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ENA to publish DSO implementation plan summer 2020

Transmission & Distribution

ENA to publish DSO implementation plan summer 2020

The Energy Networks Association (ENA) has launched an eight week consultation on the draft 2020 Work Plan for the Open Networks Project, the cross-sector collaboration that is laying the groundwork for the network operators' transition to become Distribution System Operators (DSO).

Vattenfall selects Camlin’s TOTUS advanced transformer monitoring solution

Smart Infrastructure

Vattenfall selects Camlin’s TOTUS advanced transformer monitoring solution

Vattenfall has selected Camlin to help manage its critical high voltage transformer assets and extend their working life.

Virtual power plants spring to action in Europe, Japan and Australia

Smart Infrastructure

Virtual power plants spring to action in Europe, Japan and Australia

VPPs are primed to take advantage of the most lucrative markets, according to a webinar with Navigant, Enbala and the Australian grid operator AEMO.

UK DNOs take advantage of flexibility options

Transmission & Distribution

UK DNOs take advantage of flexibility options

Network operators in the UK are already procuring flexibility to help manage the network and defer or avoid grid reinforcement investment. Four DNOs outlined their latest activities at National Grid ESO’s Power Responsive meeting in London last week.

Order 2000 20th anniversary: time for a national transmission network?

Transmission & Distribution

Order 2000 20th anniversary: time for a national transmission network?

Four former FERC chairmen discuss twenty years of US regional transmission organisations and the need for national coordination in a webinar hosted by Americans for a Clean Energy Grid. Image: NREL Interconnections Seam Study

APG and EWF test DER for Frequency Regulation

Smart Infrastructure

APG and EWF test DER for Frequency Regulation

The Flex-Hub will use EWF’s blockchain platform to efficiently qualify and register DERs in a proof of concept phase starting next month.

ENTSO network development plans fall short of climate ambitions, observers claim

Transmission & Distribution

ENTSO network development plans fall short of climate ambitions, observers claim

Eurelectric and the Renewables Grid Initiative recommend higher assumptions for electrification and renewables penetration beyond 2030.

Using AI to Accelerate Digital Transformation at Utilities

Smart Infrastructure

Using AI to Accelerate Digital Transformation at Utilities

AI enables compelling use cases for utilities, but significant obstacles to successful deployment at scale remain

US pilot will test blockchain for natural gas settlement

Smart Infrastructure

US pilot will test blockchain for natural gas settlement

Digital asset management company Big Data Energy Services and infrastructure consultants Ardua Strategies will examine the benefits of using distributed ledger technology in the natural gas settlement process.

Moixa installs an AI-enabled smart EV charging project in Islington

Smart Infrastructure

Moixa installs an AI-enabled smart EV charging project in Islington

Moixa and Honda launch the first stage of an electric vehicle charging partnership in London which will help Islington achieve its net zero by 2030 target.

Energy trading and asset management in a ‘flex’ market

Energy Generation

Energy trading and asset management in a ‘flex’ market

Dominic Fava, head of marketing and propositions at Origami, a provider of energy trading platforms, looks at the difficulties of trading energy in a more flexible - and therefore volatile - electricity market, and how a new generation of smart IT systems will be needed to support energy companies.

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