Data & Analytics

News and in-depth analysis of the industry, including current energy trends, energy market drivers, restraints, and growth opportunities across the energy value chain. Details in this category focus on the increasing adoption of smart utilities and smart grids by energy companies and the need for Big Data solutions. Insights elaborate on how the information gathered from these can be used for gaining useful information insights and customer behaviour, helps energy enterprises to deploy condition-based maintenance programmes and improves forecasting and scheduling of assets.

Landis+Gyr

Mississippi Power to deploy 200,000 Itron smart meters under five year...

Mississippi Power, a subsidiary of Southern Company, has announced a new agreement with Itron, to support the utility’s grid modernisation plans and continued leadership in...
Athon Energia

California Utility District signs $1.7m digital transformation deal

In California, the East Bay Municipality Utility District has signed a five year contract with digital solutions firm Sedaru to digitise the processes of...
water monitoring

Jamaica NWC takes smart metering to the next level

In December 2017, Jamaica’s National Water Commission (NWC) successfully signed a contract with Diehl Metering for the delivery of 450,000 static HYDRUS ultrasonic water...
buildings

New York launches $10m efficiency initiative for industrial customers

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced $10 million in funding towards the Commercial and Industrial Carbon Challenge pilot programme. The...
Kansai Electric Power

Predictive maintenance can unlock lower costs and better performance for African...

By Colin Beaney, Global Industry Director for Asset-intensive and Energy & Utilities at IFS African power utilities are evolving as they are unbundled into separate...
Landis+gyr

Texas: Consumer smart meter data open for sharing with third parties

Consumers in Texas have received a greenlight from the Public Utility Commission to share smart meter data with third parties who would help them...
mexico

Recommendations to expand integrated efficiency and solar projects

The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) issued recommendations to increase investments in both energy efficiency and solar projects for affordable multifamily...
Bristol city

Bristol City Council seeks partners for smart city initiatives

England's Bristol City Council has launched an initiative to secure partners to implement its smart city programmes. The city council is seeking partners across the...
gis market

Utilities Tech. Council recognises New-Zealand firm for resilient comms network

The Utilities Technology Council has awarded wireless communications firm MiMOMax with the company’s Impact Award for Hardware. The award recognises the role MiMOMax has played...
Bentley University

Arena at Bentley scoops platinum certification for sustainability

The US Green Building Council has named Bentley University's 76,000 square foot arena as the most environmentally sustainable in the US. The new, state of...

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