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Light and Flexible LED illuminated advertisement

Our home-grown Flexbright printed electronics LED company was featured in the Printed Electronics World. Flexbright, represented with parent company Nanoelektro, together with VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland are joining a European project for developing novel LED advertising displays, which combine thin, lightweight and bendable structures with advanced optical quality. The project will implement, for example, […]

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Regulating the Utility of the Future: Implications for the Grid Edge

Greentech Media keeps producing excellent reports on challenges for utilities, and companies working with utilities tackling the changing regulatory and market dynamics. “With new technologies and consumer demand for cleaner energy rapidly transforming the power sector (most notably with the proliferation of distributed energy resources (DER) like solar PV, demand response, and energy storage), the […]

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How will utilities make money?

Here’s a great article put forward by Utility Dive. How will utilities make money with all the disruptions going on in the marketplace. Two things rise from the conversation: 1) Distributed generation (and management thereof), and 2) Customer relationship. Read the article here.

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The Shift Toward a Decentralized, Distributed Electric Grid Is Already Underway

Greentech Media has once again published a timely and informative white paper. “The electricity sector is headed for a dramatic transformation at the edge of the grid, where utility meets customer. Like the evolution of markets such as telecommunications and computing, the phases of change will be varied and complex. Successful companies — be they […]

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IoT Analytics to Reach US$5.7 Billion in 2015

“A new market analysis by ABI Research finds that the revenues from integrating, storing, analyzing, and presenting Internet of Things (IoT) data will reach US$5.7 billion in 2015. In the next 5 years, the market will expand dramatically, to an extent that in 2020 it is estimated to account for nearly one-third of all big […]

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Grid-Edge Investments Total $1.3 Billion in 2014

This is quite remarkable, “The transformation from a centralized to a distributed electricity system is fueled by activity at the edge of the grid. Companies making this transition happen raised $1.3 billion from private equity firms and venture capitalists in 2014. This ranks ahead of grid-edge investments in 2013 and 2014, but down from a high […]

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What it takes for utility to renew itself

“New research from Oracle Primavera and Forbes, “Making the Change: Planning, Executing and Measuring a Successful Business Transformation,” shows that while the ability to execute transformation is critical to remaining relevant, nearly half of the 534 executives surveyed—from a number of different industries, including utilities—say their organization is only somewhat or not at all ready […]

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DERMS 2014

A report from Greentech media on ‘Distributed Energy Resource Management Systems 2014: Technologies, Deployments and Opportunities’. “A Distributed Energy Resource Management System (DERMS) is a software-based solution that increases an operator’s real-time visibility into its underlying distributed asset capabilities. Through such a system, distribution utilities will have the heightened level of control and flexibility necessary […]

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