Features and Analysis

Energy sector insights, report analysis, predictions and examination of energy trends, grid innovation and energy market movements within the energy sector. Energy policy and regulatory frameworks are also included.

digital utilities, digital market

The 6 priorities for utility CIOs in the age of digital...

How do utility CIOs determine priorities in the age of digital utilities? This is one of the toughest questions...
outages

Ed’s note: In the dark

Argentina, Uruguay, Venezuela, New York, London, Jakarta - these are the names of just some of the countries or cities affected in...
save energy

How smart homes save energy

Sally Norton expalins how smart homes save energy by keeping track of which rooms you use and when you use them.
women

Ed’s note: The benefits of promoting women in energy

A recent study has revealed that utilities with a greater female representation tend to show better business performance, with the "top 20 gender-diverse utilities outperforming the bottom 20 by 14.8%."

Are central markets the answer to commoditising energy flexibility?

As a result of local, residential photovoltaic (PV) and large offshore wind farms, power production has become more decentralised, increasingly unpredictable and...
cybersecurity threats

The most common cybersecurity threats

Cybersecurity is very important. We live in a time where almost anything you can think of can be done on a computer. And we...

Ed’s note: Net-Zero

Summer temperatures have soared to record highs around the world and June was, by all accounts, the hottest in 140 years.
storage market

Global residential energy storage market share to grow $17.5 billion by...

The global residential energy storage market will record a 22.88% growth between 2019 and 2024 - report
legislation

From legislation to grid evolution – What’s next for AMI?

Legislation and the evolving grid push utilities towards an increasingly data-heavy environment, driving the demand for communicating meters.
water leakage

Remote disconnect and leakage are hot topics

IHS Markit analyst Alex Kaplan looks at the latest water metering industry developments and technology trends. Alex...

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