New York governor announces smart grid lab partnership

March 30, 2015
In the US, New York governor Andrew Cumomo has announced that state utility the New York Power Authority and SUNY Polytechnic Institute have signed an agreement to create the "world's largest R&am...

Smart meters GB: Institute of Directors joins rollout sceptics

March 30, 2015
In the UK, corporate organisation the Institute of Directors (IoD) has voiced an opinion on the government's smart meter program, warning it could be an "IT disaster". In a report on the plann...

ComED invests in Opower solution for energy savings

March 30, 2015
In the US, Chicago's ComED has selected utility software company Opower's demand-side management programme in a bid to cut energy consumption by 200,000 MWh annually, and increase customer enga...

Carnegie Mellon pilot leverages IBM analytics software

March 27, 2015
In the US, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) has announced its partnership with IBM to pilot its new cloud-based analytics system in nine campus buildings in a bid to reduce energy and facility ope...

Indian consortium wins tender for Assam smart grid pilot

March 27, 2015
In South Asia, a power distribution company in north-east India has contracted a consortium led by India-based utility software provider Phoenix IT Solutions to deliver a smart grid pilot proje...

Deal watch: Kamstrup scoops €239m order with DONG Energy

March 27, 2015
In Northern Europe, DONG Energy has awarded Kamstrup a tender for one million remotely read electricity meters worth €239m. Danish meter manufacturer Kamstrup said it beat competition from 30 int...

GB Energy selects Junifer customer billing software for speed to market

March 26, 2015
In the UK, new energy retailer GB Energy Supply has chosen Junifer Systems' customer billing software to propel its entry into the residential and commercial gas and electricity supply market. ...

Landis+Gyr launches 3.5 Gridstream MDMS in multi-language

March 26, 2015
Energy management solutions company Landis+Gyr has launched the latest version of its meter data management system Gridstream. The Switzerland-headquartered company said the 3.5 version of its ...