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.

energy facility

Oregon makes a bold move to integrate renewables and smart grid...

Portland General Electric and NextEra Energy have announced the development of the Wheatridge Renewable Energy Facility.

UK utility shows balancing peak demand is all fun and games

Video games could be an answer to grid balancing – and prove highly beneficial to both power networks and households.
Distributech

Smart utility infrastructure highlights from Distributech 2019

Distributech 2019 was held in New Orleans, Louisiana from February 5th – 7th where IHS Markit analysts David Green and Alex Kaplan attended the event to...
sustainability

New report reveals corporate big spender’s sustainability plans

A new report has been released to highlight progress made by corporates on energy and sustainability
electric system

US utility automates efficiency management

Lincoln Electric System has signed a deal to improve management of its energy efficiency programmes.

US Congressional Democrats push for progress on aggregated DERs

US Congressional Democrats issued a stern call to action to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), calling for clarification on how aggregations of distributed energy resources (DERs) may participate in wholesale power markets.
Lietuvos Energija

Baltic utility seeks partners for offshore wind energy projects

Lietuvos Energija, one of the largest state-owned energy companies in the Baltic States, has announced an international search for a strategic partner...
volt optimisation

National Grid expands volt optimisation to Massachusetts customers

US utility National Grid is expanding its application of volt optimisation to increase consumer energy and grid efficiency
Dominion Energy

Dominion Energy to capture, recycle and reuse methane emissions

Dominion Energy has announced an industry-leading initiative to reduce methane emissions from its natural gas infrastructure

Encouraging women to leadership roles in transmission and distribution

The attendees of the Power Women networking breakfast at DistribuTECH 2019 were able to gain inspiration and insight from several strong women who are proven leaders.

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