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
payment

Samoan utility deploys IoT payment solution

Itron has signed a contract to deploy the OpenWay Riva IoT solution for Samoa's Electric Power Corporation in efforts to improve electricity payment convenience Itron...
cybersecurity

Cybersecurity gaps threaten complex energy grids

Smarter energy grids are more complex and require more comprehensive cybersecurity plans. According to Phil Kernick, chief technology officer at security firm CQR Consulting, the...
utility service

City of Perth signs $67 million contract for utility operations

Utility Service Affiliates, a subsidiary of Middlesex Water Company, has been selected by Perth Amboy to operate water and sewer utility divisions. The new contract...
GloBird Energy

Australian utility introduces mobile bill payment system

Australian utility GloBird Energy has reached an agreement with IT consulting firm CLPS Inc. to establish a QR Code based billing service using the...
Ergon, solar pv

Ergon Energy uses innovative technology to manage distributed generation

Australia's Ergon Energy has begun the rollout of low voltage static synchronous compensators which will enable more homes and businesses to export power from...
Clean Energy Finance Corporation

Australian clean energy fund initiates AMI funding

Australian based Clean Energy Finance Corporation has completed its first smart meter technology financing, further extending the benefits of distributed clean energy to Australian...
Barbados Water Authority

Non-revenue water convinces Barbados to deploy smart meters

Barbados Water Authority has selected Itron to minimise water loss throughout the island. Itron is partnering with Innotech Utilities to replace the utility’s existing mechanical...
WATER UTILITIES

High OPEX increase to strain utility operations in APAC region

A new study conducted by Frost & Sullivan says the capital expenditure (capex) of water utilities in the Asia-Pacific region will grow by 9.7%...
electricity prices

Origin to cut electricity prices in Queensland and South Australia

Origin has lowered its electricity prices in Queensland and South Australia in order to deliver modest relief from rising prices from 1 July. The power service...

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