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.

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Trump’s tariffs may have cost the solar industry thousands of jobs...

The latest solar jobs census has just come out, and the news is… mixed. Here’s what the survey found, why the numbers are...
Electric Vehicles

Electric cars are already cheaper than fossil-fuelled models

Electric cars are already cheaper to own and maintain than conventionally powered ones in no less than five European countries, according to recent research.
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Ameren files $5.3 billion five-year smart energy plan

Ameren Missouri has released its smart energy plan for the next five years.
Illinois

Illinois declared national leader in renewable job creation

Illinois outpaced 48 states in solar jobs growth in 2018, adding 1,308 jobs in a single year.
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Analytics proving a vital tool in revenue protection strategies

Ben Gardner, president of Northeast Group, speaks about the importance of data and analytics in utility business strategies.
revenue

Smart cities to generate $100 billion in revenue for utilities

Utilities are becoming increasingly integrated with smart city deployments, driven by the need to generate revenue.
off-grid lights

ComEd, off-grid lights and Community of the Future

US utility ComEd has installed off-grid lights at Beethoven and Bronzeville’s Dunbar Vocational High School
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US national laboratory evaluates microgrid monitoring system

The US Department of Energy has through its national laboratory selected a partner to test and evaluate smart grid technologies.
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Utility efficiency investment hits record levels

Despite volatile weather, and a rise in GDP, the US electricity sector continued to improve on its carbon intensity levels through 2018.
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Energy smart community, Ithaca and Tompkins Country, NY

In 2016 New York State Electric & Gas (NYSEG), an Avangrid company, filed the Distributed Systems Implementation Plan, a requirement of the...

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