Smart grid is changing demand response business

Utilities in the United States have run residential direct load control (DLC) programs as forms of demand management for many years, but the development of smart grid technology — particularly advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and…

Smart grid technology business booming

The smart grid is becoming big business, driven by the need for a more responsive, automated global power grid. With the past two years seeing rapid technological advancements and shifting priorities among industry players, as…

Synchrophasor Grid Monitoring into Proactive Grid Stability Management

Alstom Grid, along with other solution providers, has partnered with Pacific Gas & Electric Co. to continue collaboration into Phase II of PG&E’s synchrophasor project, Synchrophasor Technology Realization. This collaboration, partially funded by U.S. Department…

Soon, Europe Might Not Need Any New Power Plants

  Within a few decades, large-scale, centralized electricity generation from fossil fuels could be a thing of the past in Europe. That’s the word from investment bank UBS, which just released a new report anticipating…