DTE Part Of IBM Smart Grid Research InstituteThe Detroit utility holding company DTE Energy will be one of the first members of the Smarter Energy Research Institute IBM has just established.
DTE Energy Hails MPSC Report On Advanced MetersDTE Energy Friday lauded a report on advanced meters by the staff of the Michigan Public Service Commission.
Consumers Energy To Roll Out 1.8 Million Smart MetersConsumers Energy has selected Jackson, Miss.-based SmartSynch to provide the advanced metering system that will form the foundation of a grid and meter modernization program for its 1.8 million electric customers in Michigan.
Event Notices From April 18The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan's technology-focused companies and institutions, before they are posted on the GLITR IT Calendar.
Whirlpool Study: Consumers Still In The Dark On Smart GridAppliances that use so-called smart grid technologies are considered to be the future of environmentally sustainable homes and green building. However, a recent survey conducted on behalf of Benton Harbor-based Whirlpool Corp. and Habitat for Humanity International found that 70 percent of consumers feel they only "somewhat understand" how it works.
DTE To Install Another 350,000 Smart MetersDTE Energy Tuesday announced plans to install an additional 350,000 electric meters to provide the backbone for its SmartCurrents program, which will allow electric customers to communicate with the company, provide detailed information about their energy usage and recognize power outages without customer input.
Dow Kokam In Battery Deal With Ontario Smart GridMidland-based Dow Kokam, a producer of large-format advanced batteries, said Thursday it will supply eCamion Inc. with lithium-ionbatteries for stationary energy storage for a Canadian utility project.
Consumers Energy Picks Meter Software ProviderJackson-based electric and natural gas utility Consumers Energy has selected data management softwre from San Leandro, Calif.-based OSIsoft LLC. as its operational data management and meter data unification and synchronization system vendor
Study: Smart Grid Supported -- If It's UnderstoodWhen you ask most Americans about the smart grid, they draw a blank. But once you explain it to them, they're very supportive, according to the latest International Energy and Environment Study from Livonia-based Market Strategies.
DTE Energy to Lay Groundwork for SmartCurrents Program