14 Oct '11, 9pm

IBM Joins EcoGrid EU Renewable Energy-Smart Grid Consortium

Image courtesy of IBM Research Zurich IBM’s signing on as a member of EcoGrid EU, a consortium of companies that is planning a European Union (EU) smart grid demonstration project that will source at least 50% of its electrical power from renewable sources, such as wind, solar and biogas, the Armonk, NY-based information technology leader announced Oct. 13 . Smart grids are central elements in making the transition from fossil fuel-based to clean, renewable energy systems. It will take massive investments in electrical power infrastructure and may take a decade or more to make the transition worldwide. The EcoGrid EU project is likely to speed up the process substantially. Half-funded by the EU, the four-year, 21 million euro (~US$29 million) EcoGrid EU project is working on a demonstration smart grid that will allow smart devices of all kinds – from advanced metering infr...

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