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News, insights and analysis concerning energy innovation, smart grid technology and strategies employed by utilities and the sector at large to promote the advancement of the energy sector. Topics include digitalisation, sustainability initiatives, energy efficiency plans, managing disruption through strategic partnerships, IT/OT integration etc.


Swansea receives £36 million for clean energy tech breakthrough

More than £36 million will be provided to Swansea to support cutting-edge building materials which generate electricity
energy efficiency standards

N. America considers blockchain standard for gas industry

The North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB) will hold its first meeting to consider potential standards development to support the use of blockchain technology...
vehicle technologies

New York injects $5 million into Charge Ready initiative

The New York State government has announced a $5 million investment to accelerate rollout of electric vehicle charging infrastructure. The funding will be issued by...
DP&L and Vectren

African environment ministers call for action through innovative solutions

In a declaration issued at the closing of AMCEN, African governments agreed to enhance innovative environmental solutions and capacity building of human capital to achieve sustainable development in Africa.
battery storage pilot

The US aims for 100 hours of discharge time for storage...

The US Department of Energy has announced ten projects will receive funding to develop energy storage systems able to provide electricity to the grid...

V2G to provide utilities $2 billion by 2025

Vehicle to Grid (V2G) technology could generate additional revenue of up to $2 billion for global utilities by 2025, according to a new study...

Smart factory one of the top 10 % most energy-efficient

Salonit Anhovo is the biggest cement production factory in Slovenia. Founded more than 90 years ago, it has been an innovation driver for the...
puerto rico

UK utility signs deal to optimise DER integration and control

UK utility Western Power Distribution has signed a deal with Smarter Grid Solutions to digitise its grid network. The utility will deploy the solution provider's...
strategic plan

Eversource Energy commits to consistent sustainability reporting

US utility Eversource Energy announced that it is a member of the Edison Electric Institute to promote consistency in reporting utilities progress on environmental,...
demand response capacity

Ameren illinois finds demand response capacity provider

The Illinois Power Agency has selected Voltus to supply Ameren Illinois with demand response capacity. Voltus will help Ameren Illinois to achieve 653MW of demand...

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