$18.3 Million Boost for Greensmith’s Energy Storage Software…And More Quick Microgrid News

Energy storage software and analytics company Greensmith has raised $18.3 million in Series C growth funding, with investors including European utility E.ON and American Electric Power. Greensmith plans to use the financing to expand commercial and technology delivery operations to leverage pipeline acceleration, and to advance its … [Read more...]

Are We Missing the True Worth of Microgrids?

Microgrids are catching on quickly as way to avert power outages, spur local energy, and green the grid. But the true worth of microgrids has yet to be exploited -- the microgrid as a computer. That’s the word from John Jung, CEO of Greensmith, a company that has landed several high profile contracts for its energy storage software and analytics … [Read more...]

Energy Efficiency MicroNews: Navigant Research, Philips, Eaton, Greensmith

This week in energy efficiency news… Eaton launched its Intelligent Mobile Power Distribution System, a microgrid management solution engineered to enhance the efficiency, reliability and safety of military forward operating bases. The new system can transform independently operating generators into a demand-managed microgid. This can reduce … [Read more...]

Energy Efficiency MicroNews: Royal Philips, Ice Energy, Greensmith, Itron

This week in energy efficiency news… Royal Philips is now illuminating the interior of Notre-Dame de Paris with LEDs, which show off the cathedral’s gothic features, reduce energy consumption, reduce maintenance costs, and add dynamic lighting features. Philips used more than 400 luminaires, with an installed capacity of just 30 kW.  This reduces … [Read more...]