17 Feb '12, 3pm

UtiliData Lands Funding for Fine-Tuning Grid Voltage: UtiliData may be a small player amongst giants in the fi...

UtiliData Lands Funding for Fine-Tuning Grid Voltage: UtiliData may be a small player amongst giants in the fi...

UtiliData may be a small player amongst giants in the field of digitally controlling grid voltage . But if its AdaptiVolt system works as well as planned -- and as certain pilot projects seem to predict -- it could become a real contender against the giants competing for the multi-billion dollar market. To test that concept, UtiliData announced this week that it had raised an undisclosed investment from Braemar Energy Ventures. Jeremy Wilson, UtiliData’s director of technical sales, wouldn’t say how much money the company raised in a Monday interview. But he did say the money would be spent to build its AdaptiVolt system into “a product that’s scalable to large utility customers,” and that it was aiming at cutting the per-feeder line costs of today’s systems in half. This is the first venture investment for the decade-old utility automation company, but not the first test ...

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hauteliving.com 17 Feb '12, 2pm

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Living Off Grid - A Look at Sustainability

Living Off Grid - A Look at Sustainability

motherearthnews.com 25 Feb '12, 1am

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