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.

innovation

Winners of energy technology and practices innovation challenge announced

The DoE has announced the winners of the first “Electricity Industry Technology and Practices Innovation Challenge”

MEGGER offers all-in-one testing for motors

Megger has combined all of the functions frequently required for testing electric motors in a unique and innovative handheld instrument, the...
HoloBuilder

E.ON optimises energy digitisation and construction processes

E.ON has invested in HoloBuilder to further digitise the energy industry and simplify customer communication during the construction phase.
blockchain technology

Ed’s note: Blockchain in smart cities – should we be afraid?

Blockchain is more than just a platform for mining bitcoins or facilitating peer-to-peer transactions in energy trading. For one start-up in Singapore,...
blue energy

Stanford researchers generate “blue energy” by mixing sea and fresh water

A new battery made from affordable and durable materials generates energy from places where salt and fresh waters mingle. The technology could make coastal wastewater treatment plants energy-independent and carbon neutral.
machine learning

AWS and Autogrid collaborate for industry digitalisation

The collaboration between AWS and Autogrid is designed to allow energy companies to speed their push toward a decentralised, digitised grid
Constellation

Utility seeks 2019 students to innovate the energy industry

Constellation is accepting applications for its 2019 E2 Energy to Educate grant programme.
new york

New York deploys its first intelligent solar mirror array

Skyven Technologies has completed the first installation of its intelligent mirror array as part of the project
self-driving vehicles

Robotic fast-charger for autonomous vehicles deployed

Electrify America has partnered with Stable Auto to pilot robotic charging solutions for self-driving vehicles in San Francisco.
Grid Fund

Getting ready to operate the smarter grid

How Smart Grid Operations, aligned to ITIL, can enable the Smart Energy Transition In the past, the grid...

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