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.

siemens Cybersecurity

EDSO and ENCS extend collaboration on cybersecurity

The European Network for Cyber Security (ENCS) and EDSO have extended their partnership to enhance cybersecurity frameworks in Europe. The extended partnership opens a large...
Jamaica Public Service Company

Itron helps Jamaica Public Service Company connect entire smart infrastructure

The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) extended its partnership with Itron to fully implement a smart grid rollout project. The utility will expand Itron’s Gen...
trends

Water quality not as high as US utilities report, new study...

Thirty per cent of residential water consumers in the US have water quality issues, according to a study conducted by J.D Power. The research firm's...
distribution automation

MLGW automates workforce management with Clevest

US utility Memphis Light, Gas and Water (MLGW) provider of gas, electric and water services to 426,000 consumers, has selected Clevest to automate its...
Network Waitaki Limited

New Zealand utility partners with Itron to monitor low-voltage system

Itron has been selected by New Zealand utility Network Waitaki Limited to help the energy provider improve management and operation of its grid network. Network...
grid services

Illinois selects DR capacity providers to meet 2019/2020 demand

The Illinois Power Agency has selected Voltus as one of three suppliers of demand response capacity in 2019 and 2020. Voltus and the other two...
cellular connections

CyanConnode to power 250,000 smart meters in India’s Madhya Pradesh

CyanConnode has signed a $3,2 million deal with Larsen & Toubro for the provision of a narrowband radio mesh network. The IPv6 communications technology will...
meter data management system

Swiss utility selects Siemens to manage smart meter data

BKW Group has engaged Siemens to install a cloud-based meter data management system for power consumption data. Swiss law currently requires the installation of...
smart city

Steps on how cities can become enlightened

The Global Future Cities Industry Alliance issued a whitepaper highlighting what it means to be an enlightened city. According to the whitepaper, a smart city...
analytics

One million dollars!

This month, David Socha discusses some of the encouraging and the less encouraging findings of a recent utilities analytics survey and comes to some...

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