Worldwide, AI is Providing Utilities With a Powerful New Tool in the Fight Against Electricity Thieves

Bidgely

Utilities around the world continue to struggle with energy theft, with an estimated $80 to $100 billion lost globally to theft each year. In Jamaica, electricity theft is estimated to cost the Jamaica Public Service Company $200 million – 80 percent more than a decade ago.

New Hampshire Electric Cooperative Demonstrates Power of Advanced Analytics-Based Rate Design

Bidgely

When analytics are applied to Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) data, the resulting intelligence serves as an essential input to rate design calculations, delivering more effective rate structures that better satisfy utility objectives.

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How carbon capture, usage and storage could help 'level-up' across the UK

Business Green

Carbon capture, usage and storage (CCUS) will be essential to achieve net zero emissions. The analysis of trade and patents we have conducted at the LSE illustrates the potential to stimulate growth from CCUS in various regions of the UK.

Emporia’s energy management system prepares for the bidirectional EV charging future

Charged

Total control of power usage: from solar to EV and back to the house. Emporia Energy, which makes an energy management system for homes and small businesses, has launched a new smart Level 2 charger, and plans to offer bidirectional capability soon.

JPMorgan Chase partners with EDF to ensure zero carbon energy supply

Renewable Energy World

Financial services firm, JPMorgan Chase and energy company, EDF, have announced a collaboration to help power JPMorgan Chase’s UK offices with 100% renewable electricity.

Three Regional Clean Energy Companies Graduate from Cleantech San Diego Business Accelerator

CleanTech San Diego

Aquacycl, Kitu Systems, and Nuvve Complete Southern California Energy Innovation Network (SCEIN) Program. The program offers free business services through a consortium of regional partner organizations to help energy entrepreneurs successfully bring their innovations to market.

Navigating the Distributed Energy Resources Revolution and FERC 2222

Bidgely

For more on DERs and FERC 2222, download the full Navigating the Distributed Energy Resources Revolution: A Playbook to Guide Grid Modernization and FERC 2222 Compliance. Get in Front of Wholesale Energy Markets Opening to DERs.

Albania’s first floating solar plant starts commercial operations

Renewable Energy World

European renewable energy generator Statkraft, in collaboration with Norwegian supplier Ocean Sun, has started commercial operations at the first unit of its floating solar project in Albania. MWp and covers almost 4,000 square meters.

Energy Providers Take the Wheel: Driving the Electric Vehicle Buyer’s Journey

Bidgely

Hear from the Austin Energy team about how they are driving the electric vehicle buyer’s journey in the on-demand recording of their 2021 Engage session Electric>Gas: How Austin Energy Is Building EV Champions. It’s time for energy providers to get in the mix.

We Already Have the Key to a Clean Energy Economy. We’re Just Not Using it

GreenTechMedia

Over the past 20 years, the increasing recognition that climate change poses a grave threat to our society has given rise to an entirely new clean energy economy. In 1881, Thomas Edison patented the ability to measure energy usage via the meter.

Storing Energy in the Freezer: Long-Duration Thermal Storage Comes of Age

GreenTechMedia

Jason Dreisbach fields at least half a dozen calls every week from people trying to sell him a technology to lower his energy costs. Dreisbach endures sales pitches that run the gamut of energy solutions, from LED lighting to rooftop solar to fuel cells.

AI-Powered EV Detection and Estimation Helps Utilities Realize the Promise of the EV Revolution

Bidgely

AI-Powered EV Detection and Estimation Helps Utilities Realize the Promise of the EV Revolution. With an all-time high global adoption rate, the proliferation of electric vehicles is set to impact commercial and residential energy demand like never before.

AI-Powered EV Detection and Estimation Helps Utilities Realize the Promise of the EV Revolution

Bidgely

AI-Powered EV Detection and Estimation Helps Utilities Realize the Promise of the EV Revolution. With an all-time high global adoption rate, the proliferation of electric vehicles is set to impact commercial and residential energy demand like never before.

Lightyear closes $48-million funding round, aims to deliver solar-powered EV this year

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Solar-powered cars, like flying cars, have long been a sci-fi staple, but thanks to ever-more-efficient PV panels, they could soon enter the realm of reality. Its unique feature: five square meters of solar panels encased in safety glass, mounted on the roof and hood.

How AMI Data and Analytics Elevate DSM Program Marketing

Bidgely

Their discussion centered upon how energy providers are changing the utility-consumer dynamic to increasingly rely on their customers as partners in ensuring a resilient and decarbonized grid. “It Tapping the Power of AMI Data.

Cleantech San Diego to Host Three-Part Energy Startup Showcase Series in November

CleanTech San Diego

17 Southern California Energy Innovation Network Companies Will Present. Aquacycl’s BETT systems eliminate primary sludge, offer net-neutral energy operations, and guarantee permit compliance at operational costs that are 50-95% lower than incumbent processes.

Gas sensor network provides early wildfire detection

Envirotec Magazine

The “solar-powered digital nose” in situ. The first live demonstration of the group’s Silvanet system of solar-powered gas sensors was recently conducted successfully in a forest near Berlin, says the firm. The border gateways can be either mains or solar powered.

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Realizing the Ultimate Return on your AMI Investment: Leveraging Data Volume to Create Data Value

Bidgely

While it’s true that utilities have realized millions in savings thanks to remote billing and metering capability, that bottom line impact pales in comparison to the utility-wide budget boost potential of AMI-data-driven savings.

Personalize, Align and Motivate: Using Data to Drive Heat Pump Adoption and Beneficial Electrification

Bidgely

When it comes to decarbonization and beneficial electrification, the surging electric vehicle wave has received most of the attention. In fact, energy use by homes and buildings contributes approximately 27 percent of global CO2 emissions – much of which stems from heating and cooling.

Guidehouse Insights HEM Leaderboard: Bidgely Recognized as Leading Home Energy Management Provider

Bidgely

Bidgely was recognized as a leader in the latest Q1 2021 Home Energy Management Providers Leaderboard published by Guidehouse Insights. Explore the next generation of Home Energy Management at bidgely.com.

Synaptic Security: Real-Time CyberSecurity Solutions Stop Attacks and Saves on Resources

Green Business Bureau

Through their patent-pending threat detection algorithms that work with distributed machine learning and AI architectures, Synaptic streamlines security and operations for the world of Linux servers, stopping attacks as they happen and offering real-time remediation. Synaptic Security, Inc.

Cleantech San Diego to Host Three-Part Energy Startup Showcase Series in November

CleanTech San Diego

17 Southern California Energy Innovation Network Companies Will Present. Aquacycl’s BETT systems eliminate primary sludge, offer net-neutral energy operations, and guarantee permit compliance at operational costs that are 50-95% lower than incumbent processes.

The war to electrify: America can do it

GreenBiz

Remember how the nation mobilized seemingly overnight for the Allied Powers 80 years ago? homes have a gas meter, feeding water heaters, cooking appliances and so on. "So Plus, renewable energy is more efficient than natural gas and coal-fired energy, which lose a lot of heat.

UK’s biggest CCU plant opens

Envirotec Magazine

Presented as a key milestone in the UK’s race to meet its net zero targets, a new Carbon Capture and Usage (CCU) plant has been opened in Northwich, Cheshire by Tata Chemicals Europe. The process is patented in the UK with further patents pending in key territories around the world.

IDC MarketScape Names Bidgely a Leader in Worldwide Digital Customer Engagement Solutions for Utilities

Bidgely

The report was designed to provide energy utilities around the globe with insight into the current capabilities and future strategies of digital customer engagement (DCE) software vendors as a guide for end-to-end digital customer engagement solution deployment.

Utility AI leading the digital transformation from awareness to adoption of energy disaggregation

Bidgely

Bidgely’s been leading the Utility AI and disaggregation space for eight years now, and it’s exciting to see how other vendors and energy utilities are embracing the technology. We want to extend a huge welcome to all companies attempting energy disaggregation science. The benefit of load disaggregation has specifically penetrated large deployments for Home Energy Assessments or Audits, as well as Field Audits.

Mapped: The Network of Powerful Agribusiness Groups Lobbying to Water Down the EU’s Sustainable Farming Targets

DeSmogBlog

To identify the powerful actors most actively lobbying against these key EU regulations and policies, DeSmog analysed corporate reports, lobbying records, official position papers, responses to public EU consultations, media events, and meetings held with various EU bodies over the past two years.

Meet Our Newest Startup Members

Greentown Labs

Nearly 30 startups joined our community in the final quarter of 2020, working on innovations as diverse as zinc-ion batteries, long-range weather forecasts, wave energy conversion, and replacements for petrochemical plastics. ELECTRICITY.

Coronavirus, the stay-at-home workstyle, and cloud energy consumption

Business Green

Between video calls, collaboration applications and streaming services, data centers are working overdrive - proving why energy efficiency matters more than ever. The big cloud computing providers, of course, have expended much energy on plans to consume less electricity.

Data Drives Rollout as USA Builds Coast-to-Coast EV Charging Infrastructure

Bidgely

With billions of dollars on the way from the federal government to deploy the infrastructure needed to fast track transportation electrification, energy businesses need proven accurate, credible data to drive their EV charging investments.

Funding award for 28-year old Danish researcher’s green hydrogen breakthrough

Envirotec Magazine

A young Danish researcher has seemingly succeeded in developing a technology that will reduce the costs of getting wind power into the tanks of heavy-duty vehicles by approximately 15 percent. International breakthrough in Power-to-X.

Meet Our Members: Introducing Greentown’s Newest Startups of Q4 2021

Greentown Labs

Twenty-five startups joined our community in the final months of 2021, working on innovations as diverse as solar-plus-storage for blackouts, plastic and tire recycling, geothermal power generation, and construction-less dam electrification. Electricity.

Leading through Innovation: Core Principles and Customer Deployments for Lasting EE Success

Bidgely

October 7, 2020 is Energy Efficiency Day, but for Bidgely’s utility partners, the commitment to global energy efficiency is in full force all year long, with strong results. At Bidgely, accelerating energy efficiency is part of our core mission. The Rocky Mountain Power HER 2.0

Unleashing the Trapped Value of SMB Customers with UtilityAI™

Bidgely

Small and medium businesses (SMBs) consume an estimated 20 percent of U.S. energy, yet account for less than five percent of utility energy efficiency savings as they often fall into a middle ground between residential customers and large commercial and industrial (C&I) customers. .

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EDF Renewables Acquires EV Charging Startup PowerFlex Systems

GreenTechMedia

EDF Renewables has acquired PowerFlex Systems , a California startup with technology to manage one of the biggest challenges for scaling up electric vehicle charging: controlling the loads that lots of EVs charging at once can place on the power infrastructure of the sites hosting the chargers. EDF is one of several European energy companies and multinational utilities investing heavily in distributed energy technologies.

Proterra to supply battery tech to Australian bus manufacturer

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In addition to manufacturing its own electric buses, Proterra licenses its powertrain technology under the brand name Proterra Powered. The Queensland-based firm has announced plans to use Proterra’s battery technology platform in its new all-electric ZDi 12.5-meter transit bus.

Sustainable Packaging: Biodegradable and Eco-Friendly Options For Your Business

Green Business Bureau

Businesses need to become more sustainable and shift to more eco friendly packaging. From post-consumer recycled paper products to unique biodegradable materials, here’s a great overview of the latest options for your business shipping needs. Sustainable Packaging: Customers Expect It.

Innovative sanitation solution is crowned winner of VERGE Accelerate contest

GreenBiz

On the last day of VERGE 20, five startups that won lightning-round pitch sessions during the Food, Carbon, Circular, Energy and Transport conference competed for the vote of the viewers. The other two presenters spoke about their company’s interface in the energy and electric grid.

Leading through Innovation: Core Principles and Customer Deployments for Lasting EE Success

Bidgely

October 7, 2020 is Energy Efficiency Day, but for Bidgely’s utility partners, the commitment to global energy efficiency is in full force all year long, with strong results. At Bidgely, accelerating energy efficiency is part of our core mission. The Bidgely Innovation team has carried the torch of EE Day celebrations by not only exceeding energy efficiency goals, but driving higher CSAT, customer cost savings, digital communication and more. Leading Through Innovation.

Meet Our Members: Introducing Greentown’s Newest Startups of Q3 2021

Greentown Labs

Twenty startups joined our community in Q3 2021, working on innovations as diverse as carbon-negative fats, energy-efficient membrane materials for chemical separations, and scalable electric vehicle charging solutions for high-density urban settings. Electricity.

Unleashing the Trapped Value of SMB Customers with UtilityAI™

Bidgely

Small and medium businesses (SMBs) consume an estimated 20 percent of U.S. energy, yet account for less than five percent of utility energy efficiency savings as they often fall into a middle ground between residential customers and large commercial and industrial (C&I) customers. . These insights inform detailed customer energy profiles and similar business comparisons at the neighborhood and regional level. .

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With an 88% Increase in EV Investments, Utilities Require a Data Strategy to Realize Ambitious EV Goals

Bidgely

Learn more about How to Use Data to Drive Your EV Investment Plans , watch the on demand webinar and download the report What Utilities Know (And Don’t Know) About EV Drivers and How Better Customer Insights Can Maximize Utility Investments in Electric Vehicle s.

10 Solar and Storage Trends for 2021

GreenTechMedia

Barry Cinnamon is CEO of California's Cinnamon Energy Systems. As businesses and employees consider the long-term benefits of continued at-home working, the demand for inexpensive and reliable behind the meter energy supplies is likely to be even higher in 2021.