Power to the people: reinventing the grid
Distributed renewables coupled with AI and machine learning offer a heady mix of possibilities for recasting the UK energy system into something that gives the customer ownership of costs and carbon, but practical problems remain. Stephen Cousins separates science fact from science fiction.
Tackling the thorny issue of EV battery waste
UK sustainable battery developer Aceleron joins forces with electric ATV expert Eco Charger to reuse 90% of its batteries and reduce e-waste.
US Clean Peak Standards create opportunity for storage and optimising software
A new rule coming into effect in Massachusetts in June will award credit for clean energy that captures peak demand.
IBM: Are we asking enough of AI?
The energy industry’s journey into the world of artificial intelligence is off the starting block, but other sectors are racing ahead as they recognise AI possibilities that go far beyond incremental efficiency improvements, says Laura Colvine, Energy, Environment and Utilities Industry Leader, IBM Europe.
ESMIG: Benefits of smart meters for consumers can be increased
The UK is leading Europe in smart meter installation progress in terms of implementing consumer tools, according to a study by the ASSET Project.
Trading the Future: How a virtual marketplace can facilitate the path to Net Zero
Nicolas Métivier, Platform Manager for the Cornwall Local Energy Market, explains how Centrica’s innovative trials can accelerate the energy transformation.
Verbund testing different AI technologies for both generation and retail use cases
Engerati speaks with the utility’s digital unit leader about hiring strategy, technology decision-making, and hydrogen and electromobility projects.
Smart Cities – AKA Connected Communities
What exactly makes a smart city? Andrew Palmer, Consulting Director at CGI UK, argues that 5G is not the measure of one. Instead, he believes it is the interconnectivity between citizens, devices and buildings, allied to infrastructure and ecosystems which support a coherent vision.
Transmission & Distribution
15 years later: US reviews energy transmission incentives
As US lawmakers debate the first major energy policy legislation since the Energy Act of 2005, leading expert Rob Gramlich of US consultancy Grid Strategies presents a webinar on advanced transmission technology incentives and how to optimise the grid.
Scaling up Demand-Side Flexibility through a new Network Code
While the European Union has clear decarbonisation targets and is committed to complying with the Paris Agreement, there is a lack of clarity on the framework needed to reach those goals. This is especially pertinent for Demand-Side Flexibility.
White paper: Get in shape for ISO 55000
Utility companies generate an enormous amount of data that could help them improve their performance
InnoEnergy TBB – Rolf Deen, Manager – Technical Vocational Schools, Alliander
EDP: Storage opens a world of new possibilities
In Focus Q&A: Technology expert Mário Simões discusses cutting edge research and sustainability challenges.
Transmission & Distribution
Dealing with distributed energy
Smarter Grid Solutions talks to Network Magazine about the current applications of ANM beyond flexible distributed generation connections.