Smart Grid

News, insights and utility activities concerning developments and improvements to the smart 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 electric grid 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.

Podcast episode #7: The EU Clean Energy Package and the smart...

In this episode, our guest experts from the OSGP Alliance share their insights on how to implement the EU Clean Energy Package in the smart grid.
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How can utilities drive customer engagement through empowerment?

Diehl Metering’s IZAR@HOME is an excellent example of how customer empowerment can drive customer engagement.
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UK’s So Energy selects Morrison Data Services for smart meter rollout

UK renewable energy supplier So Energy has selected Morrison Data Services (MDS) for the installation of smart meters.
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Hungarian utility to use EIB aid for smart meter rollout

The EIB is providing MVM Hungarian Electricity Ltd. with a €120m loan to modernise and expand its grid network in south-eastern Hungary.
WEO-2020, The clean energy report from IEA gives new insights in the different clean energy sources for the world.

COVID-19 and the World Energy Outlook 2020

The IEA has launched the World Energy Outlook 2020 which focuses on the next decade and exploring different pathways out of the crisis.
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Western Power advances metering capabilities with Hansen Technologies

Western Power has selected Hansen Technologies to improve the management and operations of its advanced metering infrastructure.
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Croatian distribution operator launches $27.5 million smart grid pilot

Croatian distribution operator HEP-Operator distribucijskog sustava (HEP ODS) has kicked off an HRK177 million (€23.3 million) smart grid pilot.

When do you buy a burglar alarm for the smart energy...

When do you buy a burglar alarm? For some of us, including me, it was after I was burgled.

Hydro-Québec to lead development of smart grid co-simulation platforms

Smart grid modelling is set to benefit from a new Canadian R&D partnership established by Hydro Quebec’s research centre.
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Real-time predictive AI for smart grids

AI tech provider Veritone introduces a suite of energy management solutions for the utility sector.

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