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.

EU Energy transition

EU skeptical of 2030 emissions-targets: “failing to plan is planning to...

According the European Commission, several EU member countries will need to reconsider their ambitions for renewable energy in their national energy and climate planning if the 32% renewable energy target is to be met by 2030.

Saft expands microgrid interests in US with Go Electric acquisition

Go Electric’s microgrid power controller technology, combined with energy storage, helps customer sites to keep the lights on by islanding them from the grid should a power outage occur.
energy blockchain

UK launches first blockchain-based grid asset register

Project partners Electron, the UK National Grid Electricity System Operator, SP Energy Networks and UK Power Networks have created the “first-of-its-kind” register.
general electric

General Electric to sell its startup arm GE Ventures

General Electric is crumbling and is set to sell its startup arm GE Ventures.

Tender: UK seeks partner for next-gen Home Energy Services Gateway

ESC has developed the high-level requirements and a conceptual level design for the next generation HESG platform, with intent to issue an invitation to tender (ITT) to select a delivery partner with experience of delivering similar platforms, with a view to implement a proof of concept system for the winter 20/21 heating season.
digital, digitalisation

Propelling utilities to a digital future

Back when I was working as a young system integrator there used to be a well-worn phrase rolled out by people in...

Digital Transformation to Drive Customer Innovation in Energy Efficiency

Learn more about AWS for Power & Utilities at –  Innogy is a German multinational utility company, with approximately 22 million customers, which...
norway ev

Norway’s EV transition to cost consumers $1.27 billion

Norway is likely to need $127 billion in upgrades over the next twenty years if its to meet the country’s growing demand for electric vehicles

Devolo smart meter developed with ADD GRUP received certification in Germany

Devolo smart meter developed with ADD GRUP received certification in Germany The three-phase meter, developed by devolo and...
cape townvideo

The city of Cape Town and its smart city strategy Kadri Nassiep, Executive Director of Energy & Climate Change at the City of Cape Town, unpacks...

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