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“WREA Time(TM) ” Brings New Meaning to Real Time Device, Appliance, Equipment and Energy Management
“WREA Time(TM) ” Brings New Meaning to Real Time Device, Appliance, Equipment and Energy Management
2/18/2015 1:00:50 PM
WREA Inc. announced today the promotion of the WREA Time(TM) platform for real time monitoring, analysis and management of energy, devices and facilities. Its power lies in the fact that its features are software driven for the most part, except for off the shelf hardware that actually gathers data to a port. It is the only model that can support all of the potential five …
SolarWorld challenges U.S. scientists to vie for SolarWorld Junior Einstein Award
2/16/2015 2:58:37 PM
Solarworld, the largest U.S. solar manufacturer for 40 years, today challenged young American scientists to seek recognition for their photovoltaic-related research at academic institutions in the United States, where the main contemporary solar technologies and industries were pioneered. The SolarWorld Junior Einstein Award, to be awarded for the 10th time this year, is the …
British Gas to acquire connected homes company AlertMe
2/13/2015 8:21:42 AM
British Gas is to acquire AlertMe, a UK-based connected homes company that provides innovative energy management products and services.  The net cost to British Gas will be £44 million, taking into account an existing 21% holding in AlertMe. It is anticipated that the transaction will close by the end of the first quarter of 2015. AlertMe provides the technical platform that …
Elsevier and China Electric Power Press Co-Publish First Book in New Energy Series
2/10/2015 11:53:46 AM
Elsevier , a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the publication of Ultra High Voltage AC/DC Grids by Zhenya Liu, President and CEO of the State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC). This is the first book released under the co-publishing agreement between Elsevier and China Electric Power Press (CEPP), …
Duke Energy proposes innovative solar programs for South Carolina
2/10/2015 11:09:56 AM
Duke Energy today proposed several solar power programs to the Public Service Commission of South Carolina (PSCSC) that will greatly expand options for customers to use renewable energy. The programs must be approved by the commission before they can be offered to the company’s 720,000 Duke Energy Carolinas and Duke Energy Progress customers in the Palmetto State. The …
Start of Commercial Operation and Opening Ceremony of Mega-Solar Power Station in Iwaki City, Fukushima
2/9/2015 10:53:36 AM
Marubeni Corporation’s fully owned subsidiary, Mibugawa Power Company (“Mibugawa”), held an opening ceremony today for a mega-solar power station named Iwaki Solar Power Station which commenced commercial operation from 1 December 2014 in Iwaki City, Fukushima Prefecture. Mibugawa leased idle land in Iwaki City on which it constructed the mega-solar power station that it …
Siemens hands over HelWin1, the second North Sea grid connection to TenneT
Siemens hands over HelWin1, the second North Sea grid connection to TenneT
2/9/2015 10:43:22 AM
Siemens has now handed over HelWin1, the second North Sea grid connection in quick succession, to its client TenneT. The German-Dutch transmission system operator has now also put this grid connection into commercial operation. The offshore platform of the HelWin1 grid connection is located around 85 kilometers off the German coast – northwest of the island of Helgoland, after …
AMETEK Advanced Measurement Technology Introduces ORTEC Renaissance 7 Whole Body Counting Software
2/4/2015 9:08:47 AM
The ORTEC Products Group of AMETEK Advanced Measurement Technology has announced the release of RENAISSANCE 7 software that maximizes the productivity of Health Physics Internal Contamination Monitoring when using high-purity germanium (HPGe) and sodium iodide detection systems. New features in RENAISSANCE 7 include compatibility with 64-bit Windows® 7 / 8.1 Professional …
Interest in the Nissan LEAF ensures all targets are exceeded for My Electric Avenue
2/4/2015 8:43:11 AM
As electric vehicle (EV) sales continue to increase, one unique project in the UK is seeking to discover if local electricity networks can cope with charging a group, or ‘cluster’, of EVs at peak times. My Electric Avenue is testing a new technology that can control the charging of the cars if there is any danger of the local electricity grid becoming overloaded. Individuals …
Flint Hills Resources Acquires Georgia Ethanol Plant
2/2/2015 11:18:00 AM
Flint Hills Resources announced today that it has finalized the acquisition of an ethanol plant near Camilla, Georgia, from Southwest Georgia Ethanol, LLC. Flint Hills Resources is a leading refining, chemicals and biofuels company with operations primarily in the Midwest and Texas. Flint Hills Resources’ biofuels business now includes seven ethanol plants with a combined …
Improving electric vehicle sales may require solving unique chicken and egg problem
1/30/2015 11:16:20 AM
In 2011, an important national priority was declared: Put 1 million electric vehicles on the road by 2015. Since then, sales of plug-in electric vehicles have risen and continue to rise, but they pale when compared to sales of conventional vehicles. Statistics from Argonne National Laboratory show U.S. car dealers sold 97,101 electric vehicles in 2013 and 118,882 in 2014. …
TWI Awarded Contract to Prepare Country-Specific Micro Reports
TWI Awarded Contract to Prepare Country-Specific Micro Reports
1/30/2015 9:24:49 AM
TWI is pleased to announce a recent award to prepare and submit four country-specific micro reports in support of the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Industrial Base Extension (IBEX) Program. These micro reports will highlight TWI’s capabilities and experience in specific austere and expeditionary locations. Under the IBEX program, DLA seeks information on commercial assets …

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