Smart Grid

News, insights and utility activities concerning developments and improvements to the electric grid, transmission lines, substations, transformers and distribution network. Furthermore, we highlight the digital technology, communication protocols, controls, automation and technology that allows for two-way communication between the utility and its customers, allowing for smart response and demand management. The category also includes the influence of consumer interaction with smart devices within smart homes and the associated impact on tariffs and supply, as well as any and all topics relating to the power delivery system and energy consumption.

grid management data

Webinar: transforming incident management processes using real-time data

Join Bill McEvoy, Industry Principal for Transmission and Distribution at OSIsoft, as he explains how utilities can leverage real-time data.
US VPP

PGE to trial 4MW residential virtual power plant

Portland General Electric Company (PGE) has announced a pilot program that will incentivise the installation and connection of 525 residential energy storage batteries to form a 4MW virtual power plant (VPP).
power grid

Securing the private-wireless connected power grid

The COVID crisis brought the world economy to a standstill. With near ubiquitous lockdown enforcement to stop the spread of the pandemic, remote operation and virtual collaboration has been absolutely critical to ensure some semblance of business continuity.
ENGIE Impact APAC energy transition

ENGIE Impact expands into Asia-Pacific market

ENGIE Impact has entered into the Asia Pacific market as part of efforts to accelerate the deployment of sustainable energy solutions worldwide.
DLMS

DLMS welcomes eight new promoter members to the board

At the first-ever virtual Annual Meeting of the DLMS User Association, held last week, the members approved changes that will set DLMS up for the future.
Energy theft

Energy Theft and Fraud Reduction

Power theft is the menace of electric utilities from rural cooperatives to large investor-owned and municipal providers. Utility companies have been plagued with non-technical losses almost since their inception.
digital transformation

E.ON selects Wipro for grid and digital transformation

E.ON has selected Wipro as a partner in its grid modernisation and digital transformation initiatives.
smart electric meters

Shipments of smart electric meters in Europe to hit record level...

The annual shipments of smart electric meters in Europe will reach a record level in 2021, according to a new report issued by Berg Insight
Data efficiency

Aggreko announces collaboration with Microsoft to drive data efficiency

Mobile power solutions provider Aggreko, has implemented Microsoft's Azure Synapse Analytics to support its efforts to drive data efficiency across the business.
comed

Nexans wins contract for Chicago’s Resilient Electric Grid project

AMSC has selected Nexans as its partner in a project aimed to help US utility ComEd to improve the resilience of its grid network against extreme weather.

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