be a panel which include China’s Government Officials and moderated by CWW's Editor-in-Chief Yang Hai-Feng.
In a new report examining the global deployment of smart grid technologies and services from the perspective of growth and market share, GTM Research is expecting Smart Grid Market to Surpass $400 Billion Worldwide by 2020. The report looks at the trend of the smart grid market for the next seven years (2013-2020). GTM are predicting an average compound annual growth rate of over 8%, with China being the largest smart grid market in the world, accounting for over 24% of the global market.
The Asian smart grid market of China, Japan and South Korea together are set to more than double to US$19 billion by 2016, according to a research report by GTM Research. The report Titled “The Smart Grid in Asia, 2012-2016: Markets, Technologies and Strategies”, looks at the cumulative smart gird market of all three countries and provide a five year forecast.
Echelon Corporation and Holley Metering Limited, a leading smart metering vendor in China have announced an agreement under which both companies will form a new joint venture company in China, Zhejiang Echelon-Holley Technology. ("Echelon-Holley"), to focus on the development and sales of advanced smart metering products for China. Echelon-Holley is committed to act in the best interests of the two companies' respective customers and agents.
In it effort the spread the good news of powerline communication, the HomePlug Powerline Alliance has announced plans to attend two technology summits in China this year. The HomePlug powerline communication technology enables homeowners to use thier existing electrical wires to distribute broadband Internet, HD video, digital music and smart energy applications. The Alliance believe this is a chance for local Chinese companies to gain insight into these leading edge technology advancements.
Telvent announced today that Zunyi Electrical Power Supply Company of Guizhou, China has selected its OASyS DNA supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system to accurately collect and analyze real-time data on grid operations for approximately 800,000 customers.
Telvent's smart grid technology will allow Zunyi Power, a utility managed by Guizhou Power, to gather and analyze data via a user-friendly interface that operates in conjunction with current Telvent technology being implemented in all of Guizhou's provincial cities.
Alcatel-Lucent and China's State Grid Information and Telecommunication Co. are teaming up to help utilities more effectively manage peak electricity demand, identify opportunities for power savings and cut down on energy usage.
The two companies will do this by increasing the intelligence in utilities' power distribution systems, or smart grids, which allow the continuous measurement, monitoring, control and adjustment of power distribution.
Echelon Corporation, today as announced a commercial agreement under which the two companies will initially collaborate to develop advanced smart metering products that meet the stringent requirements for the vast China market set by the State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC) and China Southern Power Grid Co., Ltd. (CSG).
The Tianjin Eco-City project in China has selected GreenWave to provide the home energy management solution. The project called "The Elegance" is a joint venture between Philippines' Ayala Land and Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City Investment and Development. The GreenWave Reality platform will be implemented to give residents of this modern housing community automation at their fingertips.
Alstom Grid has today opened its China Technology Center in Shanghai, during an inauguration ceremony officiated by Patrick Kron, Alstom Chairman and CEO, Henri Poupart-Lafarge, Alstom Grid President and public officials.
The facility, located in Shanghai’s Caoheijing Pujiang High-Tech Park, is an advanced centre for research, development and testing of Ultra High Voltage Alternating Current (UHVAC) and Ultra High Voltage Direct Current (UHVDC) transmission equipment and energy management solutions.