utilities

Where two of the world’s biggest utilities are investing

We look at the world’s top utility companies and how they have invested in the top technologies or business cases in the energy transition.

Webinar recording: IoT can deliver real business impact for utilities

Join OMNETRIC in a live webinar to learn how IoT can deliver real business impact for utilities, including a thought-provoking perspective on best practices utilising data once sensorics and connectivity are in place.
Siemens

Siemens pilots VPP technology in Finland

Siemens, which is currently selling off the majority share in its Energy, Gas and renewables businesses is piloting a virtual power plant in Finland in an effort to help balance the grid, and expand the potential for sustainable energy in the country.
nova innovation

EU project uses AI to boost turbine performance and efficiency

A major new European tidal energy project will use artificial intelligence (AI) to help improve turbine performance and acceleration the commercialisation of tidal power.
MG

MG launches its first UK-aimed EV

Legendary motoring marque MG has unveiled its first electric vehicle (EV), the ZS EV, to the UK public at the 2019 London motor show.
Wave energy scotland

Wave Energy Scotland awards £1 million for control and capacity

Wave Energy Scotland has awarded nearly £1 million in funding to two projects for the development of advanced control systems for wave energy devices.
Volkswagen

Volkswagen to set up battery plant – invests $1.12 billion

Automaker Volkswagen AG says it is investing $1.12 billion to set up a battery production plant in Germany.
Gender balance

UK energy chiefs call for renewed gender equality efforts

The chief executives of eight of the UK’s biggest energy companies are calling for further efforts to increase the number of women in the senior echelons of the industry.
Glasgow

Glasgow to be net-zero, carbon-free by 2045

One of the UK’s Big Six energy suppliers, ScottishPower is to collaborate with the city council in a number of programmes, to help reach its goal of being a carbon-emissions free “well before” the country's target date of 2045.
ABB

ABB opens first carbon-neutral factory in the world

The facility in Germany will run on a solar photovoltaic system backed by a battery storage system, and any surplus power will be fed back into the grid. It also has EV charging points for staff and visitors.

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