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Smart Meter Announces Successful Launch of iGlucose® in over 45 Long-Term Care Facilities

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 3:25pm

TAMPA, Fla., July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart Meter, the leader in cellular-connected remote patient monitoring (RPM) devices, data and services announced today the launch of its iGlucose cellular-connected blood glucose system in more than 45 long-term care (LTC) facilities across the United States. Smart Meter's iGlucose now provides more than 1,300 residents and their providers real-time data, a critical factor in identifying out-of-range blood glucose (BG) readings and improving patient outcomes.

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  • TAMPA, Fla., July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart Meter , the leader in cellular-connected remote patient monitoring (RPM) devices, data and services announced today the launch of its iGlucose cellular-connected blood glucose system in more than 45 long-term care (LTC) facilities across the United States.
  • Smart Meter's iGlucose now provides more than 1,300 residents and their providers real-time data, a critical factor in identifying out-of-range blood glucose (BG) readings and improving patient outcomes.
  • We are thrilled to provide the iGlucose to these facilities further enhancing their data accuracy, appropriate treatments and improved patient care."
  • To learn more about the suite of Smart Meter cellular-connected devices, data and services, visit: https://smartmeterrpm.com/iglucose/
    Smart Meter is the leader of cellular-enabled technologies including the iGlucose, iBloodPressure, iScale, data portals, and services.

Guidehouse Insights Report Forecasts Cumulative Spending for the Energy as a Service Microgrids Market Will Reach $110 Billion Globally by 2030

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 10:15am

A new report from Guidehouse Insights forecasts spending in the energy as a service (EaaS) microgrid market for the worlds main regions and for primary EaaS microgrid segments through 2030.

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  • A new report from Guidehouse Insights forecasts spending in the energy as a service (EaaS) microgrid market for the worlds main regions and for primary EaaS microgrid segments through 2030.
  • According to a new report from Guidehouse Insights, cumulative spending in the EaaS microgrid market is forecast to reach $110.5 billion globally by 2030, with Asia Pacific emerging as the clear market leader.
  • The missing piece is less fragmented financing and dependence upon government subsidies for microgrids serving critical facilities, communities, and utilities.
  • Neither Guidehouse Insights nor Guidehouse undertakes any obligation to update any of the information contained in this press release or the report.

State’s Grid Operator Asks Californians to Conserve Energy Today Due to High Energy Demand and Tight Supplies Across the West

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 4:30pm

The Flex Alert , called by the California Independent System Operator (CAISO), was issued yesterday and will be in effect today from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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  • The Flex Alert , called by the California Independent System Operator (CAISO), was issued yesterday and will be in effect today from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • The grid operator is predicting an increase in electricity demand, primarily from air conditioning use.
  • The grid operator is asking all Californians to reduce electricity use during a Flex Alert to prevent further emergency measures, including rotating power outages.
  • PG&Es Demand Response programs offer incentives for business owners and residential customers who curtail their energy use during times of peak demand.

Juliet Shavit to Speak on Grid Edge Innovation at IEEE Power and Engineering Society General Meeting this Week

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 2:00pm

SmartMark Communications, the leader in smart grid customer education, announced today that its president, Juliet Shavit, will be speaking at the IEEE Power and Engineering Society General meeting this week.

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  • SmartMark Communications, the leader in smart grid customer education, announced today that its president, Juliet Shavit, will be speaking at the IEEE Power and Engineering Society General meeting this week.
  • Shavit will be speaking on the panel entitled, Innovation at the Edge of the Grid on July 29, 2021 at 10:00am ET.
  • These applications include such areas as smart homes and buildings, connected communities, and more personalized energy use tools that leverage disaggregated data.
  • Shavit will join a number of industry experts from the U.S. Department of Energy and private industry on the panel.

Sunnova, National Grid and SolarEdge Partner to Leverage DERs for New England’s Grid

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:50am

Sunnova and SolarEdge will provide voltage support across Massachusetts and Rhode Island, proving that distributed resources can unlock additional value to ratepayers.

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  • Sunnova and SolarEdge will provide voltage support across Massachusetts and Rhode Island, proving that distributed resources can unlock additional value to ratepayers.
  • This first of its kind solution aims to save homeowners money, increase New Englands grid efficiency and support National Grid on its path to achieving Net Zero by 2050.
  • To create the grid of tomorrow, DERs, especially solar and battery storage, will need to work together to support the grid in meeting its energy objectives while providing consumers with energy independence.
  • National Grids continued efforts to further integrate distributed energy resources will be accelerated by this effort which will leverage DERs interconnected to the grid to optimize power quality, which will reduce costs for all customers, said John Isberg, Vice President of Customer Sales and Solutions at National Grid.

Indian electricity prices determined with innovative Belgian technology

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 1:00pm

IEX expects to benefit fromN-SIDE's Power Matching Solutionas it enables the power exchange to respond to the rapid growth of the Indian Energy market.

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  • IEX expects to benefit fromN-SIDE's Power Matching Solutionas it enables the power exchange to respond to the rapid growth of the Indian Energy market.
  • After deploying and continuously improving a solution for the European market for more than 10 years,N-SIDE's Power Matching Solutionis now being used to benefit the Indian energy market.
  • As more Indian citizens need access to electricity and the market is becoming increasingly complex, the trade platform was looking for a modern solution to determine wholesale electricity market prices.
  • The algorithm went live on the IEX platform in April and is now running every day to support 70% electricity trade on such markets.

Indian electricity prices determined with innovative Belgian technology

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 1:00pm

LOUVAIN-LA-NEUVE, Belgium, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- With effect from 14th April 2021, the Indian Energy Exchange has started using the N-SIDE Power Matching Solution to determine the daily price and traded volume of electricity in its Day Ahead Market.  IEX expects to benefit from N-SIDE's Power Matching Solution as it enables the power exchange to respond to the rapid growth of the Indian Energy market. After deploying and continuously improving a solution for the European market for more than 10 years, N-SIDE's Power Matching Solution is now being used to benefit the Indian energy market.

Key Points: 
  • IEX expects to benefit fromN-SIDE's Power Matching Solutionas it enables the power exchange to respond to the rapid growth of the Indian Energy market.
  • After deploying and continuously improving a solution for the European market for more than 10 years,N-SIDE's Power Matching Solutionis now being used to benefit the Indian energy market.
  • As more Indian citizens need access to electricity and the market is becoming increasingly complex, the trade platform was looking for a modern solution to determine wholesale electricity market prices.
  • The algorithm went live on the IEX platform in April and is now running every day to support 70% electricity trade on such markets.

More Interregional Transmission Could Have Saved Nearly $1 Billion, Preserved Power for 200,000 Homes During Texas Freeze

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 6:15pm

The report, Transmission Makes the Power System Resilient to Extreme Weather, details the value additional transmission would have provided during five severe weather events in Texas, the Northeast and the Midwest between 2014 and 2021.

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  • The report, Transmission Makes the Power System Resilient to Extreme Weather, details the value additional transmission would have provided during five severe weather events in Texas, the Northeast and the Midwest between 2014 and 2021.
  • "This report demonstrates that we are already paying an enormous price for our lack of interregional transmission, and that the benefits of a robust transmission grid would quickly surpass the cost of constructing new lines.
  • Texas heat wave in August 2019 Each additional GW of transmission ties between ERCOT and the Southeastern U.S. could have saved consumers nearly $75 million.
  • Transmission Makes the Power System Resilient to Extreme Weather was commissioned by ACORE and authored by Grid Strategies LLC.

CPower Makes Vertical Commercial Agriculture More Cost Effective Through Distributed Energy Resource Optimization

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 1:00pm

BALTIMORE, July 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading, national energy solutions provider CPower Energy Management today announced that it will support Scale Microgrid Solutions , a leading provider of distributed clean energy and microgrid platforms, to deliver energy management services to vertical commercial farming company, Fifth Season .

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  • BALTIMORE, July 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading, national energy solutions provider CPower Energy Management today announced that it will support Scale Microgrid Solutions , a leading provider of distributed clean energy and microgrid platforms, to deliver energy management services to vertical commercial farming company, Fifth Season .
  • "Our partnership with Scale Microgrid allows Fifth Season to unlock value from their distributed energy resources, ensuring reliability and achieving energy resilience, without disrupting their operations."
  • "Our Scale energy system and CPower demand response creates opportunities to be just as resourceful with our energy management."
  • CPower Energy Management is a leading, national energy solutions provider guiding customers towards a clean and dependable energy future.

Accelerate Digital Transformation With Early Access to MetaPower's Intelligent Wireless Power Platform

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 2:15pm

SEATTLE, July 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --MetaPower, the innovators creating the future of Intelligent Wireless Power, today announced an Early Access Program (EAP)tailored to select industrial partners seeking to evaluate MetaPower's cutting-edge 24Ghz wireless power platform and cloud connectivity technologies which are expected to launch in Fall 2021.

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  • SEATTLE, July 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --MetaPower, the innovators creating the future of Intelligent Wireless Power, today announced an Early Access Program (EAP)tailored to select industrial partners seeking to evaluate MetaPower's cutting-edge 24Ghz wireless power platform and cloud connectivity technologies which are expected to launch in Fall 2021.
  • "We have a unique market opportunity to leverage years of advanced wireless power research and development to redefine how wireless power can enable and speed Digital Transformation for large commercial and industrial enterprises," said Mark Waldenberg, CEO of MetaPower.
  • "Our core technology platform offers a compelling combination of power density, dynamic power ranges and distances, fast beam-switching, and autonomous operation that enables brand new capabilities for partners in the Manufacturing, Energy, and Warehousing vertical markets and pushes them even closer to full realization of Industry 4.0."
  • For more information on MetaPower's Early Access Program and requirements for participating companies, please send email to info@metapower.co
    MetaPower, LLC is a wireless power startup located in Seattle, WA.The company was launched from the Invention Science Fund at Intellectual Ventures in June 2020 after several years of R&D focused on RF power beaming technologies.The company is dedicated to creating innovative wireless power systems that significantly impact process and operational efficiency of large enterprises.To learn more, visit www.metapower.co or email at info@metapower.co