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.

SAP energy transition

The utility industry in 2020: Energy transition taking place

We must look around to find examples of this new reality, which includes end-customers that are becoming competitors, new players that are joining the utility markets, consumers that are evolving into prosumers, utility companies that are offering new products and services to their end customers, and an increasing demand for improved customer experience.
xcel energy

Xcel Energy selects partner for grid load forecasting

Xcel Energy has selected a partner for its load forecasting and grid modernisation programme.
zero carbon, Los Angeles

Los Angeles takes advantage of IIoT network and distribution automation

LADWP has signed an agreement with Itron to improve grid awareness and reduce operating costs.
Total

What’s fuelling our data?

Simone Bruckner investigates how to improve energy efficiency in data centres.
Utility department

Ready for the digital tipping point

Pete Davies of Uniper Technologies tells Kelvin Ross how digital solutions are impacting the conventional power sector.
security

Security risk management considerations

Eric Trapp, vice president, security and technology, and chief security officer, for Sempra Energy about cybersecurity and security risk management.
supply chain

Interconnected world highlights supply chain concerns

EPRI's Tobias Whitney speaks about all things cyber but specifically the supply chain and the increasing interconnectedness of … well … everything.
utilities

New report highlights strategic directions for smart utilities

A new report explores the role of data and advanced communication technologies in helping utilities to optimise the efficiency of grid networks.
G3-PLC

G3-PLC Alliance announces 6 new members

The G3-PLC Alliance has announced further growth in membership and welcomed six new members from across the globe in 2019.
data provisioning

The dirty job of data provisioning in energy utilities

Do you remember the Discovery Channel, TV series ‘Dirty Jobs’?

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