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Trends in Belgium’s smart meter landscape

ABI Research predicts that the deployment of the new metering system by EU member states will have a positive impact on the worldwide installed...
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Stay or go: How will Brexit impact UK’s energy sector?

The referendum on 23 June will see British, Irish and Commonwealth citizens resident in the UK or Gibraltar determining whether to continue being a...
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Is smart grid tech empowering US consumers? Apparently so

Almost 70% of American consumers recently surveyed were interested in purchasing a smart energy appliance, primarily as a means to reduce their electricity bills. 'The...
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Connected home: How do smart meters fit in?

The future for energy management is bright, according to received industry wisdom, due to the guaranteed growth in smart meters and associated smart technology,...
Corning

A fibre gold mine: African utilities’ untapped resource

When asked about the scale of the market for commercialising utility fibre optics networks, Corrie Vermeulen, director of Africa Utilities Telecom Council (AUTC), uses...
Love Energy Savings

UK smart meter survey reveals surprising insights

The survey, which was conducted by UK high street bank NatWest, aimed to find out more about consumers’ thoughts on household energy bills, says...
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Caterpillar quietly sharpens its big data skills

The event was Caterpillar's launch of its 'plug n' play' microgrid at its proving ground outside Tuscon. The modular system offers power capacity between 10Kw...
Elexon

Smart energy talent: is US giving the right training?

In spite of excellent career opportunities opening up for smart energy talent, most undergraduates choose a traditional major, such as mathematics, electrical engineering or...
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Utilities at the heart of smart cities? There is hope.

But things have changed. Sticking with the slightly morbid theme (Note to self: why didn’t I write this for a Halloween release?), there’s been...

Energy trading UK: Where next for code governance?

Last month, the UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) published its long awaited summary of provisional decision on remedies, with the absolute decision to...

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