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Mar 22, 2021

First Notice: OSWCA AGM; construction waste data; OHSA compliance program

LF Energy launches microgrid program San Francisco-based Linux Foundation nonprofit LF Energy today announced the launch of Hyphae, a microgrid initiative to automate the business-to-business distribution of renewable energy, in conjunction with Sony Computer Science Laboratories Inc., a subsidiary of Sony Corporation. A statement said Hyphae aims to make microgrids more resilient by repurposing Sony CSL’s existing software, Autonomous Power Interchange System, which distributes locally produced renewable energy over… Read more.

Mar 20, 2021

Want To Avoid Another Texas Debacle? Here Is How To Create A Clean, Resilient Electrical Grid

For anyone past the denial stage of climate grief, the knee-jerk reaction to news about the increasingly obvious signs of how close the world is to catastrophic climate tipping points is to throw up a few gazillion solar panels. But shading 21,250 square miles of the Arizona desert is dumb, no matter what Elon Musk might… Read more.

Mar 19, 2021

The Smart Grid Has Its Moment

Happening in the first month of the Biden Administration, Texas’s massive electrical grid failure may have had one good outcome. Cascading effects of loss of power and heat, outrageous bills for the few who did have power, economic shutdown, flooding, fires, etc., provides the best argument possible for quickly developing the Smart… Read more.

Mar 17, 2021

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Hyphae

LF Energy and Sony Computer Science Laboratories (Sony CSL) recently collaborated on a new open-source project called Hyphae, which aims to automate the peer-to-peer distribution of renewable energy. “Sony CSL is a subsidiary of one of the world’s premier companies, and by launching Hyphae with us, they are making a profound… Read more.

Mar 15, 2021

LF Energy and Sony CSL to Collaborate on an Open-Source Microgrid Project

LF Energy and Sony Computer Science Laboratories (CSL) have announced Hyphae, a microgrid initiative to automate peer-to-peer distribution of renewable energy. The goal of Hyphae is to make microgrids more efficient and the overall grid more carbon-neutral. Microgrids are segments of larger grids that can disconnect from the larger grid… Read more.