operating system

Spirae Launches the Operating System for Distributed Energy

November 7, 2014 by Jeff St. John

Distributed Energy Operating System


The grid edge is a wild and wooly frontier. Rooftop solar PV, behind-the-meter batteries, energy-smart buildings and other forms of distributed, customer-owned energy assets represent a significant problem for centrally controlled, one-way power grid operations.[read more]

Defining the Operating System for Grid Energy Storage

June 12, 2014 by Jeff St. John

The future for grid-scale energy storage startups isn’t in building the batteries that go into them; it’s in writing the software that makes them work at scale. San Francisco-based Greensmith and Berlin-based Younicos were both founded on this premise, and so far it seems to be working for them.[read more]