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Energy sector insights, report analysis, predictions and examination of energy trends, grid innovation and energy market movements within the energy sector. Energy policy and regulatory frameworks are also included.

Con Edison smart meters

Analysis of Con Edison’s smart meter status and plans

We discuss Con Edison’s plans to deploy smart meters and improve their communications infrastructure to enhance its near real-time grid management through two way...
Greenbird; self-healing grid

A perspective on technology – part 3

MSEI: Tell us more about the work you are doing with augmented reality and wearable devices LB:  These projects are very much in the R&D...
Greenbird; self-healing grid

Indra: A perspective on technology (part 2)

MSEI:   How do you see some of the opportunities that IoT presents for managing extreme weather events? LB: With the intelligence in the grid, we...
research center

Indra: A perspective on technology

As utility products reach the end of their life cycle, the importance of utilizing the best technology available is a vital consideration. Approximately 5 years...

Customer journeys in the data-driven utility

In my last blog, I wrote about the utility’s journey towards smarter asset management.  It has to be said, there’s a long way to...

The Global Smart Energy Elites 2016: Projects and People

For the second year we continue to highlight not only the people who have pioneered transformation, but also some of the most progressive smart...
smart meter

Analysis: status of and challenges affecting the UK smart meter rollout

The UK has suffered a setback in its deployment of smart meters. The plan to begin mass rollout in the first quarter of 2016...
space

Itron resourcefulness index trends

I mentioned yesterday that I would publish some of the Itron Resourcefulness Index trends by way of concluding this blog of my visit to...

Driving resourcefulness through innovation

Driving resourcefulness through innovation – what does this mean exactly? Allow me to illustrate some practical examples that have become apparent to me this...

The future is now. The utility of the future already exists.

The future is now. The utility of the future already exists. This is the message that I took home from the general opening session...

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