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Interoperability and Distributed Intelligence: OMNETRIC Group's Project with U.S. Energy Department's NREL

August 31, 2015 by Wade Malcolm

Grid Development and Energy Partnerships

To better operate an increasingly complex and crowded grid, greater interoperability across disparate devices and systems is needed. For greater responsiveness, more decisions need to be made at the edge, which is only possible if there is more intelligence in the distribution network.[read more]

Energy News: 'Nodes and Connections' - How Solar-Plus-Storage Could Be a Game Changer

April 18, 2015 by Lexie Briggs

Energy News

Advanced energy is an industry full of innovative technologies. This week it’s time for energy storage to shine—and we mean that literally. At the top of the news this week is energy storage systems paired with small-scale solar installations, creating mini-microgrids.[read more]

India's Lack of Wholesale Markets and Grid Investment Could Hinder Renewables Commitments

March 9, 2015 by Katherine Tweed

At the RE-Invest 2015 summit in India, banks, financial institutions and the private sector offered bold commitments to shift the country’s power supply to clean, renewable resources. What didn’t come along with the remarkable commitments was any explicit roadmap for how the grid would handle it.[read more]

EV's Plus Solar Equals Disruption

March 9, 2015 by Deborah Lawrence

Prior to Tesla, when we thought of electric vehicles (EV’s) it often conjured up images of Jetson flying cars or funky looking contraptions that were really glorified golf carts. They were anomalies that might have made you smile when someone drove past. That is not the case anymore.[read more]

Conventional and Renewable Energy Will Dance Even More Closely Together

May 14, 2014 by Michael Weinhold

Energy Integration

The key issues in managing the relationship between conventional and renewable energy are efficiency and flexibility. This relates to both conventional and renewable power plants and how we integrate both to meet power needs in the most efficiently seamless method possible.[read more]

Nation's Largest Grid Operator: Huge Renewables Expansion Won't Be a Problem

March 11, 2014 by NRDC Switchboard

Renewables Expansion

PJM Interconnection, the nation’s largest power transmission grid organization, announced last week that wind and solar power could generate about 30 percent of PJM’s total electricity for its territory covering the Mid-Atlantic region and part of the Midwest by 2026 without “any significant issues.”[read more]