demand response

Con Edison secures greenlight for $5 million demand response pilot

US utility Con Edison has received a greenlight from the New York Public Service Commission to implement a demand response programme. The $5 million pilot...
Puerto Rico

Technology providers bring light to Puerto Rico school

A host of power sector technology providers have collaborated to bring light to the  SU Manuel Ortiz school in Puerto Rico. Eleven months since Hurricane...
nickel zinc batteries

$600,000 Funding accelerates state use of nickel zinc batteries

In the US state of Missouri, the Department of Economic Development is investing in ZAF Energy Systems, an energy storage firm, to accelerate the...
India

New report highlights India’s readiness to accelerate EV battery manufacturing

The Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a statement announcing the publication of a joint report on the potential for...
smart transformers

New report depicts global smart transformers market

A new report issued by Frost & Sullivan forecasts the global smart transformers market will reach $35.45 billion by 2022. In Europe alone, the market...
utility business

6 Ways IoT integration will impact utility business models

If you bet your business around natural resources, your costs will invariably go up over time. If you bet on technology, they will go...
energy cooperation

Nepal, Bangladesh sign MoU on energy cooperation

Nepal and Bangladesh have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in energy sector. The MoU is expected to promote more Bangladesh investments...
battery

Australian-first battery to improve energy security in North Queensland

Australian-first: Origin will install a 4MW grid scale battery at its Mt Stuart Power Station in Townsville to improve the security of electricity supply
Russian, TVA

TVA cybersecurity centre vigilant against growing threat

At the Tennessee Valley Authority's new cybersecurity centre, IT specialists constantly scan the power network and social media feeds looking for potential threats. Working around...
Philippines

Japanese technology to boost grid resilience in Philippines

JICA is partnering with TEPCO to pilot smart grid technology in the Philippines, to improve power reliability and assimilate renewable energy.

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