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.

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Italian giant employs drone tech. for plant inspection

Enel unveiled the use of drones to support the operation, maintenance and protection of its Torrevaldaliga Nord power plant in Civitavecchia, Rome. The utility partnered...
asia-pacific

Smart meters: Texas utility board eyes 1.5% reduction in energy use

The Kerrville Public Utility Board (KPUD) has plans to install an advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) system to modernise its electric meter billing processes. Tommy Nylec,...
UK ev charging

Enel X to enable EV charging in 227 Italian municipalities

Enel X has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Association of Orange Flag Municipalities to install electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in...
smart meter rollout

LP&L takes serious step on smart meter rollout

Lubbock Power & Light (LP&L) has announced its plan to install smart meters under efforts to modernise its energy infrastructure. LP&L, the third largest municipal...
distributed energy resources

How utilities can tackle congestion due to DER penetration

Utilities in North America need to better understand the behaviour of their customers and evolving needs if they are to mitigate the risks of...
V2G chargers

V2G chargers market to record 50% growth between 2018 and 2022

Energy market research firm Technavio forecasts the global vehicle to grid (V2G) chargers market to grow by over 50% between 2018 and 2022. Factors driving...
Chicopee City

Chicopee City to install 16,200 smart electric and water meters

Chicopee City Council in the US state of Massachusetts has voted to replace aging water meters with smart models. The city will replace 16,200 analog...
energy center

DEWA and 3M cooperate in R&D and disruptive innovation

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with research and development firm 3M to keep pace with the...
decarbonisation technologies

Xcel recognises MTS for energy efficiency efforts

MTS Systems Corporation has received Xcel Energy's Recognition of Excellence Award for its efforts to help the utility improve consumer energy efficiency. The energy management...
Pacific Power

Pacific Power turns AMI focus to Jackson county

US utility Pacific Power is set to start installation of smart meters in Jackson County. The utility will install 88,000 smart meters in Butte Falls,...

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