New technology

Analysis and announcements of any and all new energy innovation and technological grid developments within the energy sector. This includes any products and solutions within the grid research and development phase, testing or currently in use. New technology includes but is not limited to e-mobility, energy storage, grid enhancements, IoT, digitalisation, smart meters, clean energy, renewable energy, distributed energy etc.

utility virtual reality

E.ON trains substation workers with virtual reality

After a project phase lasting several months, Bayernwerk, a German network operator within the E.ON Group, will use this method of instruction via VR in practice in future and, in doing so, is truly setting new standards within the energy industry.
digital, digitalisation

Propelling utilities to a digital future

Back when I was working as a young system integrator there used to be a well-worn phrase rolled out by people in...
research hub

UK launches £28 million research hub to drive electric machine transition

The UK has launched a new £28 million research hub to drive the progress of electric machine technology
Utility cybersecurity

US DoE awards funding for development of cybersecurity “fabric”

The US DOE has awarded Xage Security with a grant to senhance its blockchain-protected security fabric for infrastructure protection.
Switchgear

E.ON invests in switchgear firm in drive for emissions-free grid

German energy giant E.ON is investing in a start-up that develops switchgear without the potent greenhouse gas sulphur hexafluoride (SF6).
disruption

Ed’s note: Disruption! What a word!

Disruption – what a word! And with such diverse meanings! Traditionally, disruption was considered a bad thing, an interruption in the usual way...

LPWA and 5G for the Energy Sector: Facts, Experiences and the...

Webinar broadcast: Tuesday 25 June 2019 08h30 New York | 12h30 GMT | 13h30 London | 14h30...
Horizon 2020 webinar

Webinar: EUW – Horizon 2020 projects

Horizon 2020 is one of the biggest opportunities for European utilities to test, trial and explore the impact of technology and innovation across the power, water and gas sectors.
floating substation

French partners launch floating substation

French companies have revealed market-ready plans for a floating substation to serve the offshore wind energy sector.
centrica

DoE-Centrica partnership to innovate energy storage for multiple applications

Centrica Business Solutions and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory will study the integration of several energy storage technologies.

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