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.

AMEREN

Ameren announces 2019 startups Accelerator initiative

A US energy provider to 2.4 million electric and more than 900,000 natural gas customers is looking for startups to partner with...
Vattenfall Siemens

Vattenfall, Siemens Gamesa install turbines at North Sea wind farm

Vattenfall and Siemens Gamesa are joining forces to deploy the newest available offshore wind power turbine (10 MW) in the North Sea.
smart buildings

New report finds 2018 record year for smart buildings market

Research and Markets has published a new report evaluating startups in the smart buildings sector.
ev

New analysis on Chinese EV market through 2029 released

IDTechEx has release a new report analysing the adoption of electric vehicles (EV) in China over the next decade.
UK power auctions

UK pushes forward with peak demand auctions despite DSR benefits

The UK’s National Grid Operator has announced the date of the next Capacity Market auction
solar pv market

Eight trends shaping 2019 global solar pv market

IHS Markit has issued a new whitepaper analysing the top eight trends shaping the global solar pv market in 2019.
Solar panel prices

The days of affordable solar panels are numbered – here’s why

The rising demand for solar panels is driving up silver prices globally. That’s the consensus from a new study by researchers from the University of Kent, and they say the days of affordable solar panels may be numbered.
battery storage

POLL: Is battery storage the biggest enabler of a greener grid?

As the rollout of distributed and renewable energy resources intensify, so is the demand for energy storage technologies.
utilities

Where two of the world’s biggest utilities are investing

We look at the world’s top utility companies and how they have invested in the top technologies or business cases in the energy transition.
electric sooters

Enel launches Italy’s first e-scooter sharing service

Enel X has partnered with US-headquartered electric scooter company Bird to launch Italy's first sharing service for e-scotters. Enel...

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