Smart Energy

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.

zero-emission vehicles

New digital campaign to intensify $2 billion zero-emission vehicles initiative

Electrify America has launched a new brand-neutral digital marketing campaign to increase consumer awareness and adoption of zero-emission vehicles.
South Africa renewables

UK Climate Investments funds £14 million in clean energy for South...

The UK will invest £14 million into clean energy projects across South Africa.
energy generation

UL to verify renewable generation in Mexico

CENACE has selected UL to provide wind and solar energy generation forecasts services.
record low price

China’s Goldwind, Canada’s Potentia claim “world-record” wind price

Chinese wind turbine manufacturer Goldwind has secured it’s first order in Canada at what it claims is a “world-record low price for long-term wind energy contracts.”
new england

New England expands energy storage role for reliable wholesale markets

Some six energy storage systems will be deployed in New England to help consumers save more and to ensure the reliability of grid networks
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,...
ev batteries

World’s first certification for repurposed EV batteries

UL has issued the world’s first certification for re-purposed EV batteries.
PowerGen Renewable Energy

New deal to expand energy access in Africa

PowerGen Renewable Energy has acquired a subsidiary of E.ON to improve energy access in Africa through accelerating the development of microgrids.
STEM

US women do not feel encouraged to pursue STEM careers...

The results of a study conducted to understand the skilled workforce gap within the STEM industries and how the gap can be addressed are out.
sdgS

Get with the goals: corporate reporting on the SDGs

The SDGs represent the first time that the private sector was included as a partner with a key role in reaching the goals.

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