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Press Release: TVA and NEETRAC Piloting Smart Wire Technology to Improve Grid Reliability

A pilot demonstration of Smart Wire technology is now under way on the Tennessee Valley Authority’s power transmission system. Installed on a 161-kilovolt transmission line near Knoxville, Tenn., the Smart Wire system is designed to provide congestion relief by redistributing power flow onto underused lines, thereby optimizing transmission system operations.

Sustainable Business Oregon: Smart Wire Grid may hold key to power transmission woes

by Christina Williams Sustainable Business Oregon Arnerich Massena-backed Smart Wire Grid has a device that could help utilities get more capacity from their power lines, solving what has been a detriment to renewable energy development. A Bay Area company backed by a prominent Portland investor may hold the key to grid transmission issues that are […]

Smart Grid Research: Mercom Capital Group Reports First Quarter 2012 Funding and M&A Activity for Smart Grid Sector

Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, today released funding and merger and acquisition (M&A) activity for the Smart Grid sector during the first quarter of 2012. Thelackluster venture capital (VC) investing trend in smart grid continued into this year with a weak first quarter of $62 million going into […]

Tech the Future: The Grid Is Definitely Getting Smarter At ARPA-E

The next generation of energy technologies are brought together at the ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit held in Washington DC. Companies and research organizations showcase their innovations in categories ranging from Renewable Power Generation to Carbon Capture & Utilization. We looked at technologies that will help smarten up the power grid. Smart Wire Grid The electric […]