The federal government has increased allocations to the Ministry of Water and Power by about 25 percent to Rs 56.439 billion for the financial year 2013-14 against Rs 45.192 billion earmarked in 2012-13. The Finance Ministry released only Rs 43.215 billion in 2012-13 citing financial crunch…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/national-news/federal-government-increases-power-ministry-allocations-by-25-percent-finance-ministry-released-only-rs-43-215-billion-in-2012-13/ financial year 2013-14, Ministry of Water and Power, Smart Grid
It’s still early days in large-scale energy storage but the small projects of today are yielding real-world experience with new technology and grid integration.
Primus Power, a VC-funded flow battery startup, chalks up a small win with an R&D contract to deploy its large-scale energy…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/primus-power-wins-energy-storage-project-with-bonneville-power-and-pse-flow-batteries-in-action/ caes, deeya energy, ed cazalet, Energy Storage, enstorage, flow batteries, fuel cells, ionex, new technology and grid integration., Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, php, primus power, regenerative fuel cells, rubenius, Smart Grid, utility scale energy storage, zbb
The utility industry gets much attention about sector-wide disruptions triggered by new Smart Grid regulatory policy, technology, and financial drivers on the path to grid modernization. But the insurance sector is also facing real challenges on two fronts – dealing with the downsides of…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/renewable-energy/national-renewable-energy-policy-would-benefit-the-insurance-policy-industry-by-new-smart-grid-regulatory-policy-technology-and-financial-drivers/ Climate, climate change, distributed energy resources (DER), Energy and Economy, Energy Policy, Energy Storage, Environment, extreme weather, Finance, National Energy Policy, Politics & Legislation, renewable Energy Insurance Policy, Renewable Energy Insurance Training Kit, renewable generation, Renewables, Smart Grid
The Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) just released a white paper that should be read by every utility regulator and state legislator interested in encouraging renewable generation sources into the grid. The Integrated Distribution Planning Concept Paper offers practical…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/environment/a-pragmatic-approach-to-transactive-energy-and-the-smart-grid-interstate-renewable-energy-council-irec/ Cleantech, distributed energy resources (DER), Energy and Economy, energy efficiency and renewable energy, Finance, generation mix, Integrated Distribution Planning Concept Paper, Interstate Renewable Energy Council, IREC, Renewables, Smart Grid, transactive energy business
Derechos, superstorms, human error and deliberate cyber attacks can disable vast swaths of our electrical grid and expose communities to crippling economic and social impacts. We have a number of technologies and business models that can help address grid weaknesses, but are our federal and…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/environment/webinar-replay-gone-with-the-wind-understanding-grid-resiliency-electrical-grid-and-expose-communities-to-crippling-economic-and-social-impacts/ Electricity, Electricity Grid, Energy Collective Exclusive, grid resiliency, Politics & Legislation, Smart Grid, Understanding Grid Resiliency
A very important conference occurred in Portland, Oregon last week – the Gridwise Architecture Council hosted the first international Transactive Energy Conference. The topic of transactive energy is so new that there’s no formal definition yet, but as the author of the Smart Grid…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/environment/making-buildings-part-of-the-smart-grid-solution-gridwise-architecture-council-hosted-first-international-transactive-energy-conference/ Cleantech, distributed energy resources (DER), Efficiency, Electricity, energy innovation, first international Transactive Energy Conference, grid infrastructure, Gridwise Architecture Council, Risk Management, smart buildings, Smart Grid, Smart Grid Dictionary
AT&T already has a ton of business in the utility sector, providing everything from workforce connectivity to the backhaul networks that help connect millions of smart meters and other grid devices in the field. But to date, AT&T and its telecommunications coequals, such as Verizon and…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/environment/att-launches-the-cellular-smart-grid-ton-of-business-in-the-utility-sector/ Cellular Smart Grid, Cleantech, energy investment, Finance, News, Smart Grid, Smart Grid Service, smart meter, smart meters, Utilities