metering infrastructure

2019 smart metering and digitalisation milestones

Utilities of all types are heading towards a data-driven future, and this continues to accelerate the immediate demand for communicating meters. As this digitalisation...
start-ups

World Bank initiative helps start-ups innovate African continent

The International Finance Corporation has launched an initiative to accelerate research and development of innovative technologies.
Cybersecurity, cyber attacks

Cybersecurity an organisational and technical issue

A recent companywide vulnerability audit of a large US utility revealed some areas of technical vulnerability in the control system, but most of the findings had to do with organisational problems.
ev charging platform

First-ever set of security requirements for EV charging infrastructure

ENCS and EDSO have launched cyber-security requirements for electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
energy

Stakeholder collaboration to accelerate robust connectivity

Emad El Sewedy, CEO of El Sewedy looks at the benefits of collaboration between energy stakeholders in addressing energy challenges. The adoption of robust and...
SDG&E

San Diego utility scopes three awards for reliable services

San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) has received three awards for superior performance amongst utilities in America. PA Consulting has awarded SDG&E with the National...
ISO/IEC JTC 1

ISO/IEC JTC 1 adds OCT specification to global IoT standards portfolio

ISO/IEC JTC 1 has approved Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF)’s 1.0 specification as an international standard.
Utilities Kingston

Canadian utility pilots AI and analytics to reduce leaks by 60%

In Canada, Utilities Kingston has selected Rezatec to reduce water leaks within its distribution system. Utilities Kingston is piloting the firm’s artificial intelligence and geospatial...
HMI

Talking to machines (and telling them what to do!)

In this day and age, relations between humans and machines have become rather fraught. A growing number of anxieties crystallise around the use of...
digital twin

Digital Twins: finding the golden thread

A couple of months ago, David Socha proposed at the end of his initial trilogy of blogs on Digital Twins that there was, in...

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