Smart Grid

U.S. DOE Releases 1st-Ever Roadmap to Accelerate Connecting More Clean Energy Projects to the Nation’s…

Report Details Recommendations to Streamline Interconnection with Near- to Long-Term Solutions to Add Clean Energy Resources to the Transmission Grid and Boost Our Clean Energy Economy WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released a new roadmap outlining solutions to speed up the interconnection of clean energy onto the nation’s transmission grid and … [continued]

U.S. DOE Releases New Report Outlining Solutions to Meet Growing Electricity Demand

President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda Equips Utilities and Power Providers With a Suite of Tools to Meet Increasing Demand, While Keeping Costs Affordable for Consumers, Cutting Emissions and Ensuring Reliability Washington, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today outlined a wide array of solutions to address increased electricity demand … [continued]

Itron & Schneider Electric Join Forces to Modernize & Simplify Energy Distribution, Address Energy Transition

Strategic collaboration digitalizes supply and demand management to maximize grid flexibility, capacity, and efficiency Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI), which is innovating the way utilities and cities manage energy and water, and Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, are collaborating to improve energy and grid management … [continued]

Itron & The Mobility House to Address Grid Constraints with 1st-of-its-Kind EV Fleet Electrification Program

The Fast & Flexible Interconnect (FIX) Program Enables Reliable Charging of EV Fleets in Constrained Distribution Systems Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI), which is innovating new ways for utilities and cities to manage energy and water, and The Mobility House, a leader in the battery charging and clean energy space, unveiled … [continued]

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India’s Report Card Against Short List Of Climate Actions Is Better Than Most Realize

For several years I’ve been iterating The Short List of Climate Actions That Will Work. The work of organizations like Mark Z. Jacobson’s Stanford team around energy and Carbon Drawdown’s around everything are excellent in different ways, but also indigestible to most people. The short list really is that. It’s … [continued]

DALL.E creation by Carolyn Fortuna | CleanTechnica

Creating the Self-Healing Grid of the Future

Sandia leads development of algorithms for resilient microgrids ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Self-healing electrical grids: It may sound like a concept from science fiction, with tiny robots or some sentient tech crawling around fixing power lines, but in a reality not far from fiction a team of researchers is bringing this … [continued]

DALL.E image created by Carolyn Fortuna / CleanTechnica

Will Cleantech Align Itself With Ethical AI?

Artificial intelligence (AI) and cleantech adoption are largely considered to be one-and-the-same these days. AI is compressing and analyzing the massive amounts of data that the cleantech industry produces. It can help optimize solar and wind farms, simulate climate and weather, enhance power grid reliability and resilience, and advance carbon … [continued]

ChatGPT and DALL-E generated image of professional and modern boardroom scene with a diverse group of investors examining various decarbonization options.

Questions From Investors On Electrification & The Grid

A couple of weeks ago, I presented to a group of institutional investors, clients of Jefferies Group investment bank. One of the big questions was regarding what they should be considering in terms of regional, national, and regulatory concerns for grid investments. That was worth a full article of its … [continued]