Utility Energy Storage Market

Solid-state battery technology for sensors, electric vehicles and the smart grid

The solid-state batteries that are on the market today are thin-film batteries, which, on account of their limited capacity, can only be used for...
IoT network

Wireless sensor networks for IIoT

Adoption of wireless sensor network (WSN) technologies is driving growth for the industrial Internet of Things, according to a recently published report by global...
distribution automation

Shifting demands driving automation in the distribution grid

Distribution utilities of all types globally are facing a wide range of new challenges and opportunities brought on by greater customer expectations and enhanced...
UK Grid Resilience

EPB Chattanooga and ORNL test the role of sensors in grid...

With a fibre-optic network that provides Chattanooga residents and businesses with exceptional high-speed communications, the city’s Electric Power  Board (EPB) provides the US Department...
Energy system

Will the government give consumers the energy system

Small scale technologies are shaking up the existing energy paradigm, where the only consumer choice is to decide which big and distant power company...
Missouri

Nigeria’s power sector recovery programme

In 2001, the Federal Government of Nigeria launched a far-reaching set of power sector reforms which ultimately led to the unbundling and privatisation of...
fibre-optic

Unlocking the power of analytics with the right data in the...

In fact, by 2020, the number of internet-connected things is estimated to reach 50 billion. All this data has a lot of potential for...

How IoT is ‘disrupting’ Mid-Carolina Electric Cooperative’s business model

A quick Google search of the ‘Internet of Things’, or IoT, returns over 100 million hits. Not unlike the term ‘smart grid’, IoT means...
IoT communications technology

Philip Mezey: The desire to serve

The interviews will include leaders of some of the world’s biggest companies: examining their leadership style, and giving them a chance to share their...
smart meter

Meters are still the cash register

Looking back Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931) introduced the first electrical distribution systems for lighting using direct current. He believed that electricity should be sold just...

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