power outage

Venezuela: Grid failure and effects. Is it US sanctions or lack...

Amid the political tension in Venezuela, intensified power shortages experienced over the past weeks are adding more chaos and unrest in the South American country.
RGE Sul

Brazilian utility enters 2nd phase of grid modernisation initiative

RGE Sul is expanding rollout of an IoT network supplied by Itron in the state of Rio Grande do Sul.
Siprotec 5 siemens

Engie kickstarts energy storage study in Chile

Utility firm ENGIE Energia has kickstarted an energy storage pilot in Arica, Argentina.
smart transport

ENGIE to power 100 e-buses under new Santiago deal

ENGIE has signed an agreement with public transport operator Transantiago to electrify the public transport system in Santiago.
electrification

Ed’s Note: Does electrification really change anything?

The Economist at the beginning of February, published a story entitled Electricity does not change poor lives as much as was thought in which...
CENACE

Mexico deploys energy forecasting as a service for 10 regional offices

CENACE has selected Itron for the provision of the firm’s energy forecasting-as-a-service outcome offering
ev batteries

Costa Rica adopts decrees to accelerate zero-emission vehicles

The government of the Republic of Costa Rica has signed decrees to encourage the adoption of electric or zero-emission vehicles.
edf

Conelectricas selects Itron to enhance operations for consortium members

In Costa Rica, a utility consortium has selected Itron to improve operations of grid networks using an advanced metering infrastructure.
demand response programmes

Itron in California ‘Smart Home Study’

Itron has been selected by the California Energy Commission to provide its load management technology for the 'Smart Home Study'. Itron is partnering with Alternative...
mobile subscribers

Nokia deploys Brazil’s first 4G network for grid operations

Brazilian power distributor Elektro has selected Nokia to deploy a private LTE network to increase grid reliability and efficiency. The 4G network will be made...

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