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The Trump administration presented a $4.1 trillion budget for fiscal year 2018 today, which includes $3.6 trillion in spending cuts over the next 10 years in an attempt to balance the budget by 2027. In addition to deep cuts for health care, student loans and food stamps, the White House [...]
Tue, May 23, 2017
Source GreenTech Media
Earlier this month Shell, Statoil, Tepco, Centrica plc and a half-dozen other energy companies joined the Energy Web Foundation (EWF), an alliance devoted to bringing blockchain to the grid. The companies donated $2.5 million to the organization. The Foundation was set up in February this year as a collaboration between The Rocky [...]
Tue, May 23, 2017
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If you're thinking of installing a residential solar energy system in your home, you'll likely be dealing with solar photovoltaic panels. Does all of this terminology make you nervous about what you're getting into? [...]
Mon, May 22, 2017
Source Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative
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— Top consumer smart grid news hand-selected and brought to you by the Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative. Oracle Utilities: Your Customers Want Digital Options, and They Want Them Right Now We all know this: A digitally engaged utility customer is a happier utility customer. The numbers bear it out time and again. But [...]
Fri, May 19, 2017
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ChargePoint just picked up another $24 million in venture capital, bringing it closer to its $125 million goal this year. It's another step toward global expansion. And possibly an expansion into flying cars. In March, the company closed an $82 million round led by Daimler to grow its electric-car charging networks [...]
Mon, May 15, 2017
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— Top consumer smart grid news hand-selected and brought to you by the Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative. Public Power Daily: Utility-scale Solar Installations Grew Dramatically Over Past Five Years Utility-scale solar installations grew at an average rate of 72 percent per year between 2010 and 2016, faster than any other generating technologies and [...]
Fri, May 12, 2017
Source Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative
Platform business models have redefined the modern economy. From titans of personal computing and e-commerce like Apple and Amazon, to ubiquitous financial services that we use with hardly a second thought (such as ATMs and credit cards), industries everywhere have reoriented from one-directional pipeline delivery systems to multisided platforms via [...]
Fri, May 12, 2017
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Accenture's Digitally Enabled Grid program provides actionable insights and recommendations around the challenges and opportunities utilities face along the path to a smarter grid. Drawing upon primary research insights from utilities executives around the world as well as Accenture analysis, The Digitally Enabled Grid examines how utilities executives expect smart [...]
Wed, May 10, 2017
Source Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative
—SGCC's President & CEO Patty Durand shares smart grid industry insights on her blog, Smart Consumer Connections. Read below for a snippet of the newest posting (5/8), Utility Innovation and Customer Engagement Successes: The landscape for customer engagement for energy providers has changed quickly over the last few years. Younger generations [...]
Mon, May 08, 2017
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While low gas prices have created a challenging environment for electric vehicles, year-over-year increases across nearly two dozen different EV models in all major metropolitan areas of the U.S. illustrate an obvious growth in electric consumption. But it raises a pressing question for utilities and cities that want to stay ahead [...]
Mon, May 08, 2017
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