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.

enel smart grid

Enel selects Cisco as global technology partner

Enel and Cisco have extended their cooperation in the development of innovative digital solutions and services.
cybersecurity threats

Increasing investments in cybersecurity generate ROI of 179%

Increasing investments in cybersecurity can generate a significant return on investment (ROI) of 179%, according to a new study released by ESI Thoughtlab.
Consumer energy transition

What if consumers drove the energy transition?

If there is one thing that we can all agree on, it’s that the consumer is now an integral part of the energy transition, writes Kelvin Ross.
machine learning

7 ground-breaking machine learning applications for utilities

Digital Transformation is an ongoing process for utilities today. However, to be successful they must focus on technologies that deliver the services customers want. Machine Learning offers enormous potential for utilities to discover more about their customers and for solving the common issues utilities face every day.
Saudi smart meters

Piedmont Electric upgrades metering and grid management with Landis+Gyr

Piedmont Electric has selected Landis+Gyr to upgrade its advanced metering and grid management infrastructure and technologies.
Geospatial Data

UK’s new Geospatial Data Strategy to support innovation

The UK Geospatial Data Strategy sets out key steps that will help to unlock the power of location data across land and sea.
smets 2

The UK pilots new SMETS 2 smart meter for business consumers

In the UK, Drax is partnering with theDCC, smart meter manufacturer EDMI and software firm UtiliGroup to pilot a new polyphaser SMETS 2 smart meter.
Convergence

What if more convergence could accelerate the energy transition?

Convergence of companies, policy, financing and sectors should breed collaboration and that in turn could create the business models needed for a 21st century energy sector.
IoT in energy

Role of the IoT and AI in the digital transformation of...

Water utilities that traditionally enjoyed a monopoly in many regions with a captive customer base are compelled to evolve due to several factors, including regulatory policy changes, impacts of climate change, and increasing consumer expectations.v

Telemetry’s pivotal role in the energy transition

Matthew Hawkridge looks at why the latest remote telemetry unit systems take energy companies closer to the utopia of smart grids.

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