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.

wi-sun alliance

Wi-SUN Alliance expands membership, announces 2018 milestones

The Wi-SUN Alliance has in 2018 witnessed a strong growth in its membership and major milestones, including the launch of its FAN certification programme
utilities

Where two of the world’s biggest utilities are investing

We look at the world’s top utility companies and how they have invested in the top technologies or business cases in the energy transition.
Eskom tender smart energy

South Africa’s ESKOM seeks smart grid solutions

Tenders are invited for research and demonstration activities and services related to renewable energy, micro grids, smart grids and flexible operations...
Europe

European Investment Bank approves €4 billion in smart energy financing

The European Investment Bank has green-lit €4 billion in financing for clean energy projects in 18 countries.
Washington state

Washington state commits to green transition by 2045

The Washington House passed a measure Thursday that seeks to eliminate fossil fuels like natural gas and coal from the state's electricity supply by 2045.

Diehl Metering’s smart contribution towards a sustainable energy supply

With the Paris Agreement on climate change, the international community of 195 countries set a legally binding target: Global warming is expected...
smart city

APEJ smart city spending to reach $35 billion by 2022

Spending on smart city technologies in the Asia Pacific region, excluding Japan, is expected to increase by 16.8% between 2018 and 2022.
Utility survey

Survey: In order for utilities to go fully digital, utility suppliers...

A new international survey of 200 utility providers found that 65 percent lack timely, accurate information from their service providers that impacts outage management and customer service.
energy market

Blockchain in energy market to witness more than 50% growth from...

Global Market Insights forecast revenue generation within the market to hit $3 billion by 2025.
customer experience

Changing the value of customer experience

Utilities today are facing the most competitive environment that the electric power industry has ever seen. They are facing regulatory disruption, stagnant...

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