GE is offering a $200 million dare to startup entrepreneurs, technology pros and other innovative thinkers: Find a way to “reinvent how energy is produced, distributed and consumed.”
Nearly a quarter-million homes in Texas are set to have smart meters installed over the next five years that will be able to measure energy usage every 15 minutes.
Southern California Edison completed Phase I of the Tehachapi Renewable Transmission Project as they aim to power millions of homes with renewable energy by 2015.
A coalition led by the University of Houston was awarded a $2.5 M grant to commence development of a program to train the smart grid workforce.
As the US prepares technicians for maintaining smart-grids, some consumers are complaining about the technology.
Cities across the country are testing the feasibility of saving money through conversion to LED street lights.
Xcel Energy, using the Ventyx Smart Grid Operations Solution has created their first SmartGridCity.
ComEd is looking to get federal funding provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 for their Smart Grid projects.
Researches at Carnegie Mellon University and MIT are working on a new algorithm that is designed to route internet traffic to areas where the cost of energy is lower.
The maximum amount of money that is allowed to be requested stands at $200 million for the proposals that were closed on August 6th