start-ups

World Bank initiative helps start-ups innovate African continent

The International Finance Corporation has launched an initiative to accelerate research and development of innovative technologies.
dominion energy

Dominion recognised for management and commitment to veterans

Dominion Energy has received two recognitions for its leadership role in ensuring veterans and the military are offered high-standard services.
Cybersecurity, cyber attacks

Cybersecurity an organisational and technical issue

A recent companywide vulnerability audit of a large US utility revealed some areas of technical vulnerability in the control system, but most of the findings had to do with organisational problems.
COP24

COP24: We can’t afford to delay action any further

Meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement could save about a million lives a year worldwide by 2050 through reductions in air pollution alone.
Horizon Power

Western Australia enhances DER management with PXISE deal

Australian utility Horizon Power has selected PXiSE Energy Solutions to improve management of its distributed energy resources. PXISE Energy will install it’s Active Control Technology...
advanced metering

US utilities extend contracts for next-generation smart meters

Westar Energy has signed new and extended existing contracts for smart grid deployment with Landis+Gyr.
IoT

Partnership to standardise IoT payments and data telemetry

eCl@ss and the IOTA Foundation have announced a partnership to standardise Internet of Things payments and data transmission.
carbon emissions

Utility aims for zero carbon emission from energy generation

Xcel Energy, a utility serving 3.6 million electricity customers in eight states has stated it will try to eliminate all its carbon emissions from electrical generation by 2050.

Comanche Electric migrates from power line carrier system to nex-Gen AMI

Spanning seven counties, Comanche Electric Cooperative provides electricity for more than 9,000 customers in and around Comanche, Texas. While the vast Texas landscape serves...
Powergen

POWERGEN shines the spotlight on women in power

According to EY’s Women in Power & Utilities Index, only 5% of board executives and 16% of board members of the top 200 utilities globally are women.

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