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Sensus wins the Best Smart Utility Solution Award at RSGS17

Posted: December 15th, 2017 at 4:30 pm by Tom Gardner

The 2017 Rural Smart Grid Summit had forty participating Smart Utility Technology Vendors competing in three award categories (BEST SMART UTILITY SOLUTION, SMART UTILITY VENDOR TO WATCH & BEST OVERALL BOARDROOM PRESENTATION). Awards were voted on by the 100+ Utility …

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Advancement in IoT will boost next gen energy management systems

Posted: December 15th, 2017 at 4:30 pm by Tom Gardner

A smart grid may have the capacity to comprehend the weather forecast and therefore envision power request. Keeping in mind the end goal is to limit strain on the system, a service organization could speak with a building by means of IoT gadgets to acknowledge a lower energy rate in return for less …

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PEI Energy Corporation being made into a public utility

Posted: December 15th, 2017 at 4:30 pm by Tom Gardner

The Energy Corp (is) working on a smart grid and a grid modernization program, so we are doing that work as part of our energy strategy, which is a 10-year strategy.” -Paula Biggar. As for what the province's draft demand-side management plan will look like, Islanders will have to wait four to six weeks …

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This electric truck startup thinks it can beat Tesla to market

Posted: December 15th, 2017 at 4:24 pm by Tom Gardner

A new electric truck startup came out of stealth this week to announce its plan to bring its heavy-duty electric vehicle to market before the Tesla Semi hits in 2019. Thor Trucks' prototype, the ET-One, is a “Frankenstein” built from parts cobbled together from other tractor-trailers. It has a range of 300 miles, …

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Technical Trading Following Shares of Zhaoheng Hydropower Ltd ZHYLF

Posted: December 15th, 2017 at 4:17 pm by Tom Gardner

Checking the levels for Zhaoheng Hydropower Ltd (ZHYLF), we have made a note that the UO level is currently over 60. With the UO reading over 60, traders may be alerted that the stock is potentially in the overbought region. Checking in on some other technical levels, the 14-day RSI is currently at …

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BGEO subsidiary begins construction of Bodorna hydro power plant

Posted: December 15th, 2017 at 4:17 pm by Tom Gardner

"I am pleased to see that GGU has launched the construction of yet another hydro power plant and continues to successfully pursue opportunities by tapping … is another step in the execution of GGU's strategy to produce a pipeline of high quality hydro power plant developments over the medium-term.".

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Renewable energy community to be set up in Huntington Beach California

Posted: December 15th, 2017 at 4:16 pm by Tom Gardner

Through this partnership, Southern California Gas will help design what is being called an “Advanced Energy Community.” This community will take form in a neighborhood that is located in Huntington Beach. The initiative is meant to highlight the growing importance of renewable energy and how clean …

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Green Initiatives by US Companies Aren't Registering With Most Consumers

Posted: December 15th, 2017 at 4:16 pm by Tom Gardner

Google and Facebook are among major U.S. companies that have been publicizing their use of renewable energy and other sustainable practices, but a new Morning Consult poll shows consumers often aren't aware of those efforts, despite saying they favor environmentally friendly businesses.

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New solar contract tips the scales on Austin Energy's renewable efforts

Posted: December 15th, 2017 at 4:16 pm by Tom Gardner

When this solar array comes online in 2020, Austin Energy estimates that more than half of the city's power needs will be covered by renewable energy — bringing the utility closer to its goal of covering 65 percent of the city's power needs with renewables by 2027. And the utility expects this specific …

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22 Plan To Get A Smart Speaker This Year

Posted: December 15th, 2017 at 4:16 pm by Tom Gardner

More than one in five (21%) adult internet users in China will use a wearable device this year, according to the research firm's first wearables forecast for China. In the U.S., 20% of internet users will use a wearable this year. Fitbit fitness trackers were not initially a hit in China, but the subsequent arrival …

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