Posts Tagged ‘energy conservation’

Keesler hospital earns EPA’s Energy Star award

BILOXI — Keesler Medical Center has been awarded the Energy Star award by the Environmental Protection Agency. In a message to 81st Medical Group commander Brig. Gen. (Dr.) Kory Cornum, Col. Rex Langston, chief of the health facilities division in the office of the surgeon general, said, “The receipt of an Energy Star serves as […] [...]

Memphis utility chooses SmartSynch for project

by Published: August 13,2010

Tags: energy, energy conservation, energy efficiency, utilities

JACKSON — SmartSynch Inc. has been selected by Memphis Light, Gas and Water (MLGW), the largest three-service public utility in the nation, as the solutions provider for its three-year Smart Grid Demonstration Project launched earlier this year. SmartSynch will provide approximately 1,000 participating households with SmartSynch SmartMeters that will automatically read and record hourly information […] [...]

MDA awards stimulus-funded energy grants

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) has awarded 90 grants to public entities under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) program. Funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), the EECBG program funds energy efficiency improvements to smaller cities and counties that did not receive direct allocations from […] [...]

SmartSynch signs agreement with AuthenTec

by Published: April 22,2010

Tags: energy, energy conservation, smart meters, technology

JACKSON — SmartSynch Inc. and AuthenTec,, a leading provider of security, identity management and touch control solutions, have formed a partnership to provide an additional layer of fortification to SmartSynch’s smart grid infrastructure solutions. Terms were not disclosed. SmartSynch has selected AuthenTec’s carrier-grade network security solution, the QuickSec/IPsec toolkit, to provide standards-compliant authentication, confidentiality, and […] [...]

Second round of energy program underway

JACKSON — The Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) is accepting applications for round two of the Mississippi Job Protection through Energy Economic Development Program. This program, funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), provides grants to eligible Mississippi businesses for energy-efficient retrofits and upgrades to their facilities with the goal that the […] [...]

TVA chooses SmartSynch for Generation Partners

JACKSON — SmartSynch Inc. has been selected by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) as the smart metering solution provider for Generation Partners, a distributed renewable generation program offered by participating local power companies that distribute TVA power. Generation Partners incentivizes end-use customers, both residential and commercial, to purchase and install eligible renewable energy generation systems […] [...]

SmartSynch’s GridRouter ranked

by Published: January 11,2010

Tags: energy, energy conservation, manufacturing, technology

JACKSON — SmartSynch Inc.’s new GridRouter smart grid product has been recognized as the No. 5 high-technology concept in the world for 2009 by leading green technology market research and analysis firm GreenTech Media of Cambridge, Mass. Formally launched in early December, the GridRouter is the first universal smart grid communications solution enabling utilities to […] [...]

Harper voices opposition to energy bill

WASHINGTON — Rep. Gregg Harper (R-Miss.) made the following statement as a House Republican delegation prepares to attend the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen. “In today’s struggling economy, America cannot afford to gamble with a misguided energy policy. This is why I oppose the Democrats’ national energy tax and support an ‘all of the […] [...]

Kill the lights, save a job

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Twenty-five companies have been awarded federal funding totaling more than $5 million for energy-efficiency projects, all in the name of job creation and retention. Earlier this month, the Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) announced the round-one awardees under the Mississippi Job Protection through Energy Economic Development Program. A part of the $40,4-million State […] [...]

Enerkem, BlueFire awarded stimulus funding

PONTOTOC and FULTON — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have selected 19 integrated biorefinery projects to receive up to $564 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to accelerate the construction and operation of pilot, demonstration, and commercial scale facilities. The projects – in 15 states – […] [...]

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