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North Caucasus hydropower to increase with three new projects from RusHydro

North Caucasus hydropower to increase with three new projects from RusHydro

Three small hydropower plants developed by RusHydroare set to begin construction...

Discrediting advertisements on carbon pollution standards outrages organizations

Discrediting advertisements on carbon pollution standards outrages organizations

The Natural Resources Defense Council, and more than two dozen organizations, is...

Supercritical steam for super productive solar thermal plants

Supercritical steam for super productive solar thermal plants

By using supercritical steam, solar thermal power plants could produce enough en...

Nepal gets first wind-solar hybrid system

Nepal gets first wind-solar hybrid system

The Asian Development Bank has handed over the country’s very first wind-solar h...

Unsustainable urban life: What's next?

Unsustainable urban life: What's next?

Nutrition plays a critical role in everyone’s chance at a better future. Hunger...

Chile’s largest solar power project officially open

Chile’s largest solar power project officially open

The 100 megawatt Amanercer Solar CAP Power plant in Chile has been officially op...

Five gigantic things happening in sustainability

Five gigantic things happening in sustainability

Understanding this mainly becoming typical ‘S’ word has always been part of the ...

Business

The Bioplastics industry in Korea – Where to next?

The Bioplastics industry in Korea – Where to next?

Thursday, 10 July 2014

The global bioplastics market is booming – total production capacity is set to grow 400% by 2017, and the European Commission has designatedbioplastic...

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Technology

Politics

Living Green

Elemooni: Eco-friendliness for kids

Elemooni: Eco-friendliness for kids

Thursday, 10 July 2014

A new group of nano explorers could change the way children learn about positive values, the environment, and believe it or not, the periodic table of...

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Renewables

Siemens welcomes Crown Estate’s new seabed rights for wave and tidal power

Siemens welcomes Crown Estate’s new seabed rights for wave and tidal power

Thursday, 10 July 2014

Siemens welcomes The Crown Estate’s announcement of agreed seabed rights for new demonstration zones and project sites around the United Kingdom’s coa...

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Low-Carbon

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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