Few sectors of the European Energy Industry are changing as fast...

Biogas, synthetic gas, hydrogen and power-to-X technologies are taking the sector into exciting and uncharted waters – and that means someone needs to navigate and chart a course for the future - Kelvin Ross, editor of Power Engineering International

One unified event for the power and energy sector

European Utility Week and POWERGEN Europe, a three-day event that spotlights every part of the energy ecosystem, is coming to Paris.
conventional energy

Conventional power generation is not the enemy

The power generation market is awash with misconceptions. Not least of which is the misconception about who “invented” electricity – noting of course that electricity is a form of energy and it occurs in nature, so technically it was never “invented”, but more accurately it was “discovered”.
demand response

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative: Reaching demand response curtailment goals

Demand response is increasingly important, say Jeff Shaw, vice president of distributed energy and sustainability, SMECO, and Steve Hambric, vice president of...

Leveraging the power of community

Reimagined business models, changing customer expectations, ageing infrastructure and integrating new and rapidly evolving technologies – the challenges facing utilities and cities...

The ageing workforce’s brain drain

The utility employment landscape is changing, driven by varying forces, writes Philip Gordon. It’s predicted that those utility workers known as the “Baby Boomer” generation, are retiring, and according to a January 2017 assessment, 25% of US employees in electric and gas utilities will retire within the next five years.
European Utility Week Digitalisation

Why digitalisation is a key enabler of the energy transition

Frauke Thies, executive director, smartEn, talks about digitalisation and the session she will be moderating during EUW

The journey to cost savings – The ComEd experience

Smart Energy International spoke with David Doherty, director AMI Operations, Engineering & Analytics at ComEd, about their smart meter rollout, customer engagement and what the next phase of this programme is likely to include.

The single most critical issue

Anjos Nijk, CEO of the European Network for Cyber Security, spoke to Aurélio Blanquet, EDP Distribuição, about his new role on the...
Oesterreichs Energie

Cybersecurity in utilities

The energy transition is driving a shift toward the increasing use of distributed energy resources (DERs). DERs are smaller power-generation resources, usually...

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