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.

digital solutions

Industrial and energy sectors to drive growth in digital solutions market

Primarily driven by operational excellence, organisations throughout industries are likely to adopt digital solutions.
AI applications

Extreme weather pushes power grids to the brink – Is AI...

Sean McEvoy, who leads the Energy AI business unit for California-based Veritone, explores how AI can be used to optimise grid resilience.

Global smart grid development through 2024

The global smart grid market is expected to reach $70 billion by 2024, according to a study released by Global Market Insights.
usaid indonesia

USAID awards $38.8 million contract to improve grid resilience in Indonesia

USAID has awarded Tetra Tech with a $38.8 million contract aimed at improving grid resilience in Indonesia.

Webinar 18 March: The Evolution of the Grid Edge

Join Smart Energy International in this live discussion where guest experts will address The issues of latency and real-time communication, the challenge of data and bandwidth, and the enablement of automation through the grid edge.

Europe’s DSOs ready to take on challenge of their new role...

Europe’s DSOs are considering advanced technologies, massive distributed energy resources and regulatory experimentations, the EC’s Joint Research Centre reports.
electricity meters

Smart meters account for two-thirds of electricity meters in North America

The penetration of smart electricity meters in North America reached 68% in 2020, according to a new study released by research firm Berg Insight.

Accenture and Microsoft to speed-up energy transition for UK utilities

Accenture has partnered with Microsoft to help the UK to accelerate its energy transition.
advanced metering

Brazil’s Amazonas Energia to advance metering infrastructure with Landis+Gyr

Brazilian energy distribution company Amazonas Energia has selected Landis+Gyr to implement an advanced metering infrastructure project in the state of Amazonas.

EIB funds rollout of smart meters in 300 Belgian cities and...

Fluvius is set to deploy smart meters in 300 cities and municipalities after securing funding from the European Investment Bank.

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