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Hortonworks and Open Energi team up to build smarter energy grid

Companies anticipate collaboration will provide boost to 'virtual power station' vision

A smart meter
The smart-grid will provide real-time analyses of energy usage • Photograph: US Navy

Smart grid technology specialist Open Energi and data application outfit Hortonworks have teamed up in a bid to accelerate the development of the UK’s nascent demand management sector, the companies announced yesterday.

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