The Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region is in the early stages of its smart grid development but stands to realize strong benefits, including minimum savings of $300 million to $1 billion per year for Gulf countries.
With an unprecedented amount of electric generation retiring within the next three years, PJM Interconnection's capacity market secured record amounts of new generation, demand resources and energy efficiency to keep the grid reliable.
San Diego Gas & Electric announced at an awards luncheon last week, preceding the 7th Annual SDG&E Energy Showcase, that 13 local businesses have been recognized as Energy Champions for their outstanding efforts in energy efficiency and conservation.
The increasing demand for energy in North America has compelled utilities to upgrade the electric and distribution network in the region, giving a huge boost to the advanced meter infrastructure (AMI) market.
With the crisis unfolding at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, it is too soon to draw final conclusions. But watching the struggle to bring the site under control, we cannot help but wonder: What exactly is going on, and what lessons might be learned?
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