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Smart Energy Newsletter Archives: September 2018

 

 
Chargepoint pledges 2.5 million EV charging spots by 2025
ChargePoint has committed to creating 2.5 million EV charging spots by 2025. The company made the commitment at the Global Climate Action Summit in California
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eMotorwerks 30MW virtual energy storage for smart grid EV chargers



eMotorWerks has announced that it has deployed a 30 megawatt highly distributed virtual energy storage battery within California since the start of 2017. The company says that the deployment proves electric vehicle charging can be a flexible and reliable grid asset
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Schneider boosts Power SCADA real time visibility
Schneider Electric has launched a new version of its EcoStruxure Power SCADA Operation (PSO) software for real time visibility and control of industrial systems and electrical grid applications
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EV charging demand response pilot in Netherlands



Next Kraftwerke has teamed up with electric vehicle smart charging platform provider Jedlix. The two companies will roll out a pilot to aggregate EV charging stations as a demand response utility through Next Kraftwerke's secondary control reserve on its virtual power platform
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Sonnen launches all-in-one renewable, home automation tech
sonnen has launched an energy automation product that brings together home automation, residential solar, and energy storage in a single energy ecosystem that enables intelligent load controllers to manage and optimise energy usage
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Bechtel to build combined cycle facility in Ohio

Engineering firm Bechtel has been selected by South Field Energy LLC to design and build a combined cycle facility in Columbiana County, Ohio to provide energy to more than one million homes
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EasyLinkin adopts Semtech LoRa technology for smart meters




EasyLinkin Technology, a Chinese system provider for LoRaWan connectivity in vertical industries, has incorporated Semtech’s LoRa technology into its IoT smart meters to improve facility management.
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Huawei helps Kenya remove smart grid bottlenecks




At last week’s Cigre exhibition in Paris, Huawei and Kenya Electricity Transmission explained how a universal transport system could break transmission bottlenecks in smart grids.
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Facebook pledges to use 100% renewable energy by 2020




Facebook has committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 75% and powering its global operations with 100% renewable energy by the end of 2020.
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Schneider meter measures power quality


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Schneider Electric has announced what it claims is the world's most advanced, most accurate power quality meter, the PowerLogic ION9000, with IoT advancements, event analytics and accuracy.
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US DoE backs Delta EV fast charging research




Delta Electronics is working with the US Department of Energy (DoE) to develop technology that can give an electric vehicle a 290km range from a ten-minute charge. It will also use renewable energy to reduce demand on the power grid.
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Calix helps Bandera Electric build smart grid fibre network




Bandera Electric is building a fibre network for smart grid and broadband services with Calix cloud, whole home wifi and Axos products. On a single Calix-powered fibre network, Bandera can support distributed energy, smart grid automation, meter reading and gigabit broadband services.
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LiveData boss reveals smart grid integration promise of OT middleware

OT middleware can help utilities simplify the influx of distributed energy resources data and systems while future-proofing their architecture, believes Brad Harkavy, utilities president of Massachusetts-based LiveData.
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