Iberdrola sets its sights on being a smart grid forerunner

Metering & Smart Energy International spoke with Miguel Sanchez Fornie, global director of smart grid and Alberto Sendin Escalona, head of telecommunications, from Spanish...
smart meters

Diehl Metering celebrates the 20th anniversary of its IZAR radio

“…. we think that, as a manufacturer, we can be an active player in the development of communication technology. This is why we have...

Beyond meter data to predictive intelligence

As the amount of data available to utilities via smart meters and other smart grid devices increases, the challenge is to turn this sea...
NB-IoT module

What will it take to make utilities hungry for grid-related analytics?

Digital transformation is at the top of company agendas across the globe, as even conservative estimates suggest that digital optimisation can boost profitability by...

Could smart meters eventually power themselves?

Dr Maximilian-Eckart Wernicke of Frost & Sullivan, Germany, explores the potential of energy harvesting to cut the operational and maintenance costs of smart meters...
IoT

Reinforcing the power grid in the IoT era

This report, covering some of the latest developments in smart grid and smart metering, looks at ‘disruptive’ energy models, energy harvesting; load switching for meter manufacturers...
Internet-of-Things

Internet of Things – Fear it or embrace it; avoiding it...

According to the recent World Economic Forum held in Davos, Switzerland, we stand on the brink of what is termed the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’,...
smart electric

Distribution transformer monitoring solution

Automation of distribution substations improves visibility of the low voltage (LV) network and helps a utility company to utilise the power network in an...

Market driven smart meter rollouts

The Australian metering market has been undergoing significant change since the first rollout of smart meters in Victoria started in 2007. Based on lessons...

Smart grid development in Spain

The Spanish technological platform of electrical grids FutuRed was created for the purpose of integrating all of the stakeholders involved in the electricity sector...

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