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.

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,...
dewa

Greenbird named a Gartner Cool Vendor in Application Architecture, Infrastructure and...

Greenbird, a Norwegian software company delivering Metercloud to accelerate the energy revolution, has been named a Gartner “Cool Vendor” in Application Architecture, Infrastructure and Integration. Greenbird...
LO3 Energy

Global utility spending on blockchain technologies to reach $3.7bn

Navigant Research forecasts the total utility spending on blockchain based platforms to reach $3.7 billion by 2026. According to the research firm, millions of dollars...
advanced meter

Landis+Gyr and Pacific Equity Partners acquire Acumen

Landis+Gyr has reached an agreement with private equity firm Pacific Equity Partners to acquire an Australian company managing smart meters. Landis+Gyr and Pacific Equity Partners...
communications

City of Stillwater upgrades comms. network under smart meter initiative

The city of Stillwater in northeast Oklahoma announced a $637,103 project to upgrade its wireless mesh network. The Stillwater Utility Authority has approved a plan to...
siemens Cybersecurity

EDSO and ENCS extend collaboration on cybersecurity

The European Network for Cyber Security (ENCS) and EDSO have extended their partnership to enhance cybersecurity frameworks in Europe. The extended partnership opens a large...
Jamaica Public Service Company

Itron helps Jamaica Public Service Company connect entire smart infrastructure

The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) extended its partnership with Itron to fully implement a smart grid rollout project. The utility will expand Itron’s Gen...
trends

Water quality not as high as US utilities report, new study...

Thirty per cent of residential water consumers in the US have water quality issues, according to a study conducted by J.D Power. The research firm's...
Network Waitaki Limited

New Zealand utility partners with Itron to monitor low-voltage system

Itron has been selected by New Zealand utility Network Waitaki Limited to help the energy provider improve management and operation of its grid network. Network...
distribution automation

MLGW automates workforce management with Clevest

US utility Memphis Light, Gas and Water (MLGW) provider of gas, electric and water services to 426,000 consumers, has selected Clevest to automate its...

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