Energy & Grid Management

News and analysis concerning the management of energy demand and 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 security of supply, energy efficiency measure, smart buildings and load balancing fall within the energy and grid management  category.

energy trading

Swytch to pilot first blockchain platform with German consumers

Decentralised energy retailer Energy2market GmbH (e2m) has partnered with blockchain-based clean energy incentive Swytch to pilot an integrated clean energy and blockchain technology initiative...
DP&L and Vectren

42 Technology develops breakthrough monitoring system for UK’s smart power grid

The new substation monitoring system can be fully installed and operating within minutes rather than the two hours or more needed for current monitoring...
battery storage

Enel begins operations at stand-alone battery energy storage system, UK

Enel has started operations at the Tynemouth stand-alone battery energy storage system (BESS) located in the metropolitan borough of North Tyneside, near Newcastle, in...
Capgemini

Digital transformation spending to reach $1.1 trillion in 2018

Worldwide spending on digital transformation of business practices, products and organisations will increase by 16.8% by the end of 2018 from 2017 levels, according...
asset

Innowatts marks 15 million smart meter milestone

Innowatts announced today that its machine learning and AI-enabled energy analytics platform is now drawing customer usage data from more than 15 million smart...
price cap

New Missouri law targets energy sector reforms

A new bill passed in the US state of Missouri is expected to help utilities improve customer services, provide affordable electricity and accelerate grid...
Film festival

Roads need more electricity: They will make it themselves

That toll gate, street light and traffic monitoring system all need electricity. Later, roads that deice and charge vehicles at speed will need huge...
grid resilience

Survey: US Utilities lack expertise to implement grid modernisation strategies

Results from the 2018 BRIDGE Index Utility Industry grid modernisation Survey have been released and indicate a dramatic increase in organisations developing grid modernisation plans, 73%...
uk coal record

Viennese vision: How Austrian electricity can lead the way towards a...

When it comes to decarbonising power, Austria is leading the way. But Herbert Lechner, deputy managing director at the Austrian Energy Agency and a...
con edison

Outages per storm decrease by 10% for ComEd customers

The annual reliability report issued by US utility ComEd recently to the Illinois Commerce Commission shows consumers have experienced a 10% decrease in outages...

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