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Electricity Supply Board ... Optimization algorithms minimize the impact of electric vehicle charging on grid congestion

Electricity Supply Board relies on optimization algorithms to minimize the impact of electric vehicle charging on grid congestion
05 Feb 2014
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ESB Networks ... Smarter Planet Leadership Series Case Study: Grid intelligence triggers a new era of transformation across Ireland

When the Irish government set the goal of generating 40 percent of energy from renewable sources, ESB – Ireland's national electricity provider – came up with a bold plan that combines the use of smart meters, advanced energy storage, nighttime electric vehicle charging and ...
19 Dec 2013
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ESB Networks ... Smarter Planet Leadership Series Video: Grid intelligence triggers a new era of transformation across Ireland

When the Irish government set the goal of generating 40 percent of energy from renewable sources, ESB – Ireland's national electricity provider – came up with a bold plan that combines the use of smart meters, advanced energy storage, nighttime electric vehicle charging and ...
19 Dec 2013
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Oncor transforms a data challenge into an information opportunity ... Using virtualized storage to manage information assets

Massive growth in data volumes created by the switch to advanced digital metering compromised Oncor's legacy storage solution. Nine IBM® XIV® Storage System units form a flexible and highly available architecture to secure smar t metering data, the company's most valuable as...
16 Dec 2013
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Major electric utility powers lightning-fast business insight with IBM and SAP HANA

To turn massive volumes of operational data into powerful business insight, the company implemented SAP HANA, and worked with IBM to deploy the IBM Systems solution for SAP HANA, based on IBM System x3950 X5 workload optimized servers.
09 Dec 2013
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A power grid company advances renewable energy use ... Advanced weather forecasting helps predict resource availability

To effectively integrate unpredictable wind and solar energy into the power grid, this utility sought a way to reliably forecast weather patterns. The company collaborated with IBM® to develop an advanced analytics solution to maximize the aggregation of renewable energy to ...
03 Dec 2013
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An integrated energy company reduces endpoint patch times by 86 percent ... IBM Endpoint Manager software manages thousands of endpoints across 24 time zones

The company implemented IBM® Endpoint Manager software to monitor and repor t endpoint status and push patches to PCs, laptops and servers across its network.
03 Dec 2013
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Ranhill Powertron ... Power plant availability improved by predicting and preventing equipment failures

Ranhill Powertron in Malaysia improves plant availability by predicting and preventing equipment failures
25 Nov 2013
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An energy provider’s data center redesign yields greater efficiency ... IBM Global Technology Services infrastructure refresh helps reduce physical servers by 95 percent

With aged systems at capacity, a regional energy provider relied on implementation expertise from IBM Global Technology Services to replace 81 physical servers with four IBM Power 770 systems. New virtualization capabilities help the utility scale to meet IT demands and cons...
22 Nov 2013
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Project E+ ... A viable smart grid model leads to laying the groundwork for energy efficiency across Europe

Project E+ uses a viable smart grid model to lay the groundwork for energy efficiency across Europe
20 Nov 2013

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