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Smart solar retailer Amber buys energy monitoring app Powerpal

Renew Economy

Independent energy retailer Amber acquires Australia’s number one rated energy monitoring app, Powerpal, in a deal worth $9.5 The post Smart solar retailer Amber buys energy monitoring app Powerpal appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Australian VPP project to access 2m smart meters for load control

Smart Energy International

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced funding for Intellihub in a virtual power plant (VPP) project to leverage a network of 2 million smart meters and interface with over 140,000 customer energy resources for optimised load control. On behalf of the Australian Government, ARENA has announced AU$9.75

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Smart meters for prepayment customers lagging in Britain

Smart Energy International

The smart meter rollout for traditional prepayment customers is progressing more slowly than for standard credit customers, Ofgem believes. The letter notes that while the percentage of premises with a smart meter in Great Britain is approximately 60%, this is not the case for prepayment premises. Have you read?

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Smart metering and demand response continue to increase in US

Smart Energy International

FERC’s annual smart metering and demand response assessment highlights annual increases averaging around 8 million new smart meters. The assessment, compiled as a statutory requirement annually, quotes 2021 smart meter data as the latest, with numbers of 111.2 million metering endpoints in the US. Have you read?

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Retailer Meijer demonstrates Freightliner electric Class 8 trucks in frigid Michigan winter

Charged

Meijer, a Michigan-based retailer with 499 stores in six Midwestern states, operates a fleet of 250 semitrucks. The company has deployed two Freightliner eCascadia electric semitrucks, and is tracking their performance in a cold-weather environment as part of a DOE-funded project.

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Brookfield-backed metering firm buys assets of “smart pool” retailer sunk by energy crisis

Renew Economy

One of the casualties of Australia’s energy market crisis, a retailer focusing on smart management of backyard swimming pools, has been bought. The post Brookfield-backed metering firm buys assets of “smart pool” retailer sunk by energy crisis appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Edison Electric Institute Declines to Support Petition Seeking Federal Overturn of Net Metering

GreenTechMedia

The Edison Electric Institute has battled against solar net-metering policies for years. investor-owned utilities confirmed that it is staying neutral on a controversial petition asking federal regulators to declare net metering illegal. EEI has not come out in support of net metering.