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...
Artificial Intelligence

Does artificial intelligence have the potential to eliminate the risk of...

In a time where self-driving cars exist and technologies such as digital twins and machine-learning platforms are being developed to make our power systems...
RAD

PG&E leverages machine-learning and data science for asset management and DER...

Utilities house enormous datasets that defy traditional analysis, for which machine-learning could be of great benefit. When machine-learning is applied to IoT data, utility...
EV market, energy transition

Reforming the German energy sector

The new Digitisation of the Energy Turnaround Act (Gesetz zur Digitalisierung der Energiewende) was published into German Federal Law on 2 September 2016. The...

Utilities at the heart of smart cities?

And there’s a real opportunity to do that in smart cities which are are full of businesses, initiatives, programmes… whatever… with high energy needs. Until...

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