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A.D.B. extends $100 million loan for India’s solar power projects

A.D.B. extends $100 million loan for India’s solar power projects

The Asian Development Bank is extending loans of up to $100 million to aid in pr...

Nebraska Supreme Court, House of Representatives supporting proposed Keystone pipeline route

Nebraska Supreme Court, House of Representatives supporting proposed Keystone pipeline route

Despite misgivings from the public and the White House, proponents of the Keysto...

Obama will not sign Keystone Pipeline bill

Obama will not sign Keystone Pipeline bill

President Barack Obama will not sign the Keystone Pipeline bill, saying that it ...

Senvion completes offshore wind farm over Christmas

Senvion completes offshore wind farm over Christmas

Senvion completed the installation of wind turbines for the Nordsee Ost offshore...

Vestas to supply wind turbines in Greece and Chile

Vestas to supply wind turbines in Greece and Chile

Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas ended 2014 with two supply contracts: on...

U.N. chief hails results of C.O.P. 20

U.N. chief hails results of C.O.P. 20

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon hailed the results of the recently ...

Manufacturer’s perspective on the new U.S. emissions reduction target

Manufacturer’s perspective on the new U.S. emissions reduction target

The United States manufacturing sector may be opting for a more diversified way ...

Business

Technology

Advantage of green cloud computing

Advantage of green cloud computing

Tuesday, 13 January 2015

Green computing is the usage of computing resources in an energy- and resource-efficient manner. Part of it is using computers that have been Energy S...

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Politics

Living Green

Eco -friendly Flooring

Eco -friendly Flooring

Friday, 30 January 2015

The term eco – friendly is usually associated with high prices, dull and boring materials and lack of variety. Luckily, the reality is completely diff...

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Renewables

Hereford Wind Project in Texas begins commercial operations

Hereford Wind Project in Texas begins commercial operations

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

The 200-megawatt Hereford Wind Project in Texas has achieved commercial operation. EDF Renewable Energy, which purchased shares of the project in 2013...

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Low-Carbon

Seven eco-friendly home heating solutions

Seven eco-friendly home heating solutions

Friday, 12 December 2014

Environmentally friendly home heating solutions are valuable for the planet, and can lower your utility bills. With the numerous home heating alternat...

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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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