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Just 29% of US millennials able to pay electricity bill says TransUnion

US consumers are struggling to pay their monthly utility bills, according to research from TransUnion.
utilities decarbonisation

Major US utilities, EPRI announce massive decarbonisation drive

The Electric Power Research Institute, Gas Technology Institute and several of the US' largest utilities have announced a five-year initiative to accelerate demonstration.
Utility AI

New UK energy supplier using AI, digital workforce to disrupt industry

New UK energy supplier Rebel Energy says it will leverage artificial intelligence, automation, and a digital workforce to reinvent what it means to be an energy supplier.
TVA Trump

TVA reverses decision to lay off IT workers on US President Trump’s orders

The Tennessee Valley Authority is immediately rescinding a decision to lay off Information Technology (IT) workers as part of a restructuring process announced earlier this year, on the heels of President Donald J. Trump’s executive order to hire American workers.
Grid management

US’ NREL launches ‘industry-shifting’ DER management software

A new solution by the US' National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), called OptGrid "has industry-shifting potential to help manage today’s increasingly distributed energy infrastructure" according to the agency.
smart energy strandards

SEPA adds DER, smart energy and data exchange standards to catalogue

The US' Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) has announced updates to the SEPA Catalog of Standards (CoS), to include, for the first time, standards governing distributed energy resources (DER), Smart Energy, and data exchange.
Utility energy transition, career

Tools to help utilities adapt their business model to the energy transition

As more countries work toward transitioning to a cleaner and more flexible grid, there is an increasingly urgent need for a clear set of utility business model tools and regulatory pathways to the transition to sustainability.
UK electricity

UK’s Ofgem lays out plan to ‘rewire Britain’ with support for utilities

Ofgem has set out its proposals to rewire Britain at a local level to deliver a "greener and fairer energy system for British consumers" which extends to commercial and residential prosumers, and the electrification of the British transportation network, but with support for the sector most impacted by the plan - local utilities.
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Turku Energia to modernise ERP system using CGI’s cloud services

CGI and Turku Energia, a leading power supplier in south western Finland, have announced that CGI will help the energy company modernise its enterprise resource planning (ERP) system using CGI’s cloud and systems integration services....
retail energy market

Energy Retail Platforms: a blueprint for staying relevant in a rapidly evolving energy market

For traditional energy retail companies to sustain their future and become resilient to platform providers, they need to adopt new business models and harness the benefits of platforms to create agility and economy of scale.