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.

Sempra, TenneT; EDSO; security; critical infrastructure

Security risk management considerations

Smart Energy International had the opportunity to speak with Eric Trapp, vice president, security and technology and chief security officer for Sempra...
talent

Ed’s note: The battle for talent

Reports from PWC and Deloitte talk about utilities having to battle, win or compete for talent. There seems to be a common thread - utility companies are not considered sexy in the same way that working for Google or Microsoft or even NASA would be.
summer heat

How do power grids beat the summer heat?

In the searing heart of summer, when blazing days stack end on end and the air hangs heavy and still, the power...
video

AMI programme acknowledged in Excellence in Resourcefulness awards

Mario Remillard, Meter & Customer Services Supervisor at Carlsbad, discusses the water efficiency technology and innovation that saw Carlsbad win the Frost & Sullivan Excellence in Resourcefulness Award for Water, announced at Itron Utility Week 2019.
energy business

The challenges of the energy business call for new partnerships

Recent years have seen the dynamics on all levels of the energy system skyrocket, and today’s energy business is facing several highly complex challenges.
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.
disaster, severe weather

Ed’s note: What keeps you up at night?

What is it that wakes you up at 2 am – heart-pounding and adrenalin pumping? What is your 'Houston, we have a problem' dread?
supply chain management

Interconnected world highlights supply chain concerns

Smart Energy International spoke with Tobias Whitney, Technical Executive with the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), about all things cyber but specifically...
smart meter

How does a smart meter save you money

The article looks at the many benefits to installing a smart meter.
digital

How utilities can embrace digital transformation:

Exploring the crucial link between it spending, innovation & employee morale Are utility companies spending their IT budgets...

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