grid

English community trials VPP to reduce demand on grid

According to Reuters, villagers in Oxspring, 12 miles (19 km) north of Sheffield, could see their electricity bills slashed by as much as 50%. “Without...
smart electric

National Grid to deploy 10,000 dual fuel smart meters

Under the utility’s smart metering programme, WWU has been contracted to install some 10,000 dual fuel smart meters. The smart meters are being installed for...
rewards programmes

Philadelphia secures utility assistance in energy sustainability

AEP Ohio will help New Philadelphia to design and deploy its sustainability projects following the city’s success in reaching its energy efficiency targets, set...
IoT

Minol-ZENNER and Gemtek invest $7m in Swiss IoT startup

The two companies aim to create unified transmission standards and full-coverage networks to support efficient and economical remote meter reading and other services. According to...
ENERGY

UK’s Theresa May to announce energy infrastructure investments

May is looking to ultimately, develop new technologies across the country and make it easier for companies to do business in the UK. Central to...
peak demand periods

US utility extends DR contract

Under the extended demand response contract, Entergy Arkansas will continue to use Comverge’s technology and services in its programme, Summer Advantage. The signed demand response...
Smart Meter Data Management

Gartner names Siemens leader in MDM three years in a row

In a press statement, the provider of smart meter data management solutions announced that it was positioned highest in Gartner’s 2016 Magic Quadrant for...
TennetT

DERs drives up demand for substation automation tech

According to Frost and Sullivan’s Energy and Environment team, distributed energy resource management and software vendors will disrupt market with best-in-class solutions. The firm adds...
asia

Asia Pacific touted to become global leader in clean energy

"We expect 2017 to be a transition year for long term changes, globally. With the rising protectionism across the world, issue of energy security...
Frequency control; Itron

Florida utility opens new energy distribution command centre

The utility’s new energy distribution control centre is designed to improve FPL’s communication efficiency with consumers and field crews during emergency restoration periods. FPL established...

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