QualityLogic continues leading the industry in test tools for Smart Grid protocols.   SEP 2.0 is an incredibly powerful communications protocol designed to enable very smart devices attached to the home and grid.   But, as a nascent protocol, could run afoul of non-conformant implementations.   Let’s hope tools like this head that off. QualityLogic…

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The second annual Transactive Energy Conference runs December 10th and 11th, in Portland Oregon.   Thought leaders designing the next generation grid, discuss policy, cyber security, and the transition from Demand Response to a fully transactive grid. Industry leading speakers, over 40 submitted papers, and 200+ attendees expected to gather. Don’t miss it!  Hope to…

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Big news in the local clean tech sector – Powin Energy lands significant investment to further their success in stored energy solutions. Clean tech firm Powin secures $25M to develop battery technology – Portland Business Journal.

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I ran across this report commissioned by Advanced Energy while conducting market research on a smart grid project.   This contains a wealth of market research information and insights, and best of all, it’s free! It talks about one of the best marketing techniques, SEO, why not try these out and check for yourself what…

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The Bonneville Power Administration just released a comprehensive business case analysis detailing the costs and benefits of the implementation of smart grid technologies in the Pacific Northwest, showing significant benefits in a number of areas. The study was conducted in conjunction with our region’s Smart Grid Demonstration Project, a $178 million project demonstrating a variety…

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