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.

Webinar: IoT can deliver real business impact for utilities

Join OMNETRIC in a live webinar to learn how IoT can deliver real business impact for utilities, including a thought-provoking perspective on best practices utilising data once sensorics and connectivity are in place.
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.
funding

DoE announces $59 million for advanced vehicle technologies research

The US Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy has issued funding to address research in advanced batteries and electric drive systems.
Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire to pilot flexible local smart energy system

Project LEO (Local Energy Oxfordshire) will explore how new technologies can best reduce costs for customers by utilising a local, responsive electricity...
Orkney

Orkney Virtual Energy System to unify DER, boost demand flexibility

The first phase of a new £28.5 million project to create a Virtual Energy System (VES) in Orkney, Scotland, has been launched to digitally link distributed and intermittent renewable generation to flexible demand.
siemens

Siemens extends connectivity to all main substation assets

Siemens is introducing Sensgear, its new digital switchgear portfolio, and the Sensformer advanced at this year’s Hannover Messe.

Nomination categories | The Global Power & Energy Elites 2020

Nominations open: 13 March 2019 | Nominations close: 14 June 2019
NEDO

Miracle new mineral to revolutionise battery storage

The Cape Town-based Institute of Energy Research has announced that researchers have discovered a new mineral element which will allow them to...

Private, standard technology wireless mission-critical communications networks

For decades, critical infrastructure entities, such as utilities, have relied on their own telecommunications networks. These privately owned, privately maintained networks have...
power

All hands are needed on deck

All hands are needed on deck when it comes to the future power needs of the world. And all hands should be...

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