2018- issue 5

Smart Energy International Issue 5 2018

We examine the development of cybersecurity law in Europe and the UK, as well as some of the amazing organisations behind a multitude of cybersecurity initiatives, such as the North American Electricity Reliability Corporation and their biennial cyber exercise GridEx.
nb power

Meeting the challenge of growing energy demand

With utilities of today facing the challenge of meeting growing energy demand, investing in smart technologies, innovative demand-side management and expanding distributed resources have...

Is blockchain all it’s cracked up to be

Smart Energy International spoke with Jo-Jo Hubbard, chief operating officer and co-founder of Electron, a start-up which utilises decentralised technology to advance the shared...

The anatomy of ICS Cybersecurity

Timely implementation of security in power plant industrial control systems at the construction stage is vital, writes Jonni Talsi. While cybersecurity is creeping into our...

Harnessing IT/OT convergence for operational success

The importance of IT/OT convergence is not solely about the technologies themselves. Businesses also need to ensure that the departments and processes are as...
smart grid

Free Electrons

It’s broadly acknowledged that the digitalisation of the modern electricity grid has brought about the most exciting and far-reaching innovations the industry has ever...

Saft – Energising the world for 100 years

In June 2018 Saft celebrated its membership of the exclusive group of technology companies to prosper in business for over a century. The global high-tech...
grid communications

Data concetrators and telecom gateways enable digital grids

Powerline communications (PLC) are widely adopted in many smart meter rollouts where medium voltage and low voltage transformers in secondary substations feed a large...

Smart gas: The French Connection

France is experiencing a period of significant growth in the biogas/biomethane market, especially after the government reaffirmed its goals to achieve carbon neutrality. The ambition...
Head-End Software

2018 in energy cybersecurity

In an exclusive article, Anjos Nijk, managing director of the European Network for Cyber Security, provides a review of the cybersecurity wins and losses...
energy 4.0

Data-driven iPaaS

Adaptation to disruption needs to happen at a faster pace, says Thorsten Heller, CEO of Greenbird Whether you call it the ‘Internet of Energy’...

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