smart grid

GE, Fuji Electric Create Smart Grid Venture "GE Fuji Meter Ltd"

  • Posted on: 2 February 2011
  • By: chw staff

Fuji and GE have created a new Smart Grid solution company (GE Fuji Meter Ltd) to provide smart grid technology to the Japanese market. According to both companies the joint venture is to design, build, market and service a new generation of electric meters, supporting Japan’s advancement to a smart grid infrastructure. The joint venture was finalized on February 1, 2011 and they have selected GE Energy’s Daniel T. Nakano to head the new venture.

Tendril and Whirlpool Roll Out Smart Home Appliances

  • Posted on: 2 February 2011
  • By: chw staff

Tendril and Whirlpool have announced that they are going to collaborate on the development of a range of smart home appliances capable of interacting with the Smart Grid, like the LG Electronics THINQ range.  Whirlpool will integrate Tendril’s energy platform into the Whirlpool range of home appliances for the American market.  Both companies are at this year’s DistribuTECH showing prototypes of these products.

Ambient Selects Sierra Wireless AirPrime for Smart Grid Platform

  • Posted on: 2 February 2011
  • By: chw staff

Sierra Wireless announced that Ambient Corporation has selected Sierra Wireless AirPrime embedded modules to provide 3G wireless connectivity for Ambient's latest X-series smart grid communications node, used by energy and utilities companies. The X-series smart grid node is part of the Ambient Smart Grid communications platform, which provides utilities with a critical link in building a modern energy infrastructure that enables connection with micro-generation and renewable energy sources.

S&C Electric, Alstom Grid To Create Smart Grid Solutions

  • Posted on: 2 February 2011
  • By: chw staff

Alstom Grid and S&C Electric Company announce their alliance to jointly develop smart grid solutions that demonstrate enhanced interoperability and next generation real-time self-healing networks between the Alstom Grid's e-terradistribution™ Integrated Distribution Management System (IDMS) and S&C's IntelliTEAM SG™ Automatic Restoration System.

Landis+Gyr Enhances Security for Gridstream RF Smart Grid Network

  • Posted on: 1 February 2011
  • By: chw staff

Landis+Gyr announced the availability of its enhanced security solution for the Gridstream RF network that supports comprehensive network encryption and hardware solutions. This end-to-end security offering further solidifies Landis+Gyr's position as the premier provider of security solutions for smart grid systems.

Landis+Gyr, Dominion Launch Energy Saving Solution for Utilities

  • Posted on: 1 February 2011
  • By: chw staff

Landis+Gyr, the world's largest smart meter solutions provider, has announced a partnership with Alternative Energy Solutions group of Dominion Resources, to market a dynamic voltage management solution for electric utilities that automates feeder voltage adjustments using data from smart grid devices. Landis+Gyr is working with Dominion to demonstrate the value of this distribution feeder voltage management application that helps utilities reduce energy use. Under terms of the agreement, Landis+Gyr will act as a strategic marketing and sales partner and will initiate early deployments with new and existing Landis+Gyr customers.

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