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.

Japan Solar

Pacifico Energy plans 11th solar project as part of 930MW solar...

Pacifico Energy has announced that it will construct a 102MW solar plant in Ako, part of the Hyogo Prefecture.
enbala

DEWA announces first regional VPP system

Duba Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has partnered with Canadian smart grid solutions company Enbala to build the first Virtual Power Plant...
Cybersecurity Europe

2018 in energy cybersecurity

In an exclusive article, Anjos Nijk, managing director of the European Network for Cyber Security, provides a review of the cybersecurity wins...
Cisco utility

Oracle Utilities unveils new CIS products

The utility industry is undergoing a massive evolution as utility customers are becoming more active consumers and producers.
Ameren Missouri

Enel to deliver 100MW of DR capacity from Ameren Missouri customers

Ameren Missouri has signed a deal with Enel X to implement a demand response project
digital twins market

New report explains 2019-2023 digital twins market

Juniper Research forecasts the global digital twins market to record an average annual growth of 35% between 2019 and 2023.
consumer energy bills

ComEd wants $6 million decrease in consumer bills

ComEd has filed a proposal with the illinois Commerce Commission to reduce consumer energy bills by $6 million.
Ameren

Ameren Missouri reveals new customer-focussed energy-efficiency programmes

Ameren Missouri electric has announced 26 programmes, bolstered by $120 million in incentives and rebates designed to help customers reduce energy usage, and cut down their bills.
Cayenta

Cayenta Utilities offers new workforce automation solution

Cayenta Utilities and Clevest have partnered to offer Clevest’s workforce automation products alongside Cayenta’s CIS and ERP systems.
South Africa EV

South Africa to accelerate the pace on EVs

South Africa’s electric utility, Eskom has said it’s working with major players in the electric vehicle (EV) space, in an effort to unlock potential for the technology in the country.

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