Pacific Northwest Smart grid demonstration - review of technology

Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration – the results

In the US, a report analysing the technology used for the Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration project has concluded a need for greater interoperability. The...
DECC consultant on Smart Energy Code

Smart Energy Code – UK proposes way to test end-to-end smart...

Earlier this month, the UK's Department of Energy and Climate Change released a consultation document called the New Smart Energy Code Content and Related...
Reports compares cost of combustion turbines versus energy storage

Energy storage: How do costs compare with combustion turbines?

Lower cost solar PV and its rising penetration in all market segments will have a profoundly disruptive effect on utility operations and the utility...
smart meters rollout

UK smart meters rollout: Smart Energy GB paper identifies challenges

In the first quarter of 2015, Smart Energy GB, the UK independent body set up to promote consumer engagement with smart electricity and gas meters, published...
Pennsylvania

Report: Illinois shows smart grid consumer education begins at school

In the US, the Illinois Science and Energy Innovation Foundation (ISEIF), an independent smart grid consumer education fund, has released a review of its programme...
France's smart grid project Sogrid

How to develop a strategy for smart grid deployment – IEA...

The International Energy Agency's How2Guide for Smart Grids in Distribution Networks (Distribution SG H2G) seeks to provide decision makers with tools and steps for developing...
Australia Power of Choice smart meters

Australia drafts consumer-driven approach to smart meter adoption

The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Energy Council released a draft determination in March 2015 to address "the exclusivity arrangements which limit who can...
Smart grid technology predictions until 2018

Grid Architecture: US Department of Energy report gives future view

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has sponsored a new report - Grid Architecture - to provide future views of portions of grid architecture that address important...
President Obama's Quadrennial Energy Review

US Quadrennial Energy Review: a framework for grid modernization

In June 2013, President Barack Obama initiated a quadrennial cycle of energy reviews to provide a multi-year roadmap for US energy policy as part...
Australia smart grid deliver US$21m

Energy white paper: Australia’s framework includes smart meters

The Australian Government has released a new Energy White Paper in a bid to position Australia's energy market as internationally competitive and improve energy security. The objective of the...

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