2020 – Issue 5

Out now: Smart Energy International Issue 5 2020

Read the latest industry insights, features, analysis and more from the energy sector in Smart Energy International issue 5 2020.
What if innovation accelerated the energy transition?

What if we accelerated energy innovation?

Insiders from the energy sector outline the next steps to unlock further energy innovation in Europe and beyond.
A cost-effective technology solution for energy poor households

A cost-effective technology solution for energy poor households

Is there a technology solution which may address some of the challenges around cost-to-serve in metering - Conlog may have the answer.
A just energy transition vs rising inequality

A just energy transition vs rising inequality

At the heart of the European Green Deal is the goal of a carbon free Europe by 2050. Yet, achieving this lofty goal is not going to be without some pain and effort over the course of the next three decades.
covid brexit

Will COVID-19 and Brexit derail UK’s net zero journey?

What role will decarbonisation and sustainable development play in helping the UK amid COVID-19 and Brexit? Daniel Atzori explains.
Data and interoperability: Preparing the future of our grids

Data and interoperability: Preparing the future of our grids

Flemish utility Fluvius has learned some ‘hard lessons’ about smart metering and interoperability. Claire Volkwyn explores.
The energy data journey with Greenbird

The energy data journey

As the use of smart meters, sensors, remote data readers and IoT devices has grown, so too has the amount of data that utilities and authorised market participants now have access to.

It’s all about flexibility

This article delves into the IRENA report, The Innovation Landscape for a Renewables Powered Future, which provides a holistic roadmap and systemic approach to innovation.
Tadiran battery

Tadiran HLC: Long life battery power-boost

Currently, the Tadiran HLC combined with an LTC battery is the only smart metering solution with a working life of 20+ years.
hydro storage

Hydro in a box

‘Hydro in a box’ is how Javier Cavada, president of energy storage company Highview Power, describes the company’s technology.
COP26 preparations for the policy conference

COP26: The race to zero

The Paris Agreement signed five years ago, set commitments by world leaders to tackle climate change. The UK will host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) to discuss the progress.

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