What happened with the smart grid today? Monday April 12

by / Wednesday, 13 April 2011 / Published in Smartgrid-CI Blog
No less than $1.6B, this is the amount of the loan guarantee offered by the DOE Ivanpah Solar Energy Generating System led by Brightsource project. http://www.energy.gov/news/10262.htmIt is the biggest solar project ever and Google is investing $168M in it. http://www.networkworld.com/community/blog/google-sparks-solar-energy-investing-168m-hug?source=nww_rss

BC Hydro’s smart meter deployment was announced earlier this year, we now know that Itron won the 2 million units contract for a total worth approximately $270M.

 “Supergrids” are developing everywhere. In Europe.

In the North East

 In Texas

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