Energy & Grid Management

News and analysis concerning the demand of energy & grid management supply on the electricity grid. Grid modernisation and smart grid upgrades, as well as distributed energy resources and storage form part of this category. Trends in own generation, net metering, influence of prosumers and energy management tools at the grid edge also influence grid management. Furthermore, strategies to boost grid resilience, for example in the case of a typhoon or cyber attack, strategies to ensure the security of supply, energy efficiency measure, smart buildings and load balancing fall within the energy and grid management category.

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Direct Energy accelerates AI use for advanced customised efficiency services

US energy retailer Direct Energy is expanding services to its residential customers via a deepened partnership with Innowatts.
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Industry reacts to UK green revolution plan

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson yesterday unveiled his long-awaited ten-point action plan intended to kick-start a green industrial revolution in the UK.

Night-time lighting as a new source of data

Night-time lighting is being promoted as a new data source for energy and other applications in NASA’s Black Marble initiative.
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Overall business customer satisfaction with US electric utilities climbs

The study has found an increase in overall business customer satisfaction with electric utilities, aided by record high reliability scores.

Joint venture for virtual power plant delivery in Japan

Toshiba and Next Kraftwerke are establishing a joint venture to provide virtual power plant technology to renewable energy asset owners and aggregators.

Integrated smart energy lab launched in northeast England

The Integrated Smart Energy Lab (ISE Lab) combines smart energy research and testing capabilities across northeastern England.
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Siemens Energy to develop Afghanistan as central Asia’s energy hub

Siemens Energy has signed a multi-phase agreement with Afghanistan to establish the country as an energy hub in central Asia.

Understanding lower-income consumers

The Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative (SECC) today released a new report that sheds light on lower-income consumers’ behaviours, attitudes and values as they relate...
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Ed’s note: AI – magic or mayhem?

AI is not the panacea to all, nor will it render us ruled by machines or part of the Matrix. The reality lies somewhere in between.

Grid Operations – NES smart grid application

Grid Operations provides management, analysis and control for millions of NES smart grid devices and allows the utility to run the smart...

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