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  • Naperville Smart Grid Initiative Winning Logo and Tagline Announced

    NAPERVILLE, Ill.— Following a successful contest for aspiring artists and designers to create the smart grid initiative logo, Mayor A. George Pradel enthusiastically announced the winners and unveiled the new design at the January 18 City Council meeting. Council members selected Naperville resident Jim Paradowski’s logo that features the letter N with a plug...(more)

  • Clean Energy Announcements Position Fort Collins at the Heart of Smart Grid Innovation

    Three major announcements and one special action took place at Smart Grid LIVE on January 5, 2011 at the Rocky Mountain Innosphere. A packed house celebrated the beginning of a number of significant advancements in smart grid technology and energy projects in the region. FortZED’s Jumpstart Project Begins Governor Bill Ritter, in his last public appearance as...(more)

  • Reliant Energy e-Sense™ Smart Energy Solutions Bring the Power of Smart Grid Technology to Consumers

    HOUSTON – A new world of information about electricity use was unveiled today with the launch of Reliant e-Sense™ smart energy solutions. This innovative suite of new and existing tools, now packaged under the e-Sense™ brand name, gives Reliant Energy customers new insight into their electricity use and the power to make informed decisions that can save energy...(more)

  • Major Smart Grid News Announced at Smart Grid LIVE in Fort Collins, Colorado

    On January 5, 2011 the City of Fort Collins, Spirae, the Colorado Clean Energy Cluster and the Colorado Governor’s Energy Office hosted Smart Grid LIVE at the Rocky Mountain Innosphere, 320 E. Vine Dr., Fort Collins to celebrate a number of smart grid related news. This full day event celebrated the kick off of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Renewable and...(more)

  • Energy Line Newsletter: Smart choices on the way Important info about electrical choice

    The dawn of a new year marks the beginning of a new era for Wellsboro Electric Co. as we prepare to apply “smart grid” technology to our electric distribution system. We have begun deploying two-way automatic meters, known as smart meters, at homes and businesses within our service territory as part of our Smart Choices project. This project will allow us to...(more)

  • Department of Energy Announces Five Awards to Modernize the Nation's Electric Grid

    U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced an investment from the Department of Energy (DOE) of more than $19 million for five projects aimed at optimizing the nation's electric grid. Collectively, these projects will apply technologies, tools, and techniques that are capable of transforming the electric grid into a system that is cleaner and more...(more)

  • NIST's Arnold Receives Award for Smart Grid Leadership

    George Arnold of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has been honored with a 2010 GridWeek Award for his work in advancing international Smart Grid cooperation and standards. Arnold, the National Coordinator for Smart Grid Interoperability, will receive his award at a ceremony on Oct. 20, 2010, at the GridWeek 2010 conference in...(more)

  • U.S. Department of Energy to Host Smart Grid Peer Review

    The U.S. Department of Energy will be hosting the 2010 Smart Grid Peer Review from November 2-4, at the Denver Marriott in Golden, Colorado.  For more information about the Peer Review process and how it relates to the Smart Grid Program, read the Background page on the Smart Grid Peer Review Web site. Learn more about the Smart Grid Peer Review and...(more)

  • New DOE Reports on Smart Grid Technologies Seek to Promote Innovation, Privacy and Access

    In order to implement recommendations made in the Federal Communications Commission's National Broadband Plan, the Department of Energy released two reports today on important policy issues raised by Smart Grid technologies that can promote innovation, cut costs for consumers, and modernize our electrical grid.  Each report completes a public-...(more)

  • NIST Names 15 to New Smart Grid Advisory Committee

    This story was included in the September 28, 2010 NIST Tech Beat Newsletter. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has named 15 leaders from a cross section of U.S. industry, academia, and trade and professional organizations to serve on its newly formed Smart Grid Advisory Committee, which convenes its first meeting on September 29,...(more)

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