Smart Grid

News, insights and utility activities concerning developments and improvements to the electric grid, transmission lines, substations, transformers and distribution network. Furthermore, we highlight the digital technology, communication protocols, controls, automation and technology that allows for two-way communication between the utility and its customers, allowing for smart response and demand management. The category also includes the influence of consumer interaction with smart devices within smart homes and the associated impact on tariffs and supply, as well as any and all topics relating to the power delivery system and energy consumption.

Prime Alliance

Introducing end to end IPv6 connectivity with PRIME1.4 PLC standard

PRIME ALLIANCE has released a new comprehensive IPv6 convergence sub-layer with full usage of 6LoWPAN compression layer specification.
Wind Europe

Can wind energy make the power industry happy?

Frequency control and grid connection requirements were the recurrent topics at the recent Wind Integration Workshop in Dublin.
talent

Webinar TODAY: Re-energising the utility talent pipeline

Webinar broadcast date: Thursday, 23 October 2019 10h00 New York | 14h00 GMT | 15h00 London | 16h00 Johannesburg...
Greenbird

Greenbird wins place in Salzburg innovation challenge

Greenbird Integration Technology has been selected as a winner at Austrian Utility, Salzburg AG’s 2019 Innovation Challenge.
video

Network utilization: Are utilities making the most of their networks?

Mark Serres, Chief Technology Officer at Utility Systems Science & Software, talks to us at Itron Utility Week about the opportunities for utilities to harness the full potential of their networks as we move towards truly smart cities.
Ofgem

Ofgem green-lights €74.5 million in funding for UK distribution networks

Ofgem has given the green light to £64 million in funding requests by energy distribution companies.
BEIS

BEIS issues funding to pilot a new AI energy advisor

The BEIS has awarded Eliq and Bristol Energy funds to develop new AI technology that will deliver personalised energy savings advice to customers.
video

What is the La Fleuriaye Smile project

The role of partnerships towards a successful smart grid project rollout in the biggest positive energy district in France.
hvac systems

NYSERDA announces $4 million in funding for innovative HVAC systems

NYSERDA has announced up to $4 million in funding for research and development of innovative HVAC systems for buildings.
Genesis

Reimagining energy with New Zealand’s first advanced gas meters

Genesis will roll out advanced gas meters to its customers from 2020

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