IBM Global Financing announced that it has recently reached a new financing arrangement that would help accelerate customer access to high speed Internet in rural areas. The funding agreement would benefit Broadband over Power Line (BPL) technology provider International Broadband Electric Communications, Inc. (IBEC) and one of its leading integrated chip (IC) suppliers, DS2. IBEC […]
The Demand Response and Smart Grid Coalition (DRSG) and ZigBee Alliance announced that the two organizations have established a formal liaison agreement...
GridPoint, Inc. and Coulomb Technologies unveiled what they describe as the first ever smart grid enabled smart charging stations for electric vehicles. The integrated solution using Coulomb’s ChargePoint™ Networked Charging Stations for plug-in electric vehicles and GridPoint’s smart charging software application extends municipalities and utilities ability to manage vehicle-charging load. Utilities and municipalities will now […]
Solis Energy, a global provider of alternative outdoor power sources, has joined Tropos Network’ Troposphere Solution Partner Network program. Tropos states that it is the market leader in wireless IP broadband networks and with its Troposphere Solution Partners, helps customers in building complete solutions for Smart City and Smart Grid networks. With Solis, Tropos networks […]
Tendril and GE Consumer & Industrial announced that they have signed a joint development agreement to further enhance the communication capabilities of GE’s demand response appliances. Tendril, the creator of Tendril Residential Energy Ecosysystem (TREE) and GE Consumer & Industrial will develop an integrated and interoperable system that will enhance GE’s demand responsive appliances capability […]
Texas Instruments Inc. (TI) announced the new ultra-low power MSP430F471xx microcontroller (MCU) series. The F471xx system-on-chip metering solution achieves leading accuracy results, and offers simultaneous sampling of voltage and current as well as tamper-detection for efficient and reliable energy measurement. Key features and benefits of the MSP430F471xx three-phase e-metering MCU include: integrated MCU solution with […]