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.

ev charging stations

Enel expands fast chargers for highway users

Utility Enel has expanded its portfolio of fast electric vehicles (EV) charging stations along the long-distance roads of Italy and Austria.
cybersecurity

Researchers identify chinks in utility cybersecurity armour

Several recommendations have been unveiled by Vermont Law School researchers to improve cybersecurity measures.
EV

New deal delivers EV charging three times faster than before

A US city is expanding its electric vehicles charging infrastructure to reduce the charging times.

UK energy companies embrace diversity to secure future talent

The chief executives from 32 of the UK’s leading energy and utility companies have launched a sector Inclusion Commitment
Rochester

Over 30 companies join EV100 initiative

According to the Climate Group’s first EV100 annual progress report, 31 companies have now joined the international initiative.
Digitalisation

The state of digitalisation in distribution systems

Digitalisation in electric distribution systems is perhaps the most significant trend in the evolution of smart grids. Distribution systems...
rail

IEA: Railways are a blindspot in the energy system

Rail is among the most energy efficient modes of transport for freight and passengers, yet is often neglected in public debate.
grid

DERMS and the data driven grid

The increasing prevalence of distributed energy is giving rise to a number of trends, disrupting the manner in which utilities operate their grids.
led streetlights

Governor injects $7.5 million into Smart Street Lighting programme

The New York State government is directing $7.5 million towards the installation of smart LED streetlights.

Oregon utility moves to $117 million smart meter system

US utility giant Pacific Power is rolling out 24 000 smart meters in Clatsop County.

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