Category UTILITY

Smart Grid and Digital Electricity with Smart Meters

A smart grid is a form of electricity network utilising digital technology. A smart grid delivers electricity from suppliers to consumers using two-way digital communications to control appliances at consumers’ homes; this saves energy, reduces costs and increases reliability and transparency. It overlays the ordinary electrical grid with an information and net metering system, that […]

GE Expands Relationship with Smart Grid Company SynapSense Through Investment, Partnership to Cut Data Center Power and Cooling Costs

  STAMFORD, Conn. & FOLSOM, Calif.–Monday, July 26, 2010– SynapSense Corporation, whose technology improves energy efficiency and cuts power and cooling costs in data centers, announced today that it is deepening its relationship with GE (NYSE: GE) by securing an investment and commercial partnership as part of a focus on digital energy services, the Smart […]

U.S. Plans Cyber Shield for Utilities, Companies

    The control room at a nuclear-power plant in Limerick, Pa. The National Security Agency’s ‘Perfect Citizen’ program will detect cyber assaults on critical infrastructure, but could also help companies in other fields, such as Google, which sustained a major attack late last year. The federal government is launching an expansive program dubbed “Perfect […]