Home
Global Supplier Directory
APPLIANCE Engineer
Supplier Solutions
APPLIANCE Line
Whitepaper Library
Calendar of Events
Association Locator
Contents Pages
Market Research
Subscription Center


 
Daily News

GE and Tendril Deepen Ties on Home Smart Grid
Oct 16, 2009
 Printable format
 Email this Article
 Search

Tendril, developer of the first integrated software/hardware platform to enable real-time, two-way communications between utilities/retailers and their customers on energy supply and consumption, is broadening its smart grid relationship with GE beyond appliances with an equity investment by GE Energy Financial Services.

The Tendril Residential Energy Management Ecosystem (TREE) is designed to help utilities operate more efficiently to improve customer service and comply with new regulatory requirements. The enterprise-class TREE Platform, with engaging in-home devices and a suite of utility applications, provides a secure, end-to-end, easy-to-deploy, open, standards-based energy management system that empowers consumers to take control of their energy consumption. With unprecedented scalability, reliability and extensibility, the TREE Platform provides utilities with demand response, energy efficiency and variable pricing, along with a platform for future applications such as, distributed generation management and vehicle-to-grid.

GE’s investment builds on its appliances partnership with Tendril. GE Consumer & Industrial and Tendril announced in July that they would integrate the TREE Platform to work with GE's dryers, refrigerators, washing machines, and other appliances. GE appliances such as stoves, washers, and dryers, dishwashers, and refrigerators will communicate their power needs to the utilities in real-time. The utilities can then redistribute power as needed more efficiently.

Back to Daily News

 

Daily News

...........................................................

Oct 31, 2014: Whirlpool Completes Acquisition of Majority Stake In Hefei Sanyo

Oct 30, 2014: Whirlpool Corp. reports strong third-quarter

Oct 30, 2014: Statistical Portrait of the European Appliance Industry Released by Appliance Magazine

Oct 30, 2014: New Whirlpool acquisition Indesit reports profit for year so far

Oct 30, 2014: Consumer Confidence Index rebounds in October

More Daily News>>

RSS Feeds
.........................................................
Appliance Industry
Market Research

...........................................................

October 2014: Portrait of the European Appliance Industry
September 2014: Appliance Industry Focus: HVAC
June 2014: Appliance Magazine Market Insight: April 2014
May 2014: Appliance Magazine Market Insight: March 2014




 
Contact Us | About Us | Subscriptions | Advertising | Home
UBM Canon © 2014  

Please visit these other UBM Canon sites

UBM Canon Corporate | Design News | Test & Measurement World | Packaging Digest | EDN | Qmed | Plastics Today | Powder Bulk Solids | Canon Trade Shows