Energy & Grid Management
While the challenges of ensuring adequate flexibility in an ever more complex electricity grid are increasing, frameworks are evolving and stakeholders are responding positively to this, believes industry analyst Guidehouse Insights.
Will collaboration between automakers and energy companies help accelerate the installation of electric vehicles (EV) charging infrastructure?
Worley's Michelle Isenhouer Hanlin looks at the role played distributed energy resources during the Texas power grid failure in providing power.
Oliver Iltisberger, president of ABB’s smart buildings division, explains the role of smart buildings in development of smart cities.
A number of factors such as the lack of adequate planning and the inability by energy providers in choosing the right technology and partners lead utilities in unsuccessful grid modernisation programmes.
Features and Analysis
Chris Beaufait, the CEO of Sharper Shape explores how utilities can improve power line inspection to address the growing threat of wildfires on grid infrastructure and operations and on the environment.
Although the evolution of energy storage applications varies in different areas of the world depending on the challenges, decarbonisation, decentralisation, democratisation, digitisation and connectivity are key factors driving an increase in energy storage adoption.
In line with the need for a cloud-based solution managing all energy and water data, SAP concluded to build a new generation of energy data management: SAP Cloud for Energy.
Customer Services & Management
The key findings in the J.D. Power 2020 Sustainability Index—Climate which measures customer awareness and engagement with clean energy initiatives in the electric utility sector.