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.

home automation

Home automation market is driven by the need for saving energy

Transparency Market Research forecasts the global home automation market to expand at a rate of 6.8% between 2018 and 2026.
Louisville

Louisville utility selects Itron to deploy 280,000 smart water meters

Itron has been selected by Louisville Water Company to modernise the utility’s water distribution and management processes.
fingrid

Nokia to support Finland’s nationwide energy and digital transformation

Fingrid will use the network to operate 120 high-voltage substations and control 14,600km of power transmission across the country. The new smart grid is needed to manage the growing adoption of variable distributed energy resources, such as wind, solar and micro-generation using bioenergy.
hub

$72.9 billion market for smart home devices with hub capabilities

Navigant Research has released a new report analysing trends within the global market for smart home devices with hub capabilities.
Flood, NASA

NASA says satellite data can cut disaster response times, costs

Researchers at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center determined that ready access to near-real-time information about flooded roads (via satellite data) could have saved...
Hexing

Hexing and Vertexcom to deploy 1000-node Wi-SUN FAN network

Power industry solutions firm Hexing has announced the selection of the Vertexcom Wi-SUN (Wireless Smart Utility Network) communication solution to develop its smart grid network products.
InnoEnergy

First-ever global call for startups to address climate change

EIT InnoEnergy has issued its first-ever global call for start-ups across the entire sustainability value chain.
connected home

Energy connected homes services set for substantial growth

The market for connected home devices is set to grow substantially over the next five years, according to new research from Cornwall Insight.
low-carbon

SSEN lands £9.5 million from Ofgem to explore low-carbon grid resilience

SSEN has secured over £9.5 million in funding from Ofgem to deliver a project supporting low-carbon solutions for maintaining network resilience.
video

Landis+Gyr at European Utility Week 2019

Chrystelle Muratel, vice president of marketing and communications in the EMEA at Landis+Gyr speaks about how the 3D’s are causing a lot challenges for utilities at the same time helping them to improve customer engagement and grid transparency.

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