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.

new energy

Consumer happiness and decarbonisation drive ‘new energy concept’

Black & Veatch has released the results of a survey conducted to understand factors driving and hindering the adoption of 'new energy' concepts
city of flora

Global smart meters market value to reach $19.98 billion

The global smart meters market will grow 9.34% between 2017 and 2022, according to MarketsandMarkets.
utilities

Webinar: The race to the future utility

Join IDC for this webinar, where we will the analysts will share insights on this topic and provide a preview of the IDC Utilities Executive Summit 2020.
digital utilities, digital market

The 6 priorities for utility CIOs in the age of digital...

How do utility CIOs determine priorities in the age of digital utilities? This is one of the toughest questions...
western power

Western Power selects Itron to connect 240,000 smart meters

Western Power has selected Itron to connect some 240,000 smart electricity meters.

Webinar: The Agile Utility driving the Energy Cloud

Join the webinar discussion with Greenbird where The ‘Agile Utility’ methodologies and best practices around the implementation will be unpacked.
USDA

US Agriculture allocates $181 million in funding for smart energy upgrades

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Utilities Service administrator Chad Rupe today announced $181 million in funding to upgrade 12 rural electric systems in 10 states, including $7.7 million to finance smart grid technologies that improve system operations and monitor grid security.
JEA

JEA seeks alternatives to address efficiency constraints

JEA has issued an invitation to negotiate for stategic alternatives which will help the utility to remain relevant today, tomorrow and in future.
outages

Ed’s note: In the dark

Argentina, Uruguay, Venezuela, New York, London, Jakarta - these are the names of just some of the countries or cities affected in...
Constellation

Utility seeks 2019 students to innovate the energy industry

Constellation is accepting applications for its 2019 E2 Energy to Educate grant programme.

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