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.

video surveillance

Utility metering and video surveillance to dominate IoT smart city market

Smart utility metering and video surveillance will remain by far the largest smart city segment, with the number of connections representing 87% of the total number of smart city connections by 2026
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Highlights: European Utility Week and POWERGEN Europe 2019

Here are the highlights of European Utility Week and POWERGEN Europe 2019 which took place from 12 - 14 November in Paris
Greenbird Podcast

The future for digital integration platforms: A new architecture for innovation...

Episode Summary With the unprecedented rate of change happening in the energy sector today you could say: “The...
elering

Estonia’s Elering joins ENCS to bolster EU cybersecurity

Elering has become the latest member of European Network for Cyber Security to strengthen the energy sector’s cyber defences.
emerging markets

430 million AMI meters to be deployed across 50 emerging markets...

Northeast Group have released a new report which looks at smart grid infrastructure growth in developing economies.
SaaS

Itron strengthens SaaS platform in EMEA

Itron has expanded its collaboration with data centre firm Equinix to strengthen its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform for utilities in EMEA.
innovation

12 rituals to enable extensive governance of innovation

Accenture has released the results of a study conducted to understand how organisations apply different types of innovation across their business portfolios.
heat meter

Heat metering leads the way with high adoption rate of connectivity

Susanne Cumberland, a senior research analyst of Power and Energy Technology with IHS Markit, analyses the global heat meter market.
grid services

New grid services to unlock fresh revenue for EV charging market

Frost & Sullivan explores the impact of a wide range of grid services and electric vehicle charging markets and how their impacts on each other.
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Embracing innovation to unlock value in utilities

Casey Wells, Senior Managing Director of Accenture’s global Utilities practice, offers insights around the opportunities to invest in areas such as AI to allow utilities to unlock more value while increasing reliability and decreasing costs.

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