usda

USDA Invests Over $300 Million to Help Small Businesses Adopt Energy...

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Tuesday said the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing more than $300 million to help hundreds of small businesses...
grid

White House Summit Targets Scaling Renewable Energy And Storage With ‘Smart...

The Obama Administration announced June 17 a number of initiatives to accelerate the transition of the country to a smart, more energy efficient, 21st...

DHS, FBI Warn Public About ‘Persistent Threats’ Targeting Energy and Other...

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have issued a joint technical alert on advanced persistent threat (APT)...
smart grid

Energy Department Awards Funds to Improve Security of Nation’s Vital Energy...

The Department of Energy (DOE) on Tuesday announced awards of up to $50 million to DOE’s National Laboratories to support early stage research and...

Las Vegas Casino Sports Largest Rooftop Solar Panel Array in The...

The Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas now sports the biggest solar roof in the United States, with 26,000 panels. NRG Energy, Inc. and...
security

Oil and Gas Sector Stakeholders Unite to Produce Industry-Specific Cybersecurity Guidelines

DNV GL said Thursday it has established a Joint Industry Project (JIP) together with Shell, Statoil, Lundin, Siemens, Honeywell, ABB, Emerson and Kongsberg Maritime...
smart grid

UK Successfully Transmits Data Via National Grid in a ‘World First’

A new technology has made it possible for data to be transmitted across a national grid for the first time. The technology was successfully...
vehicle

Department of Energy Commits $137 Million to Vehicle Efficiency Technologies

The Energy Department announced Tuesday up to $137 million in investments for two programs, subject to appropriations, to develop next generation technologies that will...
energy

Department of Energy Invests in Technologies to Enable Efficiency of Nation’s...

The Energy Department announced recently it is investing $19 million in advanced building projects to improve the efficiency of the nation’s homes, offices, schools, hospitals,...
itron

Itron Delves Into Demand Response With $100M Comverge Acquisition

Smart grid and AMI technology firm Itron said Monday that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Comverge by purchasing its...

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