7. February 2011 02:57
Home automation and home energy management go through cycles of popularity where it looks like every major utility and industry company announce splashy initiatives in the field. The finely crafted press releases breathlessly proclaim that life as we have known will be changed forever and we all will live in a new brave world where the utility systems, smart grids, home networks and energy management systems will seamlessly work to make life more comfortable while reducing peak loads and reducin... [More]
8. October 2010 03:26
I came across two news items on EVs that highlight some of the interesting issues that the electric industry in particular and we as customers will be facing in the future. The first one is an article in Intelligent Utility about NV Energy's preparations for offering EVs to their customers in Nevada and the second one is a news item in New York Times about the bounty of benefits being showered on the first buyers of the EV from Nissan.
NV Energy's plans include an option for a custome... [More]
20. August 2010 04:29
NV Energy has announced that it has secured formal, regulatory approval of its Advanced Service Delivery (ASD) project. On July 28, the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) unanimously approved NV Energy’s ASD project. Advanced Service Delivery is NV Energy's smart grid/smart meter project, and will enable customers to directly manage their energy use and allow for better management of energy resources statewide. NV Energy received $138 million in Smart Grid Investment Grant stimul... [More]