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.
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.
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
The project, which is projected to cost around $133 million, would be completed in approximately three years with the help of federal funding.
The FCC plans to establish a set of rules for utility providers that will use broadband and wireless technology to gather data on energy consumption.