Smart Grid

News, insights and utility activities concerning developments and improvements to the smart grid, transmission lines, substations, transformers and distribution network. Furthermore, we highlight the digital technology, communication protocols, controls, automation and technology that allows for two-way communication between the utility and its customers, allowing for smart response and demand management. The electric grid category also includes the influence of consumer interaction with smart devices within smart homes and the associated impact on tariffs and supply, as well as any and all topics relating to the power delivery system and energy consumption.

smart metering

Smart metering to dominate South Asia’s $25.9 billion smart grid market

Smart metering will account for the majority of investment but grid automation and battery storage will also see significant development.

Neoenergia develops smart grid communications technology for Brazil

Brazilian energy distributor Neoenergia has developed the Multilink data concentrator for deployment in the smart grid.
grid stabilisation

Siemens Energy begins construction of UK grid stabilisation project

Work to construct one of the UK’s first grid stabilisation facilities has been started by Siemens Energy after selection by Welsh Power.
RGE Sul

Trilliant and Nolin further partnership delivering AMI connectivity to central Kentucky

Trilliant announced the expansion of a partnership with Nolin Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation (Nolin) for their Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) network.
online event

Breaking News: DISTRIBUTECH+ virtual community surpasses 1000 members

It's the same high-quality content, networking, and business-to-business matchmaking experience that the in-person annual events offer, but all online.
funding

Corporate funding in storage, smart grid and efficiency reaches $4.7bn in...

Mercom Capital Group has released a new report exploring corporate funding in battery storage, smart grid and energy efficiency during the first nine months of 2020.
community energy

Ed’s note: The community element of the energy transition

Electrification and sector coupling, energy market models and distributed RES will all support the success of energy communities.

Podcast episode #7: The EU Clean Energy Package and the smart...

In this episode, our guest experts from the OSGP Alliance share their insights on how to implement the EU Clean Energy Package in the smart grid.
utilities customer engagement

How can utilities drive customer engagement through empowerment?

Diehl Metering’s IZAR@HOME is an excellent example of how customer empowerment can drive customer engagement.
So Energy smart meters

UK’s So Energy selects Morrison Data Services for smart meter rollout

UK renewable energy supplier So Energy has selected Morrison Data Services (MDS) for the installation of smart meters.

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