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Schneider Electric

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Schneider Electric is leading the Digital Transformation of Energy Management and Automation in Homes, Buildings, Data Centers, Infrastructure, and Industries. With global presence in over 100 countries, Schneider is the undisputable leader in Power Management – Medium Voltage, Low Voltage and Secure Power, and in Automation Systems. We provide … [Read more...]

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To begin building a new energy consumer strategy, it is important to plan carefully to ensure return on investment is maximized and risks are reduced. 1. Consult with an expert to help determine the local regulatory situation, electricity tariff structure, smart grid programs availability, and all available government incentives. 2. Calculate … [Read more...]

Schneider Electric Microgrid Goes Live and We Ask, “Has the Industry Crossed the Chasm?”

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Two carefully-watched microgrids took big steps forward April 6. The Schneider Electric microgrid was unveiled in Massachusetts, and Duke Energy won regulatory approval for its unusual Mount Sterling project in North Carolina. The success of these projects brings good news to the young microgrid industry. But it is still not clear whether … [Read more...]

Schneider Electric’s Microgrid Controller Named Market Leader by Navigant

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Schneider Electric took the top spot as the leader in microgrid controller technology in an analysis released today by Navigant Research. Optimal Power Solutions and Princeton Power Systems took the number two and three spots for this key microgrid system. The microgrid controller comes into play when a microgrid islands from the main grid, … [Read more...]

Quick Energy Efficiency News…Energy Savings for Maryland Multifamily…Schneider & California College First…Big Energy Storage in Illinois

Quick energy efficiency news for this week... Pepco and Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative have signed a contract with Energesco Solutions to provide energy and water efficiency for multifamily buildings in Maryland. Both contracts were awarded under the Commercial Multifamily Program, a newly announced energy efficiency rebate program … [Read more...]

Schneider Electric Sees Shifts in the Microgrid Market  

Conference attendance reveals a lot about microgrid market trends. Just a few years ago federal agencies, municipalities and other big energy users dominated events. Utility attendance was scarce. But no more. Utilities have arrived. That is one of the big shifts that Schneider Electric identified in a recent executive interview with … [Read more...]

Schneider Adds Solar to $9.5M College Energy Efficiency Project

Schneider Electric plans to install solar panels at Columbia Basin College, in the third phase of a college energy efficiency project that includes $9.5 mllion in improvements. Using a $765,188 grant from the Washington State Department of Commerce, Schneider Electric is installing 100-kW photovoltaic solar arrays on a college business building. … [Read more...]

Schneider Electric Unveils Wiser Air; Makes Move into Thinking Thermostat Market

Schneider Electric today made its big move into the thinking thermostat market, with release of Wiser Air, a demand-response friendly device meant to increase interaction between utilities and their customers. Announced at DistribuTech 2015 in San Diego, Wiser Air adds to the fast-growing list of products in the smart home market, which has also … [Read more...]

Schneider Electric President: Utilities Are Serious about Microgrids

Utilities are serious about microgrids

Utilities are serious about microgrids and are taking a lead in their development, according to Thierry Godart, president of Schneider Electric – Utilities. Godart was interviewed on video by research firm Zpryme as part of Energy Thought Summit 2014, a November 12  thought leader event in North Carolina. The largest and most … [Read more...]

Schneider Electric and FuelCell Energy Win in Connecticut Microgrid RFP

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Projects planned by Schneider Electric and FuelCell Energy were among winners of $5.1 million in grants from the second Connecticut microgrid request for proposals. The winning pilot projects are in the cities of Milford and Bridgeport, according to an October 8 announcement by Governor Dannel Malloy. Millford will receive $2.9 mllion and … [Read more...]