Dutch Parliament’s report on energy savings from smart meters

In 2011, the Dutch Parliament agreed to start a small scale rollout of new electricity and gas meters for consumers and small business. In the...

The Energy-Water Nexus: interlinked resources vital to economic growth

All forms of energy production, energy distribution, fuel extraction, and fuel refinement require water or affect water resources in some way. Every aspect of treatment,...

Informed and in charge: electricity customers seek more control of energy...

With the US economy largely perceived to be stabilising, what are residential consumers and businesses now thinking and doing about energy management? Will the prospects...

The smart home – applying smart grid tech to the home...

The emergence of new technologies that make accessing and measuring the energy use of our homes and buildings easier has the potential to be...

Energy storage – challenges and opportunities. A US West Coast perspective...

Judging solely from the number of published reports, interest in energy storage has exploded in the last few years. The new interest appears to stem...

Smart and Just Grids: Opportunities for sub-Saharan Africa

In 2009, an estimated 585 million people had no access to electricity in sub‐Saharan Africa. Unlike many other regions of the world, under current...

Australia’s Energy White Paper – industry submissions

Australia has plentiful energy resources, supported by well-developed transmission and distribution infrastructure and open energy markets. Coupled with improving energy productivity, this provides a...

In-home displays: Assessing the use and value of energy monitors in...

Based on average results of trials in Great Britain and Europe, electricity savings from in home displays (IHDs) are over 9 per cent per...

Smart metering: an update on equipment technical specifications

The requirement to install metering equipment in Great Britain which complies with these Smart Metering Equipment Technical Specifications (SMETS) arises from standard licence conditions...

The Future Role of Gas Distribution Networks – Delivering Gas to...

Gas distribution system operators (DSOs) are getting ready for the future and GEODE, an association for European gas and electricity distributors, believes that local...

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