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.

benin

Benin installs its first advanced distribution management system

GE Renewable Energy has secured a contract to modernise energy transmission and distribution networks in Benin.
Pumped hydro storage

22 million GWh of pumped hydro energy storage potential worldwide

These astonishing numbers come from a report recently released by Professor Andrew Blakers and other researchers with Australian National University’s RE100 Group.
CI-ENERGIES

Côte d’Ivoire contracts for volt optimisation and grid automation

In Cote d’Ivoire, government agency CI-ENERGIES has contracted GE to upgrade and improve power capacity of substations in addition to reducing losses...
lorawan

LoRa Alliance and DLMS to develop Utility IoT protocol

LoRa and the DLMS have announced that they have signed a liaison agreement to define a new DLMS communication profile for LPWAN technologies such as LoRaWAN.
Moixa VPP

ARENA funds national rollout of VPP solution

Australia’s green bank, ARENA, has granted energy management software firm Greensync and the country’s national grid operator AU$12.5 million to develop virtual power plant projects, which can help balance the country’s grid as more renewables come on stream.
flexibility

Key findings from UK flexibility study

Last year, the BEIS provided funding to support a range of Flexibility Market Feasibility Studies. Pixie Energy led a study based in Ipswich.
energy generation

New report reveals 12 leading DER technology markets

The global capacity deployments of distributed energy resources are outpacing the installation of new centralised energy generation capacity.
e-scooter

Smart cities to deliver over $20 trillion in additional economic benefits

Findings of a report titled ‘Role of Smart Cities for Economic Development’ estimate that the smart city concept has the potential to boost the...
Arm EDMI

EDMI Partners with Arm on secure IoT deployment

EDMI Limited, a global smart metering solutions company has announced a partnership with Arm to combine the best of breed smart metering solutions from EDMI with the power of Arm Mbed OS(PSA certified) and Pelion IoT platform.
edge computing

National Grid in $15 million round to optimise DER management using...

The venture investment and innovation arm of National Grid has invested in software-defined edge computing company to ensure grid operators improve rollout and management of large-scale distributed edge infrastructure.

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