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News, insights and analysis concerning energy innovation, smart grid technology and strategies employed by utilities and the sector at large to promote the advancement of the energy sector. Topics include digitalisation, sustainability initiatives, energy efficiency plans, managing disruption through strategic partnerships, IT/OT integration etc.

vattenfall

Vattenfall issues first green bond

Sweden-based energy multinational Vattenfall have issued their first green bond, valued at over €500 million.
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
smart streetlight market

Global smart streetlight market to record $675 million growth

The global smart streetlight market will record more than 28% annual increase between 2018 and 2023 - report
Onshore wind

Norway’s largest wind farm operational

On completion, the development will be Europe’s largest onshore wind power facility, with a combined capacity of 1,057MW.
engie north america

New agreement moves ENGIE a step closer to achieving 2021 regional...

ENGIE North America has signed a power purchase agreement to expand its clean energy portfolio in Texas.
ev fast charging

California issues $3 million grant for resilient ultra-fast EV charging

The California Energy Commission has awarded a $3 million grant towards the pairing of energy storage with an electric vehicle fast charging system.
SSE coal

UK’s SSE to close final coal-powered plant

UK “Big Six” energy company SSE will shut down its last remaining coal-fired power plant by 31 March 2020.
National Grid Partners

National Grid Partners expands investment portfolio with six new deals

National Grid Partners has invested in Audio Analytic, Carbon Lighthouse, Copperleaf and GoCardless.
ev

EV pilot addresses time poverty with five-minute charge

For the first time, an ultra-fast EV charging pilot has revealed the possibility of fully charging a two-wheel EV in just five minutes.

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