Data & Analytics

News and in-depth analysis of the industry, including current energy trends, energy market drivers, restraints, and growth opportunities across the energy value chain. Details in this category focus on the increasing adoption of smart utilities and smart grids by energy companies and the need for Big Data solutions. Insights elaborate on how the information gathered from these can be used for gaining useful information insights and customer behaviour, helps energy enterprises to deploy condition-based maintenance programmes and improves forecasting and scheduling of assets.

blockchain

Applying blockchain technology to electric power systems

A blockchain is a way to record and verify transactions without requiring a central entity to maintain or validate the ledger. Its most popular...
ev batteries

Deal with national park accelerates rollout of EV network

Enel X has signed an agreement with Cilento, Vallo di Diano and Alburni National Park to install an electric vehicle charging network in municipalities...

ADDRA smart water metering system from ADD GRUP

At the European Utility Week 2018 exhibition in Vienna, ADD GRUP will present a modern water metering system based on ADDRA technology for the...
npower

Ofgem intends to confirm npower provisional order

UK energy regulator Ofgem has published a notice of its intention to confirm a provisional order on npower requiring it to fully co-operate in...
cybersecurity threats

Cybersecurity: Time to take off the white hat and put on...

According to a recent report by Kaspersky Labs, 91% of public-facing ICS components are remotely exploitable. The estimated cost of a cyber-attack on the...
energy reports

Google expands voice-enabled energy services with Xcel inclusion

US utility Excel Energy is working with Google to deliver tools customers can use to improve their energy efficiency and reduce bills. Xcel Energy is...
enedis

Meet Linky: France’s smart meter, which talks to consumers through utility...

With over 10 million ‘Linky’ smart meters installed, currently at 8 million installs per year, France grid operator Enedis has hit full speed to...
digital

DoE tasks EPRI with $6 million contract for next-generation utility workers

The US Department of Energy has awarded the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) with a contract to train the next-generation of electric utility workers. The $6...
utilities microgrids

New report issued on utility aggregation of distributed resources

Navigant Research has issued a new report to help utilities enhance residential aggregation of distributed resources. The study helps energy providers to develop new customer...
smart grid

SP launches world’s first smart grid index for utilities

SP Group has launched the world’s first smart grid index to help utilities measure and advance in key dimensions of grid development. The Singapore...

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