New technology

This category refers to analysis and announcements of any and all new innovation and technological developments within the energy sector. This includes any products and solutions within the 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.

IT/OT

Harnessing IT/OT convergence for operational success

The importance of IT/OT convergence is not solely about the technologies themselves. Businesses also need to ensure that the departments and processes are as...

The consumer platform of the future

A new report released today by the Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative (SECC) and the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) looks at the current state...
COP24

COP24: Update 10 December

As part of our ongoing update on the negotiations in Katowice, Poland during the COP24 discussions, we bring you the daily updates.
start-ups

World Bank initiative helps start-ups innovate African continent

The International Finance Corporation has launched an initiative to accelerate research and development of innovative technologies.
IoT

Partnership to standardise IoT payments and data telemetry

eCl@ss and the IOTA Foundation have announced a partnership to standardise Internet of Things payments and data transmission.
Cybersecurity, cyber attacks

Cybersecurity an organisational and technical issue

A recent companywide vulnerability audit of a large US utility revealed some areas of technical vulnerability in the control system, but most of the findings had to do with organisational problems.
water leaks, Waco

Largest water IoT solution deployment with City of Waco

The City of Waco, Texas and Itron have signed a contract to install Itron’s OpenWay Riva IoT solution, including smart water communication modules and leak sensors, to reduce water loss and improve water delivery for the utility’s nearly 45,000 customers. 
ev charging platform

First-ever set of security requirements for EV charging infrastructure

ENCS and EDSO have launched cyber-security requirements for electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
2019, Predictions, IBM report predictions for utility industry

Ed’s note: 2050 – the good, the bad and the highly...

Today, Id like to consider some predictions for what 2050 could look like – the good, the bad and the highly improbable.
clean energy

$6 Million investment planned for Israel-U.S. clean energy projects

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Israel’s Ministry of Energy (MoE) along with the Israel Innovation Authority have selected seven clean energy projects to receive a $6 million investment.

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