Image - Itron to Acquire Silver Spring Networks to Accelerate Smart Grid and Smart City Innovation and Growth

Itron to Acquire Silver Spring Networks to Accelerate Smart Grid and Smart City Innovation and Growt...

Itron, Inc. and Silver Spring Networks, Inc. today announced that they have signed a definitive agreement for Itron to acquire all outstanding shares of Silver Spring for $16.25 per share in cash. The transaction is valued at approximately $830 million, net of $118 million of Silver Spring's cash. This represents a premium of 25 percent to Silver Spring's closing share price on Sept. 15, 2017, the last trading day prior to the announcement of the...

Smart Grids - Sep 18, 2017


Image - TESVOLT fits Alpine cabin in Tyrol with off-grid battery storage system

TESVOLT fits Alpine cabin in Tyrol with off-grid battery storage system

Improving self-sufficiency in mountainous terrain The refuge, which provides overnight accommodation for hikers at more than 1,900 metres above sea level, is supplied with energy from both the photovoltaic system with its storage system and from a combined heat and power unit that runs on rapeseed oil. Compared to diesel – which, in line with the DAV’s principles, is banned on the mountain – rapeseed oil is a more environme...

Storage - Energy Efficiency, Smart Grids - Sep 20, 2017


Image - ABB drives the expansion of e-mobility fast charging infrastructure in Germany

ABB drives the expansion of e-mobility fast charging infrastructure in Germany

ABB has received another major order from energy supplier EnBW for the expansion of the charging column network on German motorways. By the end of 2017, ABB will have delivered an additional 117 rapid-charging columns at the locations of service station operator Tank & Rast. The latest generation of charging columns is connected to the Internet via a cloud solution, enabling cashless payments, among other things. Last year, EnBW aw...

Energy Efficiency - General News, Smart Grids - Sep 20, 2017




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