Flextronics has dedicated one million square feet to create a Clean Tech Super Site at its established facility in Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) Malaysia. The company says that this strengthens its position as a global leader in the manufacturing of solar modules and complements the company’s Clean Tech strategy that includes providing services to […]
S&C Electric Company has announced the creation of its new Communications Systems business. According to S&C, the industry needs modern, flexible and yet highly reliable communications systems to address the complex needs of the 21st century electric grid. In fact, a recent study sponsored by S&C found that 81% of participating industry professionals identified communications […]
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced that it will award $8 million to help develop or commercialize 19 cutting-edge energy storage projects that it says will strengthen New York’s standing as a national leader in the energy storage industry and help build New York’s clean energy economy for the future. […]
Saft announced the groundbreaking of its lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery manufacturing plant at Cecil Commerce Center in Jacksonville, Florida. The factory will build advanced Li-ion cells and batteries for military hybrid vehicles, aviation, smart grid support, broadband back-up power and energy storage for renewable energy. The high-volume factory, which is Saft’s 16th wholly-owned facility worldwide and […]
AEG Power Solutions announced what it describes as a strengthening of its position as a solutions provider for megawatt utility-scale photovoltaic (PV) power plants with the purchase of a majority stake in skytron energy. Founded in 1996, Berlin-based skytron provides leading-edge metering, monitoring and supervision solutions to companies in engineering, procurement and construction (EPCs), as […]
IBM announced its Energy & Utilities Solutions Lab in Beijing, where IBM states it will bring together advanced analytics skills, industry-specific offerings and best practices to make energy and utility networks safer, more efficient and smarter. The E&U Solutions Lab, IBM’s first worldwide, will focus on developing industry-specific solutions based on the needs of the […]
The Demand Response and Smart Grid Coalition (DRSG) announced that seven new members have joined the group. The new members are Ambient Corp., Johnson Controls, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, EnergyConnect Inc., CALMAC Corp., and EnOcean Alliance. DRSG is the trade association for companies that provide products and services in the areas of demand response and smart […]
Silicon Laboratories Inc. introduced what it says is the industry’s lowest power single-chip wireless microcontrollers (MCUs). Silicon Labs’ new ultra-low-power Si10xx wireless...
Axion Power International, Inc. announced that it has been awarded a State of Pennsylvania grant to develop a renewable solar energy storage system based on its proprietary PbC™ PowerCube battery technology. The $300,000 grant from the Solar Energy Program of the state’s Commonwealth Financing Authority will be used to demonstrate the advanced energy storage technology […]
The Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) issued the second draft of its Smart Grid Cyber Security Strategy and Requirements, which now identifies more than 120 interfaces that will link diverse devices, systems and organizations engaged in two-way flows of electricity and information and classifies these connections according to the level of […]
International Battery, a U.S. manufacturer and developer of large-format lithium-ion rechargeable batteries, announced that it has been chosen as the battery system provider for the first-of-its-kind Community Energy Storage (CES) systems, developed by S&C Electric Company for American Electric Power (AEP). Community Energy Storage is a concept for distributed energy storage initiated by AEP. The […]
The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and the EMerge Alliance both made progress in the development of complementary dc powering standards at...
Darnell Group’s first-annual CTO Power Summit to be hosted in San Diego, California in February 2010, will feature lunch speakers from the...
AEG Power Solutions announced its strategy for the North American market under its distinguished global brand. The company is introducing solar turnkey solutions and its power controllers systems as part of its energy efficiency solutions. AEG Power Solutions states that it is adapting its offering to enable the transformation the world is experiencing in the […]
Lithium-ion battery manufacturer EnerDel announced that it will invest $237 million in a new manufacturing plant near its Indianapolis headquarters in order to meet anticipated demand for advanced battery systems used in both automotive and stationary smart grid applications. Backed by a mix of private funds and public incentives, the new facilities will more than […]