Apr 13, 2019
Whilst lithium batteries are driving progress in everything from electric vehicles, to mobile phones, grid-storage and umpteen other technologies, but they have a major shortfall. They’ve been known to spontaneously combust under not-so-extraordinary conditions, and when they burn, they burn or a while.
Energy & Grid Management
Jul 18, 2018
PG&E, an energy provider to approximately 16 million people in the US state of California, is building a network of weather stations to advance...
Policy & Regulation
Jun 29, 2018
California's investor-owned utilities (IoUs) face liability for damage caused by the state's 2017 wildfires that could bankrupt them. California experienced 394 wildfires at the end...
Dec 19, 2014
In Canada, Saskatchewan electric utility SaskPower faces further embarrassment as it confirmed that a 10th smart meter installed as part of a province-wide rollout had...
Dec 9, 2014
In Canada, city officials of the small town of Medicine Hat have confirmed that the results of an investigation into smart meter failures has...
Dec 3, 2014
In Canada, opposition political party NDP is attempting to make political gains by declaring electric utility SaskPower's recall deal with Sensus "horrible". The NDP said...
Nov 18, 2014
In the US, local media in Nevada are drawing parallels between the Sensus smart electricity meter fires in Regina in Saskatchewan, Canada, and Reno. An...
Nov 10, 2014
Canadian media has reported a ninth smart meter failure in electric utility SaskPower's service area, which happened late last week. After losing power, homeowner Joan Reimer...
Oct 30, 2014
Investigators in Canada have pointed to "shortcomings" in the design of Sensus Generation 3.3 Meters as the cause of eight smart meter units catching...