Smart Grid

News, project announcements and utility projects concerning smart grid developments and improvements to the electric grid, transmission lines, substations, transformers and distribution network. This includes digital technology and digitalisation, controls, automation and technology that allows for two-way communication between the utility and its customers, allowing for smart response and demand management.  

Alstom and Microsoft team up to deliver smart grid

In a move which may facilitate the widespread development of distributed generation, Alstom Power's Energy Management Business (EMB)has announced it will collaborate with Microsoft to deliver the next generation of IT system for the power industry.

National Grid considers more interconnectors

National Grid Group, the company which owns and operates the electricity transmission network in England and Wales, is considering projects which would establish links with the grid systems of three European countries, according to a report in the Independent on Sunday.

Ambient Corp. demonstrates its Powerline Telecommunications Technology in Japan

Ambient Corporation announced the successful completion of joint testing with Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. (SEI), Japan's largest manufacturer of electric wire and cable.

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