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.

utility demand response

FirstEnergy subsidiaries ready to meet summer peak

FirstEnergy Utilities says its utility subsidiaries are ready to meet the anticipated increase in consumer energy demand due to heat waves this summer. Samuel Belcher,...
compressed hydrogen

Germany completes storage system for €42 million frequency-modulation market

China based battery manufacturer Narada has been selected by smart energy technology solutions firm, Upside Germany, to develop an energy storage station with 50MW+...
boston

Avangrid announces $2.5 billion grid resilience plan

US utility, Avangrid Networks, service provider to 3.2 million customers, is developing a comprehensive and robust resiliency plan to reduce the impact of storms...
gas

Itron and New Cosmos collaborate to improve gas safety

Itron and New Cosmos Electric Company, a supplier of gas detection equipment, announced they will improve gas safety for utilities with methane detectors from...
UK net zero

UK Power Networks to develop London’s first virtual power plant

UK Power Networks will create a virtual power station in London to ensure grid reliability. The utility is partnering with Powervault to implement the initiative. The...
Barbados Advanced metering

Allentown selects partner for smart meter pilot

In the US state of New Jersey, the Allentown Borough Council has selected Neptune Technology to deploy a smart water meter pilot. Neptune will supply...
balancing mechanism and demand response

IPKeys streamlines demand response process for Con Edison

IPKeys announced that it has successfully streamlined the process for its NYC demand responses (DR) clients to access millions of dollars for clean back-up generator...
energy blockchain

Japanese utility adopts peer-to-peer energy trading platform

Japanese electric utility, Take Energy Corporation, has partnered with Electrify to deploy a peer-to-peer energy trading platform in Kyushu. The blockchain platform will allow consumers...
bioelectricity

Mobile technology key to tackling climate change

Report: Mobile will be one of the key technologies to tackle climate change and help develop smart solutions to ensure responsible economic growth across Latin America
cyber hygiene

For too long, we have been in the business of ‘no’

“Cybersecurity is not given the level of importance within utilities as it should be, because it slows things down and gets in the way of progress and innovation.

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