Smart Grid

The Smart Grid is created through overlaying IT and sensors to the existing grid, generation and transmission network to enable new ways of monitoring, working and real time management of the electric grid. Some of the technologies and solutions helping to achieve this intelligent grid include data analytics, real time sensors, big data and real time control systems.
Itron’s acquisition of Silver Spring Networks should strengthen its position as a leading smart grid and smart city technology provider.
A group led by Nokia Bell Labs and academics in Finland has established a collaboration project called WIVE (WIreless for VErticals).
Hacker group Dragonfly is building its power sector attack capability, according to a new report.
Tue 24 Oct 2017

Europe’s major electricity operators face the challenge of how to transition to next-generation technology to manage the complexity of growing energy demand, stri

An end to end security solution needs to secure the communications, operations and head end systems.
5G should enable the next wave of smart grid and energy efficiency along with other benefits within the energy sector.
Security flaws in widely used protective relays demonstrate the need for a rigorous cybersecurity approach in the design and use of grid devices.
Wed 08 Nov 2017

Is Europe closer to real-time, accurate monitoring of low voltage energy flows? What learnings can you take for your own energy distribution company from European Commission-funded projects?

A desire for change, understanding customer energy behaviour and watertight security - three pointers for a successful digital rollout.
Smart meter deployments bring new challenges around data management, validation and security.


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