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.

grid reliability

Japan intensifies VPP pilots to address demand and supply fluctuations

A group of companies have launched a pilot, which aims to test how distributed energy resources can be used to ensure the reliabilty of...
nova scotia power

Benton Utility District reports smart meter benefits

In the US state of Washington, the Benton Public Utility District has reported that its AMI system has improved outage response times and the...
big data

US Utility District optimises data management for three divisions

In the US state of Washington, the Grant County Public Utility District has selected Accruent to improve management of engineering data. The rural utility, service...
abb

Siemens helps Finnish utility decentralise operations for industrial customers

Finland based Lempaaian Energia has selected Siemens to develop a smart grid in the municipality of Lempäälä, near Tampere. Toni Laakso, CEO of Lempäälän Energia...
Ofgem

UK regulator proposes automatic compensation for delays in consumer switching

UK energy regulator Ofgem has proposed to introduce a rule which will allow consumers to be paid in the event an error or delay...
rewards programmes

New study explores consumer perception of non-cash rewards programmes

More than 50% of US broadband households with mobile service find non-cash rewards programmes appealing, according to a study conducted by research firm Parks...
smart city programmes

380m smart home services linked to grid control by 2022, report

ABI Research has issued a study examining the integration of smart home devices and services into smart city programmes. Smart city and smart home service...
ukpn

New study finds China open to competition and increased DER participation

A new study conducted by Navigant Research shows that China is open to electricity market competition and is pushing for an increase in distributed...
M2M

On demand | The changing M2M landscape

Free webinar | Thursday, 14 June 2018 | 15h00CET This in-depth webinar explored the constantly changing landscape of M2M technology within the power utility space. Strategic...
IoT devices

Utility IoT adoption to increase +20% by 2025

ResearchnReports forecasts the Internet of Things in Utilities market to grow by +20% by 2025. The market is expected to be driven by new regulation...

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