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Cisco (CSCO) Continues Its Smart Grid Push With Arch Rock Purchase

Cisco (CSCO) clearly believes that the evolution to a smarter grid will provide big opportunities to those companies positioned well.  A few weeks ago they announced a partnership with Itron to help develop an open source IP based smart grid.  A few days ago they also announced the purchase of privately held Arch Rock, an expert in wireless smart grid networking technology which allows utilities to connect smart meters and other intelligent devices … Read the rest

Itron (ITRI) & Cisco (CSCO) To Collaborate On Smart Grid Network Technology

Itron (ITRI) and Cisco (CSCO) have announced an alliance this morning to help advance the smart grid.  The two will work on developing a next generation, open and interoperable, highly secure, enterprise class IPv6 based smart grid network for utilities.  Itron will end up licensing and embed Cisco IP technology within its OpenWay smart grid meters as well as distribute Cisco networking equipment and software needed for full deployment of the smart grid.  Truly a … Read the rest

IBM and Cisco (CSCO) Collaborating On Amsterdam Smart Grid

IBM (IBM) and Cisco (CSCO) are announcing a smart grid pilot project today in Amsterdam for 500 households to help the city make smarter use of its energy.  The initiative is part of the Amsterdam Smart City initiative with the ultimate goal to create a more sustainable city.  

The two companies will be part of a consortium which will implement smart metering and home energy management technology in homes to provide customers with the feedback … Read the rest

3 Reasons To Invest In The Smart Grid

By Nick Hodge of GreenChipStocks.com
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You can often get a pretty good pulse on emerging cleantech themes by reading the pages of the Green Chip Review.

Going over my articles from the past two months, I noticed a clear trend: water and smart grid are the themes of the day.

And it’s not hard to see why.

The American Southwest and Southeast are three years into the … Read the rest

Miami To Get Smart Grid As GE (GE), Florida Power and Light (FPL), Cisco (CSCO) And Silver Springs Team Up

General Electric, Florida Power and Light, Cisco Systems and Silver Springs Networks just announced that the four companies will team up to build a smart grid to serve the city of Miami. The new program, which will be called Energy Smart Miami, involves installing smart meters in more than 1 million Miami homes and businesses, as well as constructing an automated smart grid to support the smart meters. The program should create approximately 1,000 new … Read the rest