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Vestas, EP Global Energy partner for donor-funded wind farm in Jordan

Vestas, EP Global Energy partner for donor-funded wind farm in Jordan

Wind turbine manufacturer Vestas and private energy asset developer EP Global En...

World Bank commits $5 billion for African renewable energy projects

World Bank commits $5 billion for African renewable energy projects

The World Bank Group has committed US$5 billion towards supporting energy projec...

Seven creative ways to teach your kids about eco-living

Seven creative ways to teach your kids about eco-living

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$50 million A.D.B. loan to develop Indonesia’s geothermal potential

$50 million A.D.B. loan to develop Indonesia’s geothermal potential

The Asian Development Bank will provide Indonesia a loan of up to $50 million to...

Iberdrola completes its first three renewable energy projects in South Africa

Iberdrola completes its first three renewable energy projects in South Africa

Iberdrola has completed two wind farms and a photovoltaic power plant in South A...

Former Irish president appointed as special envoy for climate change

Former Irish president appointed as special envoy for climate change

Former Irish President Mary Robinson has been appointed by United Nations Secret...

The truth about the forthcoming endangered cities

The truth about the forthcoming endangered cities

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Business

Technology

Waste tires produce better anode for lithium-ion batteries

Waste tires produce better anode for lithium-ion batteries

Friday, 29 August 2014

Used tires could become a key component in lithium-ion batteries, according to researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory...

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Politics

Living Green

Go for green home décor – This is how it’s done

Go for green home décor – This is how it’s done

Friday, 29 August 2014

You’ve heard so much from everyone about how necessary it is to go green. If you’re planning to redo your home interiors, you should consider selectin...

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Renewables

Low-Carbon

Proterra, Kings County Metro bring electric buses to Seattle

Proterra, Kings County Metro bring electric buses to Seattle

Thursday, 28 August 2014

Proterra Inc. has sold two 40-foot battery-electric transit buses and a fast charge system to King County Metro in Seattle, Washington. King County Me...

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Opinion

Unsustainable urban life: What's next?

Unsustainable urban life: What's next?

Wednesday, 11 June 2014

Nutrition plays a critical role in everyone’s chance at a better future. Hunger, said Benjamin Franklin once, is the best pickle. Some say “pickle”...

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GridPoint to provide management software for largest EV deployment in the US


GridPoint has been working with Idaho National Laboratory
and eTec on electric vehicle performance and fast-charge systems for over a year. STOCKXPERT

GridPoint, Inc., a leading smart grid software company, announced that it will be a project participant in the largest deployment of electric vehicles and charging infrastructure in the United States.

To support this project, GridPoint will provide Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation (eTec), a subsidiary of ECOtality and one of the main pushers of the project, with its next-generation electric vehicle management software called Smart Charging 3.0.

The software will allow the utilities in Arizona, California, Oregon, Tennessee and Washington—the five strategic markets of the eTec electric vehicle project—to deploy load shifting, load shaping, renewables integration and demand response strategies. Advanced smart charging capabilities, such as synchronization with the availability of renewable energy, may also be explored.

The Smart Charging 3.0 software will also manage the flow of electricity to plug-in vehicles and charging stations, enabling consumers to balance real-time grid conditions.

GridPoint, is a pioneer in smart grid software. Its SmartGrid Platform enables utilities to optimize electrical grid management, increase grid reliability and encourage the adoption of renewable energy resources. The company is based in Arlington, Virginia.


- Natassia Y. Laforteza



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