Data & Analytics

News and in-depth analysis of the data & analytics side of the energy sector. This includes current energy trends, energy market drivers and growth opportunities across the energy value chain. Articles focus on the increased adoption of smart utilities and smart grids by energy companies and the need for big data solutions. We focus on how you can use data gathered from smart devices to analyse customer behaviour and how smart devices help energy enterprises to deploy condition-based maintenance programmes. Lastly, we also write about the improvement of forecasting and scheduling of assets.

british gas

British Gas joins Western Power Distribution’s V2G pilot

As part of efforts to accelerate its smart home energy plans, UK utility British Gas has joined a vehicle to grid customer trial.

New NIST smart grid framework released

The US National Institute of Standards and Technology has released an updated Framework and Roadmap for Smart Grid Interoperability Standards.

PG&E to install AI-enabled storage optimisation platform

Pacific Gas & Electric is to deploy Fluence’s AI trading platform for optimisation and market bidding services for its 182.5MW/730MWh Moss Landing battery system.

Boost for Central America’s clean energy transition

The International Energy Agency (IEA) and Central American Integration System (SICA) have signed an MoU to promote clean energy transitions in Central America.
grid communications

Swiss utility optimises grid communications with Hitachi ABB technology

Switzerland-based grid operator CKW has selected Hitachi ABB Power Grids to enhance its grid communications network.
Itron Utility Week

Itron to host first Itron Utility Week for smart city and...

Itron has announced that it will host its flagship event, Itron Utility Week (IUW), virtually for smart city and utility leaders in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) on March 16 and 17, 2021.

Webinar recording: Asset Management for System Operators: The growing challenges and...

Join this live panel debate, which will further explore the value of advanced analytics in managing power infrastructures from different perspectives.
cloud

Accenture acquires Infinity Works to expand cloud and engineering services in...

Accenture has acquired cloud and digital transformation consultancy Infinity Works to expand its cloud and engineering services in the UK.
wi-sun

Wi-SUN Alliance records 20% increase in members as demand for IoT...

Wi-SUN Alliance saw a strong growth in its membership of vendors, service providers, utilities, municipalities and local authorities.
virtual power plant

Singapore’s first virtual power plant to use Hitachi ABB storage system

Technology firm Hitachi ABB Power Grids has been selected to provide its energy storage solution for Singapore's first virtual power plant.

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