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.

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Consumer utility brand trusts declines, the majority seeks new retailers

Study reveals how consumers in Texas view the services which they are currently offered by their energy retailers.
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What to know about a smart grid

This article helps you to understand what a smart grid is and how related technologies help utilities to optimise their operations
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Exelon unveils $20 million 2c2i energy startup initiative

Exelon Foundation has announced up to $20 million in funding to support the development of technologies that help mitigate climate change.
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Denmark and California sign energy efficiency cooperation agreement

A new cooperation agreement on energy efficiency between Denmark and the US state of California has been signed.

The seven key benefits of SMETS smart meters

We spoke with Oliver Archer, an analyst at Cornwall Insight, regarding the benefits of SMETS smart meters and this what he had to say:

Landis+Gyr commended for advancing utilities’ IoT capabilities

Landis+Gyr has been by recognised with the 2019 Global Company of the Year Award by market intelligence firm Frost & Sullivan.
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6% rate increase to help Duke reduce reliance on coal

Duke Energy has asked the North Carolina Utilities Commission to review its proposal to increase energy tariffs to build a more reliable grid network.

Dominion Energy files 10-year grid modernisation plan with a state regulator

Dominion Energy to direct $594 million towards grid modernisation over a period of three years
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Enel Foundation receives best energy sector brand award

Enel Foundation has been recognised as the best “organisation” brand in the energy sector during the CHARGE Awards 2019 on September 30th,
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Stakeholders propose a new method to detect non-technical losses

Enel Foundation has brought together experts from Enel’s Global Infrastructure and Networks division to propose a new method to detect non-technical losses.

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