Flexiblepower Alliance’s new software for integrating RE into grid

April 30, 2015
In Europe, smart grid association Flexiblepower Alliance Network (FAN) has launched PowerMatcher Suite 15.4 software, which allows grid operators to integrate varying inputs of renewable energy....

South Korea enters South American market through smart grid deals

April 29, 2015
In a bid to strengthen ties with South America's smart grid industry, South Korean president Park Geun-hye has signed several deals during a presidential tour of the region. The South Korean ...

US energy storage giant extends operations to Europe

April 29, 2015
US energy storage solutions company AEM has announced it will expand its operations into European and new US markets to support the increasing adoption of renewable integration in these regions...

Distribution grid: Oracle’s new platform allows for RE integration

April 23, 2015
In the US, IT giant Oracle has updated its smart grid software Utilities Network Management System in a bid to assist utilities more effectively integrate distributed energy resources to better m...

Smart grid: Schneider’s new customer solution for demand response

April 22, 2015
In Europe, energy management specialist Schneider Electric has upgraded its cloud-based Energy Profiler Online solution, which claims to enhance customer engagement and energy efficiency using a singl...

Smart energy Europe: round one of INCENSe start-up funds

April 21, 2015
In Europe, cleantech accelerator INCENSe has awarded a first round of grants to 14 smart energy start-up companies in a bid to encourage innovation and high-tech employment in the European Union....

US energy firms join smart grid trade mission to China

April 20, 2015
In the US, California-based smart grid analytics company C3 Energy has joined 25 American companies in the first Smart Cities-Smart Growth Presidential Trade Mission to China in a bid to "explore how...

Smart grid Netherlands: pilot reveals €3.5m savings is ‘feasible’

April 20, 2015
In Europe, a new pilot study has revealed that the Netherlands can save up to €3.5 million by deploying smart grid technology. The pilot called 'PowerMatching City' is a living lab smart gr...