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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.

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...
facial recognition

Ed’s note: Facial recognition causing headaches in Australia

A story from Australia made me look twice and then... again. The headline in the Sydney Morning Herald read: "Smart Energy Council calls for State to abandon facial recognition.” I had to know more…
electric vehicle batteries

Global sales for electric vehicle batteries to record 13.6% increase

The global sales of electric vehicle batteries reached $ 90,700 million in 2018, and are anticipated to register a Y-o-Y growth of approximately 14% in 2019
ethernet

Power over ethernet solutions market to reach $$ 2 billion by...

Power over ethernet solutions market is set to grow from its current market was valued at over $700 million in 2018 to $2 billion by 2025,
DOE

The big data and artificial intelligence ‘information-appetite’

The promise of big data and artificial intelligence is everywhere. And, in all cases, so are the results. One almost gets the impression that there is no problem that cannot be solved with these new technologies. The answer to everything is ‘big data and artificial intelligence’.
critical infrastructure skills

Are cybersecurity professionals in Africa fast enough to beat cybercriminals

This article looks at how many security experts are warning us that the African soil is the next big target for cybercriminals.

Ed’s note: Israel’s burgeoning smart energy sector

One of our most popular stories this year has been about a $350 million fund launched by Israel Infrastructure Partners to fund...
digital, digitalisation

Developing a digital mindset in energy utilities

Four ways to win with the digital natives In this article, Frederik ten Sythoff and...
battery energy storage

US energy storage market to exceed $4 billion by 2024

The US energy storage market will exceed $4 billion by 2024, according to a new study by research company Global Market Insights.
blockchain technology

How blockchain outlines the digital transformation of utilities

The adoption of blockchain technology in the energy sector will generate over $3 billion by 2025 owing to an increase in deployment in the power, oil and gas sectors, according to Global Market Insights.

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