Consumer, Duke Energy

Ed’s note: the consumer platform of the future

A report due to be released today by SECC and SEPA (Consumer Platform of the Future: Industry Insider Perspectives) examines the changing landscape of customer relations for utilities and proposes that a customer platform may help address a number of utility objectives in this regard.
Predictions, IBM report predictions for utility industry

Ed’s note: 2050 – the good, the bad and the highly...

Today, Id like to consider some predictions for what 2050 could look like – the good, the bad and the highly improbable.
retail

Ed’s note: The times they are a-changing for UK retail challengers

It has been a hard year for the UK energy retail market, with challengers to the Big Six retailers, in particular, being affected; nine have fallen foul of unsustainable market conditions and shutting their doors this year.
Ed's note, IBM predicting energy and utilities future

Ed’s note: 2020 predictions

It is hard to believe that we are literally on the doorstep to 2020. I thought it may be interesting to take a look at what 2020 was predicted to look like.

We want to interview you at #EUW18

Preparations are well underway for the most important networking event of the year. European Utility Week 2018 will take place in 3 weeks – between...
analytics

Stop buying analytics

David Socha takes a short break from discussing Digital Twins and returns to his core business of integrated data & analytics. As this month’s...
crowdfunding, smart grid technologies funding

Crowdfunding in the energy transition

A look at the most interesting successfully funded renewable energy projects which have utilised crowdfunding opportunities.
FuseBox

Ed’s note: How high does innovation rank as a priority in...

Despite being one of the most ‘disrupted’ industries globally,  the utility sector still has a fairly low ‘innovation score’, according to an article in...
Imatra Elekter

Imatra Elekter AS smart metering experience

The history of the use of smart meters in Estonia begins in 2007. After the acquisition of the electricity network from Fortum, it was...

Smart metering Ireland – what will they be doing differently?

Smart metering in Ireland is nothing new - one needs only recall the ill-fated Irish Water Project which met with mass protests, aggression towards...

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