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Communities Shunning Utilities, Forming Microgrids

My current book project explores the notion that the forces of free market economics alone are in the process of forcing a rapid migration away from fossil fuels in the direction of renewables, energy efficiency, storage, smart grid, and electric transportation. 107 more words

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South Korea Ranks High in Smart Grid, Air Pollution

 If you’re looking for countries that have aggressive goals for economic growth, you certainly need to include South Korea on your list. What they’ve done in automotive and electronics over the past two decades has been most impressive. 162 more words

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Delving into the DERMS Ecosystem, Or Why DERMS Should Top Many Utility Shopping Lists

By now, you have surely come across the term DERMS, which stands for Distributed Energy Resource Management System. But what exactly does this mean? What does it do and why should you care? 337 more words


A model-centric approach allows utilities to analyze more data than ever before

A mounting problem for utilities is the increasing amount of data produced by smart grid devices like Automated Meter Infrastructure and Radar Weather Data. These technologies are generating terabyte sized data sets, which utilities are struggling to, or failing to, analyze.  220 more words


Best Readings in Smart Grid Communications

Petar Popovski has been leading the team that created the Best Readings in Smart Grid Communications. The list of best readings can be found here: 55 more words

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University of California Signs Major Solar Deal

UC San Diego imports only eight percent of its annual electricity consumption from the grid, but it will jump from being 25 percent renewables to 60 percent renewables content by this deal just signed by the University of California. 72 more words

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